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Air ambulance makes belly landing at Mumbai airport after losing wheel during take-off from Nagpur
India

Air ambulance makes belly landing at Mumbai airport after losing wheel during take-off from Nagpur

All passengers were evacuated safely after the pilot belly-landed the aircraft on foam carpeting in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

DGCA says aircrew 'cannot fly for 48 hours' after receiving COVID-19 vaccination
India

DGCA says aircrew 'cannot fly for 48 hours' after receiving COVID-19 vaccination

In case the medical unfitness period post-vaccination continues for more than 14 days, then a 'special medical examination' will be required, said the aviation regulator

DGCA extends suspension of international passenger flights till 31 March
India

DGCA extends suspension of international passenger flights till 31 March

The restriction will not apply to cargo flights and flights specifically approved by the aviation regulator

COVID-19 pandemic: DGCA extends suspension of international flights till 28 February
India

COVID-19 pandemic: DGCA extends suspension of international flights till 28 February

Special international flights have been operating under the Vande Bharat Mission since May and under bilateral "air bubble" arrangements with selected countries since July

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international passenger flights till 30 November
India

DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international passenger flights till 30 November

As per the circular, the suspension does not affect international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA

DGCA approves only 55.7% weekly domestic flights for winter schedule compared to last year
India

DGCA approves only 55.7% weekly domestic flights for winter schedule compared to last year

Currently, airlines in India are allowed to operate a maximum 60 percent of their pre-COVID-19 weekly domestic flights

DGCA seeks report from IndiGo over 'safety' violations on Kangana Ranaut's Chandigarh-Mumbai flight
India

DGCA seeks report from IndiGo over 'safety' violations on Kangana Ranaut's Chandigarh-Mumbai flight

The DGCA has sought an report from the airline after videos showed mediapersons standing too close to each other in its Chandigarh-Mumbai flight (6E264) on Wednesday

Govt allows airlines to serve on-board meals; passengers refusing to wear face masks can be put on no-fly lists
India

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 extends ban on international commercial flights till 31 Aug; cargo flights permitted
India

DGCA extends ban on international commercial flights till 31 Aug; cargo flights permitted

Since suspension of international flights in March, over 2,500 repatriation flights by foreign carriers to take stranded passengers to/from India have been approved, DGCA added

AirAsia India sacks pilot Gaurav Taneja after his video alleging violations of safety regulations; DGCA issues notice to airline
India

AirAsia India sacks pilot Gaurav Taneja after his video alleging violations of safety regulations; DGCA issues notice to airline

On Sunday, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) sent a show cause notice to an AirAsia India executive over the allegations made by Taneja.

DGCA says suspension of international passenger flights extended till 15 July, may allow operation on case-by-case basis
India

DGCA says suspension of international passenger flights extended till 15 July, may allow operation on case-by-case basis

Scheduled international passenger flights were suspended in India on 23 March due to the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19 Impact: DGCA extends deadline for IndiGo, GoAir to replace unmodified PW engines to 31 August
Business

COVID-19 Impact: DGCA extends deadline for IndiGo, GoAir to replace unmodified PW engines to 31 August

Indian aviation regulator, DGCA, on Monday extended the deadline for IndiGo and GoAir to replace all the 60 unmodified Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines on their A320neo planes from 31 May to 31 August, as supply chain has been impacted due to the coronavirus-induced lockdown

SpiceJet's freighter arm, SpiceXpress gets DGCA approval for drone trials; to deliver essential supplies to remote areas
Business

SpiceJet's freighter arm, SpiceXpress gets DGCA approval for drone trials; to deliver essential supplies to remote areas

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Friday said its freighter arm SpiceXpress has received approval for conducting drone trials from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA)

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation stocks fall after DGCA directive to stop bookings for travel after 3 May
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: Aviation stocks fall after DGCA directive to stop bookings for travel after 3 May

Airline stocks fell up to 5.5 percent on Monday after regulator DGCA directed airlines to stop taking bookings for travel after 3 May

Delhi High Court seeks response of Centre, DGCA, IndiGo, GoAir on PIL seeking grounding of A320neo aircraft
Business

Delhi High Court seeks response of Centre, DGCA, IndiGo, GoAir on PIL seeking grounding of A320neo aircraft

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought responses of the Centre, aviation regulator DGCA, Indigo and GoAir on a plea seeking grounding of A320neo aircraft with faulty engines

People traveling to China will be quarantined on return, said the DGCA
World

People traveling to China will be quarantined on return, said the DGCA

"Existing visas (including eVisa already issued) are no longer valid for any foreign national travelling from China," it added.

US-Iran tensions: Commercial airlines reroute flights crossing West Asia to avoid danger amid escalating conflict
World

US-Iran tensions: Commercial airlines reroute flights crossing West Asia to avoid danger amid escalating conflict

Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the West Asia to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.

IndiGo parent InterGlobe Aviation shares fall 3% after DGCA directive against PW engines
Business

IndiGo parent InterGlobe Aviation shares fall 3% after DGCA directive against PW engines

Shares of InterGlobe Aviation fell 3 percent on Tuesday after the DGCA asked IndiGo not to use A320 Neo planes which are fitted with PW engines that have already been used for over 3,000 hours, or face grounding of aircraft

DGCA launches probe into Cessna aircraft crash at flying academy in Maharashtra's Dhule district; pilot safe
India

DGCA launches probe into Cessna aircraft crash at flying academy in Maharashtra's Dhule district; pilot safe

A trainer aircraft crashed at a flying academy in Maharashtra's Shirpur on Friday following which aviation regulator DGCA is probing the incident.