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27-Aug-2018 New Delhi

India’s first biofuel powered flight undertakes maiden voyage.

A historic flight powered by indigenously produced aviation biofuel based on patented technology of CSIR-IIP Dehradun was flagged off today from Dehradun airport by Uttarakhand CM  Trivendra Singh Rawat. The Spicejet flight, featuring a latest generation...

09-Mar-2018 Hyderabad

Government working for top-class cargo industry : Jayant Sinha

The Civil Aviation Ministry has undertaken an initiative to comprehensively involve the Commerce Ministry and the Revenue Department in designing a solution-centric approach to create best-in-the-world air cargo industry, Union Minister of state for Civil...

09-Mar-2018 Hyderabad

Air India divestment process on track : Jayant Sinha

Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Friday said the divestment process of state-owned air carrier Air India was very much on track in terms of the timeline.The Ministry is keen to transfer the airline to the private sector by the end...

09-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Democracy, Demography, Demand: Mystery of the Missing Jobs

The second session of the India Today Conclave 2018, The Big Picture, saw politicians Jayant Sinha and Sachin Pilot, economists Mohan Guruswamy and Arvind Panagariya and industrialist Uday Kotak debate the case of the missing jobs. While the politicians...

09-Mar-2018 Mumbai

Job creation is happening in new economy : Jayant Sinha

India is witnessing a major upsurge in job creation, not in the traditional economy but in the new economy, a central minister said on Friday, citing the example of cab aggregators Ola and Uber who created lakhs of jobs in the past few years.Minister of State...

02-Feb-2018 New Delhi

Air India to be divested by year-end : Jayant Sinha

The central government plans to divest its stake in the national passenger carrier Air India by this year-end Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on FridayThe bidding process is expected to be finished by June, by when the winning bidder...

28-Dec-2017 New Delhi

Not to reconsider decision on AI's divestmet : Jayant Sinha

The Union government will not reconsider the decision to divest its stake in the debt-ridden Air India, Parliament was informed on Thursday.According to Minister of State of Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has...

01-Dec-2017 New Delhi

EY appointed transaction advisor for AI's divestment : Jayant Sinha

The government has appointed consultancy firm EY as the transaction advisor for the strategic divestment of its stake in national passenger carrier Air India.According to the Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Friday, the firm has been...

22-Nov-2017 New Delhi

'Digital sky' for drones needed for smooth operations : Jayant Sinha

The government aims to implement the concept of "digital sky" for drones to ensure smooth operations for the rising numbers of drones, or unmanned aerial vehicles, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Wednesday.Earlier this month, the...

08-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Paradise Papers: All transactions were legal : Jayant Sinha

Days after his name appeared in the "Paradise Papers", Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Wednesday reiterated that his transactions were "completely bona fide and legal". "Before I joined public life, I was a venture capitalist. I...

08-Nov-2017 Kolkata

Demonetisation a miracle, not scam: Jayant Sinha

Rejecting West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comments on demonetisation, Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Wednesday said the note ban announced on November 8 last year was a "miracle and not a scam"."In Bengal, under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee,...

06-Nov-2017 New Delhi

All transactions were fully disclosed, says Sinha on Paradise Papers

Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Monday defended himself through a series of tweets after his name appeared in the "Paradise Papers" leak.Sinha said all transactions related to him which have been mentioned in the Indian Express investigation were "fully disclosed"...

02-Nov-2017 New Delhi

India set to become an aviation hub : M. Venkaiah Naidu

India is set to become the third-largest aviation market in the world in terms of passengers by 2026, and an aviation hub for maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Thursday.In his address after inaugurating...

08-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Digital air traveller initiative in few weeks : Jayant Sinha

The government is likely to issue the requirements for its digital air travel initiative very soon, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said on Friday.According to Sinha, the proposal under the initiative mandates that a unique digital identification...

08-Sep-2017 New Delhi

Mechanism instituted for a 'No Fly' list of unruly passengers

In a bid to tackle increasing incidents of misbehaviour by passengers on flights, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday directed airlines to create a 'No Fly' list, which would entail ban on erring fliers ranging from three months to a minimum of two years...

04-Aug-2017 Bengaluru

Bengaluru airport to offer HeliTaxi service to and from city

The Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) would soon offer a helicopter shuttle service (HeliTaxi) between the city and airport at the cost of a luxury cab fare, said an official on Friday.The airport at Devanahalli is about 40 km from the city centre,...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Cabinet to take a call on Air India : Jayant Sinha

Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said that the NITI Aayog's recommendation on the future of national passenger carrier Air India has been presented to the Union cabinet which will take a call on it.According to the Minister of State for Civil Aviation,...

20-Jun-2017 Mumbai

Norms on no-fly list in July : Jayant Sinha

Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said rules for a national no-fly list "are being finalised" and will be issued next month.According to the Minister of State for Civil Aviation, the norms on the list will be issued in the first week of July. The minister...

14-Jun-2017 Gorakhpur

Yogi Adityanath opens new airport terminal at Gorakhpur

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday inaugurated a new terminal at the Gorakhpur airport.The Chief Minister, whose Lok Sabha constituency is Gorakhpur, said the terminal would provide better and more facilities to passengers.Adityanath...

08-Jun-2017 New Delhi

Unique ID proposed to be made mandatory for flight booking

The government proposes to make it mandatory for Indian air travellers to provide a unique identification (UID) like Aadhaar, passport or PAN card at the time of booking tickets, Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha said on Thursday, while announcing the...

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