Expanded terminal building of Jammu Airport inaugurated

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August 17, 2017: The upgraded passenger Terminal Building of Jammu Airport, Jammu was inaugurated by Mehbooba Mufti, Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir and Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Union Minister for Civil Aviation. Jammu Airport belongs to the Indian Air Force,… Continue Reading

Panel of union ministers to oversee process of Air India stake sale

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July 03, 2017: A panel consisting Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Goyal, Ashok Gajapathi Raju and headed by finance minister Arun Jaitley will finalise the structure and procedure of privatizing Air India. The process might start by December as the… Continue Reading

IndiGo shows interest in buying Air India

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Jun 30, 2017: Hours after the government gave in-principle approval for “disinvestment” of debt-ridden Air India, low cost carrier IndiGo submitted its expression of interest (EoI) for the airline. IndiGo president Aditya Ghosh wrote to aviation authorities, saying his airline… Continue Reading

Centre gives permit for airport at Jewar in Greater Noida

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Jun 26, 2017: The Government has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region. Announcing this at a press conference in New Delhi, the… Continue Reading

Civil Aviation Ministry seeks flexibility in RCS to boost intra- regional air connectivity

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May 25, 2017: Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that airline operators have shown keen interest in undertaking operations under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) and his ministry would soon be launching the second round of bidding for… Continue Reading

Civil Aviation Minister launches training program for air cargo handling

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May 19, 2017: Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju recently launched the ‘ACFI Advance Air Cargo Handling Training Program’ on Cargo Terminal Operations and Freight Forwarders Handling in New Delhi. The two day program has been organised by the… Continue Reading

Civil Aviation Minister inaugurates first integrated Heliport in Delhi

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Feb 28, 2017: The first integrated Heliport was dedicated to the nation by Ministry of Civil Aviation in association with Pawan Hans today at Rohini Heliport, Delhi. After inaugurating the facility, the Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju said… Continue Reading

Airport expansion, enhanced regional air connectivity are govt’s top priority: Ashok Gajapathi Raju

Nov 18, 2016: Minister of Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju has reassured the Indian civil aviation industry that the government is exploring all possibilities for capacity expansion of leading airports in the country as well as doing its best to… Continue Reading