INTERNATIONAL CIVIL AVIATION ORGANISATION
Indian nurse at Saudi hospital tests positive for coronavirus: Govt
Thermal screening is being done at the international airports of Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Cochin. The civil aviation ministry has asked airlines to follow International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) guidelines for managing and notifying anybody reporting illness on flights originating from China and disembarking in India.
Air India to set up internal panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees: Source
At a meeting between the minister and represe...
Iran says won't give Americans crashed plane's black boxes
Following the crash of Ukraine International Airlines flight PS752 shortly after t...
DGCA picks five consortiums to take its drone plan airborne
The move is part of DGCA's beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) drone experiments.
Coronavirus: Thermal screening of passengers flying in from China at 7 airports
The Civil Aviation Ministry has directed seven airports including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata to make arrangements for screening of passengers arriving from China in the wake of outbreak of an infection caused by a new strain of virus there.
1 dead, 1 injured after under-construction roof collapses at Bhubaneswar airport
Senior officials of the state government and politicians rushed to the site. Khurda Collector, Sitanshu Kumar Rout said a dog squad had been used to make sure no other person as trapped under the rubble.
Register drones by Jan 31 or face action: Aviation ministry
Any unregistered drone being operated beyond January 31 will invite penal action, said the order issued by the aviation ministry. It said the presence of unregistered drones had come to the notice of the government and that operating them violates the norms prescribed by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Lotus on passports as part of security features, other national symbols to be used on rotation: MEA
Asked about the issue, Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said, "This symbol is our national flower and is part of the enhanced security features to identify fake passports."
In a first, DGCA Certifies Boeing’s Singapore Training Facility for Dreamliner Planes
The official said the clearance would help full service carrier Vistara in inducting Boeing 787 planes early next year since there is only one such facility in India which does not have spare capacity. Approval has been accorded to Boeing training facility in Singapore for 787 type of aircraft.
Iran probe finds Ukrainian plane turned back after 'problem'
According to Iranian authorities the Ukrainian carrier that crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran with the loss of all 176 people on board, had turned back after experiencing a technical glitch. The organisation questioned witnesses both on the ground and on board a second aircraft which was flying above the Ukrainian Boeing 737 as the disaster unfolded.
Envoys in Jammu meet civil society members, get briefed by CS, DGP
In the first such trip by foreign diplomats post August 5, envoys of 15 countries including the US on Friday interacted with civil society members and were briefed by a high level team led by Chief Secretary BVR Subramanian and DGP Dilbag Singh.
DGCA likely to license all ATC officers before ’20 ICAO audit
ICAO had recently asked India to make DGCA licensing authority for ATC officers. Earlier, Airports Authority of India (AAI), which is also ATC service provider, had been licensing ATCOs. DGCA will license all 2500 current ATCOs by December, according to a senior DGCA official.
India takes up Pakistan's denial of airspace use to PM's aircraft with international body
Prime Minister Modi, who is travelling to Saudi Arabia on a bilateral visit, was denied overflight clearance by the Pakistani authorities. Sources said that India has take up the issue with relevant international authority.
Plumes of uncertainty, hopes of connectivity dot Indian aviation space
After surging over 18 per cent in 2018, domestic air passenger growth sputtered to a five-year low in April 2019 before flying back into double-digit expansion of 11.86 per cent in November.
Boeing executives called DGCA 'fools', 'stupid' during 737 Max plane's approval process in 2017: Documents
Boeing staffers used terms like "fools" & "stupid" for DGCA during Max's approval process, documents show.
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