Blog Posts - 2016



Airport constraints force AI to carry less fuel on Mumbai-US route, add halt at Vienna

Mumbai's severely const rained airport - and its obstacle-filled surrounding - is proving to be a damper for long haul flights out of the mega city. Air India has a daily nonstop on Mumbai-Newark route. But it has now started taking a technical or fu...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

'New biz models can improve efficiency in aviation sector'

New business and process models will help the aviation sector in optimising cost and improving efficiency, says a report. Titled 'Impact of ICT on Indian Aviation', the report said digital solutions could also revolutionise the way talent is skilled...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

KQ gets big lift from increased India flights deal

National carrier Kenya Airways has received a big boost from the signing of an agreement that gives it the right to introduce seven more weekly flights to India, one of Kenya’s strongest trade partners. A communiqué from India’s Ministry of Civ...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Centre keen to recast Air India debt: Raju

The Centre is exploring the idea of restructuring the debt of state-owned Air India, and is willing to talk to those who are interested in picking up a stake in the airline. “There is an idea circulating that Air India will do better if its debt i...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

SITA to Upgrade Air India’s Operations

Air India has selected SITA to transform its communications and network infrastructure. The seven-year deal will see SITA roll out the latest communication technology both in India and internationally. Through SITA Connect, Air India will be able t...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Hyderabad Airport plans traffic curbs during morning peak hours

GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL), which is operating Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, has announced today that in the wake of growing passenger traffic and to decongest the departure ramp, it has taken up the departure r...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

1.170 kg gold, Rs 2.77 lakh cash in old notes seized at Delhi airport

In yet another crackdown on black money, security personnel at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International airport on Sunday seized a huge amount of cash and gold bars from a passenger. The officials recovered 1.170 kg of gold worth Rs 32 lakh and cash Rs...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Indian Flights May Soon Have In-Flight Wi-Fi!

In-flight Wi-Fi might be a reality soon in Indian flight carriers, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has said. Speaking to reporters on Saturday at the Dabolim International Airport, the minister also said that the current aviation l...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

More flights to take off from Lohegaon airport by January

The city's air connectivity is set for a major fillip with more flights being added on popular routes. On Sunday, AirAsia started its second flight from Bengaluru to Pune and back. With this, the total number of daily flights on the route has increas...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Initial Bids For Navi Mumbai Airport To Be Opened In January

After much delay, the initial bids for development of the Navi Mumbai international airport are likely to be opened early next month, with leading players, including GMR and GVK expected to be in the fray. The Navi Mumbai airport, which is expected t...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

India will need $10-15bn for aviation infra

The country will require between $10 billion and $15 billion for the growth of aviation infrastructure. Civil Aviation Ministry Ashok Ganapathi Raju told a conference on aviation here on Saturday that additional allocation is needed for this purpose...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Govt to double operational airports to 150

The central government yesterday said that it is trying to double the number of operational airports in the country from 75 to 150, under the ambitious regional connectivity scheme (RCS). According to Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

AirAsia India Sells Tickets From Rs. 917 In New Year Sale

Budget carrier AirAsia India is selling all-inclusive tickets from Rs. 917 under its New Year Sale offer. AirAsia India's offer is open till January 1, 2017, and is applicable on travel between March 1, 2017, and October 31, 2017. AirAsia India's Rs...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Take immediate steps required for ensuring smooth travel to & fro Srinagar airport: HC

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has directed Airport Authority of India (AAI) and others to take immediate steps for providing all necessary facilities to passengers travelling to and fro Srinagar International Airport by air. Listing the case on Decemb...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

To hell with heli-tourism, shift this helipad

The muchhyped heli-tourism project of the state government landed in controversy with the locals expressing strong opposition to the noise pollution. The helipad is located in Sundipeta Sports Ground, the only playground serving for 10 schools and co...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Woman carrying live bullets held at IGI airport

A woman flier was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) here for allegedly carrying a live bullet in her baggage, officials said today. The incident happened yesterday when the accused, Pragya, travelling to Udaipur with her moth...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Flying in to Goa this season got cheaper

Tourists looking to holiday in Goa for Christmas and New Year season could finally find a silver lining due to the demonetization move. Flight prices to Goa that shoot up uncontrollably during the year-end have been reined in this year, seemingly thr...
by Aviation India on Dec 19, 2016

Job Vacancy at Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM)

Applications are invited to qualified Malaysian citizens to fill the following position: -1. Pegawai Tadbir N412. Pembantu Kemahiran (Paip) H193. Pembantu Tadbir (Perkeranian/Operasi) N194. Pembantu Akauntan W195. Pemandu Kenderaan H11CLICK HERE FOR...

Job Vacancy at Kolej Universiti Insaniah (KUIN)

Applications are invited to qualified Malaysian citizens to fill the following position: -1. Pegawai Teknologi Maklumat Kanan F442. Penolong Pegawai Belia dan Sukan S29CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATIONCandidates must apply online on the website ecampus...

Job Vacancy at Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS)

Applications are invited to qualified Malaysian citizens to fill the following position: -1. Pegawai Perubatan UD432. Penolong Pegawai Perubatan U293. Pembantu Kemahiran H19CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATIONUniversiti Malaysia Sabah, is a public univers...


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