New advisory council to look into air safety

Posted By: Gaurav
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New Delhi, June 3: A 28 member panel headed by Directorate General of Civil Aviation S N A Zaidi has been appointed to look into the Mangalore air crash and also to recommend best suitable measures and regulatory practices in air operations to beef up air safety in India.

Civil aviation Minister Praful Patel inaugurated Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council (CASAC) the high level aviation advisory board which met for the first time here on Thursday, June 3 to discuss air safety issues.

The board comprises of CEO'S  of all major airlines plus members of the DGCA but strangely no current pilot or ATC official is included in this board which majorly deals with safety issues.

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