BPIA intensifies steps to check bird hits

BPIA officials said that they have intensified the inspection on the runway due to the monsoon.

published on : 24th June 2022

DGCA issues monsoon advisory for airports to safeguard against bird hit  

During monsoons, it has been noticed that there is an increase of wildlife activity in and around airports. It can pose danger to aircraft landing and taking off.

published on : 21st June 2022

Faulty aircraft, inconsistent pre-flight alcohol tests: DGCA finds multiple safety violations among airlines

DGCA has also suspended the approval of one FTO, issued a warning letter to two accountable managers, and suspended an array of officials.

published on : 16th June 2022

Air India fined Rs 10 lakh for denying boarding to passengers holding valid tickets

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on Air India (A-I) for denying boarding to passengers holding valid tickets.

published on : 15th June 2022

Fracas could result in flying ban on Youth Congress men, Jayarajan

Once pitted in a no-fly list by an airline, other companies too can follow suit and temporarily ban passenger from travelling.

published on : 15th June 2022

Air India fined Rs 10 lakh for denying boarding to passenger with tickets 

The action comes following numerous reports of flyers being denied boarding by airlines despite having valid tickets and showing up on time.

published on : 14th June 2022

DGCA imposes Rs 10L fine on Air India for denying boarding to passengers without compensation

"In addition, the Airline has been advised to immediately put the systems in place to resolve the issue - failing which further action shall be taken by DGCA," it added.

published on : 14th June 2022

'De-board passengers who refuse to wear face mask in plane': DGCA to airlines

Besides, airport operators must take help of the local police and security agencies and levy fines on people not wearing face masks, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said in a circular

published on : 8th June 2022

Air Arabia's Chittagong-Abu Dhabi flight lands in Ahmedabad due to engine failure

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has launched a probe in the matter, the officials said on Tuesday.

published on : 7th June 2022

Helicopter bounces and turns by 270 degrees while landing at Kedarnath; DGCA begins probe

On May 31, at approximately 1.30 PM, a Bell 407 helicopter belonging to Thumby Aviation Pvt Ltd, while landing at Kedarnath helipad had an uncontrolled, very hard landing, they noted.

published on : 6th June 2022

‘Act on flyers violating Covid norms’: Delhi High Court

Delhi HC says violators of mask, hygiene norms should be booked, placed on no-fly list 

published on : 4th June 2022

Flyers with disabilities: DGCA issues draft rules for airlines, seeks comments

IndiGo had on May 9 said the boy was denied permission to board the Ranchi-Hyderabad flight as he was visibly in panic.

published on : 3rd June 2022

Covid-19: HC calls for strict action against air passengers violating masking, hygiene norms

The high court said all such persons, who are found to be violating these norms, should be booked and fined and they should be placed on the no-fly list.

published on : 3rd June 2022

DGCA fines Vistara Rs 10 lakh for letting improperly trained pilot land flight in Indore 

The pilot, who was the first officer on the flight, landed the aircraft at the Indore airport recently without first getting the requisite training in a simulator, they said.

published on : 2nd June 2022

DGCA suspends air traffic controller who approved IndiGo flights that came too close after take off

The entire matter was classified as serious incident and was investigated by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau.

published on : 30th May 2022
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