Articles about Ministry of Civil Aviation
24 Nov 2022United Arab Emirates
In a surprising decision, authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have said that people with a single name written on their passports are not allowed in the country.
22 Nov 2022COVID-19 Guidelines
The central government has relaxed the requirement to fill out the Air Suvidha form for individuals arriving in India from foreign nations on the back of the constantly falling COVID-19 cases in the country.
19 Nov 2022Arunachal Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday inaugurated Arunachal Pradesh's first greenfield airport—the Donyi Polo Airport—at Hollongi, 25 km from the capital city of Itanagar.
16 Nov 2022COVID-19
The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Wednesday said the use of masks was not compulsory for passengers during air travel, PTI reported citing the official order.
25 Sep 2022Chandigarh
In his monthly address to the nation Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that Chandigarh Airport will be renamed after freedom fighter Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the martyr.
24 Sep 2022Airports Authority of India
The Airports Authority of India (AAI) is set to replace the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel posted at non-core duties by private security personnel at 60 airports, it said in a release on Friday.
07 Aug 2022Delhi
Another incident involving low-cost airline SpiceJet was reported late Saturday night, following recent reports of technical problems with several airline planes.
07 Aug 2022Mumbai
The first flight of Akasa Air between Mumbai and Ahmedabad took off on Sunday, as it was officially launched by the Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia, and Minister of State General Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd.).
29 Jul 2022Kolkata
An IndiGo flight from Jorhat, Assam, to Kolkata was reportedly canceled on Thursday after the aircraft went off the runway before takeoff and a pair of its wheels got trapped in the muddy outfield.
23 Jul 2022Telangana
The United Kingdom, in the next two years, is expected to have the world's largest autonomous drone superhighway.
22 Jul 2022Mumbai
According to sources, an Air India Dreamliner flight from Dubai to Kochi was diverted to Mumbai after the captain reported a "loss of pressure."
05 Jul 2022Delhi
SpiceJet's Delhi-Dubai flight, with around 150 passengers, was on Tuesday diverted to Karachi after its fuel indicator malfunctioned, according to aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials.
27 Mar 2022Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
After two years, India resumed international flight operations on Sunday.
26 Mar 2022Airports Authority of India
India will resume international flights from March 27 at midnight after a two-year-long break.
16 Mar 2022India
The Centre has decided to restore e-tourist visas for citizens of 156 countries, more than two years after international travel was halted owing to the COVID-19 outbreak.
08 Mar 2022Jyotiraditya Scindia
India is looking to resume international flights starting March 27, the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Tuesday.
28 Feb 2022Directorate General of Civil Aviation
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday said it has extended the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights to and from India until further orders.
17 Feb 2022India
Amid the ongoing tension between Russia and Ukraine, India has removed the restrictions on the number of flights and seats between India and Ukraine under the Air Bubble arrangement.
02 Jan 2022Drones
India's civil aviation ministry unveiled a draft National Aerosports Policy (NASP 2022) on Saturday.
26 Nov 2021Union Health Ministry
India will resume regular international flights starting December 15, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said on Friday.
17 Nov 2021Dubai
Ace stock market investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-backed Akasa Air struck a deal with Boeing to buy 72 fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplanes on Tuesday.
12 Oct 2021Jyotiraditya Scindia
Amid the improving COVID-19 situation in the country, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday permitted domestic airlines to function at their full capacity from October 18 onwards.
26 Aug 2021Jyotiraditya Scindia
The Centre on Thursday passed the Drone Rules 2021 to "liberalize" the norms governing drone usage in India.
26 Aug 2021Drones
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has eased the rules regarding drone operations in India by reducing the number of forms that need to be filled to operate them from 25 to five and decreasing the types of fees charged from the operator from 72 to four.
13 Aug 2021Narendra Modi
The Civil Aviation Ministry has issued an order, allowing domestic airlines to increase flight capacity from 65% to 72.5%.
09 Aug 2021England
An economy-class ticket on the Delhi-London flight has been available for between Rs. 1.03 lakh and Rs. 1.47 lakh, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said on Sunday.
22 Jun 2021Jet Airways
The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Tuesday cleared the resolution plan of Kalrock Capital and entrepreneur Murari Lal Jalan for the revival of the bankrupt Jet Airways.
06 May 2021Vaccine
The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Thursday issued guidelines to facilitate the vaccination of aviation personal, associated with both government and private entities, in an accelerated manner.
04 May 2021Vaccine
The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), the pilots' union of national carrier Air India, has threatened to "stop work" if the airline management fails to vaccinate its flying crew over 18 years of age on a priority basis.
23 Mar 2021Directorate General of Civil Aviation
As the COVID-19 situation in India worsens, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday announced the suspension of international commercial flights till April 30.
13 Mar 2021Directorate General of Civil Aviation
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.
26 Feb 2021India
Domestic flight operators are allowed to offer concessions on ticket fares to passengers traveling without baggage, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has said in a circular.
09 Feb 2021Drones
Directorate General of Civil Aviation and the Civil Aviation Ministry have given conditional permissions to the Board of Control for Cricket in India for aerial filming of cricket matches this year.
08 Jan 2021West Bengal
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 2021Coronavirus
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.
22 Dec 2020India
India's temporary suspension of all flights to and from the United Kingdom has impacted the travel plans of several Indian students who were hoping to travel home during the holiday season.
21 Dec 2020India
India has decided to temporarily suspend all flights to and from the United Kingdom until December 31, the Ministry of Civil Aviation announced on Monday.
30 Oct 2020Puri
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.
22 Oct 2020India
Eight months after strict restrictions were imposed on inbound and outbound travel, the Indian government on Thursday eased visa curbs for Overseas Citizens of India (OCI), Persons of Indian Origin (PIO), and foreign nationals, saying they can visit the country for any purpose, except tourism.
11 Sep 2020Delhi High Court
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has served a notice to IndiGo in connection to the chaos on its September 9 flight, which had Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut as a passenger.