The government said it would soon come out with a set of norms for implementation of drone technology and favoured an international drone alliance'.
Air India registered around 11% growth in revenue, as the airline's fiscal and performance parameters were good in the last financial year, according to Kharola.
The government said 11 of the 14 A320neo aircraft that were grounded due to Pratt & Whitney engine issues have started flying again after change of engines.
The government would soon reduce the exam fee of aircraft maintenance engineers, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said.
Sinha told reporters: "Unka prashn unse puchiye aur mera prashn mujhse" (Ask his question to him and mine to me).
Air India has mopped up Rs 543.03 crore so far from monetisation of its assets in prime locations such as Mumbai and Chennai, the Lok Sabha was informed.
Centre said DGCA adopted a "proactive" approach in grounding the 11 aircraft of Indigo and GoAir and no other aviation regulator in the world would have taken the step.
Jayant Sinha said the aviation ministry is targeting a 5-fold increase in passenger trips to one bn per annum in 15-20 years in view of the huge growth opportunities.
Airlines reported over 24,700 technical snags last year, with Jet Airways alone accounting for 9,689 of them, according to official data.
IATA signed a MoU with the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the National Aviation University to enhance human resource availability in India's aviation industry.
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