Apr 16, 2014 at 18:43 | Source: PTI
DGCA grounded 11 of its pilots for three months after finding "major lapses", while claiming that tests like pre-flight breath analysis of pilots and cabin crew were skipped and the breathalyser equipment was non-functional.
Apr 16, 2014 at 15:29 | Source: PTI
The DGCA's unprecedented move came after the regulator's team found that several flights operated by GMR Aviation in the last month, including one on Monday when an aircraft flew Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to Bhubaneshwar, had skipped some mandatory tests, DGCA sources said.
Apr 15, 2014 at 19:25 | Source: PTI
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has stipulated that a scheduled Indian airline cannot enter into an agreement with a foreign investing institution or a foreign airline which could give these foreign entities the right to control the management of the domestic operator.
Apr 03, 2014 at 21:19 | Source: PTI
Air India launched a short-term 'Monsoon Bonanza' scheme under which tickets on 40 select domestic sectors can be bought till Saturday for travel till September 30.
Apr 02, 2014 at 22:06 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Next, the airline needs a permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the industry regulator, to start operations.
Apr 02, 2014 at 09:29 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
After DGCA came down heavily on SpiceJet for offering airline tickets at a "predatory" pricing of Re 1, the company said that such moves are a key part of the strategy for low-cost airlines globally and "benefit the wider travel industry and economy at large due to the stimulation and economic multiplier effect."
Apr 01, 2014 at 21:44 | Source: Moneycontrol.com
Speaking to CNBC-TV18s Shereen Bhan, SL Narayan, Group CFO at the Sun Group said, Our objective is not to pick up fights. We have accepted the position of the DGCA on the Re 1 offer. Other terms of the offer remain.
Mar 29, 2014 at 13:42 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Over the last few weeks, the Indian aviation regulatory body has hired 35 technical engineers - a chunk coming from the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines - as it seeks to impress upon the US aviation body (FAA) that India is working towards upgrading its technical preparedness.
Mar 28, 2014 at 22:29 | Source: PTI
Swamy had said in his complaint to the Election Commission that he had written to the Civil Aviation Ministry on March 6, saying that it would be "wholly invalid and ultra vires the Model Code if Air Asia Joint Venture as well as the Tata-Singapore proposals for new airlines receive the Airline Operators Permit after March 5, 2014 10.30 AM".
Mar 28, 2014 at 22:14 | Source: CNBC-TV18
In a new twist to AirAsia's India plans the Election Commission now has written to the Civil Aviation Ministry seeking clarifications on the air operator's permit that the DGCA is likely to soon issue to the airline.