Set up medical panel to see if breath analyser test necessary during COVID-19, HC asks DGCA

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Set up medical panel to see if breath analyser test necessary during COVID-19, HC asks DGCA

New Delhi, April 27

The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed civil aviation regulator DGCA to set up a medical committee to study whether or not breath analyser (BA) assessments of pilots and cabin crew want to be performed or blood assessments would suffice instead.

Justice Prathiba M Singh stated the committee shall take into account the security of passengers as additionally of pilots and cabin crew whereas deciding whether or not conducting BA assessments can be advisable during the prevailing pandemic which has seen a surge in infections.

The courtroom directed that the committee place its report earlier than the subsequent date of listening to on May 5.

The order got here on the plea by an affiliation representing pilots of Air India looking for suspension of BA assessments during the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic. PTI

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