Friday October 17, 2014
The number of air travellers who flew in September was 58.22 lakh, an increase of close to 28 per cent over the 45.55 lakh passengers during the same period last year, latest figures issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) showed.
Wednesday September 17, 2014
Jet Airways management has assured its pilots of legal help to deal with notices to them from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), even as it sought more time to pay salary arrears worth Rs 100 crore, sources here said on Wednesday.
Sunday September 7, 2014
Vistara is likely to take off next month subject to issuance of the air operator permit (AOP) by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday September 7, 2014
Aviation regulator on Saturday issued a show cause notice to 131 Jet Airways pilots for not clearing the mandatory bi-annual proficiency check.
Saturday September 6, 2014
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has cracked down on nearly 140 Jet Airways pilots for continuing to fly without clearing mandatory biannual exams and issued show cause notices to the airline questioning its pilot training programme.
Thursday August 28, 2014
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has tightened screws on carriers, especially on checking instances of rude or unhelpful behaviour of their staff at airports and in the aircraft, in the wake of a large chunk of air travellers resentin...
Friday August 22, 2014
Meanwhile, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has also ordered an engineering audit of the airline after the carrier is said to have found it difficult to provide equipment to operate some flights
Thursday August 21, 2014
SpiceJet beat its bigger rival IndiGo in flight occupancy for the second month in July. Among Indian carriers, SpiceJet had the highest flight occupancy of 79.4 per cent in July, according to data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 7, 2014
Malaysian carrier AirAsia today withdrew all copies of its in-flight magazine from circulation and removed it from its website, complying with an order of aviation regulator DGCA, for wrongly depicting the map of India.
Thursday July 31, 2014
DGCA has directed within a fortnight a safety audit of SpiceJet after finding "serious engineering issues" with some of its aircraft in the Boeing 737 fleet of SpiceJet.
Wednesday July 30, 2014
Budget airline SpiceJet Ltd said it was in talks with authorities to resolve tax-related issues after its shares tumbled on a newspaper report that the company had left employees unable to fill in tax returns on time.
Wednesday July 30, 2014
With aviation regulator DGCA directing SpiceJet to refund fares and food charges for all its passengers on a Mumbai-Delhi flight, the no-frills carrier today acknowledged its failure and promised to "adjust processes" to meet such situations in the f...
Monday July 28, 2014
In a first-of-its-kind action, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said on Monday.
India | ndtv.com | Friday July 18, 2014
An Air India flight was among the two commercial airliners that were near the Malaysian Airline MH17 when it was shot down in eastern Ukraine on Thursday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 18, 2014
Indian carriers, Air India and Jet Airways, will avoid the airspace of war-torn eastern Ukraine following a directive issued to them by the DGCA in the wake of reported shooting down of a Malaysian airliner in which all 295 people on board were kille...
Wednesday July 9, 2014
Clearing the decks for grant of air operator permit (AOP) to Tata-SIA Airlines, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has overruled all the objections raised by Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) over the application of the start-up carri...
Monday June 30, 2014
To promote air travel in hitherto unconnected destinations, the government is considering allowing non-scheduled air operators (NSOPs) and air-charter firms to convert to scheduled operators to fly on routes not touched by existing airlines.
Tuesday June 24, 2014
No decision has been taken to privatise Air India, with the government saying it was close to finalising a short-term strategy to strengthen the burgeoning civil aviation sector, including slashing taxes on jet fuel.
Saturday June 14, 2014
IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir, which have been warned of stoppage of operations to airports with small runways after they were found flouting payload restrictions while flying to Jammu and Patna, on Saturday replied to the notices issued by the Director...
Friday June 13, 2014
IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir were issued notices by the DGCA after the regulator found them violating safety norms by carrying full flights to these two airports where they should fly with 20 per cent less load, official sources said.