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Aviation regulator suspends 2 flight training schools after surprise check

Among them is Chimes Aviation Academy which serves cadet pilot program of IndiGo, India's largest airline.

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Arindam Majumder New Delhi
India’s aviation regulator has suspended operations at two flight training schools after it found their facilities in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra were unfit.

Chimes Aviation Academy is a partner for the cadet programme of IndiGo, India’s largest airline. In 2021, IndiGo partnered with Chimes to source its junior flying officers (JFOs).

“Operations at the school have been stopped till such time the runway is suitable for flying operations. During inspection, it was observed that it had loose gravel and uneven surface and was unsafe for flying,” said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in a statement.

Sources said that Dhana’s flying strip

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First Published: Jun 25 2022 | 8:25 PM IST

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