Following an air crash in Mangalore in May, India has put the creation of an autonomous Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) on a fast track to ensure aviation safety, security and effective regulation of air transport in the country. The CAA will have more flexibility and autonomy than the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on financial and administrative matters, and will bring about even more safety, Nasim Zaidi of the DGCA said. Zaidi said the time frame for the formation of the ...

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