Civil Aviation articles

Jazeera Airways to connect New Delhi with Kuwait from Dec

Kuwaiti private budget carrier Jazeera Airways Tuesday announced the launch of its services to New Delhi from next month as part of its plans to expand its footprint in one of the fastest growing aviation market in the world. Jazeera Airways, which commenced operations in India last year, currently flies to Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kochi and

Jet Airways falls as Tata Sons tamps down deal speculation

Shares in Jet Airways (India) Ltd. fell as much as 12.5 percent to 303.05 rupees on Monday, their biggest intraday percentage loss since Aug. 10, after Indian conglomerate Tata Sons ended speculation that a deal with the struggling carrier was imminent. Tata said on Friday it is only in preliminary talks with Jet Airways and

Government launches upgraded version of AirSewa digital platform for air passengers

Chatbots will now help air travellers in addressing their grievances, as the government Monday launched an upgraded version of AirSewa digital platform. Besides, passengers can have access to real-time flight status and schedule for both domestic and international flights, according to the Civil Aviation Ministry. AirSewa 2.0, the upgraded version of the web portal and

Want to fly drones – Get trained first

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has come out with strict rules to keep a tab on people operating remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS). Obtaining a licence to operate a drone over 2 kg in weight will now cost you Rs 25,000. Renewing the licence will come at Rs 10,000. Not only that, anyone

GMR Infra loss narrows to Rs 219 cr in Q2

GMR Infrastructure Ltd Thursday said its consolidated loss for the quarter ended September 30 narrowed to Rs 219 crore against Rs 404 crore during the same quarter in FY 18. According to a regulatory filing by the infra major, total income grew by two per cent to Rs 2,026 crore. It was Rs 1,981 crore