CIVIL AVIATION MINISTER
DGCA gives more time to IndiGo, GoAir for modifying P&W engines
"The position has been reviewed and we are happy to note that the airlines have made substantial progress with regard to the directives issued dated October 28 and 29," DGCA said.
DGCA to monitor passenger complaints, ensure timely redress
The move is aimed to empower the passengers at a time when air passenger ridershi...
SC dismisses Rafale review pleas
The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed pleas seeking a review of its December order against investigating t...
Rahul Gandhi should apologise to nation: BJP on Rafale verdict
SC today dismissed the review petitions against its verdict in the Rafale deal on grounds that they lacked merit, reiterating its clean chit to the Modi government in the fighter jet agreement. It also closed the contempt plea against Rahul Gandhi for wrongly attributing to the apex court his "chowkidar chor hai" remark in the Rafale case.
DGCA likely to license all ATC officers before ’20 ICAO audit
ICAO had recently asked India to make DGCA licensing authority for ATC officers. Earlier, Airports Authority of India (AAI), which is also ATC service provider, had been licensing ATCOs. DGCA will license all 2500 current ATCOs by December, according to a senior DGCA official.
Rafale deal: SC gives clean chit, here is a brief timeline of the fighter jet case
After a 12-year long procurement process, India received first Rafale figher jet in a ceremony in France attended by Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh. Indian government has released first tender in 2007.
Supreme Court to pronounce verdict on pleas seeking Rafale judgment review on Thursday
On May 10, the apex court had reserved the decision on the pleas, including one filed by former Union ministers Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie, and activist lawyer Prashant Bhushan, seeking a re-examination of its findings that there was no occasion to doubt the decision-making process in the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets.
How govt is trying to make Air India attractive for potential buyers
Tata Group chairman N. Chandrasekaran says he will ask his team "to evaluate" bidding for Air India, which was founded by the group 87 years...
DGCA asks IndiGo to replace old engines on 97 aircraft by Jan-end
This order for IndiGo is a follow-up of an earlier DGCA order to change engines in 16 airplanes.
View: BJP scores a victory but the real test would be on majoritarian triumphalism
A wave of majoritarian triumphalism is certain; the BJP’s task is to prevent elation, and finding expression.
Civil aviation secretary chairs review meeting of Air India
The meeting comes ahead of the airline's board meet, which scheduled to be held on October 22 for clearing the consolidated account statement for the fiscal ended March 2019. During the meeting the secretary took stock of the situation.
Replace A320 Neo plane PW engines that have been used for more than 3000 hours: DGCA to IndiGo
A Directorate General of Civil Aviation official said there are 16 aircraft in IndiGo's fleet in which both the Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines have been used for more than 2,900 hours.
Avoid unnecessary statements on Ayodhya, maintain harmony: PM Modi to ministers
The prime minister made these remarks at a meeting of the council of ministers, while asserting the need to maintain an atmosphere of amity and harmony in the country. The Supreme Court is likely to deliver its verdict on the emotive Ayodhya issue before Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi retires on November 17.
Working to get 737 Max back in air, says Boeing
“Boeing has tested over 800 test flights (on B737Max) and is working on improving the training process involving B737Max. We are working closely with regulators round the world to bring the aircraft back to service,” said Darren Hulst, director (product, forecast and current market), Boeing Commercial Aircraft.
India takes up Pakistan's denial of airspace use to PM's aircraft with international body
Prime Minister Modi, who is travelling to Saudi Arabia on a bilateral visit, was denied overflight clearance by the Pakistani authorities. Sources said that India has take up the issue with relevant international authority.
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