India Aviation Ministry

Govt scraps control over aircraft purchases by local airlines

The Civil Aviation Ministry today abolished the Aircraft Acquisition Committee (AAC) which used to permit import of planes by airlines and other operators, thus doing away with time-consuming procedures that affected the companies.

Mar 21, 2013, 17:40 PM IST

ICAO has raised objections but no safety audit report yet: DGCA

UN aviation watchdog ICAO had raised objections on licensing procedures for non-scheduled operators and airworthiness of some of the aircraft modified abroad but India is yet to receive the draft report of a December security audit from it, the DGCA chief said Friday.

Mar 15, 2013, 16:29 PM IST