Tag: Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha

AAI To Process Digital Payments System For Parking at Airports

[New Delhi]AAI To Process Digital Payments System For Parking at Airports.
After Demonetization Parking Was Made Free
Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued directions to the respective Car Parking Licensees across all AAI controlled airports for evolving a mechanism of e-payment transactions in the form of
Debit/Credit Cards,
Digital Wallets (PayTM,
Reliance Jio etc.)
and also keep sufficient change of currency in small denomination of Rs.10, 20, 50 & 100 to smoothen the process of parking at all airports. Besides Car Parking Licensees, AAI is evolving a mechanism so that digital payment alternatives through various modes is available at all concessions providing passenger facilitation services at airports (such as Food & Beverage Outlets, General Retails, Car Rentals, Pre-paid Taxi Services etc.
This information was given byJayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.

Centre Plans to Make 75 New Airports in 2-3 Yrs: Jayant Sinha

[Chennai,,TN] Centre Plans to Double Airports in 2-3 Yrs: Jayant Sinha
The Union government plans to double the number of airports in the country over the next two to three years to serve the largely untapped domestic aviation industry which has seen an increase in passengers
Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha has said.”Our party in its 2014 elections manifesto announced the UDAN (Udey Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) scheme, under which we have to expand the number of airports.
The fact is we have 75 airports with scheduled services. We think to double it in next two to three years,” Minister was delivering the third Memorial Lecture on G Ramachandran organised by SICCI last night.
On availability of trained employees for the aviation sector, Sinha said, “We are facing shortage of planes and crew.
We have to pay a lot of time in developing the skills. For every plane, we need 14 crew. And that tells the kind of recruitment we need (to fill the shortage of manpower).

63 SpiceJet Pilots Violate Duty Norms

[New Delhi]63 SpiceJet Pilots Violate Duty Norms
Indian Aviation regulator DGCA found 63 pilots of SpiceJet for operating flights beyond their stipulated duty hours,
Pilots who have exceeded the flight duty period more than once have been suspended for 15 days and warnings have been issued to those who have exceeded the stipulated time only once,
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told the Lok Sabha.”During surveillance and subsequent scrutiny of records, it has been revealed that 63 pilots of SpiceJet had operated flights exceeding flight duty period as laid down in Civil Aviation Requirements…,”
However, the Minister did not disclose specific details such as when these incidents happened.
In a separate written reply, Sinha said the new airport at Kannur in Kerala is expected to be completed by May 31, 2017.
The project is being implemented by Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) through funds from equity and term loan from banks.

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