March 18, 2020 2:20 am
The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 provides for statutory backing to the DGCA, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB).
March 14, 2020 8:22 am
According to official data, foreign carriers had cancelled 492 flights till March-end beginning early last month. However, a spate of cancellations occurred after the government announced Wednesday that it was suspending all visas issued to foreign nationals, barring a few categories, till April 15.
March 04, 2020 1:14 am
Last month, chairperson of the panel TG Venkatesh, summoned officials of the Civil Aviation Ministry and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to discuss issues of passenger safety arising from these snags.
February 28, 2020 1:22 am
The DGCA’s response came against the backdrop of the High Court expressing its displeasure on February 25 while hearing Kamra’s plea against the flying ban.
February 19, 2020 4:02 am
In 2019, 1,280 wildlife-strikes occurred at all airports, slightly lower than 1,320 in 2018. In 2017, the number of incidents stood at 1,125, while in 2016 it was 839.
February 11, 2020 3:55 am
The pilot-in-command of the Chennai-Bengaluru IndiGo flight has been suspended for “intimidating and threatening” a wheelchair-bound senior citizen and her daughter last month.
January 29, 2020 8:44 pm
While SpiceJet, Air India and GoAir have banned Kamra "till further notice", IndiGo has suspended Kamra from flying with it for six months
January 26, 2020 4:47 am
“The crew subsequently lost control, the aircraft hit the ground and caught fire,” the senior official said, citing the DGCA probe. The aviation regulator then issued show-cause notices to the pilots and the responses received were found to be unsatisfactory.
January 20, 2020 5:11 pm
The domestic air passenger traffic in the month of December last year increased by 2.56 per cent to 1.30 crore compared to the same month in 2018, according to data released by the DGCA.
January 14, 2020 4:22 am
IndiGo has already placed at least one modified engine in each of its A320neo fleet, a DGCA statement said.