IndiGo says PW engine issue is likely to have an impact on future capacity

On November 1, aviation regulator DGCA had asked IndiGo to replace all unmodified PW engines on its 97 A320neo family aircraft or face grounding of planes.

published on : 4th December 2019

Indigo's parent company InterGlobe Aviation shares close over 2 per cent lower after DGCA directive

The DGCA on Monday instructed IndiGo to ground an old A320 neo family aircraft with an unmodified PW engine for every new A320 neo plane added to its fleet.

published on : 26th November 2019

For every new A320neo, ground an old one with unmodified PW engines: DGCA to IndiGo

The aviation regulator issued the directions in view of the January 31 deadline given by it to IndiGo to replace all unmodified PW engines on its 97 A320neo family.

published on : 26th November 2019

Working with airlines on how to tell passengers that 737 Max planes are safe: Boeing

On March 13 this year, all Boeing 737 Max planes were grounded in India by the aviation regulator DGCA on safety concerns after Ethiopian Airlines' flight crash.

published on : 7th November 2019

IndiGo told to replace faulty Airbus A320neo engines by January 31

In the interim, DGCA has also asked the carrier to replace the P&W engines of 23 A320neo planes by November 19, else they will be grounded.

published on : 2nd November 2019

13 employees of airlines, airports failed alcohol test since September 16, suspended: DGCA official

Seven employees of IndiGo, and one airside worker each of GoAir and SpiceJet have failed the alcohol tests since the rules were issued, the official said.

published on : 28th October 2019

Notice to DGCA, ministry over change in pilots’ duty time

The petitioner contended that these modifications would further contribute to the fatigue faced by the pilots and increase the risk factor.

published on : 23rd October 2019

Air India set to impart skill training to aviation students

We have forwarded representations and the idea to start manufacturing spares in-house is in the pipeline.

published on : 20th October 2019

DGCA suspends two SpiceJet pilots over runway incursion incident at Delhi airport

The pilots ignored ATC instructions to hold their B737 plane at a point and causing runway incursion incident at Delhi airport on August 27, according to a senior official.

published on : 17th October 2019

Wings Aviation loses flying licence after Cessna 172 aircraft crash in Telangana

The two pilots of the academy--Amanpreet Kaur and Prakash Vishal--died on October 6 after their aircraft--headed from Begumpet in Telangana to Gobur in Karnataka, crashed in Sultanpur village.

published on : 14th October 2019

DGCA lists steps for airlines to address flyers’ concerns

In a communique sent to all the airlines, the aviation regulator has directed them to keep passengers updated on delays and cancellations

published on : 12th October 2019

Send SMSes to passengers regarding flight delay or boarding gate change: DGCA to airlines

The regulator has asked the travel agents to share the mobile number of passengers with the airlines for ease in sending flight information updates.

published on : 11th October 2019

DGCA offers improved version of surveillance plan for air safety

Apart from the scheduled surveillance checks and regulatory audits, spot checks too will be conducted by the regulator to verify effectivity of internal audit system of organisations

published on : 10th October 2019

Cessna aircraft crash: DGCA finds one of two pilots not authorised to be in plane

The regulator also issued a show cause notice to the pilot training academy, Wings Aviation Private Limited, and barred its Deputy Chief Flight Instructor from a training exercise.

published on : 8th October 2019

Cessna aircraft crashes in Maharashtra's Shirpur, DGCA to probe

While the student pilot is safe, the Cessna 172R was extensively damaged in the crash, the official said.

published on : 6th October 2019
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