Lok Sabha passes Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020
The Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was passed by a voice vote in the Lok Sabha. This bill seeks to amend Aircraft Act, 1934. It aims to convert three existing regulatory bodies under the Civil Aviation Ministry into statutory bodies.
The regulatory institutions, which are mentioned in the bill are DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), BCAS (Bureau of Civil Aviation Security) and AAIB (Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau).