India would operate Sri Lanka's loss-making Mattala Rajapaksa International Airport in Hambantota, the Civil Aviation Minister has told Parliament.
The Bombay HC emphasised on the need for putting in place adequate infrastructure for air safety while referring to yesterday's plane crash in the city that killed 5 persons.
The govt has started discussions for sale of Air India's iconic building in Mumbai to JNPT as part of efforts to raise funds for the national carrier, sources said.
Failing to attract buyers, the government has shelved the plan for Air India stake sale for now, says Civil Aviation Minister
DoT and the civil aviation ministry will meet within 10 days to discuss "operational details" of in-flight connectivity, cleared recently by the Telecom Commission.
The CBI has asked AirAsia Group CEO Tony Fernandes to appear before it by June 6 to face queries relating to alleged bribery to get FDI rules tweaked.
Speaking to reporters soon after the deadline for the submission of the EoI ended, he indicated that there could be a rethink on the disinvestment strategy.
The deadline for submission of Expression of Interest ended today.
"As informed by the Transaction Adviser, no response has been received for the Expression of Interest floated for the strategic disinvestment of Air India."
Bribes worth Rs 12.28 crore allegedly paid by Air Asia to tweak a crucial civil aviation rule in India has landed the Malaysian low-cost carrier in serious trouble.