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  • Is India emerging as aircraft repair hub?

    Last month, the government announced that it had appointed the consultancy firm EY as the transaction advisor for Air India’s strategic sale (http://www.civilaviation.gov.in/sites/default/ files/PRELIMINARY%20INFORMATION%20MEMORANDUM.pdf). The aviation minister said that Air India would be offered to potential buyers as four different entities –

  • Bhopal: Minister Arya inspects Divyang Park

    HOSHANGABAD: Narmada ghati development, general administration and aviation minister Lal Singh Arya came for the short visit of the district on Monday. He visited Divyang park and Vriddhjan park, constructed by municipality and public participation. He said during the visit that he was feeling unique experience and this experience touched his soul, this is the first Divyang Park of the country which is dedicated for the handicapped people, he also said that

  • Air Flight 804 wreckage found, says Egyptian Govt.

    New York: The Egyptian Government has said that it has found wreckage of Air Flight 804, which crashed into the Mediterranean Sea last month. Stating that images taken of the wreckage were provided to an Egyptian investigative committee, the Civil Aviation Ministry yesterday said that the wreckage was found in several places, reports CNN.

  • Ashok Gajapathi Raju

    Increase two-way air connectivity between India and US: Raju

    Bengaluru: Observing that more Indian aircraft are flying into the US than theirs into India, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today called for increased two-way connectivity between the countries. “I’m happy that flights have increased from India to America and probably I think there are more Indian aircraft flying into America than American aircraft flying into India,” Raju said.

  • Aviation minister bats for lower taxes to boost sector

    Bengaluru: Pitching for lower taxes to boost civil aviation, Union Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said states which responded positively to the Centre’s request in this regard have witnessed a spurt in the sector. “We are requesting the state governments to bolster the aviation activity in the country by becoming aviation friendly… Taxes are required, but taxing to death is not required,” he told reporters here at the flagging off of the city-based

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