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DGCA extends cap on SpiceJet operating capacity till Oct 29

DGCA extends cap on SpiceJet operating capacity till Oct 29

🕔19:43, 21.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India’s aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday extended the cap on SpiceJet’s operating capacity till October 29. In an order, the DGCA observed that the extension has been given on a

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DGCA reviews breath analyser test guidelines as air traffic soars

DGCA reviews breath analyser test guidelines as air traffic soars

🕔15:34, 14.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) In view of the declining trend in the Covid-19 cases and rise in the volume of air traffic, the aviation regulator Director General of Civil Aviation has reviewed the guidelines for breath analyser test of pilots

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DGCA proposes amendments to AOP to operate non-scheduled passenger flights

DGCA proposes amendments to AOP to operate non-scheduled passenger flights

🕔12:23, 12.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Aviation Regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) proposed amendments to the minimum requirements for the grant of an Air Operator Permit (AOP) to operate non-scheduled passenger flights in India. Non-scheduled passengers may be carried

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DGCA receives deregistration requests of two SpiceJet aircrafts

DGCA receives deregistration requests of two SpiceJet aircrafts

🕔12:50, 28.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has received requests to deregister two more B737 aircraft leased to the carrier SpiceJet. The requests for deregistration have been made by Irish lessor Horizon Aviation. This is

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DGCA suspends Pilot’s license in SpiceJet Turbulence case

DGCA suspends Pilot’s license in SpiceJet Turbulence case

🕔13:54, 20.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended the licence of the pilot-in-command (PIC) of a SpiceJet flight for six months after he ignored the co-pilot’s suggestion onboard a Boeing B737 aircraft. The development is

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Airlines will have to take action against flyers without mask, says DGCA

Airlines will have to take action against flyers without mask, says DGCA

🕔07:17, 18.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) In light of the rising Covid cases in several parts of the country, the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday made it mandatory for passengers to follow Covid protocols and wear masks

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DGCA issues guidelines to curb wildlife hazards for flights

DGCA issues guidelines to curb wildlife hazards for flights

🕔12:09, 14.Aug 2022

India’s aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has issued a fresh set of directives for airport operators to check incidents of collision of planes with birds and other animals in the wake of such incidents recently. New

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Government removes price cap on air fares

Government removes price cap on air fares

🕔08:08, 11.Aug 2022

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday announced the removal of lower and upper limits on air fare in the country. New Delhi, Aug 10 Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday announced the

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DGCA removes price cap on air fares

DGCA removes price cap on air fares

🕔17:07, 10.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday announced the removal of lower and upper limits on air fare in the country. “After review of the current status of scheduled domestic operations viz-a-viz passenger

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Air India to allow its pilots to fly till 65 years

Air India to allow its pilots to fly till 65 years

🕔13:45, 2.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) To ensure an adequate number of pilots for its expanding fleet size, Tata Group-owned Air India (AI) has decided to raise their retirement age from 58 to 65. Considering future expansion plans for our fleet, it

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Nearly 350 aircraft inspected in last few months, says Aviation Ministry

Nearly 350 aircraft inspected in last few months, says Aviation Ministry

🕔18:28, 1.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Aviation regulator DGCA conducted two special drives of spot checks in the last few months to ensure safety of flight operations, the Centre informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday. A special drive of spot checks was

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DGCA amends rules on air travel for disabled

DGCA amends rules on air travel for disabled

🕔17:16, 23.Jul 2022

With a view to facilitate boarding and flying for disabled (Divyangjan) people, the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has amended rules. New Delhi, July 22 With a view to facilitate boarding and flying for disabled (Divyangjan) people,

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GoAir flights grounded after technical glitches

GoAir flights grounded after technical glitches

🕔16:54, 19.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The occurrence of technical snags in Indian civil aircraft refuse to cease. In two separate cases on Tuesday, GoAir flights, also known as Go First, were diverted to Delhi and Srinagar due to technical glitches in

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Centre grants exemption for fast authorisation of drone pilot training organisations

Centre grants exemption for fast authorisation of drone pilot training organisations

🕔21:50, 17.Jul 2022

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Ministry has granted conditional exemption to the aviation regulator Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for processing of applications for authorisation of remote pilot training organisations. The move is aimed at fast tracking

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With licence to fly, Akasa Air to start operations this month

With licence to fly, Akasa Air to start operations this month

🕔09:14, 8.Jul 2022

India’s new airline, Akasa Air, on Thursday got its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Chennai, July 8 (IANS) India’s new airline, Akasa Air, on Thursday got its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) from the Directorate

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DGCA imposes Rs 5 lakh fine on IndiGo for denying boarding to special child

DGCA imposes Rs 5 lakh fine on IndiGo for denying boarding to special child

🕔20:59, 29.May 2022

Civil aviation watchdog, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on low-cost carrier IndiGo for denying boarding to a specially-abled child at Ranchi airport on May 7. New Delhi, May 29

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Grounded airline Jet Airways to fly soon, DGCA grants operator certificate

Grounded airline Jet Airways to fly soon, DGCA grants operator certificate

🕔20:15, 20.May 2022

Civil aviation regulator, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday granted the air operator certificate (AOC) to Jet Airways, bringing the grounded airline yet another step closer towards relaunching of its services. New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Civil aviation

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DGCA bars 90 SpiceJet pilots from operating 737 Max

DGCA bars 90 SpiceJet pilots from operating 737 Max

🕔15:34, 13.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) India’s civil aviation regulator has barred 90 pilots belonging to budget carrier SpiceJet from operating Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Accordingly, these pilots would need to undergo retraining on 737 Max simulators. In a statement, DGCA Director

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Akasa Air plans to launch first flight in June

Akasa Air plans to launch first flight in June

🕔07:00, 26.Mar 2022

Hyderabad, March 26 (IANS) India’s newest budget airline Akasa Air plans to launch its first commercial flight in June. The airline’s chief executive Vijay Dube said on Friday that they are working with the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate

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India extends ban on international commercial flights

India extends ban on international commercial flights

🕔14:28, 28.Feb 2022

India’s civil aviation regulator, the DGCA, on Monday extended the ban on scheduled international commercial flights till “further orders”. New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India’s civil aviation regulator, the DGCA, on Monday extended the ban on scheduled international commercial flights till

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