Dgca

  • DGCA has for the first time acted in the right manner: Sudhakar Reddy 2 days ago

    In an interview with CNN-IBN, General Secretary of the Communist Party of India Sudhakar Reddy said that the DGCA had for the first time acted in the right manner. Delays, cancellations and other such issues should be dealt with seriously. He suggested that the government should convert guidelines into an...
  • Passengers on the SpiceJet Mumbai-Delhi flight to be refunded: DGCA 2 days ago

    The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked SpiceJet to refund fares to all passengers of the Mumbai-Delhi flight, which was delayed by 5 hours last month. DGCA has also asked SpiceJet to refund money charged from passengers for food and beverages. The aviation regulator also found 'serious engineering issues'...
  • DGCA raps SpiceJet after a flight delay, asks to refund fare 3 days ago

    In a first-of-its-kind action, DGCA has directed SpiceJet to refund fare to all passengers of a Mumbai-Delhi flight that was delayed by about five hours last month, officials said on Monday. The aviation regulator also asked the no-frills airline to refund the money it charged from passengers of this delayed...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • MPs should travel like common man, says JDU January 29, 2014

    Speaking over the DGCA order to private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs, JDU leader KC Tyagi said, "What is the need for further privileges when there is a demand for austerity in the country? MPs are already privileged they don't need any more things." ...
  • Politicians demand VIP treatment, government in damage control mode January 29, 2014

    At a time when the 'aam admi' is the flavour of the season and even the Supreme Court has come out strongly against the 'lal batti' culture, politicians continue to demand special privileges. The government was on Wednesday forced to go into damage control, after a Directorate General of Civil...
  • News 360: DGCA asks private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs January 29, 2014

    In what could probably expose the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, a letter accessed by CNN-IBN shows that the private airlines were asked by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide special privileges to Parliamentarians, contrary to Minister Ajit Singh's claims. ...
  • Is DCGA promoting VIP culture at airports? January 29, 2014

    Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked all airlines and airports to treat MPs as VIPs and adhere to the guidelines on protocol norms. Meanwhile, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh clarified that neither the Ministry nor the DGCA has issued any order directing private airlines to provide...
  • War over airfare intensifies; will DGCA step in? February 20, 2013

    SpiceJet started it in January and now Jet and Indigo have followed the suit of slashing fares through promotional campaigns in a bid to attract more customers and tide over a seasonally slow month of March. And while the strategy has definitely got fliers excited, with the Jet Airways website...
  • Vijay Mallya in Delhi for the F1 Indian Grand Prix October 27, 2012

    UB Group chief and Kingfisher Airlines chairman Vijay Mallya is finally back in the country after his month-long overseas visit. He landed in New Delhi a short while earlier and is now at the Formula 1 track, where the qualifiers for the Indian Grand Prix will take place. Mallya, who is an...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai October 22, 2012

    Catch today's top stories with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Is Vijay Mallya solely responsible for the collapse of Kingfisher? October 22, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines CEO Sanjay Agarwal on Monday said that the partial lockout of the crisis-hit airlines had been extended till October 25 from the earlier date of October 23. ...
  • KFA staff to stage protests if talks with management fail October 21, 2012

    Aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday suspended the licence of the financially-troubled Kingfisher Airline. ...
  • Showcause notice can be issued to KFA: Ajit Singh October 5, 2012

    Aviation Minister Ajit Singh on Friday said that what had happened to the Kingfisher Airlines was very unfortunate. He said there were high chances that the licence of the airline would be suspended. The Aviation Minister told reporters that the DGCA was seeking legal opinion as the company was in...
  • Kingfisher pilot compromises aircraft security August 23, 2012

    A Kingfisher Airlines pilot on Thursday reportedly allowed a woman passenger in the cockpit, asking his co-pilot and the crew members to stay out of it. ...
  • Keep air fares within fare band, DGCA tells airlines July 16, 2012

    The air fares of flights to and from Delhi have gone up because of increased user development fee and service tax. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 12, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • DGCA chief sacked: Is air safety being compromised? July 12, 2012

    The letter accessed by CNN-IBN reveals that the Vijay Mallya-owned airline had been served a notice of 15 days to pay the salaries and dues of its employees. ...
  • News 360: Boy dies after falling in open drain in Ghaziabad July 12, 2012

    A four-year-old boy died after falling into an open drain while playing outside his school in Vasundhara area. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 11, 2012

    Catch today's top stories with CNN-IBN's Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • 'Army official flouting aviation norms must be penalised' June 7, 2012

    Aviation Safety Consultant Captain Mohan Ranganathan says the army official must be penalisd. ...
  • Airlines flying on adulterated fuel in India? April 4, 2012

    The DGCA has put the only supplier of fuel testing accessories on notice for not following laid down testing procedures. ...
  • Kingfisher has no international booking platform: Vijay Mallya March 20, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines chief Vijay Mallya on Tuesday met the DGCA over the ongoing crisis. ...
  • The Last Word: The Kingfisher crisis February 23, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines may risk losing a large number of its prime flying slots as it began operating a truncated flight schedule on Thursday. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai February 22, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • We welcome banks giving loans to Kingfisher: Ajit Singh February 22, 2012

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said that passengers safety should not be compromised. ...
  • Kingfisher gets 24 hours to answer to DGCA February 21, 2012

    Kingfisher Airlines CEO Sanjay Aggarwal on Tuesday met the DGCA over the ongoing crisis. ...
  • Passengers should not suffer due to Kingfisher crisis: DGCA February 21, 2012

    DGCA chief Bharat Bhushan said we have to ensure that the Kingfisher airlines comes back to action. ...
  • Should the government bail out Kingfisher? February 20, 2012

    Union Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said that the government cannot give a bailout to private airlines, however, the banks can give money to the airlines under RBI norms. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: Vijay Mallya February 20, 2012

    The Kingfisher Airlines on Monday virtually blamed the I-T authorities for the flight disruptions. ...