Sunday, 3 July, 2022
TopicDirectorate General of Civil Aviation

Topic: Directorate General of Civil Aviation

Lufthansa’s spat with India highlights hurdles to resuming long-haul flights

The falling-out, which shatters an accord in place for months, shows how attempts to reopen international routes are being frustrated by parallel efforts to halt the virus’s spread.

Penalty for airline violations hiked to Rs 1 cr from Rs 10 lakh as Parliament clears amendments

The violations include carrying arms, explosives, or other dangerous goods aboard aircraft and contravening any rules notified under the Act, among others.

4 SpiceJet executives issued show cause notices over multiple landing incidents

The civil aviation regulator DGCA pulled up the SpiceJet executives after a special audit team of multiple landing incidents found lapses on their part.

Delhi High Court seeks response from Jet Airways on plea to refund passengers

The Delhi High Court was hearing a plea seeking direction to the civil aviation ministry to ensure airlines reimburse passengers if flights are suspended.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational image of a protest against rise in prices of fuel and LPG, in Kolkata | ANI

You thought inflation’s high in India? Data shows at least 100 countries doing worse

Lebanon faces worst inflation rate in the world, followed by Zimbabwe and Sudan, according to 'Trading Economics', which sources data from governments.

Defence

The Sikorsky S-76D chopper | Credit: Twitter/@PawanHansLtd

Pawan Hans chopper crash not an anomaly, doesn’t bode well for govt-owned firm’s disinvestment

Crash that killed 4 one of several Pawan Hans chopper accidents in last few decades. These incidents, coupled with losses, operational issues & legal hurdles, may delay disinvestment.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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