Operation of unmanned aircraft systems prohibited: Delhi Police

Amid fears that drones could be used to stage a terrorist attack, Delhi Police on Thursday issued a notification saying operation of any unmanned aircraft systems by public is prohibited and anybody violating it will be strictly dealt with.

DGCA panel to consult pilots on norms for assessing their mental health

A DGCA-appointed panel, set up to formulate norms for assessing the mental health of pilots, has decided to consult pilots across airlines and other stake holders before giving a final shape to the new regulations.

Delhi Daredevils survive flight collision scare at Raipur airport
Delhi Daredevils survive flight collision scare at Raipur airport

Delhi Daredevils (DD) on Friday survived a scare at the Swami Vivekanand airport in Raipur where their flight was supposed to land.

Adequate steps taken to prevent air mishaps: Govt

Government on Monday said it has taken a number of measures including data analysis of aircraft accidents/incidents, audit of operators among others under its accident prevention programme to avert air mishaps in the country.

DGCA cautions against compromising aviation safety

Cautioning against laxity in aviation safety, particularly in the backdrop of incidents elsewhere, India`s aviation regulator on Friday said its inspections have thrown up instances where safety was compromised.

Top Indian shooters barred from boarding aircraft at Bangkok
Top Indian shooters barred from boarding aircraft at Bangkok

In a strange incident, ace Indian shooters Heena Sidhu and Anjali Bhagwat were barred from boarding the Jet Airways flight from Bangkok to Mumbai for carrying weapons with "incomplete documents".

Hope DGCA soon comes up with screening norms for pilots' mental health: Raju

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday expressed the hope that aviation sector regulator DGCA would soon come out with new screening norms to evaluate pilots' mental health, admitting it as a "real" problem.

Air India pilots come to blows inside cockpit, de-rostered
Air India pilots come to blows inside cockpit, de-rostered

Amid growing concern across the world over aviation safety, it has come to light that two pilots of an Air India flight were allegedly involved in a fight inside the cockpit just before the plane took off.