All passengers were evacuated safely after the pilot belly-landed the aircraft on foam carpeting in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
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
The restriction will not apply to cargo flights and flights specifically approved by the aviation regulator
Special international flights have been operating under the Vande Bharat Mission since May and under bilateral "air bubble" arrangements with selected countries since July
As per the circular, the suspension does not affect international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the DGCA
Currently, airlines in India are allowed to operate a maximum 60 percent of their pre-COVID-19 weekly domestic flights
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
The aviation ministry also permitted the airlines to let passengers use in-flight entertainment systems on international as well as domestic flights
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
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
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
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
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)
DGCA extends suspension of domestic, international flight ops till 17 May as India enters third phase of lockdown
The ongoing and second phase of lockdown was scheduled to end on 3 May.
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
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
"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
Commercial airlines on Wednesday rerouted flights crossing the West Asia to avoid possible danger amid escalating tensions between the United States and Iran.
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
A trainer aircraft crashed at a flying academy in Maharashtra's Shirpur on Friday following which aviation regulator DGCA is probing the incident.