February 23, 2024 08:53 (IST)
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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.

DGCA suspends Air India's chief of flight safety for one month

New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has imposed a one-month suspension on Air India's chief of flight safety due to significant shortcomings identified during the regulator's examination of the airline's internal safety audits, accident prevention measures, and the availability of necessary technical personnel in July, media reported.

Alert pilot saves 300 lives as major aviation crash avoided when 2 Vistara flights were 1.8 km apart at Delhi airport

A major aviation crash was avoided on Wednesday as an alert woman pilot saved the lives of 300 passengers when one Vistara flight entered an active runway just as another Vistara Airlines plane was taking off at the Delhi airport.

DCW issues notice to Delhi Police, DGCA over alleged sexual harassment onboard a flight

New Delhi/IBNS: The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Friday issued notice to Delhi Police and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) over an incident of alleged sexual harassment onboard a flight from Delhi to Mumbai on Wednesday.

DGCA approves for night landing facility at Kalaburagi Airport

New Delhi: Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has approved the night landing facility at Kalaburagi Airport, Karnataka on May 17.

DGCA suspends pilot who allowed friend in cockpit for 7 months; fines Air India Rs 30 lakh

New Delhi: India’s aviation regulator has suspended an Air India pilot, who allowed a woman friend inside the cockpit during a Dubai-Delhi flight in February, for violating safety norms and also fined the airline Rs 30 lakh.

Amid financial troubles Go First airline suspends flights as US firm Pratt & Whitney stops spare engines supply

Mumbai: Cash-strapped carrier Go First airline has decided to stop flights on Wednesday and Thursday. At present, 50 percent of the carrier’s fleet is working in the absence of a supply of spare engines from US firm Pratt & Whitney (P&W), the carrier said in a statement.