India aviation sector

India's air passenger traffic to double in next 20 years: IATA

IATA said that India is even looking at trebling the passenger numbers by 2037 when some 500 million people are expected to fly.

Mar 07, 2019, 06:34 AM IST

Surging passenger numbers, policy promises dot turbulent skies in 2018

In the new year, the government would focus on making flying "as good as possible", according to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu.

Dec 31, 2018, 17:58 PM IST

Share Bazaar : IndiGo, SpiceJet questions govt move of 100% FDI in aviation, aviation shares fall

IndiGo, SpiceJet questions govt move of 100% FDI in aviation.

Jan 05, 2017, 11:53 AM IST

IndiGo, SpiceJet raise red flag over FDI norms in aviation

IndiGo and SpiceJet have raised "security" concerns over the government's decision to allow 100 percent foreign ownership by non-airline players in the Indian carriers.

Jan 04, 2017, 13:58 PM IST

Fliers body seeks more reforms in aviation sector

The fliers body Air Passengers Association of India (APAI) has called for more radical reforms in the aviation sector, while welcoming the recent passenger-centric initiatives like issuance of e-boarding passes at Hyderabad.

Dec 11, 2016, 13:10 PM IST

Govt likely to unveil new civil aviation policy next month

With long-drawn consultations now in final stages, the Civil Aviation Ministry expects to come out with the new civil aviation policy next month.

Apr 22, 2016, 20:51 PM IST

Aviation security market to cross Rs 31K cr by 2015: Assocham

The country's aviation security market is likely to cross Rs 31,000 crore by 2015 from the current level of over Rs 16,000 crore, says a study by industry body Assocham.

Aug 21, 2013, 17:52 PM IST

'Govt may abolish charges on airlines linking small towns'

In a bid to encourage air connectivity to small towns, Civil Aviation Ministry is considering doing away with airport and navigation charges for airlines operating to such destinations while imposing a cess of about Rs 50 on all domestic flyers to realise the cost.

Jun 12, 2013, 19:59 PM IST

'Govt looking into foreign airlines' demand of traffic rights'

The Civil Aviation Ministry is evaluating demands by various foreign airlines to enhance bilateral air traffic rights in the wake of a massive hike granted to Abu Dhabi following the Jet-Etihad deal.

Jun 12, 2013, 19:58 PM IST

Emirates group says it is open to investing in India

With the government actively considering allowing foreign airlines to pick up equity in an Indian carrier, Dubai-based Emirates group today said it was "open" to investing in India.

Mar 22, 2012, 19:07 PM IST

India's commercial aviation sector to grow by 9%: Report

The commercial aviation sector in India and the Middle East is expected to achieve overall annual growth of 9 percent and 10 percent, respectively, for several years to come and will account for 11 percent of the total aircraft deliveries worldwide over the next decade.

Nov 23, 2011, 13:17 PM IST