Directorate General Of Civil Aviation
India  /  Published 04.07.20

Flights: no foreign travel till July 31

The aviation regulator DGCA said on Friday it was extending the suspension of scheduled international passenger flights in the country till July 31 but added that some international scheduled services...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.07.20

DGCA extends bar on foreign flights

The Vande Bharat Mission has entered its fourth phase from Thursday. In a tweet, the civil aviation ministry said, “Private airlines will have significant participation in Phase-4 of the Vande ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 27.06.20

Overseas passenger flights banned till July 15

The ban on all scheduled international commercial passenger service has been extended till July 15, the Directorate-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said while hinting that there could be a graded res...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.06.20

Policy on drones unveiled

The government on Friday released the draft rules for the operation of drones.The aviation ministry has invited public comments on the draft Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2020 within 30 days a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.06.20

Keep middle seats vacant to extent possible: DGCA to airlines

Aviation regulator DGCA on Monday asked airlines to keep middle seats vacant to the extent possible in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.However, if a flyer has been allotted the middle seat due to...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.05.20

Row over flight distancing rules

Middle row seats in planes are unlikely to be kept vacant when domestic flights resume, violating social distancing norms. The government is finalising the standard operating procedure (SOP) for airl...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 02.05.20

Restrictions on airlines extended

The aviation regulator on Saturday extended the suspension of domestic and international commercial flight operations till May 17 following the extension of the nationwide lockdown for another two wee...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.04.20

Airlines decline refund to customers for cancelled tickets

With the nationwide lockdown extended till May 3, domestic airlines have again decided not to refund customers in cash for their cancelled flights and instead have offered them rescheduling of tickets...
By PTI in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 13.04.20

Airlines plan for social distancing

Keeping the middle seat of each three-seat row vacant, not assigning the last row to any passenger, allowing only one person to sit in each row in coaches that carry passengers to aircraft or terminal...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.02.20

Jeep on runway, lift damages Air India plane

An Air India plane’s fuselage was damaged when its pilot decided to immediately lift the aircraft to avoid hitting a person and a jeep that had suddenly come on the Pune airport runway during takeof...
By PTI in New Delhi


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