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Fake pilot license scam: Senior DGCA official sacked


Aviation regulator DGCA, which has come under the scanner over the fake pilot licenses issue, has stripped one of its top officials off his responsibilities following charges against him of influencing an airline to employ his daughter, who had failed pilot test.

DGCA asks airlines to submit monthly data on fuel consumption

With a view to check air pollution emanating from aircraft, aviation regulator DGCA has asked all airlines and other operators to submit monthly data on fuel consumption by their fleet from this mon

Fake flying license scam: Four arrested

Four persons, including a DGCA official and a pilot, have been arrested by Delhi police in connection with the fake flying license scam.

DGCA to bring over 10,000 CPL holders under scanner


Aviation regulator DGCA plans to bring under the scanner over 10,000 commercial pilot license (CPL) holders and conduct third-party audit of all flying schools in the country in the wake of cases of forgery behind securing of licences coming to light.

'Nose landing' pilot's license revoked

Chennai/New Delhi: The licence of a woman pilot of no-frills airline IndiGo has been cancelled after she made a rough landing in Goa last month, endangering several lives and investigators later found

DGCA approves Saras production

Bengaluru, Feb. 9: The Saras programme of National Aerospace Laboratories, which was halted for nearly two years after a crash, will get a fresh lease of life now that the DGCA has given its nod to c

Airlines told to list fares on the Net

New Delhi, Dec. 6: The government on Monday set all airlines a deadline, asking them to upload route-wise airfares datewise on their websites by 5 pm on December 8.

This will mean passengers will be

Airfares: Praful spreads cheer

New Delhi, Dec. 3: The government on Friday rejected the sky-high fare ceilings submitted by airlines to the DGCA this week that show that some airlines are already charging last-minute fares of over

Airlines propose huge hike in ticket prices

Domestic airlines have proposed a massive raise in ticket prices, ignoring the Government’s calls not to resort to exorbitant fares.

Airlines plan steep hike in fares, DGCA to step in

Dec. 2: Air travellers may have to shell out hefty amounts if the fare bands proposed by airlines, which will also take into account the distance factor are approved by the civil aviation regulator DG

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