Last Updated: July 11 2021

Happy Sunday to all the readers here is a weekly wrap of the news for this week.

This should be the first task of new aviation minister: Bombay HC

This should be the first task of new aviation minister: Bombay HC

Last Updated: July 10 2021  The Bombay high court on Friday said that the civil aviation ministry must formulate new laws for naming and renaming of airports across the country. “If there is a new policy still in the draft stage, get it done now. You have a new set of ministers now[….]

Immediate challenges for the new Civil Aviation Minister

Immediate challenges for the new Civil Aviation Minister

Last Updated: July 9 2021 The new Civil Aviation Minister Mr. Jyotiraditya Scindia is shouldered with responsibilities of one of the worst affected sectors due to the pandemic. Some of the immediate challenges for the new minister are : Transition to Free Market: The industry has been under a capacity cap as well as a floor […]

Jyotiraditya Scindia appointed as Union Minister of Civil Aviation

Jyotiraditya Scindia appointed as Union Minister of Civil Aviation

Last Updated: July 8 2021 Following his father Madhavrao Scindia’s footsteps, BJP leader from Madhya Pradesh Jyotiraditya Scindia has been appointed as the new civil aviation minister. And Hardeep Singh Puri, who headed this ministry, will now head Urban Development and Petroleum Ministry. Mr. Scindia joined the government on Wednesday in a reboot of the Union […]

Sub-group for suggesting ways to improve cargo-related infrastructure issues set up by MoCA

Sub-group for suggesting ways to improve cargo-related infrastructure issues set up by MoCA

Last Updated: July 7 2021 The Ministry of Civil Aviation has set up a sub-group comprising members from domestic air cargo agents body DACAAI, AAI logistics arm AAICLAS, various airlines and a joint venture airport, for suggesting ways and means to improve cargo-related infrastructure issues. On Monday the association hosted a virtual conference (VC) on […]

Domestic flight passenger capacity cap increased to 65%

Domestic flight passenger capacity cap increased to 65%

Last Updated: July 5 2021 The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) on Monday said that scheduled airlines in India will be able to sell seats up to 65% of their total capacity on domestic flights, up from 50% which was effective since June 1 in accordance with a May 28 order of the ministry. Before […]

IndiGo Reduces Emissions by 5% With Automation of Ground Support Equipment

IndiGo Reduces Emissions by 5% With Automation of Ground Support Equipment

Last Updated: July 5 2021 IndiGo which is one of the leading air carriers of India has reduced emissions by about 5 per cent via its ground support equipment automation. IndiGo has adopted various solutions in both passenger and freight services such as ‘modified baggage BFL (Belt loaders) for cabin loading’, battery swapping by monorail […]

Cochin airport launches ‘Operation Paravaah’ for flood control

Cochin airport launches ‘Operation Paravaah’ for flood control

Last Updated: July 4 2021 On Saturday, the Cochin International Airport Ltd launched ‘Operation Paravaah’, a multifaceted infrastructure development programme aimed at integrating the flood mitigation projects of CIAL and local self-government bodies. This “Operation Pravaah” aims to integrate projects already initiated by CIAL with that of the District Administration and various Local Self Government […]

Boeing 737 Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Water In Hawaii

Boeing 737 Cargo Plane Makes Emergency Landing On Water In Hawaii

Last Updated: July 3, 2021  A Boeing 737 cargo aircraft with two crew on board was forced to make an emergency landing on the water off Honolulu early Friday (02-07-21) after the pilots reported engine trouble, the Federal Aviation Administration said. Local media reported that one pilot was in critical condition, and the other was […]

ATF prices soar – Air travel may become costlier

ATF prices soar – Air travel may become costlier

Last Updated: July 2, 2021 The price of Air Turbine Fuel (ATF) also known as jet fuel, soared to Rs 68,262 per kiloliter (KL) in Delhi on Thursday, around 30 per cent more expensive than in January 2021. Jet Fuel was reportedly at Rs 50,979 in January 2021. According to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), […]

NCLT’s order on the revival plan for Jet 2.0

NCLT’s order on the revival plan for Jet 2.0

Last Updated: July 1, 2021 The revival plan for Jet 2.0 will require the new successful resolution applicant (SRA) London-based Kalrock Capital and UAE businessman Murari Lal Jalan to infuse Rs 350 crore within 180 days, followed by another Rs 250 crore in the next six months i.e. a total Rs 600 crore in the […]

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