India’s PM inaugurates new integrated terminal Building at Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport in Agartala

NEW DELHI:  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the New Integrated Terminal Building of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) Airport . Governor of Tripura, Satyadeo Narain Arya, Chief Minister of TripuraBiplab Kumar Deb, Union Ministers  Jyotiraditya Scindia and Pratima Bhoumik were among those present on the occasion. Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said the India […]

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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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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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Narendra Modi inaugurates Kushinagar International Airport

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Kushinagar International Airport today.Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister said that India is the centre of the faith of Buddhist society around the world. He termed the facility of Kushinagar International Airport, launched today as a tribute to their devotion. This region, the Prime Minister said, is witness […]

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Narendra Modi reviews Covid-19 related operations by Indian Air Force

NEW DELHI: Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria called on Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi today. He briefed the PM on the efforts being undertaken by IAF to help in the Cover-19 related situation. Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria informed the Prime Minister that the IAF has ordered 24×7 readiness of the entire heavy lift fleet and […]

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Narendra Modi uses new Boeing VVIP aircraft for first time on foreign trip

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday went from Delhi to Dhaka on a new custom-made VVIP aircraft, using it for the first time on a foreign journey. The prime minister is on a two-day visit to Bangladesh. India and Bangladesh are currently celebrating the golden jubilee of the 1971 war victory. India had […]

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Indian Air Force to buy 83 Tejas Light Combat aircrafts from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for Rs 45,696 crore

NEW DELHI: The Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi today and has approved procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircrafts and 10 LCA Tejas Mk-1 Trainer aircrafts at the cost of Rs. 45,696 Crore along with Design and Development of Infrastructure sanctions worth Rs.1,202 crore. “The CCS […]

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Naveen Patnaik writes to Narendra Modi, urges him to set up airport in Puri

NEW DELHI: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to set up an airport in Puri for promotion of tourism in the state. The state government has identified land for the proposed Sri Jagannath International Airport in the coastal town, he said. Patnaik said the Rath Yatra […]

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Opposition parties criticise privatisation of airports in India

NEW DELHI: Some opposition members in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday accused the government of privatising airports in the name of development and also centralising powers in its hands. Participating in the discussion on ‘The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020’ that seeks to improve India’s aviation safety ratings and provide statutory status to regulatory institutions, including the […]

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Narendra Modi holds a review meeting to discuss Civil Aviation Sector

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi held a comprehensive meeting to review the strategies that could help in making India’s Civil Aviation sector more efficient. It was decided that the Indian Air Space should be effectively used in such a manner that the flying time is reduced benefitting the traveling public and also […]

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