A Twitter account affiliated to the Congress party shared a screenshot of BJP leader and Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia’s Twitter account. In the shared tweet, they claimed that Scindia removed ‘BJP’ from his bio, recently. However, the claims are said to be fake, as the fact check desk of PTI confirmed that Scindia never added ‘BJP’ in his Twitter bio since joining the party in 2020.
The new integrated terminal building at Kanpur airport, marking a new era of travel and convenience will be a major development of the city, said Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. Notably, the building will be inaugurated by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Scindia on May 26. Speaking of it, Scindia said, "The much-awaited integrated terminal at a cost of close to Rs 150 crore will be unveiled".
The Civil Aviation Ministry removed the limits imposed on domestic airfares after a span of approximately 27 months. On August 10, the Ministry tweeted, "The decision to remove air fare caps has been taken after careful analysis of daily demand and prices of air turbine fuel (ATF)." Furthermore, the newly removed airfare caps in upper and lower limits, imposed when the flight services resumed, will in effect from August 31.
PM Modi inaugurated the country's biggest drone festival, on May 27, and said that India has the potential to become a global drone hub. PM Modi highlighted the importance of making technology available to the masses. According to union aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia, there are over 270 drone startups in India and the drone industry will reach Rs 15,000 crore turnover by the year 2026.
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After the resumption of international flights from March 27, 1,783 foreign airlines flights and 1,465 domestic airlines flights are being run every week, said Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia. Highlighting the Indian Civil Aviation growth, Scindia said, "two new airlines renewed Jet Airways and Akasa Air will take to the skies this year". Addressing Question Hour of Lok Sabha, the BJP leader said, Indian Aviation will create "… read-more
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Ministry of Civil Aviation announced successful first direct flight between Gorakhpur-Varanasi, under RSS-UDAN 4.1, project. Indian airline SpiceJet flew the first flight, on March 27. With this direct flight arrangement, the two historic cities of Uttar Pradesh will be connected to more other cities like Bangalore, Kanpur. Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia emphasized on aviation development and said, India is aiming to have 100… read-more
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurated the first drone school in MP's Gwalior, on March 10. "There's huge employment potential in this industry as drones can be used for various purposes," said Chouhan. Notably, MP is the first state in advancing drones technologies, aiming MP's growth. The program included drone exhibition, drone spardha, and many more under the BJP led… read-more
A word of war erupted between Union Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Senior Congress Leader Digvijay Singh when Congress leader termed Scindia as 'betrayer' for quitting the Congress party and joining Bharatiya Janata Party. While addressing a public meeting he said, "Scindia left the party. He betrayed Congress." In March 2020, Scindia left congress with 20 MLAs that led to the fall of Kamal Nath- led congress government.
Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin requested the Union Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia to sign a temporary bubble deal with Malaysia and Singapore. The request made by him was to solve the Tamil diaspora's travel difficulties due to the ongoing pandemic. He further stated, the deal is important as Tamils who went to these countries during the pandemic were finding it… read-more
The AAIB (Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau) revealed in probe report that the crash of Air-India Express Boeing 737 in 2020 was due to the Pilot in Command's fault. The pilot didn't adhere to SOPs, was onto anti-diabetic drugs, faulty windshield viper, and degraded visuals are the reasons for the crash. The crash caused the death of 20 passengers including, both pilots. The report also lists recommendations to avoid future crashes.
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