Wednesday, February 8, 2023

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DGCA issues show-cause notice on SpiceJet

Aviation regulator DGCA issued a show-cause notice Wednesday to SpiceJet after it reported eight technical malfunction incidents involving its planes over the last 18 days, flagging safety oversight, inadequate maintenance and payment-related shortage of spares.SpiceJet has failed to “establish...

55% IndiGo flights delayed as crew call sick

Fifty-five per cent of IndiGo’s domestic flights were delayed on Saturday as a significant number of cabin crew members took sick leave, with sources in the industry saying they ostensibly went for an Air India recruitment drive.Directorate General of...

SpiceJet’s Delhi-Jabalpur flight returns after crew notices smoke in cabin

SpiceJet said its flight heading to Jabalpur returned to Delhi on Saturday after crew members observed smoke in the cabin at around 5,000-feet altitude.There was oil leakage in one of the engines of the Q400 aircraft and that is...

Off-load passengers who refuse to wear face mask: DGCA

Airlines must de-board any passenger before departure if they refuse to wear face mask inside an aircraft even after being warned, aviation regulator DGCA said on Wednesday.If any passenger refuses to wear mask or follow COVID-19 protocol in a...

IndiGo fined Rs.5L over handling of specially abled child

IndiGo airlines has been fined Rs. 5 lakh for not allowing a boy with special needs to board a flight from Ranchi.The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the country’s top regulator for air travel, said that a probe had...

DGCA issues show cause notice to IndiGo over Ranchi airport incident

IndiGo staff inappropriately handled a specially-abled child and his parents at the Ranchi airport on May 7, aviation regulator DGCA stated on Monday while citing “prima facie” findings of its panel.A show-cause notice has been issued to the airline...

DGCA to probe allegations against IndiGo airlines

India’s aviation regulator DGCA has formed a three-member team to conduct a “fact-finding enquiry” into IndiGo recently barring a specially-abled child from boarding a flight at the Ranchi airport as he was in a “state of panic”, officials said...

MHA grants security clearance to Jet Airways

Union home ministry has granted security clearance to Jet Airways that is planning to relaunch commercial flight operations in the next few months, according to an official document.The Jalan-Kalrock Consortium is currently the promoters of Jet Airways. The airline...

Durgapur flight incident: DGCA begins inspection of entire SpiceJet aircraft fleet

India’s aviation regulator DGCA on Monday announced that it is carrying out an inspection of the entire SpiceJet aircraft fleet after its Mumbai-Durgapur plane ran into a severe turbulence leading to injuries to 17 people.The Directorate General of Civil...

Regular Intl flights likely from Mar 15

Regular international flights are likely to resume from March 15 and will follow the standard operating procedures effective at airports for arrivals and departure, government sources said on Monday.Given the consistent decline in Covid cases, a decision on resuming...