Wednesday, August 09, 2006

National Policy on Civil Aviation under consideration

New Delhi: A National Policy on Civil Aviation is under consideration of the government, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Praful Patel informed the Rajya Sabha today.
In a written reply to another question, he said Jet Airways was designated by the Ministry of Civil Aviation to operate to and from USA as it fulfilled all necessary requirements to operate on international routes.
However, he said the matter regarding denial of permission by US authorities to Jet airways to operate to/from USA is under examination by the Ministry of External Affairs in consultation with concerned agencies.
He also informed the House that the Airport Authorities of India maintained transit rooms for ordinary passengers at Delhi and Mumbai airports.
The facility at Mumbai Airport has been temporarily withdrawn due to development/construction activities at site.
08/08/06 Zee News
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