Tag Archives: Ministry of Civil Aviation

Indian aviation industry rebounds, post-COVID traffic surges to 96% of 2019 levels in 2022-23

Minister of State, MoCA, Gen. (Dr) V. K. Singh (Retd) said, “Before Covid-19 pandemic, India was one of the fastest growing aviation market in the world. During the six-year period i.e. 2014-15 to 2019-20, Indian airports witnessed robust double-digit Compound Annual Growth Rate of 12.4% in terms of total passenger traffic. Post-Covid, Indian aviation industry is again on the growth trajectory and the total passenger traffic has recovered to the tune of 96% during 2022-23, as compared to pre-covid.”

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No need to fill Air Suvidha forms from today; Govt issues new guidelines

With effect from November 22, international air travelers will no longer be required to fill the Air Suvidha form, according to revised protocols issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Under the revised guidelines of the health ministry, the submission of self-declaration form on the online Air Suvidha portal stand discontinued, the aviation ministry said. It, however, added a statutory warning: The rule could be reviewed if needed in view of the Covid situation.

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Indian Aviation Sector to directly employ 1 lakh more people in the next two years

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has informed a parliamentary committee that the Indian aviation sector is expected to directly employ 1 lakh more people in the next two years. “Conservative estimates show that the current direct employment in the aviation and aeronautical manufacturing sector is around 2,50,000 employees,” MoCA revealed.

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