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Air India disputes Rs 1.10 cr effective by DGCA over security violations on long-range routes

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NEW DELHI: Air India on Wednesday expressed its disagreement with the effective of Rs 1.10 crore imposed by the DGCA over the alleged security violations on flights operated on sure long-range terrain important routes.

“We disagree with the order issued by theDGCA. The problems raised had been completely examined by Air India together with exterior specialists concluding that there was no compromise on security, by any means. We’re learning the order intimately and can assessment the choices out there to us together with our proper to attraction in addition to taking it up with the regulator, ” an airline spokesperson stated.

Aviation watchdog, Directorate Basic of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has imposed a penalty of Rs 1.10 crore on Air India after an airline worker had alleged security violations.

In accordance with the regulator, pursuant to the receipt of a voluntary security report from an airline worker, it carried out a complete investigation into the alleged violations.

“For the reason that investigation prima facie revealed non-compliance by the airline, a present trigger discover was issued to the Accountable Supervisor of Air India Ltd.

“The response to the present trigger discover was duly examined with respect to the laid down stipulations below the related statutory provisions and the efficiency limits stipulated in important documentations laid down by the Unique Tools Producer (OEM), ” it stated.

“For the reason that stated operations of the leased plane weren’t in keeping with regulatory/OEM efficiency limits, DGCA has initiated enforcement motion and imposed a penalty of Rs. 1.10 crore on Air India, ” Director Basic, DGCA, Vikram Dev Dutt stated.

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