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Directorate General of Civil Aviation

India extends ban on international commercial flights till February 28

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, international passenger services have been suspended in India since March 23, 2020

19 Jan 2022 1:31 PM

Omicron threat: Centre not to resume international flights from Dec 15

The aviation ministry also clarified that post-arrival testing can be exempted if a person is travelling from a not at-risk country

01 Dec 2021 3:49 PM

Taliban writes to DGCA to resume commercial flights between India and Afghanistan

The last commercial flight between India and Afghan was operated by Air India on Kabul-Delhi route on August 15

29 Sep 2021 3:49 PM

DGCA lifts ban on Boeing 737 Max aircraft after two-and-half years

Currently, in India, only SpiceJet airline has Boeing 737 Max aircraft in its fleet

26 Aug 2021 9:01 PM

DGCA advices passengers planning to travel abroad to check fares on airline's website

Scheduled international passenger flights have been suspended in India since March 23 last year amid the coronavirus pandemic

10 Aug 2021 1:09 PM


Suspension of scheduled international passenger flights extended till Aug 31

India has formed air bubble pacts with around 24 countries including the US, the UK, the UAE, Kenya, Bhutan and France

30 Jul 2021 2:22 PM

23 Boeing 737 NG planes in India to be checked for structural cracks

US plane-maker said the component where these cracks have been found are known as 'pickle forks'.

01 Oct 2019 12:20 PM

SpiceJet pilot suspended for 6 months for runway incursion

A show-cause notice was issued to the pilot on August 22 giving him a time period of 15 days.

27 Aug 2019 9:36 PM

GoAir clocks highest OTP for 11th month in a row

‘GoAir’s OTP leadership is result of focus on enhancing customer experience without compromising on service deliveries,’ company said.

23 Aug 2019 7:54 PM

DGCA suspends license of 2 SpiceJet pilots

Their license has been suspended for a period of one year and they are also required to undergo corrective training.

29 Jul 2019 8:58 PM


12 pilots grounded over mishaps

Another Air India Express flight veered off the taxiway after landing and got stuck in soft ground at the Mangalore airport on June 30.

05 Jul 2019 3:18 AM

Indian airlines to avoid Iran airspace amid tensions in Middle East: DGCA

The Indian operators said they will re-route the flights suitably, the DGCA said.

22 Jun 2019 7:33 PM

Domestic air traffic registers growth

SpiceJet’s market share increased from 13.1 per cent in April to 14.8 per cent in May.

19 Jun 2019 6:41 AM

Jet Airways employees hold protest at Town Hall in Bengaluru

Jet Airways employees on Monday held a protest here at Town Hall, appealing the Central government to save the private airline.

22 Apr 2019 8:24 PM

DGCA to seek credible revival plan from Jet Airways, says official

After weeks of uncertainty, Jet Airways on Wednesday announced temporary suspension of its operations.

18 Apr 2019 1:36 PM


Jet Airways currently flying less than 50 domestic flights: DGCA official

The Prime Minister's Office has called an urgent meeting to discuss the situation, official sources said.

13 Apr 2019 1:51 PM

Jet crisis escalates as govt steps in, pilots threaten to go on strike

The DGCA also asked all domestic airlines to increase seat capacity and keep the fares in check.

19 Mar 2019 8:21 PM

All Boeing 737 max flights grounded, DGCA holds meeting with airlines

Ministry of Civil Aviation Secretary said that the while 14 flights were cancelled today, tomorrow will be a more challenging day.

13 Mar 2019 6:57 PM

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

Air India top pilot failed pre-flight alcohol test, grounded: Official

Capt Kathpalia was to operate the Air India’s AI-111 flight to London from New Delhi on Sunday afternoon.

11 Nov 2018 8:27 PM