Surging passenger numbers, policy promises dot turbulent skies in 2018
From spiralling costs and cut-throat competition pushing airlines into the red to government initiatives aimed at boosting the fast-growing sector, a mixed baggage greeted the stakeholders.
U.S. government shutdown breaks record, with no end in sight
The closure, which began on Dec. 22, broke a decades-old record by a 1995-1996 s...
India's score in ICAO audit likely to improve: DGCA official
An ICAO team visited India last month and assessed the action taken on issues re...
DGCA monitoring Boeing 737 MAX planes on daily basis
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has been keeping a close watch on Boeing 737 MAX aircraft -- operated by Jet Airways and SpiceJet -- in the wake of such a plane crashing in Indonesia in October.
FAA keeps India’s aviation safety rating at category 1
This was after the ICAO, a UN body, gave it a low safety score after an audit in November 2017, placing it below Nepal, Pakistan and other nations.
DGCA orders engine change for 7 Airbus 320 (neos)
The directives are for Airbus 320 (neo) planes fitted with Pratt & Whitney engines, which are operated by IndiGo and GoAir in India.
DGCA asks Jet Air, SpiceJet to take action on sensor-related issues with Boeing 737 MAX
Jet and SpiceJet fly Boeing 737 MAX planes. There are at least 6 such planes with the two carriers.
DGCA in touch with regulator over Lion Air incident
Early Monday morning, a Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 800 aircraft operating flight JT 610 with 188 people on board crashed into the sea shortly after taking-off from the Indonesian capital of Jakarta.
Taxibots to tow aircrafts, to save fuel, cut pollution at airports
The Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here will be the first to have these vehicles with the trial runs to be conducted for Jet Airways and SpiceJet aircrafts.
US authorities probe midair crash that killed Indian trainee pilot
Sejwal had enrolled in Dean International Flight School in September 2017. The flight school has a history of more than two dozen incidents and accidents in the decade between 2007 and 2017.
Government says DGCA to regulate air traffic controllers after fall in ICAO audit score
Senior Civil Aviation Ministry officials today said India's score after the latest ICAO audit fell to 57.44 per cent from the previous level of 65.82 per cent.
Indian girl among 3 killed as two aircraft collide midair in US
Dean International's website says it offers primary instruction for student pilots, advanced instruction for private and commercial pilots and training for multi-engine flights.
DGCA waiting for FAA inputs to act on CFM engines
“We are in touch with the FAA. We will get inputs from them and see what is required at our end,” DGCA DG B S Bhullar told ET.
Uber's flying cars aren't its biggest challenge
True commercial testing is still at least five years away, even according Uber Technologies Inc.’s optimistic assessments.
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