Civil aviation in India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Aircraft Amendment Bill, 2020 was recently passed by the Lok Sabha. It seeks to make the 3 regulatory bodies in civil aviation sector into statutory bodies. Directorate General of Civil Aviation The Directorate General ..

First-ever Indore-Kishangarh flight commenced under RCS-UDAN

Recently the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) today flagged off the first-ever thrice-weekly flight from Indore to Kishangarh, under the RCS-UDAN scheme. The city of Kishangarh in Ajmer district of Rajasthan is called the ‘Marble ..

SpiceJet partners with GHASL to set up warehousing, distribution and trading facility

Gurgaon-based India’s air carrier SpiceJet recently announced its partnership with GMR Hyderabad Aviation SEZ Limited (GHASL) for setting up a warehousing, distribution and trading facility. GAHSL is a fully-owned subsidiary of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL). The facility ..

‘Wings India 2020’ commences in Hyderabad

The civil aviation exhibition and air-show ‘Wings India 2020’ has commenced in the capital city of Teleangana, Hyderabad. It is a biennial event organised by the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), ..

Civil Aviation Policy, 2016

Civil Aviation Policy 2016 was approved in May, 2016 to boost the domestic aviation sector and provide passenger-friendly fares. This is for the first time since Independence that an integrated Civil Aviation Policy has been ..