DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF CIVIL AVIATION
The Bankrupty Code isn't broken, but it still needs fixing
The government needs to make the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code speedier, more transparent and hazard-free.
In a first, DGCA Certifies Boeing’s Singapore Training Facility for Dreamliner Planes
The official said the clearance would help full service...
Disinvestment of Air India should improve competition within the aviation sector: IATA official
Moreover, the official said that the Jet Airw...
Slowdown grounds business jets as the rich tighten purse strings
India Inc is looking to tighten its belt amid the economic slowdown as it gives up on jets.
IndiGo says PW engine issue is likely to have an impact on future capacity
On November 1, aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had asked IndiGo to replace all unmodified PW engines on its 97 A320neo family aircraft or face grounding of planes.
DGCA to staff: Do not audit companies with 'conflict of interest'
“We found that some of our officials were showing extra interest in auditing companies with their friends and family in it. We would want such officials to stay away from auditing such companies,” said a senior DGCA official, who did not want to be identified. Sources added that this order was reiterated after DG Arun Kumar came across such instances.
More independent directors earn in crores now
There were 43 independent directors who earned more than Rs 1 crore from a single company.
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.
India's air passenger traffic grows 3.6 per cent in Oct; pace slower than seen in 2018: IATA
The International Air Transport Association (IATA), a grouping of more than 280 airlines worldwide, on Thursday said growth in India lags the robust 2018 outcomes. Globally, Revenue Passenger Kilometre (RPK) rose to 3.4 per cent in October compared to the year-ago period. RPK is a measure of demand.
DGCA to monitor passenger complaints, ensure timely redress
The move is aimed to empower the passengers at a time when air passenger ridership numbers are rising.
IndiGo stops pushing Airbus engines to limit after shutdowns
IndiGo has told its pilots to stop pushing engines on its new jets to the limit when the planes are climbing.
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 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.
Man who built plane on terrace set to get flying nod
Amol Yadav, a city-based pilot, took six years to build a six-seater aircraft from scratch with his own money on the terrace a Kandivali building. Now his indigenous aircraft is all set to get a special fly permit from DGCA to test the capabilities of the airplane.
Pilots revving engines too hard led to IndiGo’s Airbus woes
DGCA told IndiGo that its practice of revving A320neo jets at full thrust could wear down engines, sources say.
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