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Up in the air

Only a revolution, as in telecom, can rescue the ailing civil aviation industry.

India’s aviation downgrade by US FAA set to be revoked soon

The DGCA needed to recruit 20 officials – chief flight operations inspectors (CFOI) — to deal with the staff shortage pertaining to Air India and Jet Airways.


United Airlines plane grounded at Mumbai airport

The grounding comes weeks after the the US Federal Aviation Administration downgraded the safety ranking of its Indian counterpart, the DGCA.

Unraveling in the sky

The safety ratings downgrade confirms that Indian aviation authorities need to get their act together.

US FAA downgrades India's aviation safety rating

Air passengers to and from the US may have to face the brunt as Indian airplanes would have to go through more safety checks.

US,Indian aviation regulators to hold talks

A team from US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will arrive here next month.


After global body,US regulator,now Japan wants to audit DGCA

Seeks ‘safety talk’; India rejects concerns,says already cleared by ICAO.

Boeing: Commercial 787 flights to restart in weeks

Boeing today said that it sees commercial flights of its grounded 787 jets resuming “within weeks” even though it has not pinpointed the cause of battery overheating.

US approves Boeing plan to fix 787’s batteries

New Plan: The batteries would be subject to lab tests before flight tests

India faces downgrading of its aviation security system: CAPA

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation,had threatened to downgrade the status.