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Air strike: Airlines swing into action as vaccine transport commences all India

New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The country's civil aviation sector swung into action on Tuesday for providing the expeditious logistical support to the roll-out of India's mega anti-Covid vaccination drive. Accordingly, nine flights operated by various domestic airlines ferried 56.5...

India to UK flights from Jan 6, UK-India services from Jan 8: Minister

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Flight services between India and UK will resume from January 6, while those from UK to India will recommence from January 8, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Saturday. Last month, these services...

Temporary suspension of UK flights could be extended: Puri

New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said a slight extension of the temporary suspension of UK flights beyond December 31 can be expected. According to the Minister, over 60 flights per week were...

In a bid to end farmers’ impasse, Puri cites Modi govt’s welfare measures

New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Amid the month-long farmers’ protests on the borders of Delhi against the three farms laws enacted in September, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday tried to convey the Centre’s intention in favour of the...

Strong fundamentals will lead India back to pre-Covid levels: Minister

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday that strong economic fundamentals will lead India back to pre-Covid levels in January-March 2021. According to Puri, considering the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on livelihoods, the government has decided...

Air travel back at pre-Covid level by end 2020-early Jan: Puri

Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday exuded confidence that air travel will reach pre-Covid level by the end of current year or early next year. Addressing the 'Deccan Dialogue' organised by Indian School of...

Air India facing a very challenging financial situation: Hardeep Puri

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri has called Air India's leave without pay (LWP) scheme a "win-win for employees and management", and pointed out that Air India has not laid off a single employee even...

India has one of the better air safety indicators in the world: Puri

New Delhi, Sep 15 (PTI) India has one of the better air safety indicators in the world as aircraft accidents in the country in 2019 were just 0.82 per million flights as compared to the global average of 3.02,...

Aviation in India will return to nornam post-Diwali, says Puri

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In a significant statement Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday told the Rajya Sabha that by the time its Diwali and towards the end of the year, India would have pre-Covid...

AAIB to conduct a probe into AI Express mishap

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that a formal enquiry will be conducted into the Air India Express accident in Kozhikode, which has left at least 14 people dead. According to the...

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VIL acquires spectrum in 5 circles to enhance 4G services

New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL) on Tuesday said it has acquired spectrum in five circles,...