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DGCA Fines SpiceJet Rs 10 Lakh For Training Boeing 737 Max Aircraft's Pilots On Faulty Simulator

DGCA Fines SpiceJet Rs 10 Lakh For Training Boeing 737 Max Aircraft's Pilots On Faulty Simulator

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had last month barred 90 SpiceJet pilots from operating Boeing 737 Max aircraft after finding them improperly trained.

30 May 2022
90 SpiceJet Pilots Barred From Flying Boeing 737 Max Planes. Here Is Why

90 SpiceJet Pilots Barred From Flying Boeing 737 Max Planes. Here Is Why

"Of the 650 trained pilots on the Max, 560 continue to remain available, which is much more than the current requirement,” the spokesperson said.

13 April 2022

DGCA Finds 90 SpiceJet Pilots Improperly Trained, Bars Them From Flying Boeing 737 Max Planes

Boeing 737 Max planes were grounded in India by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on March 13, 2019, three days after the crash of an Ethiopian...

India Needs Over 2,000 Single-Aisle Aircraft In 20 Years: Boeing

India Needs Over 2,000 Single-Aisle Aircraft In 20 Years: Boeing

South Asia’s air travel sector is dominated by the Indian market, which accounts for about 90 per cent, the US aircraft maker said

25 March 2022

'If It's Boeing, I'm Not Going': Questions Galore As DGCA Puts Boeing 737 Fleets Under Enhanced Surveillance

A Boeing 737-800 plane of China Eastern Airlines crashed into a mountain, killing more than 130 people on board

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10 December 2021
DGCA To Probe SpiceJet 737 Max Aircraft's Emergency Landing At Mumbai Airport

DGCA To Probe SpiceJet 737 Max Aircraft's Emergency Landing At Mumbai Airport

Kolkata-bound SpiceJet flight SG 467 had made an emergency landing at the Mumbai airport after the Boeing 737 Max aircraft developed a technical snag.


23 November 2021
Spicejet Plans To Induct 50 Boeing 737 Max Aircrafts By December 2023

Spicejet Plans To Induct 50 Boeing 737 Max Aircrafts By December 2023

Chairman and Managing Director of Spicejet, Ajay Singh informed that two of its thirteen grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft had resumed flying from Sunday.


23 November 2021
Spicejet Plans To Induct 50 Boeing 737 Max Aircrafts By December 2023

Spicejet Plans To Induct 50 Boeing 737 Max Aircrafts By December 2023

Chairman and Managing Director of Spicejet, Ajay Singh informed that two of its thirteen grounded Boeing 737 Max aircraft had resumed flying from Sunday.


17 November 2021
Spicejet Reaches Settlement Agreement With Boeing For 737 MAX Aircraft

Spicejet Reaches Settlement Agreement With Boeing For 737 MAX Aircraft

Spicejet in a regulatory filing to the Bombay Stock Exchange stated that Boeing had agreed to settle outstanding claims and provide for certain accommodations.


16 November 2021
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-Backed Akasa Air Orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX Aircrafts

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala-Backed Akasa Air Orders 72 Boeing 737 MAX Aircrafts

The Ministry of Civil Aviation had given a no-objection certificate to Akasa Air for operating in India, last month.


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26 August 2021
DGCA Revokes Two And A Half Years Long Ban On Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

DGCA Revokes Two And A Half Years Long Ban On Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing has been modifying the 737 Max plane since March 2019 so that various countries' regulators, including the DGCA, permit its...


17 June 2019
Boeing CEO Says They Made 'Mistake' In Handling 737 Max Fatal Crashes

Boeing CEO Says They Made 'Mistake' In Handling 737 Max Fatal Crashes

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has faulted Boeing for not telling regulators for more than a year that a safety indicator in the Max cockpit didn't...


17 May 2019
All 737 MAX Test Flights For Software Update Complete: Boeing

All 737 MAX Test Flights For Software Update Complete: Boeing

Boeing is providing additional information to the Federal Aviation Administration in anticipation of a certification test flight, a key step in winning...


06 May 2019
Boeing Was Aware Of 737 MAX Problems Before Indonesia Air Crash

Boeing Was Aware Of 737 MAX Problems Before Indonesia Air Crash

Boeing previously acknowledged that an alert system that was supposed to be a standard feature in the fleet 'was not operable on all airplanes'.


04 May 2019
Boeing 737 With 136 On Board Slides Into River In US, No Casualties

Boeing 737 With 136 On Board Slides Into River In US, No Casualties

The mayor of Jacksonville Lenny Curry on Twitter confirmed of no casualties, saying 'all alive and accounted for.'


26 April 2019
US Aviation Agency To Hold Meeting Of Global Regulators On Boeing 737 MAX

US Aviation Agency To Hold Meeting Of Global Regulators On Boeing 737 MAX

The forum, scheduled for May 23, aims to outline for civilian aviation regulators the US agency's process for returning the 737 MAX to service after the...


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15 April 2019
American Airlines To Cancel 737 MAX Flights Till August

American Airlines To Cancel 737 MAX Flights Till August

American Airlines said it would scrap some 115 flights per day in the coming months because its fleet of Boeing 737 MAX planes is being grounded until August...


12 April 2019
Jet Airways Operating Only 9 Planes, Suresh Prabhu Directs Civil Aviation Secretary To Review Airlines' Issues

Jet Airways Operating Only 9 Planes, Suresh Prabhu Directs Civil Aviation Secretary To Review Airlines' Issues

Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday directed civil aviation secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola to review issues concerning Jet Airways, which has been...


12 April 2019
SpiceJet To Induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG Aircraft On Dry Lease

SpiceJet To Induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG Aircraft On Dry Lease

SpiceJet made an announcement on Friday that it will induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease to bring down flight cancellations and expand the...


26 March 2019
Airbus Announces Deal With China Amid Boeing Crisis

Airbus Announces Deal With China Amid Boeing Crisis

As the US-based Boeing struggles with an ongoing crisis involving its best-selling jetliner 737 MAX, the company's European rival Airbus announced that it has...


22 March 2019
After Two Crashes, Boeing Rolls Out Safety Feature Earlier Sold As Optional

After Two Crashes, Boeing Rolls Out Safety Feature Earlier Sold As Optional

The development comes as the manufacturer struggles to cope with the fallout from both the Indonesia crash and another in Ethiopia this month.


21 March 2019
Boeing 737 MAX To Face Congressional Hearing In US Over Two Plane Crashes

Boeing 737 MAX To Face Congressional Hearing In US Over Two Plane Crashes

More than 300 people perished in the two crashes of 737 MAX 8s that occurred shortly after takeoff in Indonesia in October and in Ethiopia earlier this month.


20 March 2019
US Transport Authority To Audit Boeing 737 Max Certification

US Transport Authority To Audit Boeing 737 Max Certification

In a Tuesday memo to Transportation Inspector General Calvin Scovel, Chao said Boeing had requested an 'amended type certification' for the 737 MAX 8 in...


15 March 2019
UN Instructs Its Personnel To Stop Flying On Boeing 737 Max 8

UN Instructs Its Personnel To Stop Flying On Boeing 737 Max 8

According to the US Federal Aviation Administration, there are 387 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets in operation at 59 airlines worldwide, 74 of which are registered in...


14 March 2019
Black Boxes Of Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 'Flown' To Paris

Black Boxes Of Ethiopian Airlines' Boeing 737 Max 'Flown' To Paris

US Federal Aviation Administration acting chief Daniel Elwell said the black box flight data recorders had been damaged.


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