Aviation

  • TWTW: Cyrus Broacha's take on Gandhi family and Aviation Ministry 02-02-2014 01:16 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on the development in the past one week including Rahul Gandhi's interview to a TV news channel and Aviation Ministry's orders to private airlines to provide special privileges to MPs. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes a dig at Civil Aviation Ministry over more privileges to MPs 02-02-2014 01:01 PM

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes a jibe at Civil Aviation Ministry and DGCA's orders to private airlines to provide special privileges to MPs. ...
  • Politicians demand VIP treatment, government in damage control mode 29-01-2014 10:15 PM

    At a time when the 'aam admi' is the flavour of the season and even the Supreme Court has come out strongly against the 'lal batti' culture, politicians continue to demand special privileges. The government was on Wednesday forced to go into damage control, after a Directorate General of Civil...
  • Is DCGA promoting VIP culture at airports? 29-01-2014 07:02 PM

    Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked all airlines and airports to treat MPs as VIPs and adhere to the guidelines on protocol norms. Meanwhile, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh clarified that neither the Ministry nor the DGCA has issued any order directing private airlines to provide...
  • Video: Aviation Minister Ajit Singh defends Jet-Etihad deal 03-07-2013 03:55 PM

    Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has once again defended the impending Jet-Etihad deal. "We have to consider the passengers convenience, the connectivity, which airlines are there, financial strength and our airlines, said Aviation Minister. ...
  • PMO clarifies no divide within government over Jet-Etihad alliance 02-07-2013 10:40 PM

    The PMO clarified that there is no divide within the govt over the Jet-Etihad alliance, as the fate of the deal touted to be the biggest FDI deal in civil aviation, remains uncertain. ...
  • Vijay Mallya in Delhi for the F1 Indian Grand Prix 27-10-2012 10:58 AM

    UB Group chief and Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya is finally back in the country after his month-long overseas visit. He landed in New Delhi a short while earlier and is now at the Formula 1 track, where the qualifiers for the Indian Grand Prix will take place. Mallya, who...
  • Are top airlines compromising on safety to cut costs? 05-01-2012 11:19 PM

    The DGCA has warned airlines that they cannot compromise on safety despite financial stress. ...
  • No FDI in retail, aviation for now: Montek Singh 20-11-2011 12:05 PM

    Deputy chairperson of the Planning commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia says there are no plans for FDI in aviation or retail as of now. ...
  • Mallya blames high fuel costs for Kingfisher crisis 15-11-2011 10:02 PM

    However, in a two-hour long press conference, there was no clear announcement of how the airline plans to recover. ...
  • Kingfisher meets to find a way out the financial mess 14-11-2011 10:21 PM

    Kingfisher is trying to reduce its debt from Rs 6500 crore to 3000 crore rupees through a series of measures ...
  • Indian carriers to lose over Rs 10,000 crore 14-11-2011 08:30 PM

    Majority of the losses stemming from Air India which could lose over Rs 8000 crore. ...
  • Cash-strapped Kingfisher cancels almost 80 flights 10-11-2011 02:24 PM

    Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines said they had to cancel almost 80 flights as they were trying to reconfigure their aircrafts. ...
  • How aviation industry changed post 9/11 10-09-2011 12:37 PM

    In the two years after 9/11 the aviation industry lost more than 20 billion dollars. ...
  • Govt never interfered with AI functioning: Patel 08-09-2011 02:43 PM

    Former civil aviation minister Praful Patel spoke exclusively to CNN-IBN after the CAG tabled its reported in Parliament. Patel said it was the whole government who took decisions for Air India. ...
  • FTN: Is Air India a national embarrassment? 29-04-2011 12:06 AM

    Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts if Air India is a national embarrassment? ...
  • DGCA acts on fake pilot scam, removes top official 19-04-2011 08:53 PM

    The disciplinary action was taken after Spicejet wrote to DGCA alleging nepotism on behalf of Passi. ...
  • Licences of fake pilots will be cancelled: Vyalar 19-04-2011 12:56 PM

    Civil aviation minister Vyalar Ravi said, "The DGCA is responsible for issuing certificates and pilot licenses". ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: EK Bharat Bhushan 25-03-2011 09:49 PM

    Director-General of Civil Aviation EK Bharat Bhushan talks on the fake pilot issue. ...
  • Rajasthan: pilots arrested for fake flying hours 23-03-2011 10:25 PM

    The Rajasthan anti-corruption bureau has arrested 2 pilots employed with Spice Jet for manipulating their flying records to obtain Commercial Pilot licenses. ...
  • Aviation Ministry sets up panel to revamp exam system 16-03-2011 10:32 PM

    Former DGCA Chief Kanu Gohain and Former Air India Executive Director, Communications, Jitendra Bhargava talk to CNN-IBN on the fake pilot controversy and actions being taken. ...
  • Noose tightens on pilots over fake pilot controversy 16-03-2011 09:27 PM

    Air India has derostered its pilot Arjun Giare, pending an inquiry, for allegedly submitting a forged class 10th marksheet to get his licence. This comes two days after CNN-IBN exposed Arjun Giare. ...
  • DGCA members at fault will be punished: Vayalar Ravi 14-03-2011 10:18 PM

    Reacting to CNN-IBN's fake pilot story, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said any DGCA insider involved in such incidents will be punished. ...
  • Another Air India pilot with fake papers exposed 14-03-2011 08:28 PM

    The fake pilot scam is now getting bigger. CNN-IBN has accessed notes from the US Aviation and the DGCA that expose another pilot who cheated and faked documents. ...
  • Air India pilot arrested for forging marksheet 13-03-2011 05:21 PM

    An Air India pilot has been arrested for forging his pilot license marksheet. The pilot JK Verma was arrested from Delhi on Saturday. ...
  • High demand for business jets at Aero India 09-02-2011 11:38 AM

    A Rs 42,000 crore deal has been signed for medium multi-role combat aircraft at the Bangalore show. ...
  • Rain, powercuts hit Moscow airport 29-12-2010 03:33 PM

    Freezing rain and power outages have left thousands stranded at Moscow's airport. ...
  • Mumbai airport struggles with air traffic 21-07-2010 10:40 AM

    Earlier, the plan to build another airport in Navi Mumbai was shelved due to environmental concerns. ...
  • Allegations fly, UPA's austerity drive in trouble 09-10-2009 01:03 PM

    The spirit to follow the austerity drive seems to be lacking. ...