Bill in Lok Sabha to replace DGCA by new regulator
The bill was brought by the govt after the UN-body ICAO and the US regulator FAA carried out audits of the DGCA last year and pointed towards the "unsatisfactory situation" faced by it.
India’s flying safety standards under foreign bodies’ scanner
Constant weakening of DGCA in terms of staff over past eight years even as air ...
Red tapism at DGCA crippling business aviation market; regulator impervious to efforts of government
DGCA’s indifference to the plight of ope...
Boeing team arriving next week to fix Dreamliner battery fault
The Government-run Air India plans to put back at least two of the six grounded planes into operations by May 10.
Air India's Dreamliner aircraft may take to sky soon
Air India's Dreamliner Aircraft, grounded since January after incidents of battery fire, may take to the sky in the next two weeks, officials said today.
India’s aviation safety ranking downgrade: How politicians, bureaucrats ruined a sunrise industry
The recent downgrading of India’s aviation safety ranking, because of inadequate regulatory oversight, by the US FAA is a blow to India’s image.
Air India plans to connect New Delhi with international routes this year
Indian airlines thus far do not have the wherewithal to expand their international footprint and travellers have to depend on foreign airlines.
Boeing conducts final 787 battery test flight
The purpose of the flight was to demonstrate that the new battery system performs as intended during normal and non-normal flight conditions.
Air India's Dreamliner fleet to remain grounded till February 17
In effect this means that the newest aircraft will remain grounded for a month as it was on January 17 that AI had grounded its 787 fleet.
50-strong global fleet of Dreamliner grounded
The entire 50-strong global fleet of Boeing 787 Dreamliners were grounded today as US regulator FAA asked airlines to cease operations of these planes temporarily.
No plans to ground A320 Neos over P&W engine glitches: DGCA
Budget carrier IndiGo, which is the largest operator of these planes in the country, and GoAir being the other one, have already grounded three such planes following an emergency airworthiness directive from the European Aviation Safety Agency or Easa on this issue over the weekend.
Two airliners fly within 100 feet of drone above New York
Unmanned aircraft systems are not supposed to fly within eight km of an airport without notifying the airport operator and control tower.
Shriram Transport Finance Comapny upbeat on demand for heavy new vehicles
Shriram Transport Finance Company Ltd (STFCL) today said it is witnessing "active uptake" in the heavy new vehicle and used CV space.
Aviation sector safety top priority for new DGCA chief Arun Mishra
Arun Mishra, who took over on Thursday evening as the new chief of DGCA, said his first priority is to ensure safety of the sector.
Five drone-myths busted!
You may think you know exactly what drones are and what they do. You don't. Here are five common myths about these flying robots.