US all set to downgrade Indian civil aviation


MUMBAI
A recent audit found conflict of interest in DGCA, whose inspectors were found to be on the rolls of the airlines they are supposed to monitor.

The Federal Aviation Administration, the American aviation watchdog, is set to downgrade India’s civil aviation sector to Category II from its current Category I status based on an audit of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation.

The audit revealed serious conflict of interest in the DGCA, whose flight operations inspectors were found to be management pilots on the rolls of the very airlines they are supposed to monitor, top government officials told this newspaper.

Full report here Mumbai Mirror

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