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The international airport in Purandar will bring prosperity to the entire region, added Shirole.(HT Representative Photo)

Purandar airport takes off after Centre’s all-clear

Hindustan Times, Pune | By Parth Welankar
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2018 05:05 PM IST
The go ahead was given during a meeting between the Maharashtra Airport Development Company Limited (MADC) officials and the steering committee in New Delhi.
IIndiGo flight 6E 436 (Indore- Nagpur- Bengaluru) was on the approach path of the runway when a beam of light was flashed at it for a few seconds.(Pic for representation)
IIndiGo flight 6E 436 (Indore- Nagpur- Bengaluru) was on the approach path of the runway when a beam of light was flashed at it for a few seconds.(Pic for representation)

Pilot says light flashed at aircraft while landing at Nagpur airport, cops launch probe

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi, Mumbai
PUBLISHED ON APR 24, 2018 12:13 AM IST
Aviation experts call such incidents safety hazard, as flashing of light at aircraft causes momentary blindness in pilots
Sessions have been planned for CISF personnel posted at 59 airports across the country.(HT File Photo)
Sessions have been planned for CISF personnel posted at 59 airports across the country.(HT File Photo)

Army to train CISF men to identify drones of Pakistan, China origin

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haidar
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2018 12:12 AM IST
The ministry of civil aviation has formed a committee that will study the use of radar that can detect the drones. The ministry is also testing technologies to capture drones.
The Uttar Pradesh government selected the Gautam Budh University to conduct a social impact assessment (SIA) in villages for the project (mandatory a before large-scale land acquisition) on January 10 this year(HT Photo)
The Uttar Pradesh government selected the Gautam Budh University to conduct a social impact assessment (SIA) in villages for the project (mandatory a before large-scale land acquisition) on January 10 this year(HT Photo)

Noida: Committee constituted to fast track Jewar airport project

Hindustan Times | By Vinod Rajput, Greater Noida
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 09:31 PM IST
The seven-member committee, which consists of two social scientists, two village heads and other officials, is set to begin public hearings with farmers of the villages where agricultural land needs to be acquired for the project.
The airport project is estimated to Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore. On the whole, the project requires 5,000 hectares of land(Sunil ghosh/HT Photo)
The airport project is estimated to Rs 15,000 crore to Rs 20,000 crore. On the whole, the project requires 5,000 hectares of land(Sunil ghosh/HT Photo)

Noida airport project may get in-principle approval on April 23

Hindustan Times | By Vinod Rajput, Greater Noida
UPDATED ON APR 20, 2018 09:29 PM IST
The airport will be developed on a public-private partnership (PPP) model and Yeida has already made arrangements for the funds required for land acquisition
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has proposed a ban on sky lanterns in a 10-km radius around airports.(HT File (Representational Image))
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has proposed a ban on sky lanterns in a 10-km radius around airports.(HT File (Representational Image))

You may not be able to fly sky lanterns around airports soon

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 11:36 AM IST
The radius will be calculated from the aerodrome reference point (ARP), which is the parameter for giving approvals for all constructions in and around airports.
In January, Leslie Thng, the chief executive of Vistara, a joint-venture between Tata and Singapore Airlines told reporters its owners were open to evaluating a bid for Air India(Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)
In January, Leslie Thng, the chief executive of Vistara, a joint-venture between Tata and Singapore Airlines told reporters its owners were open to evaluating a bid for Air India(Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint)

Tata Group unlikely to bid for Air India as terms too onerous, sources say

Reuters | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 12:31 PM IST
Since the terms for Air India’s sale to potential bidders were disclosed, no company has come forward to say it is interested or to reaffirm previous interest. Jet Airways and rival IndiGo have already publicly opted out of the race.
Unions have opposed privatisation of Air India, saying “it is our national pride and has served the nation many a times in need”.(Reuters/Photo for representation)
Unions have opposed privatisation of Air India, saying “it is our national pride and has served the nation many a times in need”.(Reuters/Photo for representation)

Probable bidders ‘arm twisting’ govt on Air India sale process: Unions

Press Trust of India, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 12:31 PM IST
Ten Air India unions to write to the Prime Minister’s Office and the civil aviation ministry.
Air India’s multiple unions have expressed concern over the future of employees once the airline is privatised and said that, if needed, they would protest the move.(Reuters File Photo)
Air India’s multiple unions have expressed concern over the future of employees once the airline is privatised and said that, if needed, they would protest the move.(Reuters File Photo)

Air India disinvestment: Unions meet chairman, express concern over future of employees

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Faizan Haider
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2018 11:21 PM IST
The airline’s multiple unions have expressed concern over the future of employees once the airline is privatised and said that, if needed, they would protest the move.
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