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DGCA: Track planes throughout journey

Come November 8 and Indian carriers will have to track their aircraft throughout their journey. India had decided on this move after the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines’ MH 370 on March 8, 2014, when flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing and is now going to implement that. The Boeing 777 that operating as as MH 370 is yet to be located. Operator (airlines) shall establish an aircraft tracking capability to track aeroplanes throughout its area of operations. The operator should track the position of an aeroplane through automated reporting at least every 15 minutes track the position of an aeroplane through automated reporting at least every 15 minutes for the portion(s) of the inflight operation(s) that is planned in an oceanic area(s), says a Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) civil aviation requirement titled operation of commercial air transport effective from October 18, 2018. Under this, aircraft tracking is applicable on and after November 8, 2018

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