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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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International flights suspension extended till April 30

International flights suspension extended till April 30

🕔06:34, 24.Mar 2021

New Delhi, March 24  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday extended the suspension on international commercial flights till April 30. However, international passenger flights under air travel bubble arrangements will continue. “In partial modification of circular dated

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DGCA clearance for Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh

DGCA clearance for Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh

🕔21:23, 23.Feb 2021

Lucknow, Feb 23 The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given necessary clearance to Kushinagar airport, to make it Uttar Pradesh’s third licensed international airport. Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, on Tuesday, tweeted that Uttar Pradesh got its third

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Govt issues norms for airlines to carry Covid vaccine

Govt issues norms for airlines to carry Covid vaccine

🕔17:26, 9.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 9  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday issued guidelines to airlines and other aircraft operators for transportation of Covid-19 vaccines. As per the guidelines, authorised airlines can carry the vaccine packed in dry ice

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Domestic airlines to fly 12,983 flights per week this winter

Domestic airlines to fly 12,983 flights per week this winter

🕔07:05, 26.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 26  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has approved 12,983 domestic flights for the winter schedule, 44 per cent lower than the number of domestic weekly flights during the last winter schedule. The winter schedule begins on

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SC approves DGCA’s proposal on air tickets refund booked during lockdown

SC approves DGCA’s proposal on air tickets refund booked during lockdown

🕔19:07, 1.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 1 In a big relief to thousands of air passengers, the Supreme Court on Thursday approved the Directorate General of Civil Aviation’s (DGCA) proposal on air tickets refund and credit shell on flights booked prior and during lockdown.

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Airports, airlines being audited on safety, financial health: DGCA chief

Airports, airlines being audited on safety, financial health: DGCA chief

🕔18:02, 7.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 7  As India’s air transport gradually picks up, the country’s aviation regulator has upped the ante on not just physical but even financial safety aspects of the sector’s stakeholders. The DGCA has maintained a delicate balance between

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International flights to remain suspended till Sep 30

International flights to remain suspended till Sep 30

🕔09:10, 1.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sept 01  Centre has extended the suspension on scheduled commercial international flights to and from India till September-end. The government had last extended the suspension in July till August 31, Monday. A circular by the Directorate General of

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Soaring High: Green shoots visible in Aviation, says DGCA (Interview)

Soaring High: Green shoots visible in Aviation, says DGCA (Interview)

🕔15:59, 31.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 31 Despite Covid blues, India’s civil aviation sector has shown signs of revival in passenger traffic growth as well as registered aircraft in the country. Accordingly, the Chief of the country’s civil aviation regulator in an inter action

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Black box of Air India Express flight recovered

Black box of Air India Express flight recovered

🕔12:30, 8.Aug 2020

Kozhikode, Aug 8 A team of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) investigating the crash of Air India Express aircraft at the Kozhikode airport recovered its black box on Saturday, officials said. The black box records the conversation between the

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Kuwait approves Indian repatriation flights

Kuwait approves Indian repatriation flights

🕔19:01, 6.Aug 2020

Kuwait City, Aug 6  Kuwait has approved a request to operate flights to repatriate Indian expatriates wishing to return home amid a ban on air travel imposed by Gulf country, including India, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a media report

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Air India’s Finance Dept red flagged crores in payments made to pilot

Air India’s Finance Dept red flagged crores in payments made to pilot

🕔17:57, 12.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 12 The Finance Department of Air India has red flagged payments running into crores of rupees and foreign exchange in thousands of dollars over several months made to a pilot, Karan Mann in 2018, who was facing complaints

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International flights to remain suspended till July 31

International flights to remain suspended till July 31

🕔17:09, 3.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 3  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular on Friday extending the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till July 31. The development comes exactly a week after the

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DGCA’s showcause notice to AirAsia India over ‘safety norm violation’

DGCA’s showcause notice to AirAsia India over ‘safety norm violation’

🕔13:52, 29.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 29  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a showcause notice to a senior executive of AirAsia India after a pilot recently alleged violation of safety norms by the airline. A DGCA official said that

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International flights to remain suspended till July 15

International flights to remain suspended till July 15

🕔18:08, 26.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 26  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a circular on Friday extending the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till July 15. The restriction, however, will not be applied on

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Keep middle seats vacant if capacity allows: DGCA to airlines

Keep middle seats vacant if capacity allows: DGCA to airlines

🕔17:40, 1.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 1  Days after the Supreme Court directed that the safety and social distancing norms should be followed in aircraft, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), here on Monday, asked airlines to keep the middle seats of

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DGCA issues guidelines for flights amid locust threat

DGCA issues guidelines for flights amid locust threat

🕔06:38, 30.May 2020

New Delhi, May 30  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday issued safety guidelines regarding flight operations in view of the threat posed by locust attack in certain parts of the country. In a statement here, the aviation

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Seven price bands for domestic air travel from Monday

Seven price bands for domestic air travel from Monday

🕔07:39, 22.May 2020

New Delhi, May 22  The Centre on Thursday came out with seven price bands comprising 14 maximum and minimum fares for different routes that will be offered to passengers for domestic air travel starting May 25. Aviation sector regulator Directorate

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No decision on resuming flights yet, airlines asked not to book tickets

No decision on resuming flights yet, airlines asked not to book tickets

🕔06:55, 20.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 20  The Centre on Sunday said that there has been no decision so far on the resumption of both domestic and international flights post the lockdown. Besides, civil aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has

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