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Chennai-Mumbai IndiGo flight makes emergency landing due to bomb threat

New Delhi: An IndiGo flight, 6E 5314, traveling from Chennai to Mumbai on Saturday, was forced to make an emergency landing at Mumbai airport due to a bomb threat.

Air India flight delayed over 8 hours; people fainted inside aircraft with no AC, says passenger

New Delhi/IBNS: An Air India flight passenger has alleged that some people fainted inside the aircraft, which had no air-conditioning, following a delay of over eight hours.

IndiGo plane returns to airport after passenger found standing on overbooked Varanasi flight

A Varanasi bound IndiGo flight was forced to return to Mumbai airport on Tuesday just as it was about to take off after the crew spotted an overbooked passenger standing at the rear of the aircraft.

Trouble for Go First as Delhi HC orders DGCA to deregister all 54 planes

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has directed the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to proceed with deregistering aircraft leased by Go First in the next five working days, media reports said.

DGCA imposes Rs 80 lakh fine on Air India

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday slapped a fine of Rs 80 lakh on Air India for breaching regulations related to Flight Duty Time Limitations (FDTL) and fatigue management system (FMS) for flight crew, media reports said.

DGCA imposes Rs 30 lakh fine on Air India over lack of wheelchair after 80-yr-old dies

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday slapped a penalty of Rs 30 lakh on Air India for “not having an adequate number of wheelchairs” at Mumbai airport which led to the death of an elderly passenger earlier this month, media reported.

NHRC asks report from DGCA on death of 80-yr-old man, who was travelling to India from New York, at Mumbai Airport

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Tuesday issued a notice to the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) seeking a report on the death of an 80-year-old man who collapsed after walking about 1.5 kilometres due to the non-availability of a wheelchair at Mumbai airport.

Jyotiraditya Scindia says fliers eating on airport tarmac 'completely unacceptable'

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the row over the video in which passengers of an IndiGo flight are seen eating on the tarmac in Mumbai airport as they waited for take-off, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia Thursday said that the way security was compromised is "completely unacceptable".

IndiGo fined Rs. 1.2 crore after viral video shows fliers eating on tarmac

New Delhi/IBNS: The Bureau Of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has fined low-cost carrier IndiGo Rs. 1.2 crore after a viral video showed passengers eating on the tarmac while waiting for their delayed flight to take off.

'War rooms at airports': Jyotiraditya Scindia announces new rules over flight delays

New Delhi/IBNS: After a harrowing experience with flight delays at Delhi airport, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Tuesday announced a six-point action plan to combat fog-induced disruptions to domestic and international commercial flight operations, which have resulted in the delay or cancellation of hundreds of flights.

After chaos at Delhi airport, DGCA issues new regulation; airlines may cancel 'consequentially delayed' flights

New Delhi/IBNS: The regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Monday issued a new guideline to handle chaotic situations over delays in flights as was witnessed due to fog in Delhi airport.

DGCA directs Indian airlines to conduct immediate inspection after Alaska Airlines mishap

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday issued a directive to Indian air operators, directing them to immediately conduct a one-time inspection of emergency exits on all Boeing 737-8 Max aircraft currently in operation within their fleets, media reports said.

3 Indian airlines to undergo safety check on Boeing 737 Max after loose bolt alert

New Delhi/IBNS: An alert over a loose bolt in new-built Boeing 737 Max passenger aircraft has prompted airlines in India that operate this type to carry out checks to ensure there are no defects that can affect flight safety.

DGCA flags threat alert amid reports of planes losing GPS signal over Middle-East

New Delhi/IBNS: Concerned over reports that civilian aircraft are sometimes flying blind over parts of the Middle East owing to lost GPS signals, the civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory to all Indian airlines.

DGCA slaps Rs 10 lakh fine on Air India over non-compliance with CAR regulations

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said that it has sent a show cause notice to Air India for failing to meet passenger-focused Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR) regulations.