DGCA working on FAA recommendations
Aviation regulator DGCA is working on the observations and suggestions made by its US counterpart FAA during its recent safety audit.
'Cracker rage' could cost United Airlines $550,000
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Five drone-myths busted!
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Microsoft's drones to catch mosquitoes and help stop epidemics
Project Premonition, launched by American tech company Microsoft, is developing a system that aims to detect infectious disease outbreaks before they become widespread.
Air India pilot gets notice for one minute delay in reaching the cockpit
This alleged one-minute delay was found when the DGCA carried out spot checks of AI flights on that day at Delhi airport.
DGCA bans use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in all aircraft
The first advisory was issued after smoke arose from a Samsung phone device leading to evacuation of a Southwest flight 994 in the US.
Tax on ATF between 1-5% sounds reasonable: Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju
The minister also said the government is open to any good idea from stakeholders on abolishing the 5/20 rule.
Vistara eyeing long-haul flights to the US and Europe
Its plans go way beyond flying to just nearby countries where single aisle planes like its fleet of Airbus A-320s or the Boeing 737 can operate to.
DGCA may ban even newly replaced Galaxy Note 7 on flights
The earlier advisory by DGCA had asked airlines to allow phones with 'green battery indicator' to be carried on flights in switch on mode.
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India asking right questions about averting accidents: Anthony Foxx
As a result of requirements made on automobiles in the US since 1960, there has been nearly an 80% reduction in deaths due to vehicular accidents.
Bill to replace DGCA by new aviation regulator
The CAA is being established by the government to meet the standards set by the UN's International Civil Aviation Organisation.
Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz had sick note for day of crash
After raiding Andreas Lubitz’s apartment and his parents’ home, investigators found torn-up medical documents declaring him unfit to work.
Vistara to get flying licence next week
The airline has cleared its proving flights, and would get its flying licence after the US- based FAA completes the audit of the DGCA.
Air India to be compensated by Boeing for Dreamliner battery trouble
On AI's plans to sell off five Boeing 777-200s, AI chief said, "We have an offer for all the five planes" but refused to disclose anything further.
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