Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurates new terminal at Hubballi airport

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December 13, 2017: Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju recently inaugurated the upgraded terminal building at the Hubballi Airport. Ananth Kumar, Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs; Jayant Sinha, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation; RV… Continue Reading

Vizag airport gets its new international air cargo complex

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November 22, 2017: Union Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju recently inaugurated the international air cargo complex at the Visakhapatnam airport. The minister encouraged Vizag to compete with Mumbai and Chennai in handling air cargo in view of the… Continue Reading

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone for Rajkot airport

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October 7, 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation of a greenfield airport in Rajkot. The state government of Gujarat had proposed a greenfield airport at Hirasar, Rajkot as the existing airport is capacity constrained with no further scope… Continue Reading

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