Archive for August, 2014

Air India will not be privatised immediately

Aviation Ministry is working on a quick boost to the aviation sector Civil Aviation Minister Pusapati  Ashok Gajapathi Raju told that no decision has been taken to privatise Air India. However the government is close to finalising a short-term strategy to strengthen the burgeoning civil aviation...

August 18th, 2014 | Default | Read More

IT Department asks travel agents to give details of transactions over Rs 1 lakh

The Income Tax (IT) Department’s circular asking travel agents to pass on details of individual and corporate customers who spend over Rs. 100000 on tickets has put the agents in a dilemma, as it could amount to breaching client privacy. The circular, dated July 1, has surprised those business...

August 16th, 2014 | Airlines | Read More

IAAI delegation meets the Union Minister

Demand is in Ministry’s active file An IAAI Delegation, led by IT Department asks Biji Eapen, had a fruitful meeting with Shri. Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati, Hon’ble Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Govt. of India on 20th June 2014. Other members in the Delegation members in the Delegation...

August 16th, 2014 | Featured | Read More

50 Air India joins Star Alliance : World’s largest global airline alliance includes India into its family

Seven years since obtaining an ‘Applicant’ status, on 11 th July, Air India, India’s Flag Carrier, was finally inducted into the Star Alliance, the world’s largest partnership of airlines. Though the move is seen as a welcome boost for Air India, the airline is not out of the...

August 11th, 2014 | Airlines | Read More
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