20 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Government today relaxed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) norms in a host of sectors including civil aviation, single-brand retail, defence and pharma by permitting more investments under automatic route.
16 Jun 2016
New Delhi: In a bid to infuse fresh life in the aviation sector, the government yesterday sanctioned many reforms, including fixing maximum airfare for an hour and half-an-hour at Rs 25,00 and Rs 1,250 respectively.
11 Jun 2016
New Delhi: Taking a serious note of the indiscriminate policies followed by airlines on flight cancellations, the Civil Aviation Ministry today announced a host of steps to rein them in and said such charges can't exceed the base fare.
16 Mar 2016
Hyderabad: The new civil aviation policy is expected to be finalised early next financial year with the government still working on certain issues including those related to the 5/20 international flying norm.
02 Feb 2016
New Delhi: Putting "floors and caps" on airfares will push the ticket prices higher as competition among airlines has kept the fares lower, Union Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said today.
20 Nov 2015
New Delhi: The government is trying to put in place the new civil aviation policy by end of this year after consultations, Union Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said today.
26 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government is likely to finalise the new civil aviation policy shortly, Minister of State for civil aviation Mahesh Sharma said on Thursday.
03 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Government is actively considering revising the 5-20 rule to allow Indian carriers to fly abroad and the Route Dispersal Guidelines (RDGs), which make it mandatory for them to operate to remote parts of the country like the Northeast and Jammu and Kashmir.
04 Feb 2015
Mumbai: Aviation Ministry is hopeful of coming out with a new policy next week with a focus to make the country an international hub for air transport.
10 Jan 2015
Bhubaneswar: Odisha is in the process of upgrading several airstrips in different districts. The government has conducted a feasibility study and is in consultation with aircraft operators to fly to these airstrips to ferry tourists and entrepreneurs.