ASHOK GAJAPATHI RAJU
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.
Demand for aviation professionals rising: Ashok Gajapathy Raju
"Aviation is growing by leaps and bounds, we are the fastest growing in the wo...
No decision yet on how much Air India stake up for sale: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
He was replying to a question on whether the government had dec...
Stalemate over terminal issue has delayed IGI expansion work: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Last year, airport operator Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) had asked GoAir, IndiGo and SpiceJet to shift one-third of their operations from terminal 1 (T1) to terminal 2 (T2).
Air India may not attract bid in current form: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
An alternative mechanism has been formed to guide on Air India privatisation and consultants are working out the details of the bidding process, says Ashok Gajapathi Raju.
India committed to ICAO's goals to achieve safety, security in aviation: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
The Union Minister is in Beijing to get a potential mandate from leaders of the Asia Pacific region to collaborate in matters related to safety.
FDI in Air India means no preferential treatment to it: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Cabinet has decided to allow FDI, including from foreign airlines, to upto 49% in Air India, provided that substantial ownership and effective control of the airline is vested in an Indian national.
Nine proposals to change airport names being considered: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Raju told the Parliament that airports are renamed based on recommendations by the state government supported by a resolution passed in the respective Assembly.
Government doesn't want Air India to go Kingfisher Airlines way: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
The government does not want anyone working in Air India to lose job, Raju said in the Lok Sabha, adding that the disinvestment process of the national carrier has been initiated.
If there is land, second airport near Kolkata can come up: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
The Dum Dum airport is expected to reach a saturation point soon, given the way it is growing in terms of air traffic.
Employees' interest to be safeguarded in Air India divestment: Minister Gajapathi Raju
On the overall progress of the divestment process, following a decision to appoint external advisers by the group, Raju said: "There are many decisions that are still to be made."
Finding a 'bakra' for Air India may not be easy: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Another top aviation ministry source said Air India's divestment is going to be a challenge
No modalities yet on 100% FDI in aviation: Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju
The Minister's reply came after a query on Qatar Airways plan to start a fully-owned domestic passenger carrier in partnership with an institutional investor.
Dabolim facility will not be shut down: Ashok Gajapathi Raju
Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju further informed that the facilities at the existing Dabolim airport are being upgraded.
Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurates Bathinda airport
Deputy Chief Minister Badal said that with the establishment of a new airport and commencement of flights already in place, the industrial sector in the Malwa region would get a huge boost.