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.

Jet Airways allows 'choice' seat bookings through agents

Private carrier Jet Airways Wednesday said its customers can now book their seat of choice through travel agents as well, a pre-paid facility which so far was available only on the airline's website.

Surat airport walls being repaired after flight hit buffalo

A day after a Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight with around 140 passengers on board, hit a buffalo on the run-way, airport authorities began mending fences and walls on Friday, to prevent any more incursions by stray animals, officials said.

Jet Airways' senior management team to meet DGCA on training audit

Jet Airways Thursday said its senior management will meet the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to discuss the ambiguity in some of the existing regulations and will look closely into the findings in a recent audit concerning the airline.

Kingfisher Airlines assets attached on tax default

The Income Tax department has attached all assets of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines for failing to remit taxes amounting to Rs 350 crore, a senior official said Sunday.

Supreme Court issues contempt notice to DGCA

The apex court stated that it has directed the contempt notice to seek clarifications from the aviation regulator but has not asked its legislative body to appear in court.

DGCA chief’s tenure extension a procedural error: Report

The extension of tenure of Director General of Civil Aviation Bharat Bhushan's office was a procedural mistake, a private news channel citing its sources said on Wednesday.