DGCA To Do Safety Audit Of Its Airlines; Air India, SpiceJet First Under Scanner


India has ordered a special audit of its airlines, starting with Air India and SpiceJet, to ensure that weak air transport has no impact on security.

The Directorate Common of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has begun Flight Operation Quality Assurance (FOQA) audit the place particular groups have been fashioned to check, amongst different parameters, flight information recorder readings to see if airways are taking the required steps to take care of secure operations.

“We will check all airways and we started with AI and SpiceJet in the first section. Protecting passengers is of the utmost importance. The examination of the airports has already started ”, explained DGCA boss Arun Kumar.

GoAir may be the third airline to carry out the safety audit.


Among the major Indian airlines, IndiGo has cash reserves, and Vistara and AirAsia India are backed by the Tata Group.

Most of the others are struggling to stay afloat as the trip has been worst hit in the course of the pandemic.

Unlike any other nation, India is just there to give its struggling airways a helping to actually reduce them during this pandemic.

An AI official stated, “There is online monitoring for all operators (airways).”


Feedback from SpiceJet has been obtained and expected.

All airways, along with these two, says that their operation is completely safe and that they follow all guidelines and laws.

After the devastating impact that Corona had on the airline’s assets, this time the audits paid special attention to flight operations, technology (maintenance), medicine, coaching and safety.

This audit can be done in two weeks. However, Calicut Airport is not being obscured as this is being investigated by the Plane Accident Investigation Board as part of the Air India-specific crash landing probe.


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Manish Khandelwal
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Manish Khandelwal, a travel-tech enthusiast with over a decade of experience in the travel industry. Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Travelobiz.com, he's passionate about writing.

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