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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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Air Taxi India becomes nation’s newest airline

Air Taxi India becomes nation’s newest airline

🕔11:00, 20.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 20  The civil aviation regulator has granted operation permit to Air Taxi India, making the company the newest airline in the country. According to a senior Directorate General of Civil Aviation official, the airline has received the

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International flights to remain suspended till Dec 31

International flights to remain suspended till Dec 31

🕔19:34, 26.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 26  The Centre on Thursday extended the suspension of scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till December 31. “This restriction shall not apply to the international all-cargo operations and flights specifically approved by the

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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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International flights to remain suspended till August 31

International flights to remain suspended till August 31

🕔17:29, 31.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 31  The Central government on Friday extended the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till August 31. “The Government has decided to extend the suspension on the Scheduled International Commercial Passenger Services

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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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IndiGo executives served show-cause notice by DGCA over safety lapses

IndiGo executives served show-cause notice by DGCA over safety lapses

🕔07:53, 13.Jul 2019

New Delhi, July 13  Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday issued a show-cause notice to executives of top private carrier IndiGo over safety-related lapses. The regulator carried out surveillance on the airline and found it had

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Delhi HC issues notice to Jet Airways on consumer plea

Delhi HC issues notice to Jet Airways on consumer plea

🕔16:16, 1.May 2019

New Delhi, May 1  The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to Jet Airways on a plea seeking prompt redressal of consumer complaints in the wake of the ongoing crisis. A Division bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and

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DGCA orders safety audit of IndiGo as A320 Neo woes rise

DGCA orders safety audit of IndiGo as A320 Neo woes rise

🕔19:23, 17.Apr 2019

New Delhi, April 17  India’s civil aviation regulator is conducting an audit of private carrier IndiGo, due to recurring glitches and non-reporting of incidents with its A320 Neo fleet. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered a special

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DGCA discuss ways to resolve Jet crisis

DGCA discuss ways to resolve Jet crisis

🕔07:00, 20.Mar 2019

New Delhi/Mumbai, March 20  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday held an emergency meeting with Jet Airways to discuss ways to resolve its debt crisis, which has caused financial stress to its employees as well as problems

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DGCA may slap time cap on Jet advance bookings

DGCA may slap time cap on Jet advance bookings

🕔08:11, 15.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 15 The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) may restrict Jet Airways from accepting advance bookings beyond a particular period due to sharp rise in its daily cancellations, sources said. The Jet Airways Group operates a 123 aircraft

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India stops 737-MAX operations, warns airlines on prices

India stops 737-MAX operations, warns airlines on prices

🕔19:01, 13.Mar 2019

New Delhi/Mumbai, March 13  Following a global trend of grounding Boeing 737-MAX aircraft, India finally suspended the plane’s operations and over-flight permissions on Wednesday evening, even as hundreds of passengers were affected at airports. Further, the government tried to protect

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Air Deccan connects Mumbai to Jalgaon

Air Deccan connects Mumbai to Jalgaon

🕔12:02, 23.Dec 2017

Mumbai, Dec 23  India’s first low-cost carrier Air Deccan is taking to the skies again on Saturday after a decade, connecting Mumbai with Jalgaon in northern Maharashtra under the ‘Udan’ regional connectivity scheme. “We have received the regulatory authority’s (Directorate

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