Air Passenger Traffic To Touch 40 Crore By 2023-24: Jyotiraditya Scindia

NEW DELHI: As many as 3.82 lakh passengers undertook air travel daily in the last seven days, giving hopes of revival of the sector scarred by Covid-19, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Wednesday as he set a target of nearly tripling total passenger traffic by 2023-24 to 40 crore. Scindia further said that […]

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Jyotiraditya Scindia bats for paternity leave in airlines; wants 50% women pilots

NEW DELHI: Airlines must consider giving male employees paternity leave so that they, too, can share the responsibility of bringing up children, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said. He also batted for increasing the share of women pilots in the country from 15 per cent to 50 per cent. India passed the Maternity (Amendment) Bill in […]

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Modi government push for 2nd airport for Kolkata, state not giving land

NEW DELHI: Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Sunday said that the Narendra Modi government (Centre) has elaborate infrastructure development plans for West Bengal including a second airport for Kolkata, but the Mamata Banerjee government has not yet provided land for it. Scindia claimed that he has been asking for a dialogue with the chief minister […]

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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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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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Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates curtain raiser event about Wings India, 2022

NEW DELHI: Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Union Minster of Civil Aviation here today inaugurated a curtain raiser event about Wings India, 2022 which is Asia’s largest event on Civil Aviation (Commercial, General and Business Aviation). Minister of State for Civil Aviation V K Singh and Secretary, Civil Aviation Rajiv Bansal and senior officials of Ministry of […]

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Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates first direct flight on Bhopal – Raipur route and Bhubaneswar – Jaipur

NEW DELHI: India’s Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindiatoday flagged off the first direct flight of Indigo airlines on Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) – Raipur (Chhattisgarh) route. Shivraj Singh ChouhanChief Minister, Madhya Pradesh, Shri Bhupendra Singh, Minister of Home and Transport, Madhya Pradesh, Vishwas Sarang, Minister of Medical Education, Bhopal Gas Tragedy Relief & Rehabilitation, Sadhvi […]

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Jyotiraditya Scindia virtually flags off first direct flight on Shillong-Dibrugarh route under UDAN

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, MoS, Civil Aviation, MoS, Civil Aviation, General Dr. V K Singh (Retd.) along with Rajiv Bansal, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) virtually flagged off the first direct flight on the Shillong – Dibrugarh route under the Regional Connectivity Scheme – UdeDeshKaAamNaagrik (RCS-UDAN) of the […]

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Jyotiraditya Scindia virtually flags off 6 routes expanding aerial connectivity in North East India

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, MoS, Civil Aviation, General Dr. V K Singh (Retd.) along with Shri Rajeev Bansal, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) virtually flagged off 6 routes expanding the aerial connectivity of North-East India. The routes commencing operations from today are Kolkata – Guwahati, Guwahati – Aizawl, […]

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Scindia flags off the Doon Drone Mela in Uttarakhand

NEW DELHI: Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia along with the Minister of State in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, General (Retd.) Dr. V.K. Singh flagged off the Doon Drone Mela 2021 in Dehradun, Uttarakhand. Scindia flagged off the event with a paragliding demonstration and also interacted with the drone companies exhibiting their prototypes […]

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