Govt allows airlines to serve on-board meals; passengers refusing to wear face masks can be put on no-fly lists
The aviation ministry also permitted the airlines to let passengers use in-flight entertainment systems on international as well as domestic flights
DGCA said separate training records have to be maintained for each such extended certificate till December-end for verification or audit purposes.
IndiGo may get more time to replace PW engines on A320neo; relaxation a big relief for budget carrier, passengers
The PW engine-powered A320 neo planes in the fleets of IndiGo and GoAir have been facing glitches both mid-air and on-ground since their induction way back in 2016.
DGCA to IndiGo: For every new A320neo plane, ground an old one with unmodified PW engines; directive to likely affect carrier's expansion plans
PW engine-powered A320 neo planes in the fleets of IndiGo and GoAir have been facing glitches both mid-air and on-ground since their induction way back in 2016
DGCA finds safety lapses by IndiGo airline during special audit, issues notices to four senior executives
Four senior executives of IndiGo airline were issued show cause notices Friday by the DGCA after a special audit team of the aviation regulator found safety lapses, according to sources privy to the development
Aircraft landing with unstabilised approach in bad weather conditions to attract punitive action: DGCA
A senior official at the DGCA told PTI that it is probing the incidents of planes overshooting runways
Jet Airways crisis: Hinduja Group, Etihad Airways likely to bid for debt-laden airline via IBC route; Tata, Qatar Airways keen to join race too
Qatar Airways is also expected to join the race for Jet Airways stake acquisition if the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar is able to find out a suitable local partner, the report said.
DGCA to seek credible revival plan from Jet Airways; will extend help within regulatory framework: Official
After weeks of uncertainty, Jet Airways on Wednesday announced temporary suspension of its operations as it did not receive emergency funds to stay afloat.
India's aviation regulator has asked all airlines to come out with an individual medium-term plan by Wednesday on enhancing the availability of domestic flights, in a move aimed at curbing rising airfares, government officials said
Jet Airways grounds more planes after failing to pay lessors; seeks access to bailout funds promised by banks
With a smaller operating fleet, Jet Airways has given pilots and cabin crew the option of flexible working days and taking extended leave with or without pay.
The meeting assumes significance as it comes in the backdrop of drastically reduced operations and non-payment of salaries to pilots along with engineers and other senior staff for more than three months now.
SpiceJet and Jet Airways are the only two domestic airlines which operate Boeing 737 Max 8 planes.
IndiGo pulls out 30 flights as pilot shortage continues to hamper operations, says cancellations to go on for a few more days
IndiGo has cancelled 30 flights on Tuesday due to the on-going pilot shortages. Most flights have been cancelled from Kolkata, Hyderabad and Chennai.
The Mumbai-headquartered GoAir has 49 planes in the fleet and 30 of them are Airbus A320 Neos.
Air India reverts senior pilot Arvind Kathpalia who failed alcohol test to executive director's post
Kathpalia, a senior pilot, who has been working with Air India since the late 1980s, was elevated to the post of director in March 2017 from the position of ED
IndiGo's technical snags: A clueless aviation watchdog, DGCA must seek aircraft-specific glitch data from carriers
Instead of asking for the number of technical snags, aviation regulator DGCA must seek data on the percentage of snags per aircraft per cycle (one takeoff and landing).
The United Arab Emirates will finalise laws to more heavily regulate the sale of drones and their operations soon, aiming to minimise risks posed by unmanned aerial vehicles, an official at the aviation regulator said on Monday.
A bill to replace the DGCA by a new aviation regulator with full operational and financial autonomy is likely to be tabled in Parliament in the next part of the Budget Session starting later this month, official sources said today.