Saturday, 28 May, 2022

Topic: DGCA

‘Inappropriately handled,’ DGCA slams IndiGo for stopping special needs boy from boarding

The regulation body also said the airline had violated ‘applicable regulations’ with its actions at the Ranchi airport.

IndiGo stops child with special needs from boarding flight at Ranchi airport

DGCA has asked IndiGo to submit a report after the airline didn't allow a specially-abled child to board a flight with his family on 7 May, claiming the boy was in a 'state of panic'.

Aviation body takes off roster the crew, engineers of turbulent Mumbai-Durgapur flight

The DGCA also said two of the 14 injured in the craft are in intensive care.

DGCA bars 90 SpiceJet pilots to operate 737 Max planes after finding them ‘improperly trained’

DGCA chief Arun Kumar said the regulator will take 'strict action against those found responsible for the lapse', and also said the pilots would be trained again.

India extends suspension of scheduled international flights till 28 February

In a circular Wednesday, DCGA mentioned that the restriction will not be applicable to international 'all-cargo operations and flight' approved by the aviation regulator.

Madras HC upholds order on winding-up of SpiceJet over $24 million debt, gives time for appeal

Madras HC was hearing an appeal by SpiceJet to set aside a single-judge order to wind up the company and on the appointment of a provisional liquidator.

India extends suspension of scheduled foreign flights till 31 January amid Omicron concerns

The DGCA on 1 December had decided not to resume international flights from 15 December, less than a week after announcing that it would restart the services.

SpiceJet ‘admitted debt liability’, says HC on Credit Suisse winding-up plea. Airline to appeal

Madras HC has ordered winding up of SpiceJet Ltd over non-payment of $24 million in dues to Credit Suisse AG. But order kept in abeyance to allow SpiceJet time to deposit $5 million.

Domestic air passenger traffic rises to 70.66 lakh in September, up by 5.44% from August

IndiGo carried most number of passengers in September with a 56.2% share of the domestic market while SpiceJet accounted for an 8.5% share, DGCA data showed.

Taliban-controlled Afghanistan aviation unit writes to India to resume commercial flights

The last commercial flight between India and Afghanistan was operated by Air India on the Kabul-Delhi route on 15 August, the day Kabul fell to the insurgent group.

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What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


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NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.