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  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 29-01-2014 11:22 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • MPs should travel like common man, says JDU 29-01-2014 10:25 PM

    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 29-01-2014 10:15 PM

    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 29-01-2014 09:08 PM

    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? 29-01-2014 07:02 PM

    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? 20-02-2013 11:03 PM

    The DGCA had earlier in the year warned the airlines to not cut fares after SpiceJet offered 10 lakh tickets for Rs 2013 on January 11. ...
  • Vijay Mallya in Delhi for the F1 Indian Grand Prix 27-10-2012 10:58 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 22-10-2012 11:45 PM

    Catch today's top stories with CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Is Vijay Mallya solely responsible for the collapse of Kingfisher? 22-10-2012 11:14 PM

    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 21-10-2012 05:45 PM

    Aviation regulator DGCA on Saturday suspended the licence of the financially-troubled Kingfisher Airline. ...
  • Are top airlines compromising on safety to cut costs? 05-01-2012 11:19 PM

    The DGCA has warned airlines that they cannot compromise on safety despite financial stress. ...
  • We should have informed DGCA: Kingfisher CEO 11-11-2011 09:14 AM

    Kingfisher CEO Sanjay Aggarwal said that in hindsight the airline should have informed the DGCA. ...
  • Cash-strapped Kingfisher cancels almost 80 flights 10-11-2011 02:24 PM

    Cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines said they had to cancel almost 80 flights as they were trying to reconfigure their aircrafts. ...
  • Kerala govt assures action over Calicut airport safety 09-08-2011 12:32 PM

    This came after a CNN-IBN report exposing how the Calicut airport has no runway safety area. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-04-2011 11:40 PM

    Watch the day's top stories on India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • DGCA acts on fake pilot scam, removes top official 19-04-2011 08:53 PM

    The disciplinary action was taken after Spicejet wrote to DGCA alleging nepotism on behalf of Passi. ...
  • Licences of fake pilots will be cancelled: Vyalar 19-04-2011 12:56 PM

    Civil aviation minister Vyalar Ravi said, "The DGCA is responsible for issuing certificates and pilot licenses". ...
  • Doctor extorts money to declare pilots fit 18-04-2011 10:34 PM

    CNN-IBN's Mike Sangma confronted Dr Akshay Bhalla to find out what he had to say about the accusations against him that he was overcharging pilots to issue medical certificates. ...
  • Fake pilot scam: Four arrested, 7 being probed 26-03-2011 10:37 PM

    Ex-DGCA official and three others pilots were arrested by Delhi Police on Saturday in connection with the fake pilot scam. They are accused of helping other pilots to forge their exam results in order to obtain a flying licence. ...
  • Newsmaker of the day: EK Bharat Bhushan 25-03-2011 09:49 PM

    Director-General of Civil Aviation EK Bharat Bhushan talks on the fake pilot issue. ...
  • Flying tests outdated, say trainee pilots 25-03-2011 09:31 PM

    According to the test results sheet, out of hundreds of students who wrote the CPL exams in 2010, only 12 passed in one subject and for another paper out of 723 people, no one passed. ...
  • Aviation Ministry sets up panel to revamp exam system 16-03-2011 10:32 PM

    Former DGCA Chief Kanu Gohain and Former Air India Executive Director, Communications, Jitendra Bhargava talk to CNN-IBN on the fake pilot controversy and actions being taken. ...
  • Noose tightens on pilots over fake pilot controversy 16-03-2011 09:27 PM

    Air India has derostered its pilot Arjun Giare, pending an inquiry, for allegedly submitting a forged class 10th marksheet to get his licence. This comes two days after CNN-IBN exposed Arjun Giare. ...
  • Fake pilot controversy shakes aviation sector 15-03-2011 09:09 PM

    From pilots to the DGCA, everyone is being questioned - to reveal just how were licenses given to candidates holding fake documents. ...
  • A real threat to air safety because of fake pilots? 14-03-2011 11:09 PM

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Is there a real threat to air safety because of fake pilots?' ...
  • DGCA members at fault will be punished: Vayalar Ravi 14-03-2011 10:18 PM

    Reacting to CNN-IBN's fake pilot story, Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi said any DGCA insider involved in such incidents will be punished. ...
  • Another Air India pilot with fake papers exposed 14-03-2011 08:28 PM

    The fake pilot scam is now getting bigger. CNN-IBN has accessed notes from the US Aviation and the DGCA that expose another pilot who cheated and faked documents. ...
  • Air India pilot arrested for forging marksheet 13-03-2011 05:21 PM

    An Air India pilot has been arrested for forging his pilot license marksheet. The pilot JK Verma was arrested from Delhi on Saturday. ...
  • DGCA starts fly on time regime for metros 20-07-2010 10:34 PM

    Check-in counters at six metros to shut 40 minutes before departure time. Boarding gates to shut 15 mns before departure time. ...
  • Can aviation safety council ensure safer skies? 04-06-2010 12:54 AM

    Kapil Kaul, CEO, Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation and CNN-IBN aviation correspondent Karma Paljor join the debate. ...