- The world’s first air-mail service was started in India at Allahabad; on 18th Feb 1911 on the occasion of Kumbh mela
- Regular airmail services were started by Tata Sons Ltd, between Karachi and Madrasand.
- On 24th Jan 1920 Royal air force started regular airmail services
- Urmila K.Parikh became the first Indian woman to get a pilot’s license.
- in 1945 the Deccan Airways was founded – jointly owned by the Nizam of Hyderabad and Tata.Its first flight began in July 1946.
- All the airway companies were nationalized in 1953 and were put under two corporations namely – Indian Airlines and Air India.
- Air India provides international air services.
- Pawanhans Helicopters Ltd. provides helicopter services to Oil and Natural Gas Corporation in its offshore operations, to inaccessible areas and difficult terrains like the north-eastern states and the interior parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand
Kalinga Airlines and Biju Pattanaik
- Communication is the act of transferring information from one place, person or group to another.
- The Indian postal network is one of the largest network in the world.
- It handles parcels ,personal written communications.
- Cards and envelopes are considered first–class mail and are airlifted between stations covering both land and air.
- The second–class mail includes book packets, registered newspapers and periodicals. They are carried by surface mail, covering land and water transport.
- Mass communication provides entertainment and creates awareness among people about various national programmes and policies.
- It includes radio, television, newspapers, magazines, books and films.
- All India Radio (Akashwani) broadcasts a variety of programmes in national, regional and local languages for various categories of people.
- Doordarshan, the national television channel of India, is one of the largest terrestrial networks in the world.
- India is the largest producer of feature films in the world It produces short films; video feature films and video short films.
- The Central Board of Film Certification is the authority to certify both Indian and foreign films