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Jet Airways row: Former DGCA for detterent action against crew members  Feb 5, 9:06 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): Disapproving cabin crew members' permission to playback singer Sonu Nigam to use the Passenger Addressing System for singing on board Jet Airways, former Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Kanu Gohain on Friday said a deterrent action must be taken against the defaulters.
DGCA cites series of violations during Sonu Nigam's mid-air concert  Feb 5, 6:59 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday cited a series of violations that took place during singer Sonu Nigam's concert on Jet Airways in justification of its order to the airline to suspend the five air hostesses on board for allowing the singer to use the in-flight intercom.
Sonu's mid-air performance on Jet Airways not a 'safety violation': Aviation expert  Feb 5, 3:43 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 5 (ANI): Aviation expert Harshvardhan on Friday downplayed the ongoing controversy over suspension of Jet Airways crew members, who allowed Sonu Nigam to perform impromptu on the aircraft's address system, saying it was not a safety violation and the playback singer could not be seen as a security threat.
Civil aviation ministry to give a boost to indigenous MRO services   Feb 3, 12:09 pm
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): The civil aviation sector in India, which till now was dependent on foreign countries for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services, is planning to have indigenous facilities.
Khajuraho gets new airport terminal  Jan 23, 5:42 pm
Khajuraho, Jan.23 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Saturday inaugurated a new terminal building at the Khajuraho Airport in Madhya Pradesh.
Nobody deserves Bharat Ratna if NTR doesn't: Gajapathi Raju  Jan 18, 1:43 pm
New Delhi, Jan. 18 (ANI): Describing Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder-president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N T Rama Rao as a 'multi-faceted person', Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Monday said if the former doesn't deserve the prestigious Bharat Ratna then nobody does.
IndiGo surges two percent, launches 24 new domestic flights  Jan 7, 2:05 pm
New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Shares of InterGlobe Aviation rose 2.5 percent intraday Thursday as it has launched 24 new domestic flights. The company has launched 24 new flights on its domestic network, which include first daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.
Civil Aviation Ministry gives nod for four Greenfield Airports  Dec 29, 8:26 am
New Delhi, Dec. 29 (ANI): The Civil Aviation Ministry gave clearance for four greenfield airports. The three airports will be located in Andhra Pradesh and one international airport at Dholera, Gujarat.
No change in previous system of Air India: Mahesh Sharma  Dec 26, 1:55 pm
New Delhi, Dec.26 (ANI): Minister of State for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Saturday said that recent circular by Air India has been misinterpreted and there is no change in the previous orders and only some upgradations have been made.
Jitendra Singh to unveil good governance initiatives of Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions  Dec 24, 7:41 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Dr. Jitendra Singh will hold a press conference on good governance initiatives of the ministry on Friday to mark Good Governance Day.
Dwarka plane crash: BSF announces Rs 20 lakh for deceased family  Dec 22, 5:05 pm
New Delhi, Dec.22 (ANI): Border Security Force (BSF) Director General Devendra Kumar Pathak on Tuesday said ministry of civil aviation and the BSF are conducting enquiries to know the reason of the plane crash in the national capital adding that the BSF family members will get Rs 20 Lakhs from BSF's internal insurance fund in addition to what the government announces.
DGCA orders probe into killing of Air India technician  Dec 17, 2:22 pm
Mumbai, Dec. 17 (ANI): The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered a probe into the death of an Air India technician on Wednesday night.
FICCI to organise seminar on 'India's Internal Security & UAVs'  Dec 12, 6:09 pm
New Delhi, Dec 12 (ANI): As we are aware of the Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) or Drones that can be easily used as guided missiles to target key locations and installations, to discuss the key issue, FICCI is set to organise a seminar on 'India's Internal Security & UAVs' on December 14 December 2015 in New Delhi.
IndiGo continues to prosper in aviation sector  Dec 10, 12:12 pm
New Delhi, Dec 10 (ANI): Riding on the benevolent crude oil prices, some airlines in India are making profits irrespective of the losses of more than USD 10 billion since 2009.
US, India announce inauguration of WAI- India Chapter  Dec 7, 3:01 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 7 (ANI): On the occasion of International Civil Aviation Day, U.S. Ambassador to India Richard Verma and Secretary Rajiv Nayan Choubey, Ministry of Civil Aviation, today jointly announced the inauguration of the Women in Aviation International (WAI) - India Chapter.
Govt. prepared for 'future' Chennai-like rains: Mahesh Sharma  Dec 6, 2:23 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): Minister of State for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Sunday said that after witnessing the torrential rains and having dealt with the situation now, the Indian Government is prepared to deal with such deadly deluges in the future.
Chennai floods: Commercial flight services likely to begin after Dec. 6  Dec 5, 10:05 am
New Delhi, Dec. 5 (ANI): In a positive note for stranded passengers amid the floods in Chennai, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Saturday said that commercial flights are expected to begin their services after December 6th, once hopefully power is restored in the airport.
Chennai airport to be made operational tomorrow: Mahesh Sharma  Dec 4, 8:49 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 4 (ANI): Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism and Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Friday said staffs would be deployed at the Chennai airport and if there was no further rain on Saturday, the airport would be made operational.
Resumption of air traffic to Chennai ruled out till tomorrow morning  Dec 2, 2:44 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 2 (ANI): Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju on Wednesday ruled out resumption of air services to Chennai till tomorrow morning amid incessant rains in Tamil Nadu, which has wreaked havoc in the state.
NGO AVYS praised for collection 7000 units of blood from Arunachal  Nov 27, 12:00 pm
Itanagar, Nov. 27 (ANI): Arunachal Pradesh's Civil Aviation and Transport Minister Jomde Kena has lauded the Arunachal Vivekananda Yuva Shakti (AVYS) for its continued humanitarian service.
Mumbai airport named as 'CAPA Asia Pacific Airport' of the Year  Nov 24, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI-NewsVoir): Mumbai Airport was named CAPA Asia Pacific Airport of the Year. This award is given to the airport that has been the biggest standout strategically, established itself as a leader and done the most to advance the progress of the aviation industry.
Centre clears FDI via automatic route in 15 sectors  Nov 10, 6:10 pm
New Delhi, Nov 10 (ANI): After facing defeat in the Bihar assembly elections, the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government on Tuesday announced plans for allowing FDI through the automatic route in 15 sectors, including the construction, insurance, defence, civil aviation and banking.
US-INDIA aviation summit closes in Bangalore  Nov 9, 5:47 pm
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): The US-India Aviation Summit closed on November 5 following two days of high level meetings and discussions between public and private sector leaders from both nations to discuss ways to strengthen the bilateral aviation partnership. The Summit was co-hosted by the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) and India's Ministry of Civil Aviation with the support of the US-India Aviation Cooperation Program (ACP).
Draft aviation policy seeking to improve connectivity unveiled  Oct 30, 5:15 pm
New Delhi, Oct 30 (ANI): Aiming to improve air connectivity among smaller cities, the Centre on Friday announced draft aviation policy aimed at popularising air travel among the people.
Induction of women fighter pilots an `important milestone`, says Praful Bakshi  Oct 24, 8:21 pm
New Delhi, Oct.24 (ANI): Welcoming the Ministry of Defence's approval of the induction of women into the Fighter (Combat) stream of the Indian Air Force (IAF), aviation expert Praful Bakshi on Saturday said that it is a very important milestone for India.
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