AERONAUTICAL INFORMATION CIRCULARS

Updated: November 17, 2014

Year

No.

Date

Title

2014

01/2014 31.12.2013

Checklist of current A.I.C.s (Updated up to 31st Dec.2013)

02/2014 14.02.2014

S. O. 142 (E) dated 17th January 2014 (Carriage by Air Act, 1972 (69 of 1972)

03/2014 07.03.2014

 

Determination of Tariffs for Aeronautical Services in Respect of Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad, Hyderabad for the First Control Period (01.04.2011 31.03.2016)  

04/2014 01.04.2014

Levy and Collection of   Aeronautical Charges, including  User Development  Fee (UDF) at IGI Airport, New Delhi

05/2014 01.04.2014

Levy and Collection of   Aeronautical Charges, including  User Development  Fee (UDF)  at CSI Airport, Mumbai

06/2014 21.05.2014

Levy and collection of aeronautical charges, including User Development Fee (UDF) at CSI Airport, Mumbai

07/2014 21.05.2014

Levy and collection of aeronautical charges, including User Development Fee (UDF) at IGI Airport, New Delhi

08/2014 30.06.2014

Levy and collection of aeronautical charges, including User Development Fee (UDF)  at  Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru

09/2014 30.09.2014

Levy and collection of   aeronautical charges, including  User Development  Fee (UDF)  at  Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Amausi, Lucknow.  

10/2014 31.10.2014

Continuation of existing tariffs for Aeronautical Services in respect of CSI Airport, Mumbai beyond 31.10.2014

11/2014 31.10.2014

Continuation of existing tariffs for Aeronautical Services in respect of IGI Airport, New Delhi beyond 31.10.2014.

12/2014 13.11.2014

S.O. 1826(E),  Notification  dated  9th July 2014 in  pursuance  of  the Aircraft Act 1934.

2013

01/2013

02.01.2013 

Checklist of current A.I.C.s (Updated up to 31st Dec.2012)

02/2013

28.01.2013

Levy and collection of  aeronautical charges, including  User Development  Fee (UDF)  at CSI Airport,  Mumbai  

03/2013 14.02.2013

Levy and Collection of  Aeronautical Charges, including  User Development  Fee (UDF)  at  NSCBI Airport, Kolkata

04/2013 19.02.2013

Corrigendum - Levy and collection of   Aeronautical Charges, including   User Development  Fee (UDF)  at  NSCBI Airport, Kolkata

05/2013 01.03.2013

Levy and Collection of  Aeronautical Charges, including User Development Fee (UDF)  at Chennai Airport, Chennai

06/2013 01.03.2013

Guidelines for Foreign Direct Investment in the Civil Aviation Sector Superceded by AIC 12 of 2013

07/2013 13.03.2013

Corrigendum is issued to AIC No. 3/2013

08/2013 13.03.2013

Corrigendum is issued to AIC No. 5/2013

09/2013 12.04.2013

Corrigendum is issued to AIC No. 8/2013

10/2013 21.08.2013

Order - Non-Scheduled Air Operators - International Operations

11/2013 22.08.2013

Order - Non-Scheduled Air Operators - International Operations - Clarification

12/2013 01.10.2013

Guidelines for foreign direct investment in the civil aviation sector

13/2013 14.10.2013

Levy and collection of Aeronautical Charges, including User Development Fee (UDF), at Chennai Airport

14/2013 26.12.2013

Levy and collection of Aeronautical Charges, including User Development Fee (UDF), at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport, Guwahati

2012 01/2012 03.01.2012 

Checklist of current A.I.C.s (Updated up to 31st Dec.2011)  

02/2012 27.03.2012 

Conduct of Class I renewal medicals of civil aircrew by DGCA empanelled Class I Medical Examiners

03/2012 30.04.2012

Superceded by AIC 05 of 2012

04/2012 08.05.2012

Levy and collection of Aeronautical Charges, including User Development Fee (UDF), at IGI Airport, New Delhi

05/2012 08.05.2012

(Superceded by AIC 08 of 2012)

06/2012 31.08..2012

Exemption  Of Categories  Of Persons From  Levy And Collection from  DF/UDF/PSF at  Indian Airports.

