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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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HAL carried out successful trials of commercial aircraft: Centre

HAL carried out successful trials of commercial aircraft: Centre

🕔07:36, 7.Dec 2021

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) had carried out a successful ground run and low speed taxi trials of a commercial aircraft, the Parliament was told on Monday. The HAL has carried out trials of prototype Hindustan-228 aircraft,

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India’s Sep domestic air passenger traffic rises over 79%

India’s Sep domestic air passenger traffic rises over 79%

🕔07:50, 19.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Ongoing festive season as well as easing Covid travel restrictions accelerated India’s domestic air passenger traffic growth by over 79 per cent in September on a year-on-year basis. Pent-up demand and low base too pushed the

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Covaxin gets emergency use approval for kids aged 2-18 years

Covaxin gets emergency use approval for kids aged 2-18 years

🕔15:16, 12.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Hyderabad-based pharma major Bharat Biotech’s Covaxin has got the emergency use approval for children in the age group of 2 to 18 years from the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGA). The Subject Expert Committee

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Commercial flights from Kabul to India may resume soon, officials indicate

Commercial flights from Kabul to India may resume soon, officials indicate

🕔08:15, 1.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 01  In view of the large number of Indians still stranded in Afghanistan, the Indian government has been considering to permit commercial flight operations from Kabul to India soon, officials indicated on Thursday. According to the officials,

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DGCA extends ban on intl commercial flights till Oct 31

DGCA extends ban on intl commercial flights till Oct 31

🕔08:54, 29.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Directorate General of Central Aviation (DGCA) has decided to extend the ban on scheduled international commercial flights till October 31, considering the Covid-19 scenario. In a notification issued on Tuesday, the DGCA, however, said: “This

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India’s airspace map for drone operations released

India’s airspace map for drone operations released

🕔08:02, 25.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 25  India’s airspace map for drone operations has been released and is available on aviation regulator DGCA’s digital sky platform, an official statement said on Friday. The drone airspace map comes as a follow-through of the liberalised

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SpiceJet looks to save Rs 1K cr on commercial settlement with MAX lessors

SpiceJet looks to save Rs 1K cr on commercial settlement with MAX lessors

🕔18:12, 20.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 20  In a boost to domestic carrier SpiceJet, the commercial settlement finalised by the airline with two major lessors of MAX aircraft will result in savings of roughly around Rs 300 crore for the Ajay Singh-led carrier.

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India’s domestic air passenger traffic rises in August

India’s domestic air passenger traffic rises in August

🕔20:22, 16.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Easing Covid travel restrictions along with pent-up demand and low base lifted India’s domestic air passenger traffic in August. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the country’s scheduled domestic flight operations ferried 67.01

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European Union Aviation Safety Agency signs working agreement with DGCA

European Union Aviation Safety Agency signs working agreement with DGCA

🕔08:23, 15.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 15  The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have signed a working arrangement to strengthen their relationship and to achieve common safety and environmental protection standards. The agreement aims

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Biological E’s Corbevax vaccine gets nod for trials on kids too

Biological E’s Corbevax vaccine gets nod for trials on kids too

🕔18:24, 3.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 3  Biological E has received the Drugs Controller General of Indias’ (DCGI) approval for conducting Phase 3 comparator safety and immunogenicity trial of its Corbevax vaccine in adults after the subject expert committee’s (SEC) review of Phase

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Ban on international passenger flights extended till Sep 30

Ban on international passenger flights extended till Sep 30

🕔21:07, 29.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 29  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has extended the ban on scheduled international commercial passenger flights to and from India till September 30. The ban was previously extended till the end of August. In a circular

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India grants permission for restart of 737 Max ops

India grants permission for restart of 737 Max ops

🕔07:42, 27.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 27  India on Thursday granted safety permission for restart of Boeing 737 Max operations in the country. Aviation regulator DGCA had suspended the aircraft’s operations in March 2019 after two fatal crashes. “This rescission enables operation of

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DGCA seeks India-UK airfare details from airlines

DGCA seeks India-UK airfare details from airlines

🕔07:07, 9.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 9  Civil aviation regulator DGCA has sought details of airlines’ fares for the India-UK route. The development comes amid a uproar among the air travellers over high airfares as India-UK flights restart on Sunday after a pause

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Domestic air passenger traffic grows in June

Domestic air passenger traffic grows in June

🕔20:18, 19.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 19  Pent-up demand, along with low base and easing of Covid restrictions, pushed India’s domestic air passenger traffic higher in June 2021. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the country’s scheduled domestic flight operations

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International flights suspension extended till July 31

International flights suspension extended till July 31

🕔07:45, 1.Jul 2021

New Delhi, July 01 India on Wednesday extended the suspension on international commercial flight operations till July 31, 2021. “In partial modification of circular dated 26-06-2020, the competent authority has further extended the validity of circular issued on the above subject…

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Regulator partially lifts B737 Max’s ops ban

Regulator partially lifts B737 Max’s ops ban

🕔07:55, 21.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 21  India’s civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) partially lifted the operational ban on the Boeing 737 Max aircraft. Accordingly, conditional approval has been granted to foreign airlines to operate the aircraft through Indian

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DGCA denies foreign carrier permission to operate B737Max in India

DGCA denies foreign carrier permission to operate B737Max in India

🕔06:45, 9.Apr 2021

New Delhi, April 9  India’s civil aviation regulator has denied permission to a foreign air carrier to operate or overfly Boeing 737Max in the country. According to the chief of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), no foreign air

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