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Send SMSes, provide help if flights late, airlines told

The DGCA also said the airlines must ensure the refund of airline tickets through travel agents or portals swiftly.

12 Oct 2019 3:14 AM

Ramp walks, dancing: Indian watchdog clamps down on flight crew TikTok videos

DGCA directed airlines to crack down on behavior of flight crew after several videos showed crew members singing & dancing while on duty.

21 Sep 2019 10:06 AM

Indigo ‘forces’ flyers to sit in stranded plane

“We will conduct inquiry,” a top official of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation said on Thursday when asked about the alleged incident.

06 Sep 2019 4:46 AM

DGCA bans pilot for life for Munnabhai-style act

The two pilots were from Thane in Maharashtra and Guntur in Andhra Pradesh.

05 Sep 2019 3:13 AM

Off-duty pilots can sit in cockpit after BA test: DGCA

No passenger is allowed to enter the cockpit in any circumstances.

04 Sep 2019 4:38 AM


IndiGo second on international routes, we are still market leader: Air India

According to aviation regulator DGCA, IndiGo had around 47 per cent share of the domestic passenger market in July this year.

02 Sep 2019 7:53 PM

India and US join hands for secure airports

Meanwhile, the Director General of Civil Aviation issued advisory to airlines regarding transportation of affected lithium batteries

01 Sep 2019 2:12 AM

‘Unbelievable’: Mumbai man climbs airport wall, inspecting plane on runway; see video

The man, who officials said was of 'unsound mind', had reportedly crossed the runway's perimeter intrusion identification system.

23 Aug 2019 10:51 AM

Cloud seeding plane to fly in from America

Operation may start in first week of August.

27 Jul 2019 9:21 AM

Vistara pilot who issued ‘Mayday’ call grounded

The pilot has been derostered following the DGCA order.

18 Jul 2019 6:23 AM


Vistara pilot who issued 'Fuel Mayday' call grounded by aviation regulator

The pilot made a 'Fuel Mayday' call, which is issued when aircraft starts tapping into its emergency fuel reserves.

17 Jul 2019 1:49 PM

AI pilot in lunch box spat suspended for 6 months

The incident took place on June 17 when the flight was to take off from the Bengaluru airport for Kolkata.

16 Jul 2019 4:22 AM

12 pilots grounded in 6 different cases of flights overshooting runways

The reaction of Air India Express and GoAir to the DGCA action is awaited.

04 Jul 2019 2:41 PM

DGCA issues fresh instructions considering monsoon season

DGCA also instructed Heads of Flight Safety of the airlines to brief to pilots about the operation during adverse weather conditions.

03 Jul 2019 2:14 PM

Indian airlines to avoid Iranian airspace: DGCA

The Iranian airspace is an important transit route between several countries.

23 Jun 2019 2:09 AM


IndiGo announces special summer sale, fares start as low as Rs 999

IndiGo is offering customers all-inclusive fare starting at Rs 999 across domestic and Rs 3,499 across international sectors.

11 Jun 2019 3:18 PM

Jet failure a 'wake up call'; part of blame at doorstep of policymakers: Ajay Singh

SpiceJet plans to hire up to 2,000 staff of Jet Airways, including pilots and cabin crew. It has already taken 1,100.

04 Jun 2019 11:40 AM

Domestic air passenger growth falls in April due to grounding of Jet Airways

The key reason was grounding of Jet Airways on April 17, which cut the total seat capacity and shrank the market.

23 May 2019 5:50 PM

IndiGo announces 3-day summer sale

Passengers can avail the all-inclusive fares starting at Rs 999 for travel between May 29-September 28.

14 May 2019 4:35 PM

AI pilot suspended for faling pre-flight alcohol test gets promoted

In a notification, the national carrier said Kathpalia will take charge from Wednesday.

30 Apr 2019 5:48 PM