DGCA orders resumption of pre-flight BA tests

DGCA orders resumption of pre-flight BA tests

The DGCA has ordered airlines to resume pre-flight alcohol tests for pilots and cabin crew members. The aviation regulator had on March 29 this year suspended breath analyser test for "all aviation personnel" like pilots, cabin crew members, ground handling staff and air traffic controllers due to the "extraordinary" circumstances posed by Covid-19 pandemic.