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.
January 13, 2020 1:12 pm
On November 1, stating that "desperate measures" were required to "put things in order", the DGCA had told IndiGo to replace the PW engines in 97 A320neo aircraft "at all costs" by January 31 or they would be grounded
January 08, 2020 1:33 pm
In the early hours of Wednesday, Iran attacked two US bases in Iraq, the Al-Asad and Taji air bases. The Indian government said its Embassy in Baghdad and Consulate in Erbil would continue to function normally to provide all services to Indians residing in Iraq.
December 13, 2019 4:32 am
Air passenger growth saw 11.2 per cent jump this November over the same month last year — the first time it grew in double digits during January-November period this calendar year.
November 26, 2019 2:07 pm
For every addition to its fleet, IndiGo must ground an A320neo plane that hasn’t had its Pratt & Whitney engines modified, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said following a series of problems on the carrier’s jets, including in-flight shutdowns.
November 26, 2019 5:19 am
The regulator’s order had come in the backdrop of repetitive events of “3rd stage LPT” (low pressure turbine) blade failure of planes causing engine malfunctions on four occasions, potentially compromising passengers’ safety.
November 15, 2019 5:42 pm
The breath analyser examination has been put in place for Air Traffic Controllers (ATCs), communications, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) personnel, aircraft maintenance, aerodrome operation people, fire and rescue personnel, and vehicle drivers, including those of catering and refuelling vehicles.
November 01, 2019 7:48 pm
23, out of the 97 aircraft, have PW engines that have been used for more than 2,900 hours and have to be replaced in the first tranche by November 19, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told the low-cost carrier.
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