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SpiceJet pilot sacked, found guilty of misconduct and sexually harassing air hostess

Apr 23, 2016

SpiceJet pilot sacked, found guilty of misconduct and sexually harassing air hostess

Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Saturday said that it has sacked a commander-level pilot on charges of sexual harassment. #SpiceJet #Sexual harassment #DGCA #pilot #sacked #Misconduct #Safety breach
Govt got shareholder pact in Jet-Etihad deal amended, why did it slacken in AirAsia's case?

Apr 15, 2016

Govt got shareholder pact in Jet-Etihad deal amended, why did it slacken in AirAsia's case?

India's airline industry is notorious for taking care of its own and hounding out new entrants. Some powerful airline promoters are known to actually influence key policy decisions, leaving the less-powerful rivals in a quandary. So when these powerful airline promoters join hands to hound out a newbie, it is really no surprise. #Tata Sons #AirAsia #DGCA #Tony Fernandes #Ministry of Civil Aviation #Jet-Etihad #Vistara #M Sathiyavathy
Air passenger traffic grew 24% in February to 74.76 lakh people

Mar 18, 2016

Air passenger traffic grew 24% in February to 74.76 lakh people

No-frills carrier IndiGo's market share stood at 36.8 percent in February while that of Jet Airways was 18.4 percent #Jet Airways #SpiceJet #IndiGo #AirAsia #DGCA #Air Carriers #passenger traffic
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