Oman Air is open to investing in airlines in India, but needs higher bilateral air traffic rights and improved airport infrastructure to be encouraged to take the step, its CEO said Friday. “We do not exclude financial partnership with an Indian carrier,” Paul Gregorowitsch told a press conference today. The government last week increased the […]

The Central government plans to develop 25 regional airports in order to improve air connectivity. The government is planning to develop 15 airstrips owned by the state governments and 10 that are with the Airports Authority of India (AAI). AAI will be able to fund itself from the money coming from Delhi and Mumbai airports. […]

With 81 million trips, India’s domestic aviation market grew 20.3 per cent in calendar 2015, compared to the previous year, according to the FICCI-KPMG India Aviation Report. The report, which was released by Civil Aviation Minister P Ashok Gajapathi Raju on the second day of the India Aviation Show 2016 here on Thursday, also predicted […]

India plans to be a global aviation hub and one of top three aviation markets worldwide by 2020 as the passenger traffic at airports here is expected to increase to 450 million by then from 159.3 million in 2012-2013, a senior Aviation ministry official said today. “The aviation sector is likely to see investments totalling […]

Gujarat government has firmed up plans to set up the country’s first Aviation Park having facilities like airstrip, training school, helipad, etc. Gujarat State Aviation Infrastructure Company (GUJSAIL), the project executor, has recently identified a piece of land near Bagodara village, about 30 km from Ahmedabad. In the initial phase, the park will provide platform […]