07/2012

 

21.12..2012

 

Making available  free of charge a seat including the  observer's  seat  on   the   aircraft  registered  in  India to an officer of CAD authorised by Director General etc. (Supercedes  AIC 02 of 1978)

08/2012 31.12.12

Collection of Development Fee - Mumbai Airport 
(
Supercedes  AIC 05 of 2012)

09/2012 31.12.12

Collection of Development Fee -Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi (Supercedes  AIC 09 of 2011)

2011

 

01/2011 07.01.2011

Checklist of current A.I.C.s (Updated up to 31st Dec.2010)

02/2011 13.01.2011

Ground Handling Functions at Airports

03/2011 01.03.2011

Levy of User Development Fee at Varanasi Airport

04/2011 01.03.2011

Collection of User Development Fee

05/2011 28.04.2011

Collection of User Development Fee at CSI, Mumbai

06/2011 02.05.2011
Supervised Take Off And Landing In Public Transport Operations

Withdrawn in view of CAR Section 8 Series F Part III 

07/2011 14.06.2011

Collection of User Development Fee at IGI Airport, New Delhi

08/2011 12.07.2011

Voluntary Reporting System

09/2011 30.11.2011

(Superceded by AIC 09 of 2012)

2010

01/2010 02.02.2010 Checklist of current A.I.C.s (Updated up to 31st Dec.2009)
02/2010 11.02.2010 Collection of User Development Fee
03/2010 02.06.2010 Grant Of Permission For Providing Ground Handling Services At Airports Other Than Those Belonging To The Airports Authority Of India
04/2010 09.08.2010 Superceded by AIC 05 of 2010
05/2010 13.09.2010 Collection of User Development Fee
06/2010 29.10.2010 Collection of User Development Fee
07/2010 16.11.2010 Collection of User Development Fee - Varanasi Airport
08/2010 01.12.2010 Requirements for grant of Operating Authorisation to Foreign Airlines under Bilateral Air Services Agreements.
09/2010 31.12.2010 Ground Handling Functions at airports

2009

01/2009 05.01.2009 Checklist of current A.I.C.s (Updated up to 31st Dec.2008)
02/2009 28.02.2009 Collection of User Development Fee - DIAL

Superceded by AIC 7 of 2011

03/2009 24.03.2009 Collection of User Development Fee - MIAL
04/2009 20.05.2009 Quality Assurance of approved training organisations in ICAO contracting States
05/2009 29.05.2009 Surveillance of operations by a foreign operator
06/2009 30.06.2009 Superceded by AIC 13 of 2009
07/2009 02.07.2009 Collection of User Development Fee - BIAL
08/2009 17.07.2009

Guidelines  for  grant of permission to Indian Air  Transport Undertakings for operation of Scheduled  International Air Transport Services.

09/2009 30.10.2009 Requirements for grant of Operating Authorisation to Foreign Airlines under Bilateral Air Services Agreements.  

Superceded by AIC 8 of 2010

10/2009 10.11.2009

  Guidelines for grant of Permission to Foreign Airlines to

  operate Additional Capacity to/from India

11/2009 15.12.2009 Guidelines for aircraft operations during low visibility conditions at IGI Airport, Delhi.
12/2009 30.12.2009 Circular to Airlines
13/2009 31.12.2009 Grant of permission for providing ground handling services at airports other than those belonging to the Airports Authority of India.

Superceded by AIC 03 of 2010 

2008

 

01/2008

01.02.2008

Checklist of current A.I.C.s (Updated up to 31st Dec.2007)
02/2008 19.02.2008 Superceded by AIC 05 of 2008 
03/2008 05.03.2008 Order – English language proficiency for aircraft personnel, air traffic controllers and aeronautical station operators.
04/2008 19.03.2008 Voluntary Reporting System 

Superceded by AIC 08 of 2011

05/2008 03.06.2008 Requirements For Operation Of Scheduled Air Services  to/from India By Foreign Airlines With Leased Aircraft
06/2008 17.06.2008 Order - Construction of private airports/ airstrips/ helipads for 'private use'
07/2008 30.06.2008 Guidelines for foreign direct investment in the Civil Aviation sector  

Superceded by AIC 06 of 2013 

08/2008 26.06.2008 Sale of Aircraft Manuals - India (Revised Editions)
09/2008 03.07.2008 Obesity & Commercial Aircrew
10/2008 03.07.2008 Disposal of Cases of Hypertension In Civil Aircrew
11/2008 22.09.2008 Collection of User Development Fee
12/2008 06.10.2008 Operations of Inclusive Tour Package (ITP) Charter Flights to and from India
13/2008 08.10.2008 Opthalmological Disorders
14/2008 16.12.2008 Order - Prohibited area - Kalpakkam nuclear installation
15/2008 31.12.2008 Modification to AIC No. 7/2007 regarding grant of permission for providing ground handling services at airports other than those belonging to AAI.

