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Approval for proposal of M/s. Etihad Airways PJSC, UAE to subscribe to equity shares of M/s. Jet Airways (India) Limited amounting to Rs.2,057.66 crore

Comments Off | 10-4-2013

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs today gave its approval to the proposal of M/s. Etihad Airways PJSC, United Arab Emirates for subscribing 2,72,63,372 (two crore seventy two lakh sixty three thousand three hundred seventy two) equity shares of Rs.10 each of M/s. Jet Airways (India) Limited amounting to 24 percent of the post issue

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Setting up of National Aviation University in India

Comments Off | 07-11-2013

The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the proposal for setting up of a National Aviation University (NAU) in the name of Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University at the District of Rae Bareli in the State of U.P. as a Central University.
The Cabinet also approved the proposal to introduce the Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation

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Growing Air Connectivity of Indian Carriers to International Destinations

Comments Off | 05-9-2013

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri K.C. Venugopal informed Lok Sabha today that the allocation of traffic rights to an applicant airline for international operation on a particular sector depends upon the availability of such rights under the respective bilateral air services agreement. The Government has recently granted traffic rights to Indian scheduled

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Expansion of Air Connectivity in North-East

Comments Off | 05-9-2013

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri K.C. Venugopal informed Lok Sabha today that at present, scheduled air services are available at nine airports in the NE Region viz. Agartala, Lengpui (Aizawl), Bagdogra, Dibrugarh, Dimapur, Guwahati, Imphal, Jorhat and Silchar. In addition, Lilabari, Shillong and Tezpur are also operational airports but scheduled flights are

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Government Approves flexible Use of Airspace

Comments Off | 03-8-2013

On initiative of Civil Aviation Minister, Shri Ajit Singh, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) today cleared Flexible Use of Airspace (FUA) by civil and military users, which was unresolved for last so many years. There was a need to fulfill the demand of national security, where the need of airspace by the military was

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Air India’s Domestic Passenger Market Share Increases to 20.8% in October 2012

Comments Off | 11-21-2012

The domestic passenger data for the last six months shows consistent increase in the market share of Air India. It has risen from 16.2% in May 2012 to 20.8% in October 2012. For the months of June, July, August and September 2012 the market share of Air India was 16.8%, 18.2%, 18.2% and 19.3% respectively.
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Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Ajit Singh Approves New “Aircraft Acquisition Committee”

Comments Off | 10-27-2012

Union Minister of Civil Aviation Sh. Ajit Singh has approved constitution of a new “Aircraft Acquisition Committee” (AAC). The Committee will consider, examine and make recommendations on all proposals for providing air transport services and for permitting import or acquisition of aircraft for various purposes. Along with this the procedure for consideration and approval of

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DGCA Suspends Kingfisher’s Scheduled Operator’s Permit

Comments Off | 10-23-2012

Director General Civil Aviation (DGCA) has suspended the Scheduled Operator’s Permit of Kingfisher Airlines dated  26.08.2003 pursuant to Clause 15(2) of Schedule XI  of the Aircraft rules 1937 read in conjunction with Para 10.21 of CAR Section 3, Series C Part II. The permit has been suspended with effect from 20th October, 2012 till such

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Domestic Air Passenger Data for September 2012 Released

Comments Off | 10-19-2012

As per the passenger traffic data submitted by various domestic airlines, the number of passengers carried by them were 438.39 lakhs between January-September 2012 (first three quarters of the calendar year) as against 442.18 lakhs during the corresponding period of the previous year showing the growth of -0.9%.
The total domestic passengers carried by the scheduled

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DGCA Approves Winter Schedule 2012 of Scheduled Domestic Airlines

Comments Off | 10-19-2012

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has approved the Winter Schedule 2012 of scheduled domestic airlines effective from 28th Oct 2012.In all, 10,935 departures per week have been approved, which translate into 1562 daily departures.Air connectivity will be available to/from 73 airports in the Winter Schedule 2012.

Airline-wise details of departures per week

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