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31.13 lakh domestic air passengers in June, 47% higher than in May: DGCA

July 19, 2021 9:19 pm

The drop in domestic air traffic in May was due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic that had badly hit the country and its aviation sector.

Wear mask properly, or be de-boarded, put on no-fly list for 3 months, warns DGCA

March 14, 2021 4:18 am

The DGCA order comes after Delhi High Court this week took suo motu note of the fact that many passengers in an Air India flight from Kolkata to New Delhi on March 5 wore masks below their chin and showed a “stubborn reluctance” to wear them properly.

Flyers can take photos, videos in flights but can't use recording gadgets that create chaos: DGCA

September 13, 2020 9:39 pm

On Saturday, the regulator had said that a scheduled flight will be suspended for a period of two weeks if anyone is found taking photographs inside the plane.

After IndiGo, GoAir asked to replace PW engines of 13 aircraft

October 30, 2019 4:31 am

The DGCA has given GoAir two weeks’ time to replace at least one of two low-pressure turbine (LPT) engines of the airline’s A320neos fitted with Pratt & Whitney parts.

Anti-drone tech rules finalised; deployment based on sensitivity of installations

October 23, 2019 4:52 am

Full-scale protection model for critical assets such as Rashtrapati Bhawan, Parliament House, nuclear installations, airports.

Safety checklist not being followed: DGCA to airlines, ground handlers

October 16, 2019 3:57 am

It also includes knowledge of personnel pertaining to aircraft turnaround and general safety procedures such as aircraft fuelling, pushback, and towing.

DGCA to issue new safety directive for Pratt & Whitney engines

January 09, 2019 1:08 am

The decision was taken at a three-hour marathon meeting between civil aviation ministry officials and representatives of the airlines and Pratt & Whitney to review the situation about the engines.

DGCA withdraws proposal to ban charter operations with less than three aircraft

November 19, 2014 12:51 am

Licence rule has been retained to one aircraft as against three for non-scheduled commercial operations.

Aviation ombudsman: Raju asks ministry to examine feasibility

November 12, 2014 1:05 am

A senior ministry official said that the setting up of the body could take another four months after presenting the proposal before the Cabinet and receiving a go-ahead.

Pilot suspended for ‘mishandling’ plane with Shivpal on board

September 28, 2014 2:51 am

DGCA had conducted the inquiry into the matter and submitted the report to UP government last month.