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Air Asia fined ₹20 lakh by DGCA for lapses in pilot training

Aviation regulator Directorate General for Civil Aviation has imposed a fine of ₹20 lakh on Air Asia for not conducting few mandatory exercises of the pilots during the Pilot Proficiency Check/Instrument Rating check as per schedule.

DGCA has also suspended the head of training of the Tata-Group owned airline for three months “for failing to discharge his duties as per applicable DGCA Civil Aviation Requirements”.

“Financial Penalty of Rs 3 lakhs each has also been imposed on 8 designated examiners of Air Asia for failing to discharge their duties as per applicable DGCA Civil Aviation Requirements,” the aviation regulator said.

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