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Airport drama: DGCA asks for recordings of black box

Aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Friday asked for recordings of the black box of the Air India Express plane after a high drama unfolded at Thiruvananthapuram when......

DGCA begins probe into crash of Asaram Bapu's 'copter

The Director General of Civil Aviation has initiated a probe into the crash-landing of the chopper at Godhra on Wednesday, in which spiritual guru Asaram Bapu and four others were travelling and......

Kingfisher pilot flies woman in cockpit, probe on

Kingfisher Airlines, which is already facing a safety audit by the country's civil aviation regulator DGCA, on Thursday came under fresh scrutiny following reports that one of its pilots flew a......

Air India system didn't fail, says Patel

"Please crucify me if I am guilty. What have I done wrong?" said Praful Patel, minister of civil aviation, reacting to the criticism he has been facing in the country after the Dubai-Mangalore......

Bajpe airport's international status under scanner

In a setback to the Managlore airport, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said he would "re-look" into the international status to be given to the Mangalore airport following Saturday's air......

India wants fresh US audit for air-safety upgrade

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has asked the US’s Federal Aviation Administration for a fresh audit by end-August of the safety oversight mechanism. Sources in DGCA said the letter......

Aviation ministry to press for airlines' direct import of fuel

The ministry of civil aviation is to recommend that oil marketing companies be asked to share their infrastructure with airlines, to facilitate direct import by the latter of aviation turbine fuel.......

DGCA to ease licence renewal policy for pilots

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is easing norms for renewal of licences for commercial pilots, flying training academies and airports. A senior official at DGCA said:......

No decision on Air India privatisation in haste: Minister

There will be no hasty decision on privatisation of Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati on Thursday indicated, saying all issues will be examined and the new government......

DGCA grounds Bajaj Auto and Sobha Purvankara's aircraft

For the seventh time in the last one month, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) grounded two aircraft - one each of of Bajaj Auto Limited's aviation arm and of Bangalore-based real......

  People speak for safety of civil aviation

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Farhaan
Q. Forty six pilots were found to have violated aviation safety norms last year and 41 tested positive for alcohol during pre-flight medical examination."41 pilots tested alcohol positive during the pre-flight breath analyser test, of which two found positive for the second time and were suspended for five years," K C Venugopal, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, said...So our life is at stake if we fly ???
Farhaan:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/forty-six-pilots-were-found-to-have-violated-aviation-safety/25168997/answers/

Farhaan
Q. Why mostly girls appointed as Air Hostess ?
Farhaan:  A. Preferabily it is a choice due to beauty ,attraction, and may be less in weight.Many young and smart girls dream to become an Air-Hostess. A host...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-mostly-girls-appointed-as-air-hostess-/25168997/answers/17556534

Hari Baskar
Q. It is being announced on TV that the new runway of Mangalore Airport allows no room for error and landing has to be precise otherwise accidents will happen. My question is - why build such runways that allow for no margin of error?( Pilots are human after all. This pilot it seems realized he was at the edge of the valley and tried to take off again but failed and the plane crashed.)
Hari Baskar:  A. Then by your logic we have to decommission all the aircraft carriers available in the navy. No airport allows margin of error, except that this...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/it-is-being-announced-on-tv-that-the-new-runway-of-mangalore/17556278/answers/17185639

joyoti sen
Q. will you believe in the report of NTSB ?
Joyoti Sen:  A. These are industry based investigation and ICAO and IATA too accept these/their reports .The newly formed government-industry initiative have its...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/will-you-believe-in-the-report-of-ntsb-/17141774/answers/17149595

anushka desai
Q. What way the Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel is responsible for yesterdays plane crash and he has offered resignation owning responsibility.
Anushka Desai:  A. More than aviation minister it is the technical snag or human error that are responsible for this accident.The norms of safety must be followed...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-way-the-civil-aviation-minister-praful-patel-is-respons/17149429/answers/17147571

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Airlines asked to train crew to deal with unruly flyers

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) wants airlines crew to be adequately trained to prevent any disruptive behaviour by passengers on... ...

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MHA Tells HC

Army and National Disaster Response Force personnel have rescued nearly three lakh people from flood-affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union... ...

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Pilots to be empowered to deal with tipsy air travelers

A new rule has been drafted by aviation regulator DGCA formally empowering the pilot-in-command of all flights to take suitable action to prevent... ...

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Infrastructure Newsletter - September 15 to 19, 2014

Top News Draft Road Transport and Safety Bill 2014 at a glance The draft bill emphasizes on the need of a Unified Driver Licensing system,... ...

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Govt wants more Indian airlines to take up international routes, civil aviation minister says

COIMBATORE: The government wants Indian airlines to take up more international routes and is ready to sign new bilateral agreements towards this,... ...

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