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Sri Lanka blasts: Drones, unmanned aircraft temporarily banned in Lankan airspace

Nine suicide bombers, believed to be the members of a local Islamist extremist group National Thowheed Jamath (NTJ), carried out a series of devastating blasts that tore through three churches and three luxury hotels. At least 359 people have been killed, while 500 others injured.

Restarting talks with FAA top priority

A senior DGCA official explained that they need to complete the procedure of hiring 58 FOIs before they could write a letter to the FAA asking them to initiate an audit.


Cabinet to meet over CAA bill to replace DGCA, regain category I status from FAA

The CAA will replace the current aviation regulator DGCA and will fulfill one of the promise made to the US FAA.

Regulator with financial muscle and more teeth to replace DGCA

Three years after the proposal was first mooted,the Cabinet on Thursday decided to replace the Directorate General of Civil Aviation with an independent regulator to be called the Civil Aviation Authority or CAA.

Regulator with financial muscle and more teeth to replace DGCA

Directorate General of Civil Aviation will be replaced by Civil Aviation Authority.

Govt gives nod to proposal to replace DGCA with new regulator

New regulatory body,called Civil Aviation Authority,will have full operational and financial autonomy.


CAA Bill proposes Rs 5 per ticket charge

Govt plans to introduce surcharge of Rs 5 per flight ticket to fund Civil Aviation Authority.

India faces downgrading of its aviation security system: CAPA

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation,had threatened to downgrade the status.

Bill to create alternative to DGCA likely: Ajit

A Bill to create a Civil Aviation Authority to replace the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would likely be introduced in the winter session of Parliament,civil aviation minister Ajit Singh said on Tuesday.

Govt to set up Civil Aviation Authority: Prez

This aims to make air travel safe and to modernise airports and air traffic management services.