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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Aviation sector to grow further; traffic nearing pre-Covid-19 level: Officials

NEW DELHI: The country’s civil aviation sector has almost reached the pre-COVID level in terms of traffic and will continue to grow further, officials said on Thursday. They were speaking at the curtain raiser event here for Wings India 2022, a key event which is to be held from March 24 to 27 in Hyderabad. […]

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Domestic air passenger volume spikes 70.5% to 89.85 lakh in October

NEW DELHI: Domestic air passenger volume spiked 70.46 per cent in October to 89.85 lakh over the same month of 2020, DGCA data showed on Thursday. The Indian carriers had flown 52.71 lakh passengers in October last year. It may be recalled that domestic traffic along with international flight services remains shut for two months […]

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Rajnath Singh dedicates to the Nation renovated Rezang La Memorial at Chushul in Ladakh

NEW DELHI: Raksha Mantri Rajnath Singh dedicated to the Nation renovated Rezang La Memorial at a solemn ceremony at Chushul in Ladakh on November 18, 2021. The Memorial was constructed in 1963 in the Chushul plains, at an altitude of over 15,000 feet, right at the India-China border to honour the troops of Charlie Company […]

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Government signs contract with HAL for simulators for Jaguar fighter jets

NEW DELHI: The government of India has signed a contract for procurement of two Fixed Base Full Mission Simulators (FBFMS) for Jaguar Aircraft from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) for Indian Air Force (IAF) with five years Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract (CAMC) at a combined total cost of Rs.357 crore. These simulators would be installed at […]

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