Press Trust of India | Friday November 27, 2015
Relaxing norms for aircraft and helicopter imports, the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said banks can allow advance remittances for imports once the company has approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Jammu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 25, 2015
Vaishno Devi Shrine Board has asked Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to conduct a detailed safety audit of the helicopter operations between Katra-Sanjichhat sector in Jammu and Kashmir, where a recent chopper crash killed six pilgrims and a woman pilot.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
In a boost to Air India, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given its go ahead to the government-owned airline to operate its Dreamliner fleet during the forthcoming fog season even as the regulator has called a meeting of all stakeholders including airlines and airport operators this week to take stock of their preparedness to deal w...
Press Trust of India | Friday November 20, 2015
Surprisingly, the inquiry officer had completed its report in July but the DGCA, the aviation regulator, has made it public only now, few weeks after the airline got listed on the bourses.
Press Trust of India | Thursday November 12, 2015
Three domestic carriers -- IndiGo, SpiceJet and AirAsia India -- had earlier approached the regulator with the "zero bag fare", offering discount on no check-in luggage.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday November 12, 2015
Aviation regulator DGCA has now allowed domestic carriers to roll out "zero bag" fares and charge penalty against check-in baggage for tickets booked under such an offer.
Press Trust of India | Monday November 9, 2015
Steel and wire rope manufacturer Usha Martin on Monday said it will divest its entire stake in joint venture (JV) Dove Airlines for Rs 8.10 crore.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 20, 2015
Air India has sought relaxation in the mandated fitness standards for cabin crew, citing that less stringent requirements would help the airline retain a sizable chunk of its cabin staff.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 15, 2015
Two pilots of a private firm have been suspended by the aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), for allegedly flying Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh in a chopper that is meant to be used only for anti-naxal operations, and for flouting other safety norms, said sources.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 22, 2015
India's domestic air traffic grew by a healthy 18.66 per cent to 67.60 lakh passengers in August this year as compared to the corresponding period a year ago, even as airlines had less number of seats filled in their planes in the reporting month compared to July.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 15, 2015
In a serious safety breach, Nagpur airport runway was intruded by a drove of pigs when President Pranab Mukherjee's aircraft, the jumbo Boeing 737 was taxiing towards the runway after landing on Monday, prompting the Civil Aviation Ministry to seek a report.
Assembly | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 15, 2015
Ahead of assembly elections in Bihar, Aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed all chartered flight operators to strictly follow norms and ensure that normal airline operations are not hit at Patna airport, which has less landing and parking capacity, said sources.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 8, 2015
The Centre has denied allegations that the state-run carrier, Air India was operating old and faulty aircrafts, and yesterday's incident of fire in a plane was not due to any safety issue. More than 150 people were onboard the flight.
India News | Tuesday September 8, 2015
The type of plane that needed an emergency landing in Delhi on Monday night was described by pilots months ago as "lethal snag prone" aircraft of Air India. NDTV has accessed a letter sent in March by a pilots' association warning aviation regulator DGCA about the dangers of using elderly versions of the A-320, a model widely used and sold across ...
India News | Written by Sandeep Phukan | Monday September 7, 2015
If airlines have resorted to predatory pricing, they would not have made losses in the past 10 years. That's what Ajay Singh, chief of the low cost airline, Spicejet, told NDTV, responding to why airlines have not reduced fares despite aviation fuel dropping by as much as 40 per cent in the past one year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
Domestic air carriers have been called for a meeting on September 15 by the government to discuss the issue of high airfares, especially during festival seasons and emergency travel, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed serious concern over the issue.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday August 28, 2015
A Delhi-bound Jet Airways flight carrying 165 passengers and seven crew members onboard was forced to return today after the sudden deployment of oxygen masks in two rows of the aircraft.
India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Thursday August 27, 2015
Concerned over "predatory pricing" by airlines where the cost of tickets booked at the last-minute shoots up beyond the means of distraught passengers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for urgent remedial action by the Civil Aviation Ministry.
Press Trust of India | Sunday August 23, 2015
Tata-SIA joint venture airline Vistara and budget carrier AirAsia India are unlikely to get approval from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for CAT-IIIB operations in low visibility during foggy season this year, according to sources.
India News | Press Trust of Inda | Friday July 31, 2015
Civil aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) today removed AS Soman as Air India flight safety chief following his "failure" to preserve flight monitoring data, highly-placed sources said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 18, 2015
As the government looks to make psychometric tests compulsory for pilots in the wake of the Germanwings crash, DGCA is preparing detailed norms including that for assessment of an individual's mental health at the time of joining a flying training school.
NDTV | Saturday July 18, 2015
Budget carrier SpiceJet reported the highest passenger load factor of 93.2 per cent among domestic carriers in June, according to the latest data from aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 14, 2015
Noting that there were problems in the sector and not just for the airlines, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) chief M Sathiyavathy said the regulator would also play the role of facilitator.
NDTV | Friday July 10, 2015
Telugu actor Ram Charan says TruJet - the latest entrant in the aviation sector and an airline he is promoting - will be truly low-cost and focused on the southern states.