DGCA to be empowered to penalise airlines, airports for violating norms

A government official said that either the Director General or a committee will be able to penalise violators, whether they are individuals or organisations.

For failing alcohol test: DGCA suspends flying licence of Air India operations director for three years

On Sunday, Kathpalia was scheduled to fly to London from Delhi, where he failed the alcohol test. He was subsequently grounded by Air India.


Kerala's Kannur airport gets DGCA approval

Built at a cost of Rs 2,292 crore and spread over 2,300 acres, Kannur airport is expected to serve more than one million passengers annually and authorities estimate the number will increase five-fold by 2025.

Awry computer, delayed action by pilots led Rahul Gandhi’s plane to drop height, finds DGCA

“This delayed actions caused the aircraft to reach high bank angle value and altitude loss which created panic and scare for the passengers in the cabin,” the report said.

Drone regulations: how, where Indians can fly from December 1 onward

DGCA has identified multiple categories of drones, which can be broadly classified as Nano (weighing up to 250 g), Micro (more than 250 g but less than 2 kg) and Small and above (weighing 2 kg or more).

Kerala floods: Suresh Prabhu says DGCA monitoring airfares but no micro management of airlines

Amid concerns raised over steep fluctuations in air ticket prices to and from Kerala, where the main airport at Kochi has been shut till August 26, Prabhu said the ministry as such cannot interfere with the fares but it is "doing it" in time of crisis.


Kerala floods: Prabhu says DGCA monitoring airfares but no micro management of airlines

In an interview to PTI, Prabhu said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is monitoring the movement of airfares.

‘FAA concerns on DGCA’s regulatory, guidance materials will be addressed’

The DGCA, said in an official statement, that it will soon commence action on the observations made by the FAA team to take the corrective steps within the stipulated timeline.

DGCA to issue fresh licences to traffic controllers by March 2019

Currently, Airports Authority of India (AAI) manages as well as regulates air traffic control officers in India posted at airports managed by the operator.

Passenger safety: AAIB for flying professionals at key posts in non-scheduled operators

In September 2013, the Bell Helicopter model 212 departed from Juhu airport for Aurangabad with three passengers and two crew members on board and crashed about 37 minutes after taking off.