Ministry of Civil Aviation
22 Dec 2020
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 2020
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.
22 Oct 2020
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.
25 Aug 2020
Come Diwali (November 14), much of India's domestic civil air traffic will be restored to original numbers, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday.
04 Jun 2020
A recent report from India Today had suggested that the Ministry of Civil Aviation was contemplating to resume international flight operations in July.
03 May 2020
The Centre on Wednesday allowed inter-state movement of stranded migrant workers via buses. Two days later, special trains were also allowed to ferry the workers.
01 May 2019
A senior pilot of Air India, Arvind Kathpalia, has recently been promoted as the Regional Director (Northern Region) of the national carrier.
13 Mar 2019
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.
15 Jan 2019
India's air passenger traffic is expected to grow six-fold to 1.1 billion and the number of operational airports to increase to around 200 by 2040, according to Ministry of Civil Aviation's (MoCA) vision document released at a summit in Mumbai today.
09 Jan 2019
According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, islands in Andaman will soon be connected by seaplanes that can land on or take-off from water.
01 Dec 2018
It had earlier been reported that individuals and companies would be legally allowed to fly drones in Indian airspace starting December 1, as per the Ministry of Civil Aviation's Drone Regulations 1.0.
21 Nov 2018
Amid rising fuel prices and the weakening rupee, airlines in India are having a hard time staying afloat, and have asked the government to help them get unsecured credit from oil companies and airports.
08 Oct 2018
Dues amounting to about Rs. 970cr are pending against various airports in the country in lieu of providing CISF security to them.
25 Sep 2018
According to government officials, the Ministry of Civil Aviation is considering installing and testing liquid explosive detectors at airports.
24 Aug 2018
There are 12 cases of alleged sexual harassment before Air India's various Internal Complaints Committees (ICC), the airline has informed the Women and Child Development Ministry.
23 Jun 2018
The Dubai-Mumbai air sector witnessed the highest flow of passengers at about 2.5 million during the 2017-18 financial year, primarily led by migrant workers, according to data released by the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
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.
18 Aug 2017
Reportedly, the government auditor, after scrutinizing the GMR group-led Delhi International Airport Private Limited (DIAL), has unearthed that the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) had undermined public interest by okaying cargo JVs in 2009-10.
15 Aug 2017
The center has pumped in another Rs. 927 crore in Air India this month, keeping its promise of fund infusion made almost a decade ago.
26 Jul 2017
In a bid to woo business class and international passengers, Air India is now planning on introducing items from regional cuisine, mocktails and wines in their menu soon.