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Charge Rs 400 from defaulters availing 'zero-bag' discount: DGCA to Spicejet

Aug 28, 2015

Charge Rs 400 from defaulters availing 'zero-bag' discount: DGCA to Spicejet

Aviation regulator DGCA has nixed a proposal by no-frills airline SpiceJet to charge up to Rs 750 from passengers who avail a "zero-bag" discount while booking a ticket but turn up with check-in baggage at the time of travel. #India #NewsTracker #Aviation #SpiceJet #DGCA #excess baggage #Check-in Baggage #Zero-Bag
PM Modi's concern over predatory airfares, likely cess on tickets

Aug 27, 2015

PM Modi's concern over predatory airfares, likely cess on tickets

Under the new policy, the government is looking at enhancing air connectivity to regional and remote areas such as the North East. #air india #Jet Airways #Narendra Modi #IndiGo #PolicyWatch #DGCA #Ministry of Civil Aviation #Ashok Gajapathi Raju #Mahesh Sharma #5/20 rule
Jet pilots land in seventh attempt after declaring fuel emergency, DGCA orders probe

Aug 21, 2015

Jet pilots land in seventh attempt after declaring fuel emergency, DGCA orders probe

To put this in perspective, a Boeing 737 aircraft should typically have 1,300-1,500 kg 'holding' fuel for 30 minutes at the time of landing. #Business #Jet Airways #Aviation #CompanyWatch #DGCA #Boeing 737 #Ministry of Civil Aviation #accident investigation bureau
At least 11 Air India flights delayed as pilots call in sick

Aug 21, 2015

At least 11 Air India flights delayed as pilots call in sick

Regulator DGCA is already investigating these delays - it wants to know if affected passengers are being compensated as per existing rules. #Business #air india #CompanyWatch #DGCA #Rohit Nandan #corporate #Ashwani Lohani #Ministry of Labour and Employment #Pilots in Command
Jet, IndiGo, Vistara and more: Domestic airlines gear up for winter schedule with more flights

Aug 08, 2015

Jet, IndiGo, Vistara and more: Domestic airlines gear up for winter schedule with more flights

The exact number of flights which the airlines will operate in the forthcoming winter schedule will become clearer in the coming weeks as the DGCA has called a meeting next week to see the preparedness of domestic airlines to operate the flights that they propose. #air india #Jet Airways #NewsTracker #SpiceJet #GoAir #IndiGo #DGCA #Civil aviation #Vistara #Winter schedule
Currency tonic: Govt to infuse additional Rs 800 crore into Air India

Jul 31, 2015

Currency tonic: Govt to infuse additional Rs 800 crore into Air India

The amount sought for making investment in Air India is part of the first supplementary demands for grant presented in Parliament by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. #air india #finance ministry #Civil Aviation Ministry #NewsTracker #Arun Jaitley #DGCA #turn-around plan #service tax #Flight Operations Inspectors #Mahesh Sharma
DGCA removes Air India flight safety chief over bad upkeep of flight monitoring data

Jul 31, 2015

DGCA removes Air India flight safety chief over bad upkeep of flight monitoring data

Prior to issuing orders for his removal, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation had served a show-cause notice to him after the incident was brought to its notice, the sources said. #air india #NewsTracker #DGCA #flight safety #AS Soman #Flight monitoring data
Govt mulls capping airfares to curb predatory pricing ways

Jul 23, 2015

Govt mulls capping airfares to curb predatory pricing ways

In recent times, concerns have been expressed in various quarters, including by parliamentarians, over steep fluctuations in airfares. #air india #PolicyWatch #DGCA #Civil aviation #airfares #Mahesh Sharma
Germanwings impact: DGCA may make psychometric tests for pilots mandatory

Jul 18, 2015

Germanwings impact: DGCA may make psychometric tests for pilots mandatory

An official quoted earlier said that some Indian airlines already conduct psycho tests of their cockpit crew and use various techniques to gather information. #air india #IndianAirForce #SpiceJet #IndiGo #PolicyWatch #DGCA #ICAO #Germanwings crash
Keep maximum fares 2.5-3 times average: Aviation ministry nudges airlines

Jul 13, 2015

Keep maximum fares 2.5-3 times average: Aviation ministry nudges airlines

Air fare regulation sounds good if one is a votary of mindless populism, since world over market forces are allowed to prevail. #Business #NewsTracker #DGCA #Civil aviation #Ministry of Civil Aviation #Mahesh Sharma #A Gajapathi Raju