Tag Archives: Ministry of Civil Aviation

Spice zing to int’l UDAN routes

SpiceJet turned out to be the biggest winner of routes in Ministry of Civil Aviation’s (MoCA’s) ambitious UDAN 3, with around 24 proposals being awarded. Ajay Singh, Chairman and MD, SpiceJet, shares the details and gives insights into the future of Indian aviation. Nisha Verma The UDAN routes would include …

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Tourist routes in focus for UDAN 3

The results of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA’s) Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme’s Round 3 witnessed a major inclusion of tourism routes in coordination with MOT. Nisha Verma Under UDAN 3, MoCA awarded 235 routes to different airlines, out of which 46 are tourism routes, and 189 are …

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Adieu to passengers’ woes

Get ready for chatbots to address your queries, real-time flight status, detailed flight schedules and more with AirSewa 2.0 web portal and application, recently launched by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. TT Bureau In yet another promising initiative, Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Civil Aviation and Commerce & Industry, along …

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Aviation gives wings to tourism

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has been working closely with the Ministry of Tourism to begin flight operations to 34 tourism sites across India. TT Bureau Speaking at a joint press conference with KJ Alphons, Minister of State (I/C), Tourism, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation said that the aviation …

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Solid footing for tourism

According to the FICCI-Yes Bank Knowledge Report on tourism infrastructure, the investment is expected to soar to ₹5,546.3 billion in the next 10 years. Manas Dwivedi The FICCI-Yes Bank Knowledge Report on tourism infrastructure, released at the 4th Tourism Investors Meet 2018 in New Delhi, indicated that investments in travel …

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Air India, what next?

Sharing the achievements of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) in the last four years, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation, revealed that the government is reviewing the status of Air India disinvestment despite not receiving any bids till the deadline of May 31, 2018. Nisha Verma Best years for aviation …

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Global Travel Mart from Sep 16-18

The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is set to organise Global Travel Mart in association with FAITH from September 16-18 and International Buddhist Conclave from August 26-28. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, sheds more light on these exhibitions. TT Bureau Global Travel Mart The Ministry of Tourism is undertaking several …

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Technology to personalise travel

The third edition of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Digital Travel, Hospitality & Innovation Summit held recently in New Delhi saw stalwarts of the travel technology industry speak about the trends that will change the landscape of the travel industry in the future. TT BUREAU Attended …

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Powering Indian carriers

Dinesh Keskar, Senior Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific and India, Boeing, claims that they are a dominant player in the wide-body aircraft market in India. Boeing has provided the 777s and the 787s, which are operating with Air India right now, and Jet Airways has been operating 777s for over …

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Tashkent-Mumbai direct soon

Uzbekistan Airways in collaboration with Mumbai International Airport (MIAL) is planning to introduce two direct flights from Tashkent to Mumbai. On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between Uzbekistan and India, Uzbekistan Embassy invited Indian travel trade and delegates to present the business and touristic …

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