Ministry of Civil Aviation: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

What are the features of RCS- UDAN 4.0?

Under the fourth version of the government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN 4.0, a total of 78 additional routes have been approved by the aviation ministry. It will further boost regional connectivity in remote areas of the country. Features The prime focus of the latest round will be on the North Eastern Region, states with hilly ..

Domestic Airfare Cap Extended till November 24 in India

The Civil Aviation Ministry has decided that the cap on airfares in India will be extended till November 24 or until further notice. The ministry had implemented a cap on domestic airfare in May when India also started operating domestic flights after a gap of around two months. The cap is applicable for both the ..

Lifeline UDAN flights cover over 1 lakh km

The aircrafts under the Lifeline UDAN initiative have covered more than 1 lakh km during transportation of essential goods to fight the COVID-19 situation. About Lifeline UDAN Lifeline Udan was launched by the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation to help in the country’s fight against COVID-19. Flights are operated to transport essential medicines and equipment ..

Lok Sabha passes Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020

The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by a voice vote in the Lok Sabha. This bill seeks to amend Aircraft Act, 1934. It aims to convert three existing regulatory bodies under the Civil Aviation Ministry into statutory bodies. The regulatory institutions, which are mentioned in the bill are DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), ..

Unique Identification Number (UIN) for Drones and Drones Operators

For making identification easier for civil drones and drone operators, the Ministry of Civil Aviation is giving a one-time opportunity to civil drones and drone operators for voluntary disclosure. From 14th January 2020, drones and drone operators are required to submit the information to the government by visiting the site of Digital Sky portal and ..