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DGCA Increases Rest Timing for Crew Members to Avoid Fatigue Risk in Flight

Curated By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: January 08, 2024, 18:47 ISTRepresentational image. (File photo)As per the latest update in FDTL, the crew members will have 48 hours of rest period, instead of 36 every week.In a move to enhance flight safety, and improve the work culture in the aviation industry, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), which works as a watchdog for the sector, has made some significant changes in the regulations of Flight Duty Time Limitations (FDTL) for flight crew members.It has been

FAA Grounds Dozens of Boeing 737 Max 9s After Alaska Flight Incident, Loose Bolts Found

Last Updated: January 09, 2024, 13:04 ISTFAA Grounds Dozens of Boeing 737 Max 9s After Alaska Flight Incident, Loose Bolts Found On Several Planes. (Image: AP Photo)United Airlines grounds Boeing 737 Max 9s after Alaska incident. Loose bolts found; safety inspections underway. No serious injuries reported.United Airlines has disclosed the discovery of loose bolts on door plugs of several Boeing 737 Max 9 planes.This alarming situation came to light during inspections following a panel blowout on an Alaska Airlines flight,…

Uttar Pradesh: 5 New Along With Jewar’s International Airport To Be Ready By 2024 End

Uttar Pradesh: 5 New Airports & International Hub To Be Ready By 2024 End, Says Union Aviation Minister. (Photo: Nikhil Lakhwani/ News18) Uttar Pradesh's aviation soars with 5 new airports and an international hub by 2024, as Union Minister Scindia unveils ambitious expansion plans.Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia flagged off direct air services between Ahmedabad and Ayodhya.The inauguration took place today, marking a historic moment for Ayodhya as it now have three direct flights a week from…

Air India Express Starts Gwalior-Bengaluru Flight Service, Check Details

Curated By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: January 17, 2024, 09:17 ISTAir India Express. (File photo)While flagging of the flight, company's MD says, "Direct services from Gwalior to Delhi will also commence shortly with one-stop itineraries to many cities, including Ayodhya.Air India Express on Tuesday started daily direct flight service connecting Gwalior and Bengaluru. The flight was flagged off in the virtual presence of Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Mohan Yadav,

DGCA Releases SOPs Amidst Aviation Chaos: Here’s How To Tackle The Flight Delay?

Is the Sky Clearing Up for Air Passengers? DGCA Releases New SOPs Amidst Aviation Chaos. (PTI File Photo)DGCA introduces new SOPs after airport chaos. Indigo and CSMIA face penalties. Delhi's CAT III runway progress amid fog disruptions. In a recent turn of events, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has released fresh Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) as air travel faces turbulence due to dense fog and disruptions at Delhi’s airport.The ministry and DGCA’s swift actions come in response to viral videos…

Aviation Regulators Pull Up Air India, IndiGo, SpiceJet, MIAL Amid Flight Delays; Fines Imposed

Maintenance work in progress on the runway at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport. (Image: PTI)As per orders by DGCA and BCAS, the Mumbai airport operator MIAL has to pay a total fine of Rs 90 lakh, while IndiGo has to pay up Rs 1.2 crore. Air India and SpiceJet have to pay a fine of Rs 30 lakh eachIndia’s aviation regulators on Wednesday imposed hefty fines on three airline services and the Mumbai airport operator for not following standard operating procedures and security protocols.According to orders…

Sky’s the Limit: Why Wings India 2024 will be Pivotal Moment in Country’s Ascent in Global Aviation Arena

The biggest civil aviation event in Asia, Wings India 2024, began today, with minister Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurating it at Begumpet airport in Hyderabad, Telangana. The Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA), Airports Authority of India (AAI), and Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) are coordinating the event, aligning with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision to fulfil the common man’s aspirations of flying. The success of the previous edition has spurred the collaborative efforts for this…

Civil Aviation Minister Scindia Inaugurates Air India’s First Airbus A350 Aircraft in Hyderabad

Civil aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia with MoS VK Singh and Telangana minister K Venkat Reddy during the inaugural session of Wings India 2024, at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad, on Thursday. (PTI Photo)The airline’s first A350-900 arrived in India last month and is scheduled to start commercial operations, initially on domestic routes, from January 22Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday officially inaugurated private carrier Air India’s first Airbus A350 aircraft as the aviation show…

IndiGo Cancels Some Flights Due to Airspace Curbs Around Delhi Airport, Check Details

Published By: Shahrukh ShahLast Updated: January 20, 2024, 09:51 ISTIndiGo Airline. (Photo: iStock)In a statement, the airline said that due to flypast rehearsals for the Republic Day parade, airspace restrictions have been imposed around Delhi airport from January 19 to January 26.The country’s largest airline IndiGo on Friday said some flights have been rescheduled and cancelled due to airspace restrictions around the Delhi airport in connection with the Republic Day parade. At the Delhi airport, there will be no