Thursday , 20 January 2022

Tag Archives: Aircraft Rules 1937

Plane spotting: DGCA rules on photography at airports, of a plane, on an airplane in India

The nightly aircraft line-up tail parade at the apron of Kempegowda International Airport Bangalore

Plane photography is one of the most misunderstood hobbies in India. Take out a camera and point it at an aircraft, and you will invite suspicious views from people around you, including the security personnel. These suspicions are however misplaced due to a complete ignorance of the law, both by the general populace as well as security personnel. Just two …

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Hooray!!! DGCA introduces new rules to punish unruly, abusive and drunk passengers

A special hooray for Indian civil aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation who has notified and incorporated two new rules in to the Indian Aircraft Rules, 1937 meant to control unruly, drunk and abusive passengers on board domestic flights and all international flights destined for India. Vide GSR 766(E) rules 22 and 23 have been added in to …

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DGCA approves use of mobile phones at Indian airports soon after aircraft lands and clears runway

In most countries across the world, especially in North America and Western Europe, the use of mobile phones is permitted soon after the aircraft lands and exits the active runway. In India, many a passenger broke current rules by following this practice. No longer. India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is finally bringing Indian carriers in line with these …

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