The Directorate General of Civil Aviation takes care of the safety aspects, while the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security is in charge of the security aspects in the sector
The petition filed by Hindu Sena is likely to be heard on Friday by a bench of Justices Abdul Nazeer and JK Maheshwari
BCAS had in April 2019 directed 84 hypersensitive and sensitive airports across the country to install body scanners by March 2020, replacing existing door frame metal detectors, hand-held scanners and pat-down searches of passengers
Rakesh Asthana, Gujarat-cadre IPS officer and former CBI Special Director, appointed Delhi Police commissioner
In 2018, Asthana was in the news when he was engaged in an unsavoury spat with the then CBI Director Alok Verma
Anti-drone technology currently consists of radio frequency monitoring, as almost 99 percent of drones emit RF.
Bangalore airport launches Digi Yatra with Vistara; to introduce biometric boarding process to other flights later
All Vistara flights are expected to be integrated into the biometric boarding process at the Bangalore airport by October, it said.
Security heightened across airports after Air India receives hijack threat; airlines and CISF to follow enhanced safety measures
Air India's Mumbai control centre on Saturday received a phone call threatening to hijack its plane, after which the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) ordered all airlines and CISF to follow specific enhanced measures to ensure security, according to an official note.
SC dismisses Upendra Rai's plea against ED official Rajeshwar Singh, asks him to file new petition challenging 2G case proceedings
Upendra Rai was arrested by the CBI on 3 May for allegedly indulging in dubious financial transactions, getting an airport access pass made by the BCAS by furnishing false information, alleged extortion, and manipulation of an Income Tax Department case against a Mumbai-bound businessman.
The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security's (BCAS) order, issued last week, bars the Gurgaon-based airline from conducting security training programme for its employees any further
Giving strong indications, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that having biometric systems for passengers at airports appear to be a good idea.
The move would give more teeth and leeway to the aviation regulator and aviation security agency BCAS in dealing with instances of violations amid the domestic sector witnessing over 20 per cent sustained growth in passenger traffic.
Airports in Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Bengaluru have been asked to step up vigil and security to tackle any attack or sabotage.
Aditya Mehta, two-time silver medallist at Asian Paralympics was strip-searched twice in the space of two days. He spoke of this humiliation on social media
The minister's comment comes against the backdrop of rising concerns about aviation security in the country.
Jet Airways today said it has partnered with the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and Bangalore airport for a pilot project to test the use of mobile boarding passes on its flights.
An audit of security procedures for all airlines is a welcome move. Only, severely cash strapped Indian carriers may not want to hire the large workforce needed to conform to the BCAS rule of having seven people available to check an aircraft.
Security across major airports in South India have been enhanced following an alert by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS)warning that terror groups may attack an airport or a vital installation in the South.
According to fresh orders from the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), air passengers can now display their tickets on their smartphones, tablets and