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India bans 737 Max 8 jets

UK, France, Germany also act on safety concerns.

13 Mar 2019 2:19 AM

Only pilots with 1,000 flying hours for Boeing 737 MAX planes: DGCA

Currently SpiceJet and Jet Airways own and fly a number of Boeing 737 MAX aeroplanes in India.

12 Mar 2019 11:28 AM

DGCA issues interim safety steps after 737 Max 8 review

This is the second time in five months that aircraft of this specific make has crashed, sparking global alarm.

12 Mar 2019 2:39 AM

Post Ethiopia crash, Jet, SpiceJet to be asked for details on plane model

DGCA would seek information from plane maker Boeing and Indian carriers operating Boeing 737 MAX planes in India, according to the official.

11 Mar 2019 9:42 AM

Only 70 out of 119 Jet Airways aircraft operational: DGCA official

The official described the situation as 'dynamic', indicating more aircraft of Jet Airways could be grounded.

07 Mar 2019 5:10 PM

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Air cargo operations need to automate systems, streamline processes: report

Foreign carriers like Emirates, Qatar, Cathay Pacific and Lufthansa currently dominate international air cargo space in the country.

03 Mar 2019 2:44 PM

9 airports briefly closed, flight services in disarray

DGCA later declared that operations at these nine airports have resumed “as of now”.

28 Feb 2019 2:27 AM

IndiGo cancels 30 flights due to on-going pilot shortages

The airline said flight cancellations will continue for some more days, affecting around 30 flights per day.

13 Feb 2019 10:33 AM

GoAir pilots shut down wrong engine, restarts it after bird-hit: report

While engine number 2 of the flight was affected due to the bird-strike, the pilots of the GoAir plane decided to shut down engine number 1.

06 Feb 2019 10:41 AM

Air India pilot back as executive director post alcohol test fail: report

Air India spokesperson was not available for comments.

21 Nov 2018 8:20 AM

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AI director fails pre-flight alcohol test, grounded

The DGCA had then, in February, 2017, suspended his licence for three months.

13 Nov 2018 1:41 AM

Air India pilot who failed alcohol test for second time grounded for 3 years

Arvind Kathpalia, who is also the Director of Operations at Air India, failed alcohol test on Sunday.

12 Nov 2018 1:05 PM

DGCA now begins inspection of Jet Airways' training programme

The inspections began on Monday and will continue till Thursday.

25 Sep 2018 11:42 AM

Jet pilots body says should not blame flight crew before probe is completed

The National Aviator’s Guild is the domestic pilots’ body of Jet Airways, claim to represent over 1,000 pilots at the airline.

22 Sep 2018 8:06 AM

Pune-bound GoAir flight returns to Bengaluru as engine 'fails' midair

However, a GoAir spokesperson said the flight 'suffered a technical glitch'.

02 Sep 2018 9:29 PM

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Pilots blamed for near-crash of Rahul Gandhi's chartered plane in Karnataka

There were no injuries to those on board who included five passengers, the two pilots, one cabin crew and one engineer.

01 Sep 2018 6:35 AM

Pilots blamed for near-crash of Rahul Gandhi's chartered plane in Karnataka

'Crew initiated action only when the master cautions warning i.e after 15 seconds of autopilot disengage,' DGCA said in report.

31 Aug 2018 8:34 PM

Welcome to drone age

The restrictions on no-fly spaces around airports and such other security-dictated norms are understandable.

30 Aug 2018 12:03 AM

Kochi airport to reopen today after 15-day shutdown, first flight at 2 pm

Kochi airport had been rendered non-functional since August 14 after the floods that devastated the state between August 8 and 22.

29 Aug 2018 8:13 AM

Airlines not charging exorbitant fares: DGCA to Delhi High Court

Under the Aircraft Act it was not empowered to make "financial regulations" with regard to air fares.

17 Aug 2018 5:31 PM

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