Improvement in Aviation Safety Ranking

Issue: 6 / 2022

A team of Auditors from International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) conducted an audit of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) from November 9-16, 2022. During the closing briefing, the ICAO team informed DGCA that the Effective Implementation of India has increased to 85.49 per cent from the previous 69.95 per cent.

DGCA is the safety regulator for ensuring safety of aircraft operations within India and has laid down a mechanism of conducting surveillance, spot checks, night surveillance etc. of the airlines to ensure safety of passenger and aircraft. The observations/findings made during surveillance, spot checks and night surveillance are provided to the airline for taking corrective action. The action taken to correct the observation are reviewed and the finding closed. All occurrences are mandatorily reported to DGCA.