All international passenger flights suspended till 28 February

The Coronavirus-induced suspension of scheduled international passenger flights has been extended till 28 February, aviation regulator DGCA said. Continue Reading

Airlines to make full refund for tickets booking during lockdown: DGCA

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has informed the Supreme Court that tickets booked by passengers in domestic and international carriers for air travel between 25 March to 3 May, 2020, which was the first two phases of lockdown, will be fully refunded. Continue Reading

Kozhikode flight’s black box found: Crucial details about mishap emerge

The digital flight data recorder of the Air India Express flight that crashed at Kerala’s Kozhikode airport late Friday has been recovered. Continue Reading

India bans international flights till 31 July

Taking note of coronavirus outbreak, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has decided to suspend all the international flight operations in the country till 31 July . Continue Reading

Keep middle seats vacant or provide wrap-around gowns: DGCA to airlines

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday asked airlines to allot seats in flights in such a manner that middle seats are kept vacant to the extent possible. Continue Reading

InterGlobe Aviation shares fly high

Shares of InterGlobe Aviation bounced back after three days of fall, rising 5.5 per cent after IndiGo placed a firm order for 300 A320neo family aircraft. The scrip climbed 5.36 per cent to Rs 1,485.95 on the BSE. On the NSE, it rose by 5.46 per cent to Rs 1,486.75. Continue Reading

Rahul’s flight gets ‘engine trouble’, returns to Delhi

A Patna-bound flight with Congress president Rahul Gandhi on board was forced to return to Delhi today after experiencing ‘engine trouble’.
Rahul wrote this on Twitter and also posted a video of the flight which shows him, the pilot and the co-pilot in the plane. Continue Reading