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Why so serious? DGCA needs to loosen up over the Sonu Nigam's Jet Airways 'concert'

Feb 06, 2016

Why so serious? DGCA needs to loosen up over the Sonu Nigam's Jet Airways 'concert'

Sometimes, our regulators take themselves too seriously. They need to lighten up. Jet Airways suspending its cabin crew after they allowed Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam take over the aircraft cabin PA system is a case in point. #Jet Airways #InMyOpinion #DGCA #Sonu Nigam #Shareworthy #Civil aviation requirement #MA Deviah
Like it or not, DGCA is right in suspending Jet Airways crew after Sonu Nigam's mid-air 'concert'

Feb 05, 2016

Like it or not, DGCA is right in suspending Jet Airways crew after Sonu Nigam's mid-air 'concert'

In a somewhat similar sense, it is best to not copy international practices mid-air and take a rather conservative approach to safety by eschewing mid-air singing or dancing in the Indian airspace. #Jet Airways #Aviation #ConnectTheDots #SpiceJet #DGCA #Sonu Nigam #Safety violations
Controversy erupts after Jet suspends five cabin crew over Nigam's in-flight 'concert'

Feb 05, 2016

Controversy erupts after Jet suspends five cabin crew over Nigam's in-flight 'concert'

The DGCA has summoned Jet Aitways officials on 10 February over the issue. When contacted, a Jet Airways spokesperson said that he was not aware of it. #Bollywood #Civil Aviation Ministry #Jet Airways #CompanyWatch #DGCA #Sonu Nigam #Civil aviation requirement
Air bound: DGCA allows airlines to have handcuffs on board to restrain unruly passengers

Jan 28, 2016

Air bound: DGCA allows airlines to have handcuffs on board to restrain unruly passengers

The DGCA has allowed airlines to carry restrainers like plastic handcuffs to control unruly passengers and keep them seated till the flight lands safely, #Jet Airways #didyouknow #Aviation #SpiceJet #IndiGo #DGCA #Directorate General of Civil Aviation #airplanes #Vistara #Shareworthy #handcuffs
IndiGo expands network, adds eight new daily domestic flights

Jan 27, 2016

IndiGo expands network, adds eight new daily domestic flights

The new flights connect Delhi to Chennai, Chennai to Kochi, Guwahati to Delhi and Hyderabad to Delhi, among other routes, it said. #Business #Aviation #CompanyWatch #IndiGo #DGCA #Aditya Ghosh
India's domestic air traffic log 20% growth in December last year, SpiceJet leads pack

Jan 18, 2016

India's domestic air traffic log 20% growth in December last year, SpiceJet leads pack

Full service carrier Jet Airways and Air India during this period carried 1.40 million and 1.28 million passengers respectively, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation data. #Business #Jet Airways #NewsTracker #Aviation #SpiceJet #IndiGo #DGCA #Domestic passenger traffic
Doggie's day out: Flights affected as stray animal wanders onto runway at Mumbai airport

Jan 18, 2016

Doggie's day out: Flights affected as stray animal wanders onto runway at Mumbai airport

One flight had to abort take off and four other flights’ landing had to be briefly suspended as a dog strayed onto the runway of Mumbai airport. #Jet Airways #NewsTracker #Mumbai #DGCA #Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport #Dog #Runway #airport
Pathankot attack aftermath: Air India advises passengers to arrive at airport three hours before departure

Jan 12, 2016

Pathankot attack aftermath: Air India advises passengers to arrive at airport three hours before departure

National carrier Air India on Tuesday urged its passengers to reach airports well on time to avoid delays in view of agencies scaling up security measures from the entrance of the terminal building to boarding aircraft. #air india #NewsTracker #DGCA #Pathankot #Pathankot terror attack
Kolkata: Airplane suffers major damage after bus driver dozes off on tarmac

Dec 22, 2015

Kolkata: Airplane suffers major damage after bus driver dozes off on tarmac

An Alliance Air plane on Tuesday suffered "extensive" damage in Kolkata when the driver of a tarmac bus ferrying Jet Airways crew apparently dozed off. #air india #NewsTracker #Kolkata #DGCA #Air safety #Alliance Air
DGCA to audit helicopter services after seven die in chopper crash en route to Vaishno Devi

Nov 25, 2015

DGCA to audit helicopter services after seven die in chopper crash en route to Vaishno Devi

The Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has asked the DGCA to conduct a detailed safety audit of the helicopter operations between Katra-Sanjichhat sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Katra belt, where a recent chopper crash killed six pilgrims and one pilot. #NewsTracker #DGCA #Directorate General of Civil Aviation #Vaishno Devi #Chopper crash #Helicopter crash #Katra crash #Vaishno Devi Shrine Board #J&K Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh #Himalayan Heli