The Bombay High Court, on April 12, 2017, ordered the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and other agencies, to demolish or reduce the height of over 100 buildings that are in violation of R
Twenty cases of violations of guidelines by private airlines, including Jet Airways and SpiceJet, have come to the notice of aviation regulator DGCA this year till February, according to the government.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation said late on Tuesday at least two incidents involving A320 NEO planes fitted with the engines flown by IndiGo - owned by InterGlobe Aviation - and privately-held GoAir - were under investigation.
Aviation watchdog DGCA has come across over 6,000 violations related to compliance by aviation companies last year, the government said today.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given licence to the Andhra Pradesh-based carrier for pan- India operations.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has informed the Bombay High Court that 112 buildings within a four km radius of the domestic and international airports in Mumbai, have come up in violation R
Coming out with a fresh set of guidelines, the watchdog said code share arrangement with an overseas carrier should be within the ambit of the bilateral Air Service Agreement (ASA) with the country concerned.
The government has started discussions at the "highest level" to put in place a policy on airfares, including possible cap, as concerns persist over steep fluctuations in air ticket prices, especially during peak demand periods
The government will make efforts to reduce further the incidence of flights getting cancelled, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said
To a query on whether capping airfare is a practical option in the context of free market principles, she said, "Let's see. We need to have discussions." The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) would start making public from this month the highest fare bucket (or class) rates levied by domestic airlines.
SFIO is believed to have doubts that the lease amount was inflated on the books of KFA and has asked the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to submit related lease rental documents, sources say.
Observing that the complaint is more of an "employment issue than a competition issue", CCI said the issues being alleged do not raise any concern within the meaning of Competition Act.
Also, regional carrier Air Costa did not operate every fifth of its flight for various reasons in the previous month, according to data released by the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) last week.
IndiGo had announced to acquire 180 A320s including 150 A320 neos in 2011, the largest aircraft order by any Indian carrier at that time.
Low cost carrier IndiGo, which recently got listed on the bourses, maintained its leadership position with a market share of 36.8 percent in October. It flew as many as 25.90 lakh passengers last month.
The recertification is being done to ensure that the carriers meet the global standards, especially after the US watchdog Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) upgraded India's safety rating this April.
"It (predatory pricing) is a concern of a majority of Parliamentarians, including the Prime Minister, and needs to be addressed," Sharma, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, said here on the sidelines of an industry event, organised by the Assocham in association with the Civil Aviation Ministry.
The Finance Ministry on Friday sought Parliament's nod for making an additional equity infusion into Air India worth Rs 800 crore, less than half the amount sought by the Civil Aviation Ministry for the national carrier.
Turbo Megha Airways eyes operational bCity-based Turbo Megha Airways expects operational break-even in six months banking on regional routes for better occupancy rate, its managing director V Umesh said on Wednesday.reak-even in 6 months
DGCA sources have told CNBC-TV that IndiGo, SpiceJet, AirAsia have sought permission to charge passengers for check-in luggage. This means even the free check-in of maximum of 15 kg which was allowed, will be charged for.
Shares of SpiceJet climbed over 7 percent intraday Monday after the budget carrier reached an out of court settlement with an aircraft lessor over default on aircraft rentals.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked the airlines to provide the quantum (percentage) of the tickets sold by them at different pricing levels (highest and lowest fares buckets) for each sector over the next few months, sources close to the developments said.
Amid airlines indulging in cut-throat rivalry in offering lowest possible airfare, the CCI is yet again probing the possible violation of competition laws, although the fair-trade regulator has failed to pin down the carriers on similar charges several times in the past.
SpiceJet former director Ajay Singh says the aviation company must focus on profitable routes, get back to the low-cost model and work hard to bring costs down.
India's demotion to category-II safety status by the US Federal Aviation Administration earlier this year is both a boon and a curse