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Over 130 pilots, 430 crew members of Air India likely to be grounded

Over 130 pilots, 430 crew members of Air India likely to be grounded

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is likely to ground over 130 pilots and 430 cabin crew members of national carrier Air India for allegedly skipping the mandatory pre and post-flight alcohol test.

Sep 05, 2017, 17:28 PM IST
Pilots will have to serve 1-year notice, DGCA clears proposal

Pilots will have to serve 1-year notice, DGCA clears proposal

Senior pilots will now have to wait for one year to join a new employer as aviation regulator DGCA has made it mandatory for commanders to serve a 12-month notice period before quitting job.

Aug 16, 2017, 20:01 PM IST
Lufthansa cancels 830 flights Friday as pilots strike again

Lufthansa cancels 830 flights Friday as pilots strike again

German flagship carrier Lufthansa said it is scrapping 830 flights Friday, grounding more than 100,000 passengers, as a strike by pilots over wages extends to a third day.

Nov 24, 2016, 20:54 PM IST

Lufthansa cancels nearly 900 flights over pilot strike

Germany`s flagship carrier Lufthansa said it would cancel nearly 900 flights on Wednesday because of a strike by pilots, causing travel disruptions for tens of thousands of passengers in the latest escalation of a long-simmering pay dispute.

Nov 23, 2016, 00:08 AM IST
Turkey detains 55 more air force pilots: NTV

Turkey detains 55 more air force pilots: NTV

 Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 55 more air force pilots on Wednesday, broadcaster NTV and other media reported, as part of an ongoing crackdown following a failed coup in July.

Nov 09, 2016, 14:53 PM IST
Air Safety: DGCA bans clicking pictures near aircraft

Air Safety: DGCA bans clicking pictures near aircraft

DGCA via its latest circular on air safety has asked airlines to ensure that passengers do not indulge in photography while embarking or disembarking from aircraft.

Sep 15, 2016, 10:21 AM IST
Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Nearly a dozen flights of Air India were delayed for up to two hours Monday as a section of pilots continued their protest for the second day over payment and other issues even as the airline served showcause notice to three commanders for alleged dereliction of duty.

Sep 05, 2016, 17:11 PM IST
DGCA to soon ban taking selfies on planes!

DGCA to soon ban taking selfies on planes!

In the latest, Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is planning to soon ban taking selfies on plane

Aug 26, 2016, 15:49 PM IST
63 SpiceJet pilots face action for violating duty hour norms

63 SpiceJet pilots face action for violating duty hour norms

Aviation regulator DGCA has taken action against 63 pilots of SpiceJet for operating flights beyond their stipulated duty hours, the government said Thursday.

Aug 11, 2016, 17:06 PM IST

122 pilots failed alcohol tests between 2013 and June 2016:Government

A total of 122 pilots tested positive for alcohol during pre-flight medical check-ups between 2013 and June 30 this year, the government said told Lok Sabha on Thursday.

Jul 21, 2016, 19:54 PM IST

US aviation authorities restrict flights over Dallas after deadly shooting

The US Federal Aviation Administration has restricted airspace over Dallas.

Jul 08, 2016, 12:06 PM IST
Air India pilots and cabin crew can no longer fly with 'preferred' colleagues

Air India pilots and cabin crew can no longer fly with 'preferred' colleagues

National flag carrier Air India has issued a diktat banning pilots and cabin crew from choosing the 'preferred one' from each other for the flights.

Jul 01, 2016, 07:00 AM IST