AAI to take up development work at Lucknow, Deoghar, Rajkot, Allahabad and Hirasar airports


September 19, 2017: The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will undertake new development works at Lucknow, Deoghar, Rajkot and Allahabad airports. The objective is to improve and develop airport infrastructure to meet growing traffic demands. The Ministry of Civil Aviation informed that AAI plans… Continue Reading

SpiceJet to buy 50 Q400 turboprops aircraft from Bombardier


Jun 21, 2017: SpiceJet has decided to spend $1.7 billion on 50 Q400 turboprop airliners from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. The budget carrier signed a letter of intent (LOI) during the International Paris Air Show. The LOI includes 25 Q400 turboprops… Continue Reading

Low-cost carriers get 1 month to shift to IGI Terminal 2


Jun 16, 2017: Low-cost airlines will have to take a decision mutually within a month on who will shift operations to the revamped Terminal 2 from Terminal 1 (T1) at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport. The airport operator will… 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

NAU signs MoU with Bird Group to train students in aviation and aerospace sector


Jun 06, 2017: The National Aviation University (NAU) signed an MoU with the Bird Worldwide Flight Services (India) Private Limited, to develop professional aviation and aerospace education programmes and research for the benefit of the Indian civil aviation industry. Internships… Continue Reading

NSDC, Bird Academy collaborates to train 35,000 candidates

Jun 02, 2017: In an effort to bridge the skill gap and create a market ready workforce in the aviation and aerospace sector, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bird Academy to impart training… Continue Reading

India marks 19% growth in domestic air passenger traffic


May 31, 2017: Indian aviation is growing at a fast pace and it stands at the third position in the global ranking, says the latest report from the Ministry of Civil Aviation. According to Union Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok… Continue Reading

Civil Aviation Minister inaugurates first integrated Heliport in Delhi


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

Centre approves disinvestment of Pawan Hans Helicopters

Dec 21, 2016: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) in its meeting held on October 27, 2016 has given ‘in-principle’ approval for strategic disinvestment of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) including Pawan Hans Limited based on the recommendations of… Continue Reading

India marks its maiden presence on the Governing Board of International Business Aviation Council

Dec 15, 2016: Business Aircraft Operators Association (BAOA), the unified voice of India’s Business and General Aviation sector, has announced the election of its Governing Board member Sudhir Nayak, as the Treasurer of the Montreal based International Business Aviation Council… Continue Reading