Ministry Of Civil Aviation

  • Air India flights won't be delayed even if MPs and VIPs arrive late, says government August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: Air India flights will not to be delayed even if some passengers, including MPs and VIPs, arrive late according to the new guidelines issued on Thursday by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. The government has made it clear that "customerfriendly service with efficiency, enthusiasm and cheer" will be...
  • EC seeks report on Modi's complaint about chopper delay April 3, 2014

    Election Commission has sought a factual report from Ministry of Civil Aviation on the complaint by BJP with regard to Delhi Airport not granting prompt permission to Narendra Modi's helicopter for taking off due to which he was late for his rally in Bareilly on April 1. "That complaint has been...
  • Air India to increase economy class seats in 24 aircraft March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Air India has decided to add more economy class seats by reducing business class seats in its 24 narrow body aircraft as the airline has been witnessing more passengers in that class. The national carrier has decided to reconfigure 24 newly acquired narrow body aircraft - 20 Airbus321 and...
  • Safety of Kingfisher Airlines jeopardised: DGCA October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday submitted its report on the Kingfisher Airlines to the Civil Aviation Minister. The DGCA, in its report, alleged that the safety of Kingfisher Airlines operations was seriously jeopardised. The DGCA has also raised serious concerns over the nonpayment of salaries...
  • Air India to pay Rs 35,000 for bribe sought by staff July 31, 2012

    New Delhi: Air India has been ordered by a consumer forum to pay Rs 35,000 as compensation to a woman for demand of bribe from her son by its airport staffer to allow him carry extra luggage on his way to Singapore for studies. The forum ordered compensation for complainant Beena...
  • Delhi, Hyderabad airports top complaint list March 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Over 2,800 complaints were registered at various airports for issues like poor service, bad food, lost luggage or other problems, with Delhi and Hyderabad topping the list. Out of 2,888 complaints, around 587 complaints were registered at the Delhi airport while Hyderabad stood second with 236 complaints, followed by...
  • Ministry shielding officers in Airbus deal? February 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Civil Aviation has doggedly refused to grant sanction to the CBI to prosecute six people who were responsible for signing a deal with Airbus to procure 43 aircraft for Air India (AI) and cause a loss to the exchequer. The CBI completed its preliminary enquiry into...
  • Mum airport name'll be unchanged: Aviation Ministry April 3, 2008

    The Government has asked the Mumbai International Airport Ltd to keep in mind local sensibilities during its modernisation drive. The Civil Aviation Ministry has refuted allegations that there are plans to change name of the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport. It also denied rumours that the warrior king's statue will be...