Civil Aviation Ministry
13 Mar 2021
The Civil Aviation Ministry on Saturday said passengers refusing to adhere to COVID-19 protocols and norms like wearing masks and maintaining social distancing could attract action as per law.
08 Jan 2021
On Thursday night, the Pune Airport was prepared to airlift vials of coronavirus vaccine, the first such exercise in India's massive inoculation drive.
02 Jan 2021
Only 30 flights per week will operate between India and the United Kingdom to and from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad, when services resume from January 8, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri announced on Friday.
30 Oct 2020
The lower and upper limits on fares for domestic air travel will remain in place for another three months, till February 24, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday.
08 Aug 2020
The digital flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder from the Air India flight that crashed in Kerala on Friday evening have been recovered, Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday.
16 Jul 2020
India on Thursday announced it has set up bilateral "air bubbles" with France and the US to resume international commercial flights from Friday.
25 May 2020
On Monday, the Supreme Court allowed national carrier Air India to operate special international flights with occupied middle seats for ten days, till June 6.
21 May 2020
Once airlines restore partial services from Monday, they will have to adhere to the pricing guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The rates will be capped for three months.
17 May 2020
The globalized world was brought to a screeching halt with the onset of coronavirus pandemic.
14 May 2020
In the third extension of the countrywide lockdown, imposed to contain the spread of coronavirus, massive relaxations related to economic activities, manufacturing, and, more importantly, travel will be provided, a TOI report said on Thursday.
13 May 2020
On Tuesday, the Civil Aviation Ministry came up with a draft standard operating procedure (SOP) for commercial flights, indicating that air operations could also start, in a calibrated manner, in the fourth phase of coronavirus-induced lockdown.
02 Mar 2020
Finally, you will be able to use internet service on domestic Indian flights.
19 Mar 2019
Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered an emergency meeting after the Jet Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Welfare Association (JAMEWA) wrote to the aviation watchdog that Jet Airways' flight safety is at risk.
08 Mar 2019
Passengers travelling via air, both domestic and international, might have to pay more for their tickets soon, as Passenger Service Fee (PSF) is due for an increase.
18 Jan 2019
From February 1, Delhi International Airport (DIAL), after being allowed by AERA, will charge for X-ray baggage fees ranging from Rs. 110 to Rs. 880 for domestic flights, and $149.33 (Rs. 10,655) to $209.55 (Rs. 14,952) for international flights.
02 Dec 2018
In a country like India, organ delivery can be a major problem, especially due to the mess of traffic.
14 Nov 2018
A business class passenger verbally abused an Air India crew member after she was denied extra alcohol aboard a London-bound flight from Mumbai.
01 Sep 2018
An intoxicated man allegedly urinated on the seat of a woman passenger onboard an Air India international flight, prompting the Civil Aviation Ministry to seek a report from AI.
05 Aug 2018
Complaints against domestic air carriers swelled to 7,251 between December 2016 to July this year, according to Civil Aviation Ministry platform AirSewa.
20 Jul 2018
Airfares for people flying out of Delhi's IGI Airport might soon undergo a hike, although a marginal one, as its operator, the DIAL, requested permission for increasing 'passenger service fee' (PSF).
28 Jun 2018
In an attempt to revive the debt-ridden Air India, the government is considering selling the iconic Air India building at Nariman Point in Mumbai to the Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT).
29 May 2018
The Center is concluding a strategic vision document for the fast-growing aviation sector in the country to address issues such as infrastructure constraints at airports, boosting air connectivity to smaller towns, and developing the local human resource.
18 May 2018
Amid a power struggle in Karnataka, some of the newly-elected JD(S) and Congress MLAs from the state arrived in Hyderabad today and are expected to be lodged in five-star hotels or resorts there.
03 Apr 2018
The debt-laden national carrier Air India has delayed the payment of salaries for the month of March and is yet to intimate the employees about reasons for the delay, sources said.
10 Mar 2018
Commerce and Industries minister Suresh Prabhu was given additional charge of Civil Aviation Ministry, a day after President Kovind accepted the resignation of TDP's Ashok Gajapathi Raju.
24 Feb 2018
The Centre is mulling options for selling Air India completely, which include offloading 100% of its stake the debt-ridden national carrier.
06 Feb 2018
In Budget 2018, the government proposed various measures for generating more employment opportunities. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said they would create as many as 75 lakh jobs.
21 Jan 2018
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is gearing up to present the Budget 2018-19 on 1 February; Budget-related proceedings were also formally kicked off earlier.
23 Oct 2017
The Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP Government in Delhi has informed the Centre it is ready to bear the cost of deploying water-sprinkling choppers to curb pollution during winters.
22 Sep 2017
GMR Infrastructure-led Delhi Airport has accepted the Centre's request to allow low-cost, regional flights to operate from Ghaziabad's Hindon Airforce Station from the coming winter season.
19 Jul 2017
IndiGo has lifted the ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy with immediate effect.
17 Jun 2017
Even as the Civil Aviation Ministry ordered a probe into allegations of abusive behavior against TDP's JC Diwakar Reddy, the MP left for Paris late on June 16.
16 Jun 2017
Another MP has earned the wrath of Indian carriers. IndiGo and Air India have banned TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy after he misbehaved with staffers at the Visakhapatnam Airport.
05 May 2017
Following the Air India slapping row in March, centre on Friday issued draft rules for the aviation sector on no-fly list.
20 Jan 2017
Reports stated that Korean Air used stun guns at least 5 times on unruly passengers aboard their aircraft.