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Airlines run out of flight numbers, DGCA warns safety at risk

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New Delhi: The boom in aviation in India has given rise to a peculiar problem — airlines are running out of flight numbers. With a growing number of flights and too few flight numbers, call sign confusion emerged as a serious concern among authorities at the recently concluded meeting for deciding summer slots The existing three-digit codes are increasingly leading to confusion and there has been a spate of safety scares when similar sounding flight numbers operate to or from the same airport… (www.aviationindia.net) More...

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Highflyer1950
Highflyer1950 1
Of course if the majority of indian pilots would just slow down their communications a little, then there would be far less confusion and less repetition!

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