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Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet under investigation after severe turbulence injures passengers

Indian low-cost airline SpiceJet is under government scrutiny following an incident in which a plane’s autopilot malfunctioned, causing severe turbulence and multiple onboard injuries. The country’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is looking into what happened on SpiceJet flight 945, which was traveling from Mumbai to Durgapur, West Bengal, on May 1. Reports say […]

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Indian ‘Covid-19 warrior’ pilot who crash landed plane on runway handed $1.13 million bill

A Madhya Pradesh pilot, among those who were dubbed “Covid warriors” for putting their lives at risk during the pandemic, has been handed over a bill of ₹85 crore (USD$ 1.13 million) by the state government for causing damage to an aircraft last year because he crash-landed at the Gwalior airport. Captain Majid Akhtar, along […]


Delhi High Court asks DGCA to check if airlines violated norms by banning Kunal Kamra

The Delhi High Court was told today by aviation regulator DGCA that it will look into comedian Kunal Kamra’s representation against the airlines which banned him from flying for heckling a news channel editor on a flight. Justice Navin Chawla recorded the statement by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation or DGCA and asked it […]