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Fog disrupts schedule of over 40 flights at Delhi airport

Dense fog returned on Monday to the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, badly affecting the schedule of over 40 flights, including diversions of eight to other cities. Flight......

15 more Air India pilots suspended

Air-India on Sunday suspended 15 more agitating pilots for refusing to operate and abandoning flights at various destinations in view of the SARS outbreak, taking the total number of suspensions so......

No alcohol, seafood: Jet Airways pilots observe safety week

Airline pilots have also decided to adhere to 'all stabilised approach' in operations and FDTL norms No alcohol for one week. This is what the pilots of private carrier Jet Airways have decided as......

DGCA duty hour rule adds to pilot shortage

New flight duty time limitations (FDTL) issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) are worsening an already acute pilot shortage and adding Rs 300 crore (Rs 3 billion) to the......

Air India starts process for recruiting pilots

National carrier Air India has initiated the process for recruiting 197 pilots, taking into consideration its fleet augmentation plans and retirements that will happen in the next two years. Air......

DGCA acts tough against troubled SpiceJet

Concerned over the deteriorating condition of SpiceJet and large-scale flight cancellations, aviation regulator DGCA on Friday withdrew 186 of its slots and asked it to clear salary dues of all its......

Air India cleans house, says discipline, performance priority

Government-owned and loss-making Air India has terminated from service 194 cabin crew and 11 pilots over the past year, primarily for unauthorised absence. It now has 3,400 cabin crew, including......
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Jet Airways, AI pilot unions oppose proposed flight duty norms

NEW DELHI: The proposed norms for flight duty time are "ill-conceived" and "potentially disastrous" for air safety, Air India and Jet Airways'... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/industry/transportation/airlines-/-aviation/jet-airways-ai-pilot-unions-oppose-proposed-flight-duty-norms/articleshow/55568168.cms
Government

Of 409 safety violations 203 are cases when pilots fail mandatory alcohol test while 123 cases of the FDTL violations, says Jayant Sinha ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/137-commercial-pilots-grounded-for-violations-government-116112201131_1.html
New norms to bring errant pilots to book

07:30 am FOLLOW US: The proposal comes against the backdrop of instances where pilots did not adhere to their assigned flight duties. New Delhi :... ...

http://www.freepressjournal.in/india/new-norms-to-bring-errant-pilots-to-book/968281
Pilots may face strict action for failing flight duties

New Delhi, Nov 7 (PTI) Pilots coming late for duty as well as falsely reporting sick are likely to face strict enforcement action, with the... ...

http://www.ptinews.com/news/8050773_Pilots-may-face-strict-action-for-failing-flight-duties.html

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