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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
Cancellation, rescheduling, no-show charges: everything seems to be in DGCA crosshairs

Jul 10, 2015

Cancellation, rescheduling, no-show charges: everything seems to be in DGCA crosshairs

The DGCA started enquiries on cancellation charges after it was noticed that several airlines had raised these steeply and one after the other, in quick succession. #Aviation #airlines #DGCA #LCC
DGCA nixes airlines' proposal to charge for check-in baggage

Jul 08, 2015

DGCA nixes airlines' proposal to charge for check-in baggage

In April this year, DGCA had allowed domestic carriers to unbundle their services and charge separately for facilities such as preferred seats, meals on board and use of lounges. #Business #SpiceJet #IndiGo #PolicyWatch #DGCA #AirAsia India
DGCA probes flight ticket cancellation charges; passengers' body alleges cartelisation

Jul 06, 2015

DGCA probes flight ticket cancellation charges; passengers' body alleges cartelisation

Three domestic carrier IndiGo, Jet Airways and SpiceJet have unilaterally revised upward their ticket cancellation fee in the recent past #Jet Airways #SpiceJet #IndiGo #DGCA #flight cancellation charges
Air India and its Leh troubles: airline under DGCA probe along with GoAir

Jul 03, 2015

Air India and its Leh troubles: airline under DGCA probe along with GoAir

Aviation regulator DGCA may issue a notice to Air India and GoAir for operating flights to Leh in bad weather on June 26. #air india #GoAir #DGCA #Leh #leg
Competition Commission rejects complaint against IndiGo

Jun 29, 2015

Competition Commission rejects complaint against IndiGo

The complaint was filed by one Udit Gupta from the national capital against Interglobe Aviation -- and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. #Business #Aviation #CompanyWatch #IndiGo #DGCA #Competition Commission #Interglobe Aviation
Charging flight passengers by their weight is a good idea; its time definitely has come

Jun 29, 2015

Charging flight passengers by their weight is a good idea; its time definitely has come

If they are thrifty, they may go for long workouts and even turn anorexic if only to have the last laugh before emplaning. #Aviation #InMyOpinion #airlines #DGCA #Baggage #passenger fare
Taxiing for long, aviation ministry set to take off under Mahesh Sharma

Jun 29, 2015

Taxiing for long, aviation ministry set to take off under Mahesh Sharma

Policy issues such as a decision on scrapping the 5/20 rule, putting in place a comprehensive civil aviation policy and a policy on air services agreements with other countries were left hanging #DGCA #AAI #Ministry of Civil Aviation #Mahesh Sharma #5/20 rule