Domestic flight operations start from Kushinagar airport

NEW DELHI: Domestic flight operations at the newly inaugurated Kushinagar airport, Uttar Pradesh commenced on 26.11.2021 with the first flight operating between Delhi and Kushinagar under the RCS-UDAN (Regional Connectivity Scheme – UdeDesh Ka Aam Nagrik). The commencement of the flight operations on this route is in line with the commitment and perseverance of MoCA […]

Airports to attract Rs 90,000 crore in investments over five years: India’s Civil Aviation Secretary

NEW DELHI: India’s airports sector is expected to see an investment of Rs 90,000 crore in a five-year period, with nearly Rs 68,000 crore coming from the private players, a senior official said on Wednesday. The civil aviation sector, which was battered by the coronavirus pandemic that had also resulted in the suspension of domestic […]

Narendra Modi lays the foundation stone of Noida International Airport

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation Stone of Noida International Airport, Uttar Pradesh today. The airport is spread across an area of 5,000 acres and is being developed by Zurich International Airport AG at an estimated cost of Rs 29,560 crores. The Swiss Airport company had won the bid in November, 2019 […]

Setting a new benchmark in Aviation Industry

By Sanjeeb Kumar Sahoo After launching a news portal three years ago, we have now the print version of The Aviation Mirror. In addition to serving its aim and objectives in aviation and defence industry, I would like to dedicate this to its founder, my wife late Deepshikha Singh, a brilliant lady with excellent thoughts […]

Narendra Modi hands over HAL’s LCH to Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday handed over the indigenously developed light combat helicopter (LCH) to the Indian Air Force in Jhansi. The Prime Minister, on the concluding day of ‘Rashtra Raksha Samarpan Parv’ in Jhansi to celebrate the 193rd birth anniversary of Rani Laxmi Bai, also laid the foundation stone for a […]

Jyotiraditya Scindia calls for cooperation and support of States and UTs in strengthening Civil Aviation sector

NEW DELHI: Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Union Minster of Civil Aviation has called for cooperation and support of all stakeholders, particularly States and union territories (UTs), in strengthening the Civil Aviation sector. Addressing the Conference of the ministers of Civil Aviation from States and UTs here today, Scindia said that the sector contributes significantly to the […]

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Boeing to spin off venture capital arm

NEW DELHI: Boeing and AE Industrial Partners (AEI) have announced a strategic partnership to expand Boeing’s venture capital investing in mobility, space and connectivity, industrial tech and enterprise digital solutions, with a broader emphasis on sustainability. The partnership brings together Boeing’s aerospace and technology innovation and its HorizonX Ventures platform with AEI’s operational and private […]

GoAir plans Rs 2,500 crore IPO early FY22; may file preliminary papers in April

NEW DELHI: Wadia group-owned GoAir plans to come out with a Rs 2,500 crore-initial share sale early next fiscal, according to sources. The no-frills airline has been working on expansion plans and an Initial Public Offer (IPO) will help in raising funds. In recent months, many companies have hit the capital market with their IPOs […]

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Pakistan extends airspace ban along its eastern border with India till 28

LAHORE: Pakistan on Thursday extended its airspace ban along its eastern border with India for the third time till June 28, according to a notice issued by the country’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). Pakistan fully closed its airspace on February 26 after the Indian Air Force struck a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist training camp in Balakot. […]