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Over 1 crore air passengers since flights restarted in India

NEW DELHI: Over 1 crore passengers have flown on domestic flights since recommencement of operations on May 25, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Friday. According to Puri, domestic aviation is moving towards pre-Covid figures. “Civil Aviation minister shared that on 24th September, 2020, total number of departing passengers was 1,19,702 and total […]

No compromise will be tolerated on Air Safety: Civil Aviation Minister

NEW DELHI: Speaking at the International conference cum awards on civil aviation and cargo, held today at the national capital, Civil Aviation, Housing & Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said that his Ministry would not tolerate any compromise on Air Safety and standards. The event organised by ASSOCHAM- Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry […]

Air India to start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight from September 27

NEW DELHI: Air India will start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight, which will fly three times during a week, from September 27, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Friday. Puri, who is currently a Rajya Sabha member, had fought the 2019 General Elections from the Amritsar Lok Sabha seat, but lost to Congress’ Gurjeet Singh Aujla. […]

Hardeep Singh Puri takes charge as Civil Aviation Minister

NEW DELHI: Hardeep Singh Puri, the new Civil Aviation Minister, took charge of office amid distress in the sector that recently saw grounding of a private airline and concerns over debt-laden Air India, which the government wants to sell off. After taking charge,Puri, a former Indian Foreign Service officer, held a meeting with senior officials […]

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