Civil Aviation Authority: News

01 Sep 2023


Air travel to get costlier as jet fuel prices soar

Air travel in India may become more expensive due to a 14% hike in jet fuel prices, effective today.

28 Dec 2022

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Centre has no plans to regulate airfares: Jyotiraditya Scindia 

Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday said that the Centre has no plans to regulate airfares while also adding that the "market has to play itself out."

New scanners at airports to make security checks hassle-free

Air travelers would not need to lay out laptops, phones, and chargers at security checkpoints as the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) is likely to issue technical norms making way for airports to adopt high-tech scanners capable of screening luggage without removing electronic devices.

22 Aug 2022


Air traffic controller in Delhi tests positive for psychoactive substance

An air traffic controller (ATCO) posted at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi was taken off duty after he failed a drug test.

23 May 2022

Jet Airways

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air reveals first pictures

Akasa Air, backed by stock market maverick Rakesh Jhunjhunwala, released pictures of its first aircraft on Monday.

Regular international flights resume from today; everything you should know

After two years, India resumed international flight operations on Sunday.

09 Sep 2019

British Airways

Nearly all British Airways flights cancelled amid two-day strike

British Airways (BA) pilots went on a 48-hour strike on Monday in an ongoing dispute over pay and conditions.

#Boeing737MAX8 grounding: Civil Aviation Ministry holds meeting with all airlines

The Civil Aviation Ministry held a meeting with all the airlines in the country to come up with a contingency plan in the backdrop of the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft after the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash on Sunday.

07 Mar 2019


Prepared to proactively engage with any threat from Pakistan: IAF

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday said it was in a "high state of preparedness" for engaging proactively with any kind of perceived threat from Pakistan.

03 Mar 2019

Pakistan News

Domestic, international flight operations resume at Pakistan's Lahore airport

Flight operations resumed at Lahore airport today after being suspended for over 72 hours as Pakistan's airspace was closed in the wake of escalating tensions with India after the Pulwama terror attack.

05 Jul 2018


Taiwan' is now 'Chinese Taipei' on Air India website

National carrier Air India changed the name of Taiwan to Chinese Taipei on its website, following instructions from the government.

16 May 2018


Two pilots killed in a cargo plane crash in Nepal

A small cargo plane crashed today at Humla district in Nepal, killing both pilots, said Deputy Director General at Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, Ranjan Pokhrael.

17 Apr 2018


Air India introduces 'family fee,' but you can avoid it

The next time you fly Air India, prepare to shell out up to Rs. 1,500 for sitting with your traveling group.

17 Mar 2018


Philippines: 9 killed as plane crashes into house after takeoff

A small passenger plane carrying five people crashed into a house shortly after takeoff in the Philippines, killing all those onboard and four people on the ground.