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Latest Articles in directorate general of civil aviation

COVID-19 Will Test India’s Preparedness To Tackle Health Emergency

Since the outbreak of the deadly Corona virus worldwide, India with its resolve to mitigate the spread, can face many challenges. This pandemic poses a greater threat to India as the burden of non-communicable diseases may escalate. With pharmaceuticals across the globe rushing to develop a vaccine, Indian companies too are trying to crack the code. Political leadership and health system preparedness will play a crucial role in the weeks to come in the nation’s battle against COVID-19.

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Set To Soar Again

Despite some headwinds this year, the civil aviation sector is growing thereby raising hopes of better times to come in 2020.

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Domestic Air Traffic In Jan To Nov Grows By 3.86% Year-On-Year

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) showed that domestic air passenger traffic totalled 1.29 crore in November, up 11 per cent from 1.16 crore in October.

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A GST Slash On Hybrid CNG Vehicles?

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HC Notice To Centre On Plea To Regulate Duty Timings Of Pilots

A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued a notice to the Centre and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) and posted the matter for further hearing on March 20 next year

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Over 130 Pilots, 430 Crew Members Of Air India Likely To Be Grounded

Aviation regulator DGCA has already served an ultimatum to the Air India management over the alleged safety violations by the airline's crew members ahead of its enforcement action

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Domestic Air Traffic Up By 17.36% In May 2017

IndiGo, the largest domestic airline by market share, returned to the top spot last month in terms of punctuality with 85 per cent of its flights arriving and departing on schedule.

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DGCA Probes P&W Engine Issues On Airbus A320 NEOs

Airbus began rolling out the A320 NEOs in January 2016 and it has so far delivered about 70 to customers worldwide

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Apply Same Rule For All Players: Spicejet On OTP System Review

OTP is one of the several measures to determine an airline's operational efficiency. It indicates whether an airline is operating its flights on time or not

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Airlines To Pay Fine If Their Planes Empty Human Waste While Flying

Green panel tells the DGCA to 'issue directions that aircraft on landing shall be subjected to surprise inspection to see that human waste tanks are not empty'

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Airlines Carry 86.72 Lakh Passengers In October

Reflecting strong demand, the domestic passenger numbers rose 23.2 per cent last month compared to 70.39 lakh people seen in September

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Near Miss Over Goa Airspace, DGCA Orders Probe

The incident involved a SpiceJet Hyderabad-bound plane from Goa and a GoAir aircraft operating on Nagpur-Mumbai route

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DGCA Partially Lifts Ban On Use Of Galaxy Note 7 In Flights

On September 9, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation prohibited the use of Galaxy Note 7 on flights following a series of incidents of the smartphone's battery exploding in some countries

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Samsung Phone Emits Smoke On Indian Airline Flight

Passengers on board an IndiGo flight smelled smoke coming from the baggage bin and alerted cabin crew who saw sparks and smoke coming from a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 phone

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DGCA Prohibits Use Of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 On Aircraft

Galaxy Note 7 sales have not started in India, and the company has delayed its sales to address any safety concerns, says Samsung

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