NEW DELHI: Union Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri told the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday that by the end of this Diwali and the year, the number of aircraft passengers in India will see the same situation before Corona. 300,000 passengers will travel in a day. Puri spoke about this while discussing the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill in the Upper House, which was approved by the Lok Sabha in the last session.
While Trinamool Congress MP Dinesh Trivedi highlighted the importance of Air India, Congress’s K.C. Venugopal raised the issue of the Adani group winning the airport auctions.
Trivedi urged the House, “When you appreciate the Vande Bharat Mission, remember that it was Air India that came forward to rescue. If there was no Air India, there would be no private sector, it would be reformed. Need not sell it. “
Venugopal said, “The Adani Group has won an auction to operate and develop six airports. There is a clear violation of norms in awarding an airport to a private entity. The government ignored the advice of some of its ministries and departments. The norms. Adani group managed to win all six auction bids. “
DGCA, ‘Bureau of Civil Aviation Security’ (BCAS) and ‘Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau’ (AAIB) get a statutory endorsement from the ‘Aircraft (Amendment) Bill’, 2020.