29 May 2014
New Delhi: Senior TDP leader Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday took charge as the new Civil Aviation Minister, assuring that he would strive to create a level- playing field for all players in the crucial infrastructure sector.
28 Mar 2011
The fake licence scam has highlighted the anomalies in the civil aviation industry of the country. But, a soon to be implemented new ground policy will ensure the riddance of irregular affairs in this industry.
29 Dec 2011
Industry body Assocham on Thursday suggested that the government allow foreign players to pick up a stake in domestic carriers in order to revive the cash-starved Indian aviation industry.
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.
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.
29 Dec 2014
New Delhi: Detailed discussions are being held by the government with all stakeholders in the aviation industry including the air carriers and airport operators to come out with measures to spur growth in the aviation sector.
13 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Going through an ownership change, budget carrier SpiceJet on Friday said it would "very soon" get the first tranche of funds under a recapitalisation process, while plans are being worked out for 'rightsizing' of operations including the headcount.
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.
31 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Air travel is set to become a little more expensive with the government proposing 2 percent levy on all domestic and international tickets to raise funds for boosting regional air connectivity.