aviation

Independent Civil Aviation Authority Needed

Independent Civil Aviation Authority Needed

January 16, 2018

Captain Mohan Ranganathan, an aviation safety consultant with 35 years of flying experience tells AIBM that India needs to focus more on air safety and training.

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Vikash Bhagchandka, President, M2K Group

Vikash Bhagchandka, President, M2K Group

January 16, 2018

As the detection infrastructure and safety in India is not yet equipped for secure drone operations, Vikash Bhagchandka, talks to AIBM about how M2K is working to bring in drone security.

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Parliamentary Panel for Cap on Air Fares

Parliamentary Panel for Cap on Air Fares

January 16, 2018

As the parliamentary panel proposes a cap on airfares and cancellation charges, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju disapproves, while the DGCA writes to airlines seeking more data.

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The changing face of airports in north-east India

The changing face of airports in north-east India

December 21, 2017

The government plans to upgrade various airports in the north-east by 2020. As part of the Act East Policy, the redevelopment is seeking support from the government as well as the Airports Authority of India.

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Air France-KLM and Jet Airways sign enhanced cooperation agreement

Air France-KLM and Jet Airways sign enhanced cooperation agreement

December 2, 2017

Air France-KLM and Jet Airways recently signed an 'Enhanced Cooperation Agreement' for the development of their operations between Europe and India by means of increasing flights and introducing new flight routes.

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India’s big, bold aviation rush

India’s big, bold aviation rush

November 22, 2017

Keeping up with the record of being the fastest growing aviation market, India witnessed a massive surge in domestic air traffic during the festive month of October. Reportedly, it was the highest-ever number of domestic flyers noted in the country.

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Valsa Ramannair Singh

Valsa Ramannair Singh

October 31, 2017

Maharashtra Airport Development Company Limited (MADC) has a number of projects, schemes and initiatives under its wing. MADC is taking consistent and substantial steps to improve connectivity in Maharashtra, establish a booming economy and set India up as the aero manufacturing ...

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India’s aviation sector soaring high

India’s aviation sector soaring high

October 5, 2017

As the future of India’s aviation sector looks bright amidst piling debts of the national carrier, the performance of domestic airlines seems to be at an all time high, showing significant increase in the current year. With newer airports coming up and more flights being intro...

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Karnataka government aids small airports

Karnataka government aids small airports

September 21, 2017

Under the Ministry of Civil Aviation's Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), Karnataka government has budgeted close to INR 900 million to promote regional air connectivity and develop airport infrastructure.

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Ranking fastest growing aviation markets

Ranking fastest growing aviation markets

September 7, 2017

India fell to the second position in the category of fastest growing aviation markets in the world. A fall in the domestic passenger demand is one factor responsible.

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Delhi airport to be refurbished by 2021

Delhi airport to be refurbished by 2021

August 28, 2017

In order to better handle the increasing traffic at Delhi airport, a plan has been put in place to revamp a terminal, build a runway, and double the capacity of the domestic terminal.

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GoAir all set to fly international

GoAir all set to fly international

August 13, 2017

GoAir, the low-cost Indian carrier, is planning to launch overseas operations with flights from Mumbai to Phuket in Thailand and Male in Maldives, starting around October this year.

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