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India: Passengers carried by domestic airlines grow 38.27% YoY

New Delhi: The number of passengers carried by domestic airlines in India from January to August 2023 reached an impressive 1190.62 lakhs, marking an increase of 38.27% compared to the same period last year.

DGCA suspends Air India's chief of flight safety for one month

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has imposed a one-month suspension on Air India's chief of flight safety due to significant shortcomings identified during the regulator's examination of the airline's internal safety audits, accident prevention measures, and the availability of necessary technical personnel in July, media reported.

Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan writes to Centre over skyrocketing airfares to the state

New Delhi: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday sent a letter to the Central government, expressing concern over the exorbitant airfares to the southern state, particularly from Gulf countries, media reports said.

Kanpur Airport to get new terminal building with enhanced passenger capacity; inauguration on May 26

New Delhi: The Kanpur Airport in Uttar Pradesh is all set to get a new terminal to handle the growing footfall.

Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates daily flight between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela under RCS UDAN scheme

New Delhi/IBNS: Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated a daily flight between Bhubaneswar and Rourkela under the RCS UDAN scheme on Saturday.

Domestic air passenger traffic crosses pre-Covid levels in Dec 2022

New Delhi/IBNS: The monthly domestic air passenger traffic reached 1.29 crore, topping the pre-COVID level in December 2022, media reports said.

Delhi airport overcrowding: VIP lounge demolished, X-Ray screening counters increased

New Delhi/IBNS: As part of a four-point action plan to address overcrowding and congestion in Delhi airport’s Terminal 3, the Civil Aviation Ministry and the Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) ordered the demolition of the VIP lounge to allow the entry of more passengers in the security checkout area.

Amid complaints of chaos and overcrowding​, ​ Civil Aviation Minister may pay surprise visit to Delhi airport T3 terminal: Reports

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid complaints of chaos and passenger congestion at Indira Gandhi International Airport Terminal 3, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia may arrive for a surprise check, media reports said.

IndiGo plane's engine catches fire on runway ahead of take-off at Delhi Airport; passengers safe

An IndiGo plane with 184 people, including crew members, was grounded late Friday night, as sparks appeared in its engine just before take-off at Delhi airport, according to a passenger, who recorded the incident, said media reports.

Indian Civil Aviation sector crosses 4 lakh daily passengers mark, Narendra Modi appreciates

New Delhi:  Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said the Indian civil aviation has not only hit the 4-lakh daily passengers mark, but also achieved the highest ever numbers since pre Covid 19 era.

Muscat-Kochi Air India Express flight aborted after smoke detected in engine

Air India Express flight IX 442, from Muscat to Kochi, could not take off on Wednesday as smoke was seen coming out of one of its engines while it was just about to fly from the Muscat airport.

Indian civil aviation space 'absolutely safe', says DGCA chief

New Delhi: Aviation regulator DGCA's chief Arun Kumar Sunday said that the Indian civil aviation space is absolutely safe and all the rules laid by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) are being followed, media reports said.

Domestic airlines can operate passenger flights without capacity curbs: Centre

New Delhi/IBNS: Domestic airlines can now operate passenger flights without capacity restrictions, the Civil Aviation Ministry said Tuesday.

Trainer aircraft crashes in MP's Sagar, no casualties

Sagar(M.P.) /IBNS: A trainer aircraft crashed after deviating from the runway in Madhya Pradesh's Sagar. The only occupant of the aircraft - a trainee pilot - managed to escape unharmed, officials said.

Jyotiraditya Scindia takes charge as Minister of Civil Aviation

New Delhi/IBNS: Hardeep S Puri, former Minister of Civil Aviation and incumbent Minister of Housing & Urban Affairs and Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, handed over the charge of office of Minister of Civil Aviation to Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia here on Friday.