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Clement Charpentreau

19 dead in Air India Express Boeing 737 missed landing

An Air India Express Boeing 737-800 suffered a runway excursion on landing at Kozhikode-Calicut Airport, India, and broke in two. Both pilots and seventeen passengers died in the accident....


Clement Charpentreau

Indian regulator investigates AirAsia India safety lapses

The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced it opened an investigation after a pilot claimed he was suspended after revealing that AirAsia India violated several safety rules....


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AeroTime Team

DGCA demands IndiGo get rid of unmodified PW engines by mid-2020

IndiGo’s woes with its A320neo engines might soon come to an end. Calling the work that the airline has done so far “impressive”, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has set a new deadline for IndiGo to completed remove unmodified, potentially dangerous engines from its fleet. ...


AeroTime Team

Regulator to IndiGo: take one A320neo, ground one A320neo

India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has reportedly told IndiGo, the country’s largest airline, to ground their older Airbus A320neo every time it takes a new one into the fleet. The problem is related to faulty Pratt & Whitney engines that power the airliner, as the authority wants them replaced by new, fixed ones. ...


Clement Charpentreau

Indian authority grounds 11 IndiGo and GoAir A320neos

Eight IndiGo and three GoAir planes were grounded by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for technical reasons, related to Pratt and Whitney turbofan engines....


Oleg Volkov

India’s Air Pegasus issued with show-cause notice

Bangalore-based Air Pegasus has been recently issued a show-cause notice by the Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), regarding the suspension of the operating permit....