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Punjab: Bhagwant Mann directs DGCA to start flights from Mohali airport to US, Canada
World

Punjab: Bhagwant Mann directs DGCA to start flights from Mohali airport to US, Canada

Chairing a meeting to review the functioning of the civil aviation department, Punjab chief minister said a large number of people are settled in countries like the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand and Australia and this initiative will facilitate the Punjabi diaspora abroad

Mid-air scares with Airbus A320neo; Know all
India

Mid-air scares with Airbus A320neo; Know all

Pilots of the Air India A320neo plane from Mumbai to Bengaluru received a warning about high exhaust gas temperatures on one of the engines just minutes after the aircraft's departure

DGCA grants Jet Airways air operator certificate; airlines to resume flights by September
India

DGCA grants Jet Airways air operator certificate; airlines to resume flights by September

With DGCA officials onboard, the airline had successfully operated five proving flights on 15 and 17 May

Jet Airways conducts first set of three proving flights, next set on Tuesday
India

Jet Airways conducts first set of three proving flights, next set on Tuesday

A total of five landings have to be done by the aircraft to successfully complete its proving flights, sources said

Jet Airways' proving flights scheduled to take place on 15 and 17 May
India

Jet Airways' proving flights scheduled to take place on 15 and 17 May

Proving flights are similar to commercial flights but with officials of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, executives and flight crew of the carrier concerned on board

IndiGo incident: DGCA forms 3-member fact-finding team
India

IndiGo incident: DGCA forms 3-member fact-finding team

IndiGo barred a specially-abled child from boarding a flight from Ranchi to Hyderabad as he was in a "state of panic"

NCPCR seeks FIR against IndiGo for barring specially-abled child from boarding flight
India

NCPCR seeks FIR against IndiGo for barring specially-abled child from boarding flight

Aviation regulator DGCA has started a probe in the matter and asked the airline to submit a report

'Investigating it myself': Jyotiraditya Scindia assures apt action on IndiGo barring specially-abled boy to board flight
India

'Investigating it myself': Jyotiraditya Scindia assures apt action on IndiGo barring specially-abled boy to board flight

The Civil Aviation Minister said that there is zero tolerance towards such behaviour and no human being should have to go through this kind of situation

IndiGo bars specially-abled boy from boarding Ranchi-Hyderabad flight, Child Rights body says appropriate action being taken
India

IndiGo bars specially-abled boy from boarding Ranchi-Hyderabad flight, Child Rights body says appropriate action being taken

On Saturday, at Ranchi airport, IndiGo prohibited a specially-abled boy from boarding Ranchi-Hyderabad flight. Following the incident, DGCA has informed that it has initiated a probe and has asked the airline to submit a report

Compensate or pay fine: DGCA tells airlines wrongly denying boarding to passengers
India

Compensate or pay fine: DGCA tells airlines wrongly denying boarding to passengers

DGCA, in an e-mail on 2 May, asked all Indian carriers to give compensation and facilities to passengers affected by such denial of boarding, failing which it will impose financial penalties on them

Jet Airways takes to the skies after three years: What’s in store for the once-bankrupt airline?
India

Jet Airways takes to the skies after three years: What’s in store for the once-bankrupt airline?

Jet Airways has already hired over 200 people across major operations, including former SpiceJet and Vistara executive Sanjiv Kapoor as its CEO. The airline plans to start operations in the September quarter of this year

Jet Airways takes to skies again after three-year hiatus
India

Jet Airways takes to skies again after three-year hiatus

Jet Airways, which has not flown since 17 April, 2019, is currently in the process of re-launching operations under its new promoters Jalan-Kalrock Consortium

SpiceJet snag again: Durgapur-bound flight returns to Chennai after engine problem mid-air
India

SpiceJet snag again: Durgapur-bound flight returns to Chennai after engine problem mid-air

The incident comes less than a week after a severe turbulence hit SpiceJet's Mumbai-Durgapur flight, leading to serious injuries to passengers and crew members. Two of its passengers were also admitted to ICU

Explained: What is drone delivery and how does it work?
India

Explained: What is drone delivery and how does it work?

Online food-delivery company Swiggy is planning to use drones on a trial basis for its instant grocery service, Instamart, starting May

Durgapur flight: DGCA starts probe; SpiceJet says flyers were told to remain seated
India

Durgapur flight: DGCA starts probe; SpiceJet says flyers were told to remain seated

A total of 15 people 12 passengers and three cabin crew members were injured in this flight due to severe turbulence

Explained: What happened in the SpiceJet turbulence incident and how did flyers get hurt?
India

Explained: What happened in the SpiceJet turbulence incident and how did flyers get hurt?

Nearly 40 passengers and crew members sustained head and spinal injuries, as a SpiceJet flight, operating from Mumbai to Durgapur, encountered severe turbulence before landing

SpiceJet Mumbai-Durgapur flight faces severe turbulence during descent, 12 passengers, crew injured; DGCA orders probe
India

SpiceJet Mumbai-Durgapur flight faces severe turbulence during descent, 12 passengers, crew injured; DGCA orders probe

The SpiceJet flight landed safely at the Durgapur airport and immediate medical assistance was provided upon its arrival. The injured passengers were rushed to a hospital

Seven IndiGo pilots under DGCA scanner for 'abusing' on emergency frequency
India

Seven IndiGo pilots under DGCA scanner for 'abusing' on emergency frequency

On 9 April, the pilots were allegedly found venting their ire over low salaries on 121.5 MHz frequency, which is used for emergency communications

India resumes international flights from today; 60 foreign airlines to operate during Summer
India

India resumes international flights from today; 60 foreign airlines to operate during Summer

A total of 60 foreign airlines of 40 countries including Mauritius, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, the United States of America, Iraq and others have been given the approval to operate 1783 frequencies to/from India during Summer Schedule 2022

Madhya Pradesh: Alliance Air plane with 60 on board overshoots runway at Jabalpur Airport
India

Madhya Pradesh: Alliance Air plane with 60 on board overshoots runway at Jabalpur Airport

All 55 passengers and five crew members are safe. The DGCA has started a probe into the incident. The ATR-72 aircraft departed from Delhi at 11:30 am and landed in Jabalpur at 1:15 pm