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DGCA to investigate Uttarkashi helicopter crash, team reaches Uttarakhand

On Wednesday the chopper was carrying relief materials for people stranded in the flood-hit region when the pilot Rajpal, co-pilot Kaptal Lal and a local resident named Ramesh Sawar were killed in the accident.

Aug 22, 2019, 18:20 PM IST

Arun Kumar appointed as head of Directorate General of Civil Aviation

According to an official order, Arun Kumar's appointment as Director General in DGCA in the rank and pay of Additional Secretary has been approved by the  Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

Jul 09, 2019, 20:48 PM IST

Indian airlines reroute services to avoid flying over Iranian airspace as tensions rise

Tensions flared between the two nations after Iran downed a US drone on Thursday which Washington insists was above international waters but Iran says was within its airspace.

Jun 22, 2019, 17:18 PM IST

HDFC puts Jet Airways' office space for sale to recover Rs 414 crore

Jet Airways, which temporarily shuttered operations on April 17, owes around Rs 414 crore to HDFC.

May 09, 2019, 16:41 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Chaos among passengers as Kolkata airport closed till Saturday

The shutdown of flights has led to a big confusion among the passengers who are stranded at the Kolkata airport.

May 03, 2019, 13:31 PM IST

DGCA orders special audit of IndiGo as A320 Neo woes rise

DGCA ordered a special safety audit of IndiGo after several lapses of non-reporting and irregular reporting of IndiGo A320 Neo incidents come to light.

Apr 17, 2019, 16:59 PM IST

Amid Jet crisis, DGCA holds meeting with several airline representatives

With crisis-hit Jet Airways drastically curtailing its operations, there has been an adverse impact on the number of flights being operated on various routes.

Apr 16, 2019, 18:23 PM IST

SpiceJet seeks planes from other sources after India grounds 737 MAX fleet

The airline was forced to ground its 12 Boeing Co 737 MAX 8 planes by India`s aviation watchdog due to safety concerns.

Mar 22, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

DGCA discuss ways to resolve Jet crisis

After the meeting, the DGCA said Jet has only 41 aircraft for operations and there may be further depletion in the fleet size and flights.

Mar 20, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Jet Airways offers 50 new generation Boeing 737 aircraft to SpiceJet: Sources

SpiceJet needs 10-12 more aircraft to meet the demand and expansion plans.

Mar 19, 2019, 17:28 PM IST

DGCA holds emergency meet with Jet, asks airline to address passengers' woes

DGCA has also reviewed the performance of Jet on operational, airworthiness and passenger facilitation.

Mar 19, 2019, 16:31 PM IST

Non-payment hitting hard, flight safety at risk: Jet Airways' engineers

Jet Airways has nearly 560 engineers to maintain its fleet of over 100 planes.

Mar 19, 2019, 14:59 PM IST

DGCA rubbishes report, says will not bar Jet Airways from taking advance bookings beyond a particular period

Clarifying on the matter, DGCA asserted that the report is factually incorrect, adding that the aviation regulator has no such proposal. 

Mar 15, 2019, 00:32 AM IST

DGCA may bar Jet Airways from accepting advance bookings beyond a period

As per the official, Jet Airways has been flying only 61 of the 116 planes it has in the fleet, forcing it to cancel as much as 45 per cent of its total flights per day.

Mar 14, 2019, 18:57 PM IST

DGCA to monitor flight fares as all Boeing 737 Max 8 banned in India

India has joined countries like the UK, France, Germany, Malaysia, China, Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and South Africa in banning the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft.

Mar 13, 2019, 17:52 PM IST

SpiceJet cancels 14 flights for Wednesday as DGCA grounds Boeing 737 Max aircraft

The airline has around 12 such aircraft in its fleet.

Mar 13, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

DGCA grounds Boeing 737 Max by 4 pm on Wednesday, calls emergency meeting of all airlines

Following the Ethiopian Airline plane crash that claimed 157 lives, the DGCA banned all Boeing 737 Max 8 over the Indian airspace.

Mar 13, 2019, 10:24 AM IST

SpiceJet suspends Boeing 737 Max operations following DGCA ban

The airlines added that it is working towards attaining normalcy in operations and minimising passenger inconvenience.

Mar 13, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

India bans Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft after Ethiopian Airline crash

Only SpiceJet and Jet Airways operate Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in India.

Mar 12, 2019, 23:37 PM IST

After crash in Ethiopia, India may ban Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft

In India, SpiceJet has 12 737 MAX 8 planes while Jet Airways Ltd has five.

Mar 12, 2019, 22:45 PM IST