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Government to Create 100 More Airports through UDAN: Jayant Sinha

Government to Create 100 More Airports through UDAN: Jayant Sinha

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.

Jet Airways, Etihad Airways to promote Maharashtra tourism in international market

Jet Airways, Etihad Airways to promote Maharashtra tourism in international market

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.

Modi sir, please help’: Jet Airways passenger’s tweet triggers hijacking scare

Modi sir, please help’: Jet Airways passenger’s tweet triggers hijacking scare

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”.

Government starts talk for unified flying rights pact with UAE

Government starts talk for unified flying rights pact with UAE

MUMBAI: In a likely solution to the long-standing debates and lock jam on India’s bilateral air service agreements with the UAE, the aviation ministry has proposed to club the flying rights given to four separate Emirates under one pact. India currently has separate air service agreements with Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah and Ras-Al-Khaimah. If the […]

Fighter Jet Variant Jointly Built By China, Pakistan Makes Debut Flight

Fighter Jet Variant Jointly Built By China, Pakistan Makes Debut Flight

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.

Wait over, Bhubaneswar now on international flight path

Wait over, Bhubaneswar now on international flight path

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.

Pay hike talks at Jet Airways hit turbulence over pilots’ no show

Pay hike talks at Jet Airways hit turbulence over pilots’ no show

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.

SpiceJet to offer visa services for Dubai-bound passengers

SpiceJet to offer visa services for Dubai-bound passengers

No-frills airline SpiceJet will provide visa services for Indian passengers travelling to Dubai on its flights.

PM Modi launches UDAN scheme from Shimla; now fly to Himachal for Rs 2,000

PM Modi launches UDAN scheme from Shimla; now fly to Himachal for Rs 2,000

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.

Jet Airways suspends pilot over racism, assault claims

Jet Airways suspends pilot over racism, assault claims

Indian carrier Jet AirwaysBSE -0.34 % said Wednesday it had suspended a foreign pilot from flying duty over allegations

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