Airline safety comes under focus in India after series of snags

An IndiGo jet prepares to land at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India, on July 25, 2022. PHOTO: BLOOMBERG
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NEW DELHI - A recent spate of technical snags involving Indian airlines has raised concerns around flight safety in the world's third-largest domestic aviation market, which has been on the rebound after suffering a body blow from the pandemic.

In its latest crackdown on Wednesday (July 27), the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), India's civil aviation regulator, halved the summer schedule for SpiceJet's approved flights.

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