Minister for State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha said the UDAN scheme is slated to create additional 100 airports over the next 2-3 years.
In a bid to boost tourism in Maharashtra, Etihad Airways which is the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and Jet Airways have signed a groundbreaking agreement with the Government of Maharashtra. The first of its kind partnership will enable both airlines to capitalise on their strong links with Maharashtra and further propel domestic and international arrivals into the state capital Mumbai and beyond. It is the first time an Indian state has signed a tourism collaboration agreement with airlines.
The passenger, who was travelling from Mumbai, tweeted in the morning saying, “@narendramodi sir we have been in jet airways flight for past 3 hrs, looks like hijacked, pl help 9W355”.
China launched an upgraded version of a fighter jet on Thursday, manufactured jointly with Pakistan, that can be used for training in peacetime and for combat missions during wartime. The dual-seat fighter trainer JF-17B is an upgraded version of the military aircraft JF-17.
It took almost four years in the making, but when the first direct international flight landed at the Biju Patnaik International Airport, the delay was quickly forgotten, replaced instead by relief even as it laid down a marker for the future.
Pilots working for Jet Airways, India’s largest full-service airline, did not show up for a meeting between them and the company management, which was scheduled in order to conduct talks regarding a pay hike.
No-frills airline SpiceJet will provide visa services for Indian passengers travelling to Dubai on its flights.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the UDAN regional connectivity scheme on Thursday from Shimla that will allow tourists to fly to Shimla from New Delhi for just Rs 2,000.
Indian carrier Jet AirwaysBSE -0.34 % said Wednesday it had suspended a foreign pilot from flying duty over allegations