Passengers will be able to exit if the flight is delayed too much: Permission will be given to exit from the departure gate of the airport, Director General of BCAS gave information.

Passengers will be able to exit if the flight is delayed too much: Permission will be given to exit from the departure gate of the airport, Director General of BCAS gave information.

Passengers will now be able to exit the flight after boarding if it is not scheduled to fly for a long time. Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), the organization that looks after aviation safety, had issued a guideline for this on March 30, which has now come into effect. BCAS Director General Zulfikar Hasan gave information about this while speaking on the 38th Foundation Day today. He said that this guideline will reduce the problems of passengers and they will not have to sit for hours after boarding the flight. In case of long flight delay or emergency situations after boarding the flight, passengers will be allowed to exit the departure gate of the airport. Basic infrastructure needed to implement the guidelines Zulfikar Hasan said, ‘Airport operators will have to make arrangements for basic infrastructure along with screening to implement the guidelines. Airlines and their associated security agencies will be able to take the decision to deboard passengers from the flight. This guideline was issued after the incident of having dinner on the tarmac. BCAS has issued this guideline after the incident of having dinner on the tarmac of Mumbai Airport in the month of January this year. In fact, on January 14, Indigo flight 6E2195 going from Goa to Delhi was diverted to Mumbai after taking off 12 hours late. Passengers were angry with the flight delay. He got off the flight at Mumbai airport and sat on the tarmac. Passengers had dinner sitting on the ground. The video of this incident had gone viral on social media. Due to this, Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) had imposed a fine of Rs 1.20 crore on IndiGo and Rs 60 lakh on Mumbai Airport. In February, BCAS had issued guidelines regarding the delivery of baggage. Earlier, BCAS had issued instructions to 7 airlines including Air India to deliver the luggage on time at the airport, in which passengers were asked to hand over their bags within 30 minutes. Has gone. BCAS had issued this order to Air India, IndiGo, Akasa, SpiceJet, Vistara, Air India Express Connect and Air India Express. According to the Operation, Management and Delivery Agreement (OMDA), the first bag must reach the conveyor belt within 10 minutes and the last bag within 30 minutes after the flight engine is switched off. What is BCAS? BCAS was established in the year 1978 under the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). At that time there were reports of kidnapping and violence in flights. BCAS was created to control these. In April, 1987 it was made an autonomous department. Its mandate is to monitor International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) standards, practices and protocols related to India’s national civil aviation safety standards.

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