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New govt to review curbs on Indian airlines on flying abroad

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 14, 2014, 22:13

The next government is likely to take a fresh view on the issue of scrapping the 5/20 rule to allow Indian carriers to fly abroad, which was being pursued by the UPA government.

Govt scraps control over aircraft purchases by local airlines

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013, 17:40

The Civil Aviation Ministry today abolished the Aircraft Acquisition Committee (AAC) which used to permit import of planes by airlines and other operators, thus doing away with time-consuming procedures that affected the companies.

ICAO has raised objections but no safety audit report yet: DGCA

Last Updated: Friday, March 15, 2013, 16:29

UN aviation watchdog ICAO had raised objections on licensing procedures for non-scheduled operators and airworthiness of some of the aircraft modified abroad but India is yet to receive the draft report of a December security audit from it, the DGCA chief said Friday.

Aviation Ministry seeks uninterrupted ATF supply for Air India

Last Updated: Sunday, August 14, 2011, 09:47

Coming to the aid of Air India, the Civil Aviation Ministry has sought uninterrupted supply of jet fuel to the cash-strapped carrier, saying steps were being taken to ensure regular payments to the oil companies.