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DGCA imposes Rs 10-lakh penalty on Go First for 9 January incident

This is the third case of an airline getting penalised for lapses

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The DGCA had issued a show-cause notice to Go First following the incident

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Friday imposed a Rs 10-lakh fine on Go First for leaving behind 55 Delhi-bound passengers at Bengaluru airport on January 9.

This is the third case of an airline getting penalised for lapses. The DGCA had issued a show-cause notice to Go First following the incident. 

"Go First’s reply reveals that there was improper communication, coordination between terminal coordinator, commercial staff and crew regarding boarding of passengers in the aircraft. The airline failed to ensure adequate arrangement for ground handling, preparation of load and trim sheet, flight dispatch and passenger/cargo handling," DGCA

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First Published: Jan 27 2023 | 6:08 PM IST

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