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GoI grants approval for setting up of 15 Greenfield airports 'in principle'  May 12, 10:27 pm
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday said confirmed the Government of India has granted 'in principle' the approval for setting up of 15 Greenfield airports in the country.
US appeals court rejects lawsuit challenging use of personal gadgets during flights  May 11, 4:03 pm
Washington, May 11 (ANI): An American appeals court has reportedly turned down a lawsuit challenging the Federal Aviation Administration's 2013 decision to loosen restrictions on the use of personal electronics in flight.
Automated Sushi carousels may soon make flight attendants history   May 11, 2:18 pm
Washington, May 11 (ANI): Aviation technology's main mantra is to provide comfort and luxury to customers and serving them with on-board snacks and beverages through a contraption hidden under the plane's floor will certainly make customers delighted.
Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan meets Mahesh Sharma  May 8, 11:17 pm
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): A delegation led by the Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Mr Kentaro Sonoura, met the Union Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma in New Delhi on Friday.
Irresponsible of Kejriwal to make insensitive statements against media: Harsh Vardhan  May 5, 4:02 pm
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): Aviation expert Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that it is extremely irresponsible of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to make insensitive statements against the media, which is the fourth pillar of democracy.
Mahesh Sharma inaugurates first ever Science Centre and Planetarium in Puducherry  May 3, 8:16 pm
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma on Sunday inaugurated the first ever Science Centre and Planetarium in the Union Territory of Puducherry.
PM Modi calls meeting of infrastructure ministries to take stock of projects  May 2, 8:41 am
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Prime Minster Narendra Modi has called for a meeting of infrastructure ministries including Road Transport and Shipping, Railways, Civil Aviation, Power and New and Renewal Energy on Saturday to take stock of projects.
NASA successfully completes test of shape-changing wings for Next Gen aviation  Apr 29, 3:09 pm
Washington, Apr.29 (ANI): NASA has announced the successful completion of the initial flight tests of new shape-changing wings for the Next Generation aviation.
Tourism Minister announces financial assistance for tourism development in AP  Apr 26, 6:34 am
New Delhi, Apr. 26 (ANI): The Union Minister of State for Tourism, Culture and Civil Aviation, Mahesh Sharma, visited the Indian Institute of Travel and Tourism in Nellore in Andhra Pradesh and announced a sum of Rs 50 crore for the development of tourism in Nellore over the next five years.
Aviation expert claims has spotted MH370 wreck between India and Malaysia in Bay of Bengal  Apr 24, 10:22 am
London, April 24 (ANI): An aviation technology expert has reportedly claimed that he has spotted the remains of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 but needs 1.3 million pounds to find it.
Mahesh Sharma visits Arunachal, discusses tourism projects with CM  Apr 17, 11:11 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 17 (ANI): Minister of State for Culture, Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma, who is presently on a two-day visit to the north-east, made a tour of the various ongoing projects of tourism of the Centre in Arunachal Pradesh.
Tourism Minister Sharma launches 'Visit Kerala' campaign  Apr 9, 6:55 pm
New Delhi, Apr 9 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Culture, Tourism (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr Mahesh Sharma, today launched 'Visit Kerala' 2015-16, a high voltage all-year tourism campaign that promises to present travellers to 'God's Own Country' a lifetime experience of the state's natural beauty, cultural splendour, culinary traditions and famed hospitality.
US FAA upgrades India's aviation safety rating  Apr 9, 12:14 pm
London, April 9 (ANI): After Indian government took steps to address security concerns, the U.S. authorities have now upgraded the nation's aviation safety rating, making way for Indian airlines to increase the number of flights operating to the U.S.
Congress condemns Raju's confession of carrying matchboxes on plane  Apr 8, 2:35 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): Congress general secretary Shakeel Ahmad on Wednesday termed as 'unfortunate' the recent disclosures by Civil Aviation Minister Gajapathi Raju that he carried matchboxes with him on flights since he is not subjected to frisking.
US FAA upgrades India's aviation safety rating to Category 1  Apr 8, 2:35 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): The United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday upgraded India's aviation safety rating to 'Category 1' under its International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) programme.
U.S. Transportation Secretary announces improved aviation safety rating for India  Apr 8, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, Apr.8 (ANI): U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that India complies with international safety standards set by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and has been granted a Category 1 rating under the FAA's International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program. The announcement was made during a meeting between Secretary Foxx and India's Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju.
BJP defends Raju, says he was 'just addressing issues concerning airport security'  Apr 8, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, Apr. 8 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday defended Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju's claims about carrying matches in aircrafts, saying he was just addressing issues concerning security at the airports.
Unfortunate that aviation minister is violating safety laws: Expert  Apr 7, 6:41 pm
New Delhi, Apr.7 (ANI): Aviation expert Harshvardhan on Tuesday strongly criticised Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju's boast that he could carry match boxes on an aircraft, saying that if the latter could carry banned substances onboard, then there is no stopping other passengers from doing the same.
Civil aviation minister ignites controversy, admits to carrying match boxes in planes  Apr 7, 3:02 pm
New Delhi, April. 7 (ANI): Ashok Gajapati Raju on Tuesday sparked a controversy by admitting that he carried match boxes in airplanes, without them being confiscated, after he became the Union Civil Aviation Minister.
Civil Aviation Authority assures air travel 'as safe as ever' despite 4 crashes in 13 months  Mar 30, 12:22 pm
London, March 30 (ANI): Despite four high-profile air crashes in a span of 13 months, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has assured passengers around the world that commercial air travel is as "safe as it has ever been."
First two Indian Mirage 2000 I/TI delivered to Indian Authorities  Mar 26, 8:56 am
St Cloud/La Defense (Paris), March 26 (ANI): The acceptance ceremony of the first two Indian Air Force Mirage 2000 I/TI was held at Istres, Dassault Aviation's Flight Test Centre, under the patronage of Ambassador Arun K. Singh, the Indian Ambassador to France.
Amazon cleared to begin testing of drones for online deliveries  Mar 23, 11:30 am
Washington, Mar. 23 (ANI): American electronic commerce company Amazon has been cleared to begin the testing of drones for online deliveries by the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Harrison Ford to narrate aviation documentary after surviving near-death plane crash  Mar 21, 10:36 am
Johannesburg, Mar 21 (ANI): Harrison Ford, who recently survived a near-death plane crash, will be narrating an aviation documentary for National Geographic, it has been revealed.
Delhi High Court directs deregistering of six SpiceJet planes  Mar 20, 7:47 am
New Delhi, Mar. 20 (ANI): The Delhi High Court has instructed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation to deregister six aircraft given on lease to SpiceJet after the airliner had allegedly not paid its dues.
Aviation expert says MH370 may have been hijacked by Russians  Mar 18, 4:27 pm
London, March 18 (ANI): An aviation expert has blamed Russian hijackers for the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 post reinterpreting existing data.