FAA approves resumption of Dreamliner flights
A team of over 20 engineers are being flown to India by Boeing to help Air India's engineering team install the new battery kit in each of the six aeroplanes.
All safety issues addressed, says DGCA's report to FAA
Warned of a downgrade by Federal Aviation Administration, DGCA filed a status report w...
US airliner nearly collided with drone: Federal Aviation Administration
The incident took place on March 22 as a US Airways jet flying from N...
3 aircraft fleet to be mandatory for commercial air charter operators
Air charter firms, NSOPs and others concerned have been asked to submit their comments on the proposed changes in the rules by November 12.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation to conduct surprise checks to ensure better safety for fliers
The aviation regulator had stepped up safety and surveillance checks of aircraft close on the heels of India’s safety rating coming under scrutiny by FAA.
ICAO finds no safety concerns in airline operations; FAA audit next month
In a major relief to Indian carriers, ICAO, a global regulatory body, has said that it no longer sees “significant safety concerns” in airlines operations.
Upgrade of airports, reviewing curbs on carriers key tasks
Among the critical issues the two leaders would have to address is the turnaround of cash-starved Air India, whose financials have lately started looking up.
Civil Aviation Ministry preparing list of crucial issues
A presentation is being prepared on the issues and problems facing the airlines, airports and other stakeholders and the unfinished tasks of the previous regime.
FAA rules out safety evaluation of DGCA
FAA had expressed "their concern based on media reports in India on the current civil aviation scenario and raised doubts on the effectiveness of DGCA."
Indian charter planes face scrutiny abroad
The DGCA had earlier this month formed two teams to check foreign aircraft and charter planes from abroad were high on their list for inspections.
US downgrades India's air safety rating to sub-Saharan standards
The downgrade will be an impediment to Indian carriers' plans to increase flights to the US, the world's biggest aviation market.
Dreamliner will operate only after FAA, DGCA green signal: Ajit Singh
The Minister's statement came after AI grounded all its six Boeing-787 Dreamliner planes after a global directive by FAA.
Dreamliner safety: Air India to wait for US FAA's probe report
Air India to wait for the US FAA's probe into the problems faced by Boeing 787s Dreamliner before taking any decision.
DGCA confident of avoiding downgrade by US regulator
Federal Aviation Administration completed its second round of safety audit of its Indian counterpart DGCA and is likely to submit its final report by January.
Mahindra gets nod to sell its Australian airplanes in India
In New Delhi, ministry sources said the type certification for the single piston engine aircraft, given by US FAA, was accepted by the DGCA.
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