Wednesday, Nov 30, 2022

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)


Safe flying: New SOP soon on 5G airwave infra around airports

November 28, 2022 7:46 am

These are expected to be part of an operational guidelines that the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is currently preparing, after India’s aviation regulator flagged concerns about interference that 5G signals could cause, potentially posing a challenge to safe airline operations. 

Domestic air traffic rises 10 per cent in October: DGCA data

November 23, 2022 7:54 am

Air traffic has been picking up in recent months after the airline industry was significantly impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.

IndiGo: Welcome competition; good time to expand our network

September 25, 2022 7:04 am

Last month, Air India had a domestic market share of 8.5 per cent, while IndiGo’s was 57.5 per cent, according to data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

DGCA raises concern over 5G rollout, writes to telecom department

September 23, 2022 6:51 pm

For telecom service providers, the C-Band presents a sweet spot for rolling out 5G services, ensuring coverage as well as high bandwidth, resulting in faster internet speeds. For aircraft operations, the use of altimeters in this band ensures highly precise measurements of the plane’s altitude.

Shuttle bus delayed, SpiceJet flyers start walking on tarmac: DGCA to probe

August 08, 2022 4:13 am

A source said that one bus arrived shortly after landing and carried a section of the passengers to the terminal with the second one only arriving around 45 minutes later.

DGCA eyes new policy after trans pilot denied licence

August 01, 2022 8:33 am

In the case of the transperson who was denied medical approval, the DGCA had earlier pointed out that in absence of a specific policy for transgender personnel, the medical evaluation process, including the tests, was undertaken in line with global practices.

‘You are grounded’: DGCA tactic to curb aircraft snags

August 01, 2022 8:33 am

The DGCA has also done spot inspections of all airlines

DGCA orders SpiceJet to operate 50% of approved flights for 8 weeks following multiple snags

July 28, 2022 11:01 am

On July 6, the DGCA had issued a show-cause notice to SpiceJet in light of the rising number of air safety incidents witnessed by the low-cost airline.

‘Aircraft systems are reasonably robust, have sufficient redundancies’: aviation regulator’s Director General Arun Kumar

July 27, 2022 5:10 am

Kumar explains why there has been a sudden increase in the number of technical malfunction incidents.

DGCA did not find 'any major significant finding or safety violation': SpiceJet

July 26, 2022 12:23 pm

The airlines claimed that 10 defects or malfunctions were identified by the DGCA and all the issues have been rectified.