Indian DGCA starts random breath analysers checks and fines two Flight Schools

22nd Oct 2021

Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has levied financial penalty on two (2) Government-owned pilot training organizations, Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Udan Academy (IGRUA) and Chimas Aviation Academy, for irregular breath analyser equipment. Such happening marks the first time for the Indian civil aviation regulator to imposed fines to any aviation entity.

“During special audits of the Flying Training Organisations carried out in the month of September, Level 1 non-compliances were detected in the case of two flying training organisations. Involving provisions of the Aircraft Act, 1934, DGCA has imposed a financial penalty of Rs 75,000 each against these two organisations,” the regulator said in a statement.

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