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Since October 18, scheduled carriers have been allowed to operate up to 100 per cent of their pre-COVID-19 capacity on domestic routes

Here's why experts don't think Omicron will impact India's aviation sector

Dec 03, 2021

If industry experts and insiders are to be believed, any impact of the Omicron variant on the business of the domestic airliners will be temporary with traffic expected to return to pre-COVID-19 levels by early 2022.

Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia (Photo: Rajwant Rawat)

Air India transfer to be completed in 1-1.5 months: Scindia

Dec 03, 2021

Speaking at the Agenda Aaj Tak event in Delhi on Friday, Scindia conveyed, "Air India transfer will happen in a few weeks to one month, month and a half from now. Shareholders' agreement has been signed."

Shares of the airline jumped as much as 3.7% to 85 rupees on Thursday and were trading 2.4% higher at 0740 GMT

Jet Airways in talks with Boeing, Airbus for order worth $12 bn: Report

Dec 02, 2021

The airline's new owners, UAE-based businessman Murari Lal Jalan and UK investment firm Kalrock Capital, told Bloomberg News that Jet could buy at least 100 narrowbody aircraft, BloombergQuint said on Twitter.

International flights to not be resumed on Dec 15

India may delay resumption of international flights; DGCA monitors situation

Dec 01, 2021

The DGCA has said that an “appropriate decision indicating effective date of resumption of scheduled commercial international passenger services shall be notified in due course”.

The airline posted a loss of 5.8 billion dirham ($1.6 billion) for the April-September period

Dubai govt mulling Emirates IPO, says Airline president

Nov 30, 2021

The emirate's government is planning to list 10 state-backed companies on its stock exchange and set up a 2 billion dirham ($545 million) market maker fund to encourage trading activity.

After almost 67 years, the Tata Group had finally won the bid to take back the reins of state-owned Air India in October.

Committed to provide medical facilities to retired Air India staff: Govt

Nov 29, 2021

MoS Civil Aviation Gen VK Singh (retd) says the number of retired employees at Air India stands at 49,700, of which 29,400 opted for the post-retirement medical scheme.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

‘Double engine govt giving UP its due’: PM Modi at Jewar airport foundation stone laying ceremony

Nov 25, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the Jewar airport in Gautam Buddha Nagar in Uttar Pradesh.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi to lay foundation stone for Jewar airport in Noida today

Nov 25, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will participate in the foundation stone laying ceremony of the Noida International Airport in Jewar located in Uttar Pradesh’s Gautam Buddha Nagar today at 1 pm

Jewar Airport in Noida will be the fifth international airport in Uttar Pradesh

Jewar Airport in UP to handle 12 mn passengers in phase 1, says Aviation Secy; 10 points

Nov 24, 2021

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone for the international airport tomorrow and he has been personally monitoring the project, says Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

PM Modi to visit Noida for Jewar airport bhoomi pujan on Nov 25

Nov 23, 2021

With this ceremony, Uttar Pradesh will have five international airports, the highest for any state in India.

Singh said the 737 MAX is the safest aircraft in the world

SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh, Jyotiraditya Scindia to fly in Boeing 737 MAX plane to re-instil faith in aircraft

Nov 23, 2021

SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh said that regulators from across the world, especially the United States, Europe and India, had scrutinised multiple times and gave the nod for commercial operations.