New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered airlines to resume pre-flight alcohol tests for pilots and cabin crew members. The aviation regulator had on March 29 this year suspended breath analyser (BA) test for “all aviation personnel” like pilots, cabin crew members, ground handling staff and air traffic controllers due to […]Read More
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The DGCA has started a special safety audit of all Indian airlines, around two weeks after the plane crash in Kerala’s Kozhikode in which 18 people were killed, a senior official of the aviation regulator said on Thursday. “It will be a complete FOQA (Flight Operations Quality Assurance) audit,” he said. The FOQA is the […]Read More
All issues such as excessive rubber deposits, water stagnation and cracks that were red-flagged by aviation regulator DGCA in the past were “addressed and rectified” by the Kozhikode airport operator, said Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday. The minister’s statement came after various news reports stated that the Directorate General of Civil Aviation […]Read More