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No international passenger flights till Nov 30 : DGCA

New Delhi/IBNS: The international scheduled commercial passenger flights will continue to remain suspended till November 30 amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said today.

DGCA issues warning to airlines, after media frenzy on Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut in Indigo flight

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the controversy over media frenzy surrounding Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut’s return flight to Mumbai from Chandigarh, aviation regulator –Director General of Civil Aviation or DGCA—has warned flight operators with two weeks of suspension if anyone is found taking photographs in an airplane flouting the government-mandated rules.

Photography while onboard will invite flight suspension on route for two-week: DGCA

New Delhi/UNI: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued an order on Saturday stating that if any passenger is found taking photograph inside the aircraft without prior permission, the operations of the concerned airline will be suspended for two weeks on that route.

All flight tickets booked for travel between March 23 to May 5 will be fully refunded: DGCA to SC

New Delhi/IBNS: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) told the Supreme Court that on Sunday that the passengers who bought tickets in domestic and international airlines between March 25 and May 5, 2020, which fell in the first two phases of lockdown, will be fully refunded, said a media report.

DGCA bans wide-body aircraft operation at Kozhikode Airport during monsoon in wake of plane crash

New Delhi/IBNS: In the wake of the recent air crash in Kerala, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has banned the operation of wide-body aircraft at Kozhikode airport during the monsoon season, media reports said.

Rahul Gandhi comes in support for comedian Kunal Kamra, slams flying ban

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday came out in support of stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra and slammed the flying ban imposed on him by several airlines following his midair "offensive" on journalist and Republic TV chief Arnab Goswami.

DGCA rejects HuffPost's report stating airlines' ban on Kunal Kamra violation of rules

New Delhi/IBNS: The Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday rebuffed a Huffington Post report and clarified that the decision of banning standup comedian Kunal Kamra is not a violation of the Civil Aviation Requirement (CAR Section 3, Series M, Part Vl on “Handling of Unruly Passengers) rules revised in 2017.

Rise in airport bird-hits poses higher risk to human lives: Report

Kolkata, Sept 18 (UNI) The incidents of bird strikes have been consistently increasing at airports across the country, posing a higher risk to human lives.

Cyclone Fani: DGCA directed to revise guidelines to airlines if necessary, says Suresh Prabhu

New Delhi, May 3 (UNI) The Government has been continuously monitoring the situation, arisen due to cyclone Fani, and has directed aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation to revise airlines’ guidelines if necessary.

India's aviation watchdog expected to discuss Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft use with Jet & SpiceJet

New Delhi, Mar 11 (IBNS): India's aviation watchdog DGCA is expected to speak to Jet Airways and SpiceJet representatives in the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft crash on Sunday that killed 157 people, NDTV said.

Kerela floods: DGCA asks domestic airlines to mount additional flights

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IBNS): In view of closure of Cochin airport and to ensure that passengers are not inconvenienced, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked the scheduled domestic airlines to mount additional flights. 

Congress files police case in Rahul Gandhi plane malfunction case, DGCA says probe report will be out in two weeks

New Delhi, Apr 27 (IBNS): The Congress has filed a police case following the malfunctioning of the plane scheduled to carry party chief Rahul Gandhi from Delhi to Karnataka, according to media reports on Friday.

Two pilots suspended after they tested positive for alcohol after flight

New Delhi, Aug 12 (IBNS) : Two pilots from Air India and Jet Airways have been suspended for four years by the civil aviation regulator DGCA after being found drunk, reports said.

Aviation ministry pushes for air passenger-friendly amendments

New Delhi, Jun 11 (IBNS): Minister for Civil Aviation Ashok Gajapathi Raju proposed several passenger friendly measures to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday, which includes cap on excess baggage charges, change in refund rules, etc.