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New Aviator Prabhu Supports DGCA For Grounding Aircrafts

[New Delhi] New Aviator Prabhu Supports DGCA For Grounding Aircrafts
Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said today that The DGCA decision to ground certain A320 neo aircraft with faulty engines is “only for passenger safety”
The aviation regulator’s move has resulted in flight cancellations by IndiGo and GoAir as the two airlines have grounded 11 A320 neo aircraft following the directive. IndiGo Cancelled its More Then forty flights which resulted Hike in Airfare
Prabhu took over the additional charge of Civil Aviation Ministry on Monday.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has grounded 11 A320 neo planes powered with a certain series of Pratt & Whitney engines following three incidents of mid-air engine failures in less than a month.
A total of 14 A320 neo aircraft fitted with a specific series of engines — 11 operated by IndiGo and 3 by GoAir — have now been grounded. Three IndiGo planes were grounded last month.
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The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu taking additional charge of the Ministry of Civil Aviation, in New Delhi on March 12, 2018.
The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Shri Jayant Sinha is also seen.

Spicejet+GoAir Came Close Over Goa Airspace

[New Delhi]Near Miss Over Goa Airspace.Spicejet+GoAir Came Close Over Goa Airspace
In a near miss incident, two aircraft came close to each other in Goa airspace,
The incident, involving a SpiceJet’s Hyderabad-bound plane from Goa and a GoAir aircraft operating on Nagpur-Mumbai route, took place yesterday, As per sources A probe has been ordered by the civil aviation regulator–Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA),
In the Indian airspace, two planes can fly at minimum permitted vertical separation of 1,000 feet, and a breach in this separation prompts the TCAS to go off.

Its Not Black Money Dumped In Foreign Banks,Its White Rs 2,739 cr,AirLines Not Paying

[New Delhi]It Is Not Black Money Dumped In Foreign Banks But It Is White Rs 2,739 cr Which Air Lines Are Not Paying
Domestic and foreign carriers owed airport usage fee dues worth Rs 2,739 crore to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) at the end of March 2015, the government said today.
Out of the total, national carrier Air India and its subsidiaries owed the maximum of Rs 1,963 crore. Other carriers include SpiceJet+ Jet Airways+Jet Lite (India)+ IndiGo+ Go Air.
In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma said AAI has taken various measures to recover the dues such as charging interest on outstanding dues of delayed bills.
Various airlines were to pay airport usage fee worth Rs 2,738.87 crore to AAI at the end of March 2015, with “national carriers” owing Rs 1,962.92 crore, according to Sharma.
At that time,
foreign airlines owed Rs 388.93 crore while the domestic private carriers, including
SpiceJet and Jet Airways, had to pay Rs 387.02 crore.
However, the Minister did not disclose the names of the foreign airlines.
Besides, airlines that had to clear the dues at that time included
Go Air (Rs 32 crore),
Indigo Airlines (Rs 19.81 crore)
Air Asia (Rs 1.29 crore). Without taking names, Sharma said other private airlines owed Rs 96.85 crore to AAI.

Wolfgang Prock-Shauer To Replace Giorgio De Roni In Go Air

[New Delhi]Wolfgang Prock-Shauer To Replace Giorgio De Roni In Go Air
Budget carrier Go Air has brought in former Jet Airways chief executive Wolfgang Prock-Shauer to head the airline.
Prock-Shauer’s appointment as Go Air’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will be effective from June 15,
He succeeds Giorgio De Roni, who quit the job with the Mumbai-headquartered airline in March this year.
Prock-Shauer, an Austrian national, was till recently a part of the management board of German airline ‘airberlin’, a position that he left in February.