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India has moved up to the 48th rank in the world’s aviation safety rankings

According to DGCA officials, India has risen to position 48 on the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) list of aviation safety around the world.
Four years ago, the country was ranked 102nd.According to the officials, Singapore is at the top of the list, followed by the UAE and South Korea in second and third place, respectively. Whereas China comes the  49th rank they added.

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An ICAO Coordinated Validation Mission (ICVM) was conducted from November 9–16 under its Universal Safety Oversight Audit Program (USOAP) Continuous Monitoring Approach.

Arun Kumar, the head of the DGCA, told PTI on Saturday that the effects of the regulator’s tireless efforts to improve India’s safety rating are now evident. “Hopefully, we will remain vigilant and continue to get better.” The officials reported that the nation’s score in terms of effectively implementing important safety components has increased to 85.49 percent.

The audit, according to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), was done in the areas of regulation, administration, individual licensure, operations, airworthiness, and aerodromes on November 16.

The mission was highly successful, as per the initial reports. “India has done incredibly well, and the ratings will witness a big improvement.” “It will also put us in the company of nations with the best safety standards and supervision systems,” it was stated in a release.


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