Aviation Sector Current Affairs - 2019

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AAI inks agreement with US Trade and Development Agency to prepare modernisation roadmap

State-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) has inked agreement with US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) to develop a roadmap for modernisation of its air traffic services. Air traffic services (ATS) comprises air traffic management (ATM) and communication, navigation and surveillance (CNS). Key Facts The collaboration is aimed at developing CNS/ATM roadmap for the AAI Read More…

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Government launches chatbot loaded AirSewa digital platform for air passengers

Union Civil Aviation Ministry launched the upgraded version of AirSewa 2.0 web portal and mobile app in New Delhi. The major improvements in upgraded version of web portal include features such as secure sign-up and log-in with social media, chatbot for travellers support, improved grievance management including social media grievances. Upgraded AirSewa 2.0 The upgraded Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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India, Morocco sign revised Air Services Agreement enabling greater connectivity

India and Morocco have signed revised Air Services Agreement between two countries enabling greater air connectivity through modernized agreement. The agreement will enable code sharing with airlines of other party. It will also provide greater freedom in mounting direct flights. In long term this agreement will enable people of each country to travel to other Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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India’s first biofuel flight was powered by jatropha seeds

India’s first first-ever environment friendly biofuel powered flight between Dehradun and Delhi was propelled by blend of oil from jatropha seeds and aviation turbine fuel. The 43-minute flight was operated by SpiceJet’s Bombardier Q-400 aircraft, with 20 officials and five crew members on board. Key Facts This plane had carried blend of 25% of bio Read More…

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India’s first biofuel flight to fly from Dehradun to Delhi

India’s first flight using biofuel will fly from Dehradun (capital of Uttarakhand) to Delhi. The first ever biofuel test flight was conducted by SpiceJet on its turborporp Q-400 plane. With this India will join elite club of nations who have operated flight on alternative energy source like biofuel. Developed countries like Canada, Australia and US Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Government approves proposal for setting up of water aerodromes in the country

Union Civil Aviation Ministry has given in-principle approval to set up water aerodromes in the country. To start with it has identified five states: Odisha, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Assam for development of water aerodromes. In the first phase of the project, Chilka Lake (Odisha), Sabarmati River Front and Sardar Sarovar Dam (Gujarat) have Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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Regional Aviation Partnership: Cabinet approves signing of MoU amongst BRICS Nations

The Union Cabinet has approved the signing of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) amongst BRICS Nations (viz. Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) on Regional Aviation Partnership Cooperation. The objective of MoU is to benefit BRICS countries from establishing of institutional framework to cooperate in field of civil aviation. Key Facts The MoU signifies important Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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