ASHOK GAJAPATHI RAJU
Check-in baggage charges: Ashok Gajapathi Raju differs with Mahesh Sharma
DGCA is looking into a proposal made by some domestic budget carriers to charge for check-in baggage and incentivise those who travel light.
Ashok Gajapathi Raju inspects facilities at Chennai airport
The minister wanted to personally visit Chennai airport following complaints rece...
Ashok Gajapathi Raju joins International Yoga Day function at Visakhapatnam
Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today participated i...
Gujarat urges Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju to connect Kandla to Delhi, Mumbai by air
The nearest airport to Kandla is at Bhuj at a distance of about 60 kms. From Bhuj, Air India runs a single flight while Jet Airways operates two flights a day.
Maharashtra farmers fume at Centre over onion export ban
Retail prices of onions have gone up to Rs 70-80/kg from Rs 30/kg in the last couple of weeks due to supply disruption.
Modi Sarkar@2: We shall be the third largest aviation market by 2022, says P Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Says P Ashok Gajapathi Raju: Although the (profit) figures are nominal it is heartening to see that AI is not burdening the tax payer.
5/20 rule 'anarchic', trying to change it: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Raju said in Lok Sabha the government wants more Indian airlines to fly to foreign destinations but as long as the 5/20 rule is not changed, they cannot fly abroad.
Privileges for MPs at airports will be reviewed: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
"If there is any such thing that they get over and above the treatment given to frequent flyers, that can be reviewed," he added.
Air India showing 'considerable improvement' in financial parameters: Raju
"Operating loss has consistently reduced since FY 2011-12 and in FY 2016-17, the company has posted an operating profit of Rs 298.03 crore," said the civil aviation minister.
There was no threat to Air Force One: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
All 298 people on board Malaysian Airlines plane were killed yesterday after the jet was shot down by "terrorists" over war-torn eastern Ukraine.
320 pilots flew planes without proficiency check: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
DGCA has taken enforcement action against these pilots including suspension of privilege of the licences and issue of warning letters, the Minister said.
5/20 rule for Indian carriers must go: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Raju, who was here to attend 'Gujarat Aero Conclave-2015, told reporters such rules are pushing back the aviation sector in the country.
Modi 2.0 Cabinet: Have southern states been given a raw deal?
Karnataka has been given three Union ministerial berths, while one minister each hail from Kerala and Telangana.
Law to take its own course: Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Vijay Mallya
Amid a multi-agency clampdown on beleaguered businessman Mallya to recover unpaid loans and other dues, Raju said "law will take its own course" in this matter.
RDGs are under active consideration: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju
"The revision of the existing 5/20 rule as well as RDGs is under active consideration of the Government", he said.
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