*Air Safety and Indigo Airlines: Kerala High Court issues notice after Pilot alleges violation; cites post 9/11 restrictions on cockpit access* The Kerala High Court has issued notice to the Central government, Indigo Airlines, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and the Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner on a petition filed by a former pilot with Indigo Airlines alleging violation of Air Safety Regulations by the Airlines (Capt. Pedro Guilherme da Veiga Pereira e Oliveira Artilheiro Vs. Union of India and ors.). The petitioner, a Portuguese national whose employment was terminated by the airlines during the COVID-19 lockdown, alleged that as per Indigo's claim, he was only a contract employee though such an arrangement is not permitted as per the regulations in place for air safety. The petitioner claimed that not only was he denied his right to earn a livelihood guaranteed under Article 21 of the Constitution of India, the respondents were also operating in violation of Labour Laws, Aviation Laws, Tax Laws and possibly violation of Foreign Exchange laws. Justice PB Suresh Kumar sought the response of the respondents including the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) and the Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner.