Airlines need a proper business model to conform to Indian conditions Budget airline Go First hastily filed for bankruptcy protection earlier this month and suspended its operations for a few days. According to reports, the lessors of the 20 aircraft that Go First leased have also petitioned India’s aviation authority to deregister them, enabling their...
Newly proposed acquisition located in a near proximity of airport Adani Group had taken over the control to run the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport last year in October 2021, and now it has put a pedal to transform it into a world-class project. The newly proposed acquisition is of a state-of-the-art building which will be situated...
The government is likely to allow airlines to handle ground operations on their own in the countryÂ´s airports, a key change of stance that will meet the demand of carriers and end a court case on the matter. The change will be part of the new civil aviation policy.
In the 12th five-year plan period (2012-17), union government plans to set up 17 airports. Specifically, the government plans to build airports in Gulbarga, Bijapur, Hassan, Shimoga, Aranmula, Kannur, Karaikal. In addition, three new airports are planned in Maharashtra, including one each at Sindhudurg and Navi Mumb
The Inter-Ministerial Group (IMG) at the Centre has enhanced the number of seats to 50,000 in flights that airlines from India and Abu Dhabi operate to each otherÂ’s countries. The IMG has taken a decision to this extent. This was done after overruling an inter-Ministerial committee of bureaucrats, which had recommended increasing the seats to 40,000. This is the line that the Ministry of Civil Aviation is taking in a note being prepared for the Union Cabinet.
Government is considering a proposal to set up Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), which would be a new regulator in the sector by replacing the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Government wants to replace DGCA with the proposed regulator because the former has limited delegation of financial powers and hence it is "incapable of making adeq
A High-Level Committee, headed by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh decided to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) for development and production of a civilian aircraft, of a 70-100 seater range. According to the proposal, the proposed SPV would gain design capabilities from National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and other institutions in