Wednesday, February 8, 2023

DGCA

DGCA receives deregistration requests of two SpiceJet aircrafts

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has received requests to deregister two more B737 aircraft leased to the carrier SpiceJet.The requests for deregistration have been made by Irish lessor Horizon Aviation. This is the third such instance...

DGCA suspends Pilot’s license in SpiceJet Turbulence case

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended the licence of the pilot-in-command (PIC) of a SpiceJet flight for six months after he ignored the co-pilot's suggestion onboard a Boeing B737 aircraft. The development is related to the May...

Airlines will have to take action against flyers without mask: DGCA

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked airlines to strictly enforce Covid-19 protocol, including mask mandate, inside aircraft amid rise in infections.In a statement, the DGCA said it will be conducting “random checks” in aircraft across the...

DGCA issues guidelines tocurb wildlife hazards for flights

India’s aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has issued a fresh set of directives for airport operators to check incidents of collision of planes with birds and other animals in the wake of such incidents recently.The...

DGCA removes price cap on air fares

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday announced the removal of lower and upper limits on air fare in the country.“After review of the current status of scheduled domestic operations viz-a-viz passenger demand for air travel,...

Scares in the air: 9 incidents since July 5 raise safety concerns

Indian carriers are going through a highly-turbulent phase on account of several glitches in the recent times. Between July 5 and July 21, there have been as many as nine incidents which raised scares in the air. IANS lists...

Airlines can’t deny boarding to disabled passenger without doctor’s opinion: DGCA

If an airline feels a disabled passenger’s health is likely to deteriorate during a flight, it must consult a doctor at the airport and take an “appropriate decision” on whether boarding should be denied to the flyer or not,...

60 pilots, 150 cabin crewfailed breath analyzer test

A total of 60 pilots and 150 cabin crew members tested positive following the breath analyzer (BA) test in the last two and a half years. Breath Analyzer tests are conducted to ensure aviation safety is not compromised due...

Delhi HC rejects plea to stop SpiceJet airline

The Delhi High Court on Monday rejected public interest litigation (PIL) seeking to stop the operation of SpiceJet airline for allegedly flying its aircraft in breach of professional and safety obligations.The court cannot stay the operation of an airline...

IndiGo’s Sharjah-Hyderabad flight makes landing at Karachi

IndiGo’s Sharjah-Hyderabad flight was diverted to Karachi as a precaution on Sunday after pilots observed defect in one of the engines, officials of aviation regulator DGCA said.On July 14, IndiGo’s Delhi-Vadodara flight was diverted to Jaipur out of precaution...