15-Feb-2010 11:20 AM

New Indian CAA to replace DGCA?

India’s Director General of Civil Aviation, Naseem Zaidi, stated an ICAO study is expected to recommend the establishment of an autonomous Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) for India with enhanced administrative and regulatory powers, to replace the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) (Indian Age, 14-Feb-2010). A proposal will be forwarded to the government within four weeks.