DGCA probes GoAir incident at Bengaluru airport; summons pilots
A source said the Airbus plane had touched the unpaved surface outside the runway after landing and the pilot took off again. The aircraft was diverted to Hyderabad. Reportedly, the flight carrying around 170 passengers was being flown by an expat pilot. The fligt was later diverted to Hyderabad.
DGCA to monitor passenger complaints, ensure timely redress
The move is aimed to empower the passengers at a time when air passenger ridershi...
DGCA likely to license all ATC officers before ’20 ICAO audit
ICAO had recently asked India to make DGCA licensing authority for ATC officers...
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.
13 employees of airlines, airports across country failed breath analyzer test: DGCA official
Thirteen employees of airlines and airports have failed breath analyser tests since September 16 and they have been suspended for three mont...
Replace PW engines of 13 A30Neo aircraft within 15 days: DGCA to GoAir
The 13 aircraft have to be fitted with at least one modified Pratt and Whitney (PW) low-pressure turbine engine within the next 15 days, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official told PTI.
DGCA probe finds ‘alarming practices’ by some airlines
The crackdown came against the brackdrop of accidents and incidents this monsoon.August and September, according to DGCA data, have seen six and two incidents. There were 11 incidents in July — the highest in the year.
DGCA asks Indigo to replace A320 Neo plane PW engines used for more than 3,000 Hours
NEW DELHI: The country's civil aviation regulator, DGCA, on Monday asked IndiGo not to use such A320 Neo planes which are fitted with PW eng...
The issues that have kept Air India's fate hanging in balance
The issues holding Expression of Interest are FDI norms & national carrier status after change in ownership.
13 employees of airlines, airports failed alcohol test since Sep 16: DGCA official
The aviation regulator in September had issued rules for the tests to be conducted at all airports for airside workers, including those handling aircraft maintenance, air traffic control (ATC) and ground handling services.
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.
Resolve complaints on social media; update and refund: DGCA
Airlines have also been asked to provide special facilities to senior citizens and make food and water available to passengers in case of flight delays and cancellations.
DGCA starts audit of examiners
Action will be taken in case of any lapse in conduct of examiners.
Airlines rush to fill in Jet’s space
With jet Airways no longer operating any flights, other airlines have come forward to fill up the winter slots occupied by the Jet till last year. Vistara has taken the lead followed by SpiceJet and AirAsia India in filling up the space.
DGCA announces rules to minimise passenger inconvenience; asks airlines to resolve social media complaints too
The airlines will have to send periodic messages to passengers to keep them updated on delays.
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