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Foreign airlines, investors not to control management of Indian carrier: DGCA

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 20:46

Following apprehensions expressed on these lines by various quarters, the aviation regulator has given effect to amendments in a rule relating to grant of flying permits to new airlines in the country, official sources said here.

Commercial operations of A-380 in India to begin from May 30

Last Updated: Monday, April 07, 2014, 12:16

Another daily flight would continue to be operated with B-777s. In total, 14 flights would serve each city per week, an airline statement said.

Tata-SIA moves closer to launch, gets aviation ministry nod

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 15:42

Even as its no-frills venture AirAsia India awaits the flying licence from the regulator DGCA to launch its operations, the Tata's joint venture with Singapore Airlines has got the nod from the aviation ministry.

SpiceJet surges 19% even as DGCA halts Re 1 fare offer

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 19:29

Shares of SpiceJet on Wednesday rose by over 19 percent even as aviation regulator asked the no-frills carrier to immediately stop its offer of one-rupee fares across its domestic network.

DGCA to keep an eye on air charter firms flying politicians

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 16:08

With the DGCA cracking the whip on air charter firms flouting safety norms, the companies busy flying politicians for poll campaign would now report to the aviation regulator on operational issues once every week from tomorrow.

EC seeks Aviation Min's view on Swamy's plea against Air Asia

Last Updated: Friday, March 28, 2014, 21:33

The Election Commission has sought the Civil Aviation Ministry's view on BJP leader Subramanian Swamy's demand that Air Asia should not be issued the air operator's permit till model code is in force.

Ensure no unauthorised cash in flights for poll campaign: DGCA to pilots

Last Updated: Thursday, March 27, 2014, 11:53

DGCA has directed pilots and crew of aircraft or helicopters flying VIPs for poll campaigning to ensure that no unauthorised cash, narcotics or arms are carried in the flight.

DGCA to consult carrier chiefs on operational issues

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 17:45

In a bid to enhance efficiency, DGCA would consult chiefs of all Indian carriers later this week for suggestions on a range of operational issues, including granting and renewal of pilots licences and route checks.

Aeroplane Keeper

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 16:40

An Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) is responsible for maintaining an aircraft. Prachi Rege tracks the scope of the career and the course that qualifies you for the job

Reliance's grounded aircraft gets DGCA clearance

Last Updated: Sunday, March 23, 2014, 21:42

Reliance Industries Sunday said aviation regulator DGCA, which had grounded its business jet, cleared it for take-off after the company fulfilled the requirements.

Reliance business jet grounded for violation of safety rules

Last Updated: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 20:13

Coming down heavily on aviation safety violations, DGCA on Saturday grounded a business jet owned by Reliance Industries for carrying expired safety equipment on board and suspended its pilot for flying without a licence.

SpiceJet crew committed a dangerous act while flying: Tariq Anwar

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 12:59

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar termed the manner in which the crew of SpiceJet risked the lives of passengers as grave.