Superceded by AIC 06 of 2009 

2007

02/2007 17.05.2007 Familiarisation training and check of licensed personnel
03/2007 01.08.2007

Diabetes Mellitus

04/2007

01.08.2007 Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma (COPD)
05/2007 01.08.2007 Disposal Post Abdominal Surgery Cases

06/2007

14.08.2007

Requirements for grant of Operating Permit to Foreign Airlines under Bilateral Air Services Agreements.

Superseded by AIC 9 of 2009

07/2007 28.09.2007 Grant of permission for providing ground handling Services at airports other than those belonging to the Airports Authority of India  

Superceded by AIC 03 of 2010 

08/2007 05.12.2007

Guidelines for Aircraft Operations during Low Visibility Conditions (Fog Management) at IGI Airport, Delhi.

Superceded by AIC 11 of 2009 

09/2007 06.12.2007

Supervised Take Off And Landing In Public Transport Operations  

Superceded by AIC 6 of 2011 

2006

02/2006 17.04.2006  G. S. R. 181(E): Revision to fees
03/2006 19.05.2006 Installation of Airborne Collision Avoidance System
04/2006 04.07.2006 S.O. 1693 -  To order and direct any aircraft to the National Security Guard for the purpose of dealing with any incident of aircraft hijacking.
05/2006   22.08.2006 Operations of Inclusive Tourist Package Charter Flights to and from India

Superseded by AIC 12 of 2008

06/2006   14.10.2006 Runway Incursions
     

2005

 

02/2005

21.01.2005

Guidelines for operation of Indian Scheduled Carriers on International Routes

Superceded by AIC 08 of 2009

03/2005

15.03.2005 Procedure for permitting professional pilots upto age of 61 years beyond the maximum age limit of 60 years stipulated under Rule 28A of the Aircraft Rules, 1937.

Cancelled due amendment to Rule 28A - Maximum age limit for professional pilots (G.S.R. 676(E))

04/2005
Cancelled 

08.06.2005

Domestic Airport at Nagpur declared as an International Airport and named as "Dr. Ambedkar International Airport"   Cancelled 

05/2005 29.06.2005 G.S.R. 401 (E): Omission of Rule 13 A of Aircraft Rules, 1937
06/2005
Cancelled 
29.06.2005

G.S.R. 170 (E): In pursuance of the proviso to rule 78 of the Aircraft Rules, 1937, pertaining to  Licensing of Aerodromes Cancelled 

07/2005 29.06.2005

G.S.R. 400 (E): Amendment in the Aircraft Rules, 1937, in Schedule II, Section J, pertaining to Commercial Pilots Licence (Aeroplane)

08/2005 08.07.2005 S.O. 1353 (E): Regarding Rule 13 of Aircraft Rules, 1937 pertaining to 'Photographs at aerodromes or from aircraft in flight'  
09/2005 27.07.2005

Guidelines for foreign equity participation in the domestic Air Transport Sector 

Superceded by AIC 07 of 2008 

10/2005

 

06.08.2005

G.S.R. 330 (E): Amendment in the Aircraft Rule, 1937, Insertion of Rule 29C after Rule 29B in Part III, pertaining to Adoption of the Convention and Annexes

11/2005

Cancelled 

28.09.2005

Implementation Of An Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) Operational Trial Over The Bay Of Bengal Area And South Asia  Cancelled 

     

2004

 

 

 

03/2004

24.2.2004 G. S. R. 206(E) and 207(E) dated 7th March, 2003: Rules pertaining to Dangerous Goods

04/2004

01.03.2004

Superceded by AIC 09 of 2005 

05/2004

26.07.2004 Superceded by AIC 05 of 2006 

06/2004

15.10.2004

G. S. R. 636 (E): Rule 135 of Aircraft Rules 1937. Tariff for international air transportation.

07/2004

9.12.2004

Order No. 9/12/2003-IR dated 9.12.2004 - Permission of photography inside an aircraft
08/2004
Cancelled 
29.12.04 G. S. R. 732 (E): Rule 3, Part XI (rules 78 - 92) of Aircraft Rules 1937. Aerodromes. Cancelled 
2003

03/2003

25.02.03 Exemption from Taxes and Duties on Fuel and Lubricants taken by foreign aircraft (Notification S.O. 3720 dated 18th November, 2002)

2002

 

 

02/2002

Cancelled 

18.03.2002

Revised ATS route structure Asia to middle East/ Europe South of the Himalayas (EMARSSH Project) and related RNAV and RNP issues for enroute airspace. Cancelled 

03/2002

18.04.2002

The Aircraft (Demolition of obstructions caused by Buildings and Trees etc.) Rules, 1994

