Director General Of Civil Aviation

  • Mumbai: DGCA grounds US aircraft after detecting damage in engine 22-02-2014 09:15 AM

    Mumbai: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Thursday evening grounded United States carrier United Airlines' aircraft in Mumbai after finding major damage in its engine cover. According to sources in DGCA, the aircraft is damaged and that the craft's lower cowl is missing. However, the airline has said...
  • Passengers face mid-air scare as doors of AI Jeddah-Mumbai flight remain unlocked 15-11-2013 11:04 PM

    Around 400 passengers and crew of an Air India flight from Jeddah to Mumbai via Hyderabad, on Friday, had a mid-air scare when a cockpit panel indicated that one of the doors was not properly locked, forcing the plane to return soon after take off. The Boeing 747 Jumbo flight...
  • KFA won't fly if it doesn't get capital by Nov 30: SBI 06-11-2012 07:20 PM

    New Delhi: State Bank of India (SBI), the lead bank to ailing Kingfisher Airlines, on Tuesday cautioned the carrier that it "will not fly" if it fails to bring in fresh capital by November 30. "Banks' consortium has done everything possible to make the company (Kingfisher) work. Only the company...
  • 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...
  • KFA convinces staff to end strike, will approach DGCA next 25-10-2012 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: It has been 25 days of protest, a lockdown and a suspension of licence, for Kingfisher Airlines. Its employees have finally agreed to return to work. The employees who wanted four-month salaries, agreed in the end to the management's proposal of three months' salaries. Employees, who haven't been...
  • KFA staff agree to take three months' salary: Sources 22-10-2012 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: The crisis in the Kingfisher Airlines may have been reduced a bit after its striking employees on Monday agreed to take it three months' salary offer. A final decision from the management on the resumption of flight operations, however, is awaited. The ailing airline company on Monday offered...
  • Nepotism rife at DGCA, Vyalar plays blame game 20-04-2011 07:59 AM

    New Delhi: Heads have started rolling at Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). Air Safety director RS Passi is the first top official to be removed from his post after the fake pilot racket came to light. He had allegedly prevailed on SpiceJet to employ his daughter Garima as a...
  • 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. ...
  • DGCA cracks the whip, senior official removed 19-04-2011 09:14 AM

    New Delhi: The DGCA has stepped in aggressively in the fake pilot scam as one of its top officials, the Director of flight operations RS Passi was removed from his post on Tuesday. The disciplinary action was taken after Spicejet wrote to DGCA alleging nepotism on behalf of Passi. The...
  • 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. ...
  • India, Russia air-kiss to end row 16-05-2007 01:46 AM

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  • It's air war between India, Russia 15-05-2007 08:03 PM

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  • Seat allocation on flights now a must 01-05-2007 09:12 PM

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  • Impact: No free seating in flights 01-05-2007 06:15 PM

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