Indian Aviation Academy signs MoU with Management Development Institute for aviation education & research
The collaboration commences with launch of a course in “Airport Strategic Operations” for aviation entrants, said the institute. The Institute said that aviation is a complex, volatile and dynamic industry employing highly skilled and enriched Human Resource.
Aviation security regulator BCAS issues guidelines for drone operating systems
The BCAS has listed out rules that should be followed for cybe...
InterGlobe Aviation board to discuss further on raising funds
According to a regulatory filing, the board at its meeting held on Thursday "de...
Aviation regulator's check throws up SpiceJet, IndiGo violations
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation found that safety equipment was not being stowed properly in an IndiGo aircraft at Bengaluru airport, and SpiceJet was not conducting random breath analyser tests at Chennai airport.
DGCA should not allow landings at Kozhikode airport during monsoons: Aviation safety expert
In June 2011, Ranganathan flagged concerns about the runway in a communication to then Civil Aviation Secretary Nasim Zaidi in June 2011. Ranganathan was then a member of the operations group of the Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Committee (CASAC).
Air fare cap may go before November 24 if demand rises: Aviation minister H S Puri
The 50% capacity mark will be reached when India sees 1.5 lakh domestic flyers daily. On August 3, there were just over 78,000 people flying within the country.
Domestic airfare cap to remain in place till November 24: Aviation Ministry
In a statement, the regulator said that the fare cap on domestic flights will continue until November 24, 2020, or until further orders. The decision comes after Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, during a press briefing, had said that the price cap on domestic routes will be applicable well beyond August 24.
Aviation ministry refuses equity support to Air India
The government’s decision not to fund Air India’s losses comes after it took on over 60% of the airline’s debt while preparing to sell the national carrier. The airlines debt stands reduced from Rs 62,000 crore to Rs 23,286 crore, which the government said is the current valuation of the aircraft the national carrier owns and operates.
Hong Kong not allowing flights from India; discussions on with Kuwait on bilateral air bubble: Govt
The aviation sector has been significantly impacted due to the travel restrictions imposed in India and other countries in view of the coronavirus pandemic. All airlines in India have taken cost-cutting measures such as pay cuts, leave-without-pay and firings of employees in order to conserve cash.
DGCA had issued notice to Kozhikode airport in July 2019 over critical safety lapses
The revelation came a day after an Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 people on board overshot "runway 10" at the Calicut airport in heavy rain and went down 35 feet into a gorge before breaking into two pieces, killing at least 18 people.
Kozhikode plane crash: AI Express says 3 relief flights arranged to assist passengers, families
Two special relief flights have been arranged from Delhi and one from Mumbai for rendering humanitarian assistance to all the passengers and the family members, the airline, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, said.
OCI card holders from US, UK, Germany, France can visit India: Home Ministry
Apart from OCI card holders, other foreigners from these countries have also been allowed to avail Indian visa facility for business, medical and employment purposes.
Air India allowing travel agents to sell seats only on select Vande Bharat flights, alleges TAAI
"After our repeated request to your good-selves, agents were permitted to book on the GDS (global distribution system), but now inventories have been blocked and selective sectors are only being permitted. This is totally unfair and biased," it said.
Domestic air traffic revival fails to meet expectations; is at 45% of pre-pandemic levels
Airlines continue to operate 750 to 800 flights with an average of about 60% of seats full - not the most encouraging sign for an industry buffeted by high fixed and variable costs.
DGCA puts its services related to flight crew, training institute services online
The new system doesn’t require pilots and other executives to travel to the offices of the regulator for licensing and other related procedures.