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Flights To Small Cities Will Be Expensive Soon

In a drawback for travellers, flights to II-tier cities are soon going to be expensive. As per sources, Civil Aviation decided to hike fares, amid the recent announcement of a hike in small airport charges. Notably, the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation increased the landing and parking charges at smaller airports in India by 30%, whereas user development fees by four times. The hike in rates will be applicable soon.

Fri, 12 May 2023 - 09:53 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Flights, Automobiles, Indian Flights, Expensive Fairs, Airports

Courtesy: Times Now News

Delhi High Court

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Covid-19 Violators Should Be Fined And Put On No-Fly List: Delhi HC

Concerning the Covid-19 violators, the Delhi HC asked the aviation department to take strict action against those without face-mask and not following hand hygiene protocol at the airports. On June 3, the court said, Covid-19 is not yet over and people should take protocols seriously. Furthermore, the court also asked to fine such violators and put them on a no-fly list. The DCGA has been directed to ensure implementation.

Fri, 03 Jun 2022 - 03:10 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: DCGA, Delhi High Court, Covid-19, Strict Action, Airports

Courtesy: NDTV

Minister Murugesh Nirani

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Karnataka Will Soon Have Airports In All Major Cities: Minister Murugesh Nirani

Large and Medium Industries Minister Murugesh Nirani stated that Karnataka will have airports in all major cities, in the near future. According to him, the process of land acquisition will start soon. Also, permanent helipads will also be constructed at all the districts as widening "domestic air" can be crucial for industrial development. He further stated that Karnataka is at number one in software exports contributing 40% of India's… read-more

Fri, 17 Sep 2021 - 09:48 AM / by Ettishree Shukla

Tags: Karnataka, Chief Minister, Airports, Murugesh Nirani

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Delhi Airport

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Govt Plans To Divest Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Hyderabad Airports

The Centre is planning to divest its shares in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Hyderabad airports. Besides these, under the asset monetization pipeline, the government has planned to divest 13 more airports in 2020-21. The Civil Aviation Ministry will soon apply for the approval in this regard before the Cabinet. Earlier, Adani group acquired six airports in the first disinvestment round. The government is targetting Rs 1.75 lakh crore from… read-more

Sun, 14 Mar 2021 - 01:45 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Airports, Privatisation, business, Disinvestment

IndiGo celebrating Durga Puja in six airports from October 21 to 27

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IndiGo To Hold Cultural Programmes At Airports During Durga Puja

IndiGo has announced to dedicate October 21 to October 27 for Durga Puja celebrations. Reportedly, the airlines will hold cultural programmes like Dhunuchi dance, Alpona design, and Sindoor Khela at six airports - Kolkata, Silchar, Guwahati, Bagdogra, Agartala and Jorhat. The celebrations are a part of the company's 'India by IngiGo' campaign. Also, the flights from Kolkata will be serving "special Bengali food". The company's staff will wear… read-more

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 07:32 PM / by Debanshi Das

Tags: IndiGo, Durga Puja, Airports, celebrations

Courtesy: Outlook