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Saturday, January 22, 2022



US aviation hit by fears over 5G, Air India joins long list of cancellations

January 20, 2022 10:10 am

Air India cancelled eight flights and six flights that were scheduled to operate on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.

Collision between India-bound planes averted in Dubai, DGCA seeks probe report from UAE

January 14, 2022 8:44 pm

🔴 According to sources, there was a five-minute gap between the departure times of both flights.

Cargo loader 'falls asleep' on IndiGo flight en route Abu Dhabi, DGCA orders probe

December 14, 2021 9:09 pm

🔴 In a statement, an IndiGo spokesperson said: "We are aware of the incident and the requisite authorities have been informed. The matter is under investigation".

Govt pushes back December 15 start for international flights, new date later

December 02, 2021 7:12 am

🔴 On Friday, the Ministry of Civil Aviation had announced that international scheduled commercial flights would resume from December 15 after a 21-month ban. At the time, the ministry had said the decision was taken in consultation with the ministries of health, external affairs and home affairs.

Festive demand push: Domestic air traffic count nears pre-Covid levels

October 19, 2021 7:49 am

Recently, the ministry allowed airlines to operate 100% of their scheduled capacity keeping in mind the growing demand for air travel on account of the onset of festivals season.

Explained: The DGCA's crackdown on drug use by aviation workers

September 30, 2021 7:44 am

In case the report of a drug test is "non-negative", the employee will be immediately removed from duty till a confirmatory report is received.

Suspension of foreign passenger flights extended till Sept 30

August 30, 2021 1:05 am

Special international flights have been operating under the Vande Bharat Mission since May 2020 and under bilateral “air bubble” arrangements with selected countries since July 2020.

Aviation employees to be tested for drugs such as cannabis, cocaine, ecstasy: Draft DGCA rules

August 25, 2021 8:51 pm

If a personnel is found positive in a drug test for the second time during work, his or her licence will be suspended for three years and it will be cancelled if a personnel tests positive for a third time.

Explained: Why defence manufacturer HAL is building a civilian aircraft for use in India

August 27, 2021 2:22 pm

The 19-seater Hindustan-228 or the Do-228 is the first major attempt in India to develop a small civil transport aircraft after the 14-seater Saras aircraft development program was shelved in 2009.

Suspension on scheduled international passenger flights extended till August 31

July 30, 2021 5:56 pm

Scheduled international commercial passenger services have been suspended since March 23, 2020, due to the outbreak of Covid-19 infections. Although international flights have been operating under Vande Bharat Mission since last year.