04/2002

17.05.2002

G. S. R. 54: Dropping separate sheets of papers containing printed matters of separate petals of flowers in any place.

2001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

02/2001
Cancelled 

16.02.2001

S. O. 546(E) : Declaration of International Airports (Bangalore, Goa, Hyderabad, Guwahati, Amritsar, Ahmedabad & new Cochin airport at Nedumbassery). Cancelled 

03/2001

Cancelled

Superseded by "AIC 03 of 2006 - Installation of Airborne Collision Avoidance System"

04/2001

12.06.2001

Superseded by "CAR Section 1 Series 'A' Part I - Issuance of the Civil Aviation Requirements and revisions thereof etc. – Requirements to be complied with. "

06/2001

17.07.2001

G. S. R. 485(E): Amendment in the Aircraft Act, 1934 (22 of 1934) effecting Rules 24, 28, 38, 38A, 39A, 39C and 67A.

07/2001

18.07.2001

Superseded by "AIC 09 of 2007 - Supervised Take-off and landing in Public Transport Aircraft"

08/2001

07.08.2001

G. S. R. 383: (Definitions) Amendment to Rule 3 in Aircraft Rules, 1937.

09/2001

10.08.2001

G. S. R. 382: Amendment regarding privileges of a licence.

10/2001

16.08.2001

G. S. R.: 400 Prohibition on use of portable electronic devices.

11/2001

17.08.2001

G. S. R. 399: Validation of licences of foreign Aircraft Maintenance Engineer.

12/2001

31.08.2001

G. S. R. 413: Amendment in 2001 in the Aircraft Act, 1934 (22 of 1934) effecting Rule 3, 8, 18, 140A/B/C, 153, 155A and para 19 of Schedule XI of the Aircraft Rules, 1937.

2000

 

 

 

 

02/2000

Cancelled 

24.03.00

Flying   More    Than    One    Type    of Aeroplane/ Helicopter. Cancelled 

03/2000

05.04.00

Superceded by AIC 06 of 2007 

04/2000
Cancelled 

02.06.00

The  Aircraft  (Demolition of obstructions  caused by Buildings and Trees etc.) Rules, 1994 Cancelled 

05/2000
Cancelled 

25.08.00

Errata in AIC No.04/2000   Cancelled 

06/2000

06.10.00

Free Balloon Flights (Unmanned)

 1999

 

28/1999

26.08.99

Disposal  of  Cases  of  Ischaemic   Heart Disease.

55/1999

16.12.99

GSR-251  -  Substitution  of  Aircraft Rule   28A  of  Aircraft  Rules  1937  for maximum age limit of  Professional  Pilots (60 yrs).

1998

03/1998

07.08.98

Guidelines for import of Aircraft on Short term on wet lease basis.

1997

 

 

 

03/1997

20.02.97

Entry in the  Cockpit  and occupy   the   jump   seat   in   Aircraft Registration in India

04/1997 

21.02.97

Guidelines   for    International    Cargo Operations  by  Private  Indian  Operators  From/To India

05/1997 

04.03.97

G.S.R. 349 (E): Certificate of Registration

06/1997 

07.09.97

G.S.R.    404(E): (Certificate of Registration) Amendment in Rule 30 of Aircraft Rules 1937.

1996

 

 

 

03/1996

19.07.96

Sale  of  Aircraft  Manual  Vol.  I, 1995                         Edition. Superceded by AIC 08 of 2008 

04/1996

12.08.96

Sale of  Aircraft  Manual  Vol.   II, 1995 Edition. 

Superceded by AIC 08 of 2008 

06/1996

10.11.96

Errata to the Aircraft Manual Volume I. Superceded by AIC 08 of 2008 

07/1996

Cancelled 

18.12.96

Contingency Routing Scheme (CRS) for the   circumnavigation of Kabul FIR. Cancelled 

1995  

 

04/1995

14.03.95

Periodic   stress   test  and  biochemical profile of flight crew.

15/1995

27.12.95

Examination for issue/renewal of FRTOL (R)

 1994

 

 

06/1994

10.05.94

S.O. 754,  Notification  dated  28th Feb. 1994  in  pursuance  of  the Aircraft Act 1934. Superceded by AIC 12 of 2014

12/1994

27.06.94

Order   dated  27th  June  1994  regarding restrictions on consumption of  alcoholic drinks in domestic flights.

