Civil Aviation Ministry Current Affairs, GK & News

Aero – India 2023

The Defence Ministry has been organizing the Aero – India Show since 1996. Other organizations such as DRDO, the Indian Air Force, Civil Aviation, and the Department of Space join the ministry to organize the show. The show is one of the largest air shows in Asia. Service providers of Indian aerospace and other manufacturers ..

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NITI Aayog: Experience Studio on Drones

An experience studio on drones at NITI Aayog was launched by the Union Minister of Civil Aviation. What is the aim of the experience studio on drones? To create a collaborative ecosystem, thereby encouraging innovation and pushing for the usage of drones for public services. How the experience studio on drones will be beneficial to ..

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Indian Music on flights and at airports

Accepting the request of Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), the Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia advised airlines in India to play Indian music on their flights and at airports in India. Key Points This decision was taken as music played by most airlines worldwide is quintessential of country to which the airline belongs. For ..

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Shirdi airport declared as Major Airport

Civil Aviation Ministry declared Shirdi airport as a major airport on November 10, 2021 under the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority Act, 2008. Highlights The approval was given by exercising the powers conferred by sub-section (i) of section 2 of the 2008 act. President Ramnath Kovind had inaugurated the Shirdi Airport on October 2, 2017. This ..

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Lok Sabha passes Aircraft (Amendment) bill, 2020

The Lok Sabha recently passed Aircraft (Amendment) bill, 2020. The bill was passed through voice vote in the lower house. The amendments are being made to fulfil the requirements of International Civil Aviation Organization. Highlights The amendment aims to regulate three regulatory bodies namely Bureau of Civil Aviation (BCA), Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ..

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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 ..

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