Air India to be sold as one entity, says Jayant Sinha


December 2, 2017: Minister of state for aviation Jayant Sinha has stated that the government will not separate the domestic and international airline businesses of Air India to attract buyers for the national carrier. Earlier, IndiGo, which had expressed interest in acquiring Air… Continue Reading

Expanded terminal building of Jammu Airport inaugurated


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

IndiGo shows interest in buying Air India


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


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

DigiYatra to ensure seamless air travel


Jun 09, 2017: The Ministry of Civil Aviation is adding a digital experience for air travellers through DigiYatra platform. The ‘DigiYatra’ is an industry-led initiative co-ordinated by the Ministry in line with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India’s vision… 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