17/1994

05.09.94 

 

Cancelled 

Familiarisation   training   &   Check  of licensed personnel 

 

Superseded by AIC 2 of 2007

1993

09/1993

Cancelled 

06.08.93

Cancelled 

Revision  of  Aeronautical  Meteorological Codes. Cancelled 

 1992

 

 

18/1992

11.05.92

Open  Sky  Policy  for  Cargo  Flights  to India.

22/1992 01.09.92

Cancelled 

Guidelines for issue of an Aerodrome Licence

Superseded by CAR Section 4 Series 'F' Part I - Requirements for issue of an Aerodrome Licence.

23/1992

23.09.92         

Extension    of    aircraft    rating   of Multi-Engined  Aircraft   and   instrument rating  on  an  Indian  Lincence  based on training acquired in a foreign state.

26/1992

25.11.92

Procedure for  appeal  against  assessment made  by  Examiner/Instructor/Check  Pilot appointed under rule 41A of  the  Aircraft Rules, 1937

28/1992

Cancelled 

10.12.1992 Flight Duty Time and Flight Time Limitations Cancelled 

 

 1991

 

 

 

 

 

02/1991

29.01.91

Criteria   for   approval   of Examiners  "General Aviation"

08A/1991

24.04.91

Procedure   for   upgradation/ renewal   of Commercial Pilot's Licences.

10/1991

01.05.91

Operating Directive for  DGCA  instructors carrying  out check flights with scheduled and non-scheduled Airlines/operators.

11/1991

01.05.91

Procedure  for  training  & evaluation for grant of PIC Ratings to pilots who fail to qualify in their first attempt.

13/1991

Cancelled

Superseded by "CAR Section 7 Series 'G' - Requirements for Issue of Indian Licences and Aircraft Ratings to Pilots holding licences and aircraft ratings issued by Contracting States"

14/1991 07.08.91 

Eligibility   to   acquire   flight  Radio  Telephone Operator's Licence  (Restricted) for holders of SPL & PPL 

  1990

 

 

 

 

 

 

5/1990
Cancelled 

12.03.90

Push  back  and  surface movement guidance procedures  for  aircraft  departing  from Bombay Airport, Terminal II Apron. Cancelled 

11/1990

Cancelled 

28.05.90

Minimum Cockpit Crew Cancelled 

14/1990

Cancelled

Procedure   for   carrying out bi-annual proficiency checks for pilots 

 

Superseded by CAR Section 8 Series 'F' Part II - Flight Crew Training And Qualification Requirements For Scheduled and Non-Scheduled Operators having Aeroplanes with AUW exceeding 5700 Kgs  

17/1990

Cancelled Superseded by "CAR Section 7 Series 'J' - Flight Duty Time Limitations for Helicopter Pilots"

19/1990

20.11.90

Technical Examinations   for   Flight crew (Pilot's, Flight Engineer's & Navigator's) Licences/Ratings.

22/1990

21.11.90

Notification of Incidents,  Investigation of  Airmiss    etc,    Availability   of Communication &  Navigation  facilities  & Communication Recording etc. (Cancelled)

25/1990

10.12.90

Requirements for operations of Microlight aircraft.

26/1990 31.12.90  Transfer of Functions from AIS  NAA  (HQs) to DGCA (HQs). 

1989

 

5/1989
Cancelled 

24.03.89

S.O.  No.  988: NOC to construction of buildings etc. Cancelled 

7/1989

11.05.89

Bird strikes to Aircraft, precautions to be   taken   by    pilots-submission of Information in ICAO standard form.

 1988

3/1988

21.01.88

Aircraft Noise Restrictions

1986

 

 

9/1986

14.03.86

Caution to Hang Glider Pilots.

13/1986

13.05.86         

Health Check for visitors.

18/1986

21.05.86         

List of Aerodromes in India

1985

2/1985 16.01.85 Aerobatics in an aircraft
3/1985 16.01.85  Restrictions to  the  pilot  holding  Open Rating endorsement in his Licence.
9/1985 24.06.85 Carriage of animals/birds etc.  by air.
17/1985 02.09.85 Issue  of  permit  to  aircraft engaged in agricultural operations Cancelled 
18/1985 04.09.85 Avoidance of fire hazard-fuelling near jet  aircraft.
19/1985

01.10.85

Authorisation of Pilots under Rule 68(1) of Aircraft Rules 1937.
20/1985 09.10.85 Fixed Distance Markers

1983

10/1983

18.07.83

Procedure   and    precaution    regarding  fuelling  and defuelling of aircraft, fire and general safety.

1982

15/1982

21.04.82         

Notification S.O. 634: Charges   to   be   levied  on quarantined passengers or a member of  the crew.

1978

2/1978

25.01.78

Superceded by AIC 07 of 2012