22
JAN
2018

No more outsourced manpower by airlines for ground handling services

Outsourced manpower used by Airlines for ground handling services at has been banned from now onwards. The Ministry of Civil Aviation has come up with a new regulation for ground handling services which clearly stated that hiring of employees through contractor or manpower supplier fo
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22
JAN
2018

UDAN-backed aviation sector seeks new heights in 2018

Sometimes, numbers tell a story better than words. Sample this: domestic air travel demand surged to over 1 crore passengers in November 2017, a nearly 17% growth over the same period in 2016, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. In the 11 months of 2017, a record 1
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22
JAN
2018

Bhubaneswar To Have 2nd Airport Soon: Dharmendra Pradhan

While inaugurating several passenger amenities at the Bhubaneswar Railway Station, including a second entry point and ticket facilities at Platform No. 6, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan revealed that Bhubaneswar will have a second Airport soon.“As part of PM Narendra Modi’s develop
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22
JAN
2018

Jewar airport construction to start in December 2018

New Delhi: The construction work on Jewar airport in Greater Noida will commence in December next year – earlier than the Uttar Pradesh government’s scheduled plan and well ahead of 2019 Lok Sabha elections.In line with the advanced target, Yamuna Expressway Industrial Dev
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22
JAN
2018

Chandigarh international airport launches ‘chat thela’

Mohali: In a new and innovative move, the Chandigarh International Airport has come up with 'Chai Wala' outlet to lure passengers by offering  tea and hot gulab jamun on arrival.The outlet was inaugurated by Chairman CHIAL (Chandigarh International Airport Limited) and Membe
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22
JAN
2018

SATS wins Mumbai Airport international cargo concession

SATS, in a joint bid with Cargo Service Center India (CSC), has won a cargo handling concession contract in Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India.The concession will start in April 2018 and run for 18 years.SATS has subscribed for a 49 per cent stake in CSC’
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19
JAN
2018

Kannur joins UDAN list

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala, Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, and the Airports Authority of India (AAI) on Wednesday signed a tripartite agreement to commence domestic flight services from the upcoming Kannur International Airport (KIAL) under the Union government’s UDAN (Ude Desh ka
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19
JAN
2018

Foreign carriers to bring in more non-stop flights

New Delhi: Come 2018 and Bali will be a direct flight away from Mumbai, and Ukraine capital Kiev from Delhi. Indian globetrotters will be able to take non-stop flights to a number of new international destinations from next year.Pradeep Chauhan of Bird Travels, the general sales agent
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19
JAN
2018

Air Deccan, Air Odisha join hands to save costs

Mumbai: Air Deccan, which recently commenced operations with flight services to Jalgaon, has forged a partnership with Air Odisha, under which the two carriers will share each other's network and resources to minimise costs.While Air Deccan received the aviation regulator DGCA�
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19
JAN
2018

Jet Airways celebrates 10 years in Bangladesh

Jet Airways, a premier international airline of India, yesterday celebrated a decade of operations in Bangladesh.Marking the occasion, the airline announced a flat 10 percent discount on ticket prices for 10 days starting December 21 for travel from Bangladesh to 10 destinations ̵
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