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Moroccan, not Indian: Civil aviation ministry responds as reports say Indian aircraft crashed in Afghanistan

New Delhi, January 21: A more than 40-year-old small aircraft carrying six people that crashed in a rural Afghanistan province was not an Indian aircraft and only did refuelling at the Gaya airport on Saturday en route from a Thailand airport to Moscow, officials said on Sunday. The Morocco-registered Dassault Falcon (DF-10) plane, operating as an air ambulance, was flying from Utapao airport in Thailand to Moscow. Amid reports that it was an Indian plane that was involved in the crash, the civil aviation ministry on Sunday said the aircraft...

Parl panel to hear representatives of Civil Aviation Ministry on ‘fixing of airfares’

NEW DELHI, MAY 8: Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture will on Monday hear representatives of the Ministry of Civil Aviation on the issue of 'fixing of airfares'. The agenda of the meeting also includes considering and adopting draft reports on - 'Heritage Theft - The Illegal Trade in Indian Antiquities and the Challenges of Retrieving and Safeguarding Our Tangible Cultural Heritage' and 'Development of Greenfield and Brownfield Airports and Issues pertaining to Civil Enclaves in Defence Airports'. The meeting of committee members to hear Civil Aviation Ministry...