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Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)


DGCA suspends flying licence of MP govt pilot for crash landing of plane at Gwalior airport

August 27, 2021 2:48 pm

The incident had resulted in major damage to the cockpit front, propeller blades, propeller hub and wheels of the newly-bought plane.

DGCA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two-and-half years

August 27, 2021 12:41 am

The latest Boeing 737 model is equipped with a manoeuvring characteristics augmentation system (MCAS), which is responsible for pushing the aircraft’s nose down when it senses a high angle of attack that may lead to an aircraft stall.

DGCA advices passengers planning to travel abroad to check fares on airline's website

August 10, 2021 2:52 pm

Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23 last year amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Uttar Pradesh to have 3 international airports with Kushinagar to take off soon

February 24, 2021 2:13 am

As per a statement issued by the state information department, the expansion of air connectivity and regional connectivity had been on the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's wish list ever since he came to power in Uttar Pradesh.

Seaplane services to resume from Dec 28 with new ‘decade-old’ aircraft

December 24, 2020 3:22 am

SpiceJet officials said the aircraft being brought in will be newer and “about a decade-old”. The bookings for the Ahmedabad-Kevadia seaplane route have commenced from December 28, they added.

DGCA says 28.32 lakh domestic air passengers in August, down 76% on-year

September 16, 2020 5:14 pm

While IndiGo carried 16.82 lakh passengers, a 59.4 per cent share of the total domestic market, SpiceJet flew 3.91 lakh passengers, which is 13.8 per cent share of the total market, the DGCA data noted.

Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo, seeks Rs 25 lakh in damages

February 02, 2020 1:23 am

The notice sent by Kamra’s counsel Prashant Sivarajan to the CEO of Interglobe Aviation Limited calls for the revocation of the six-month flying suspension from immediate effect. It also seeks an apology from the airline.

13 employees of airlines, airports failed alcohol test since Sep 16: DGCA official

October 28, 2019 4:20 pm

Seven employees of IndiGo, and one airside worker each of GoAir and SpiceJet have failed the alcohol tests since the rules were issued, the official said.

Vistara pilot who issued ‘Mayday call’ grounded

July 17, 2019 2:03 am

"The pilot who was operating UK944 flight and issued a 'Mayday' call on Monday has been grounded by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)," a source said.

DGCA cracks whip, suspends flying licences of two SpiceJet pilots for violation

July 16, 2019 9:10 pm

The six-month suspension of the flying licenses of the two pilots — Aarati Gunasekaran and Saurabh Gulia — has been effective from July 2, the day of the incident, PTI quoted an official as saying.