A- A A+
Last Updated : Oct 25 2020 10:30PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Narendra Modi says, country has given a befitting reply to forces trying to divide the nation            In his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, PM urges people to go for local products during festive shopping            COVID-19 recovery rate touches 90 per cent            Paddy procurement gains momentum during ongoing Kharif Marketing Season; Over 144 lakh tonnes paddy procured so far            India celebrates the festival of Dussehra           

National News

Jan 15, 2019
3:16PM

Suresh Prabhu inaugurates Global Aviation Summit 2019 in Mumbai today

@sureshpprabhu
Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the Global Aviation Summit 2019 in Mumbai this morning. Speaking on the occasion, Mr Prabhu said, India is one of the fastest growing aviation sectors and all players of the sector must come together and talk about ideas. He said, the summit is a union and it will address the problems being faced today.

Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said, the BJP government has reformed, performed, transformed and now it is informing about the success achieved. He asserted that India has pioneered business models and improved in affordability. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said, by the beginning of 2020, the state government will make New Mumbai's airport functional, which has the capacity to add 1 per cent to GDP.

The two-day summit, with a theme 'Flying for all-especially the next 6 Billion', is being organised by Ministry of Civil Aviation in association with FICCI. It offers stakeholders an opportunity to explore, deliberate and understand how technology-driven innovations will change air travel in the decades to come.

While inaugurating the Global Aviation Summit 2019 in Mumbai, Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said that India is one of the fastest growing aviation sectors and all the players of this sector must come together to discuss the ideas. He said that this summit is a union and this will actually address the problems that we are facing today. Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had mentioned that Mumbai Airport is one of the most efficiently managed airports in India. He had also said that by the beginning of 2020, the state government will make New Mumbai's airport functional, which has the capacity to add 1% to GDP. 

During the summit, Civil Aviation secretary R N Choubey had informed that India would be adding 1,000 aircraft over the next 7-8 years and one billion trips in the next 15 years. He also said that the domestic aviation has been growing at 20 per cent every year since last four years and this growth has been highest in the world. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 25 (Oct) Midday News 25 (Oct) Evening News 25 (Oct) Hourly 25 (Oct) (1910hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 25 (Oct) दोपहर समाचार 25 (Oct) समाचार संध्या 25 (Oct) प्रति घंटा समाचार 25 (Oct) (2200hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 25 (Oct) Khabrein(Day) 25 (Oct) Khabrein(Eve) 25 (Oct)
Aaj Savere 25 (Oct) Parikrama 25 (Oct)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 25 (Oct) Samayki 9 (Aug) Sports Scan 25 (Oct) Spotlight/News Analysis 25 (Oct) Employment News 25 (Oct) World News 25 (Oct) Samachar Darshan 22 (Mar) Radio Newsreel 21 (Mar)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 12 (Mar) Surkhiyon Mein 25 (Oct) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 11 (Mar) Vaad-Samvaad 17 (Mar) Money Talk 17 (Mar) Current Affairs 6 (Mar) Sanskrit Saptahiki 24 (Oct) North East Diary 22 (Oct)