Malaysian low budget carrier AirAsia will soon start the carrier’s strategy to operate new passenger airline in India as government has cleared its proposal in partnership with Tata Group. Read more
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In wake of modernization the aviation infrastructure, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh announced that government is seeking a plan to push construction of 10 to 15 Greenfield airports in the next few years.
Among them, Chennai and Kolkata are likely on top list and for that plan would be applied soon, while there are other 50 airports of the non-metro areas that would also be modernize in next two years. Read more
According to latest business news, the aviation industry has announced that from now onwards, foreign airlines can have 49% share in the Indian domestic carriers. The step by the aviation industry was taken as to boost the fund of the aviation sector.
Meanwhile, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has sanctioned the application which would pave way for equity infusion into the country’s airlines that are going through as most of the carriers are running short of funds. Read more
As per latest report, a 35 days long continued strike of more than 300 Air India pilots are expected to be terminated very soon as Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Monday said all the decision what have done with pilots whether to keep them on their payroll without work or not, is based on the AI management, a source said.
Calling an illegal strike, he confirmed media, “It is for the Air India management to take action now. These pilots have not come to work for more than 30 days….It is an illegal strike. They have defied the High Court.” Read more