Go First: News

NCLT grants Go First final 60-day extension for insolvency resolution

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has granted a final 60-day extension to Go First, the financially troubled airline, to conclude its corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP).

25 May 2024

Delhi High Court

EaseMyTrip founder Nishant Pitti withdraws acquisition bid for Go First

Nishant Pitti, the CEO of online travel company EaseMyTrip, has announced the withdrawal of his firm's bid for the defunct airline Go First.

29 Apr 2024

Ajay Singh

Go First's revival prospects dwindle amid valuation dispute

The future of the bankrupt airline, Go First, hangs in the balance as disagreements over its valuation continue to obstruct progress.

08 Apr 2024

Ajay Singh

Go First given another 60-day extension to complete insolvency process

The National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has granted another 60-day extension to the struggling airline, Go First, for its insolvency proceedings.

19 Mar 2024


SpiceJet, Busy Bee raise Go First bid to Rs. 1,800cr

A consortium spearheaded by Ajay Singh, head of SpiceJet, and Busy Bee Airways has upped its bid for Go First to Rs. 1,800 crore, Moneycontrol reported.

05 Mar 2024


Go First's sales head latest executive to quit beleaguered company

Grounded airline Go First faces a challenging road to resuming operations as a significant portion of its workforce, including top management, have resigned.

Go First insolvency: NCLT grants 60-day extension for resolution

Go First has been granted an additional 60 days by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) to wrap up its corporate insolvency resolution process (CIRP).

18 Dec 2023


SpiceJet, two others show interest in acquiring bankrupt Go First

SpiceJet, Sharjah-based Sky One, and Safrik Investments, an Africa-focused firm, have shown interest in acquiring the bankrupt carrier Go First, as per an Economic Times (ET) report.

15 Dec 2023


Go First close to shutting down, cancels flights till February

Go First is facing potential closure after entering bankruptcy protection in May and failing to find a rescuer.

21 Nov 2023


Jindal Power will not bid to take over Go First

Jindal Power will not present a final bid for the financially struggling airline, Go First, despite having previously submitted an Expression of Interest (EoI).

13 Oct 2023


Wadia Group steers clear of bidding for grounded Go First

The Wadia Group, previous owners of Go First, seems to have no plans to bid for the grounded Indian airline, steering clear of the insolvency process so far.

28 Aug 2023


Go First won't resume flights till August 31

Go First has announced that it will extend flight cancelations until August 31, 2023, due to ongoing operational issues.

27 Aug 2023

Delhi High Court

Critical components going missing from jets, claims Go First's lessor

Bankrupt Indian airline Go First is embroiled in a legal dispute with multiple foreign lessors, including Ireland-based ACG Aircraft Leasing.

18 Aug 2023


NCLAT allows engine lessor to inspect Go First planes 

The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) has granted engine lessor Engine Lease Finance BV permission to inspect four engines leased to Go First.

14 Aug 2023

Bank of Baroda

Go First seeks Rs. 100 crore emergency funding from lenders

Go First's resolution professional has requested Rs. 100 crore in emergency funding from its creditor banks to cover essential operational expenses.

Go Flight gets DGCA's green signal to resume operations

Troubled airline Go First can finally breathe a sigh of relief. Indian aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has given the cash-strapped airline its approval to resume operations.

13 Jun 2023


Delhi-Mumbai flight costs Rs. 14,000: Why airfares are soaring

The airfares for one-way flights from Delhi to Mumbai, one of India's busiest routes, have recently seen a significant price surge.

12 Jun 2023


Go First's lenders now control resolution process; bankruptcy officials replaced 

Grounded airline Go First's insolvency plea was accepted by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) last month. Now, its lenders want to take complete control of the resolution process.

Pilots offered Rs. 1L to not leave Go First: Report

Struggling to retain employees, cash-strapped airline Go First has credited salaries for the month of April, according to CNBC-TV18.

Cash-strapped Go First once again cancels all flights till Sunday

Domestic airline Go First has once again canceled all its flights till May 28, an official statement posted on Twitter said on Friday.

Go First to resume operations from May 27

After filing for bankruptcy, low-cost airline Go First is reportedly planning to resume its operations from May 27.

Big relief for Go First as NCLT grants bankruptcy protection 

Go First, formerly Go Air, has been granted bankruptcy protection by the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) on Wednesday after admitting the airline's voluntary insolvency plea.

Facing turbulent times, can Go First take off again

Wadia Group-owned Go First filed for voluntary insolvency last week amid a dire cash flow crisis.

03 May 2023

Pratt & Whitney

Go First files for bankruptcy: What led to the downfall

Wadia Group-owned Indian airline Go First filed for insolvency proceedings on Tuesday. The budget carrier has also suspended all its flights till May 5.

Delhi airport's T2 terminal to resume operations from July 22

The T2 terminal of the Delhi international airport will resume operations from July 22, two months after it was shut down due to a significant drop in domestic air traffic owing to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, a statement said on Saturday.

Delhi airport's Terminal 2 to resume operations from October 1

After a six month shutdown, the Terminal 2 at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport is set to resume operations starting October 1, the Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has announced.

22 May 2020


Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25

National carrier Air India has opened bookings for domestic flights scheduled from May 25 onwards, when civil aviation operations are slated to resume partially.

01 Jun 2019


GoAir employee wishes mother 'Happy Birthday' in suicide note

In a tragic incident, a 19-year-old GoAir employee allegedly killed himself in Nagpur, the police said on Friday. The deceased hung himself on his mother's birthday on Thursday afternoon, leaving behind a suicide note where he wished her a happy birthday.

03 May 2019


Cyclone Fani makes landfall, flights canceled, people evacuated: Details here

The severe cyclonic storm Cyclone Fani made landfall in Odisha's Puri, the land of the famous Jagannath Temple, on Friday. Around 10,000 villages and more than 50 towns lie in its path.

15 Jan 2019


GoAir to pay Rs. 98,000 for canceling 25-tickets 'without reason'

In an incident of gross mismanagement, low-cost carrier GoAir has been recently directed by the consumer forum to pay more than Rs. 98,000 to a Mumbai-based man for canceling "without reason" 25 tickets that he had booked in 2015.

15 Dec 2018


Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat call

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow via Delhi was grounded today after receiving a bomb threat call, airport sources said.

05 Nov 2018

Jammu And Kashmir

Forgetful much? Go Air flight reaches Jammu without passengers' baggage

Several GoAir passengers were left fuming yesterday as their flight, G8-213, reached Srinagar from Jammu, without their baggage!

Delhi: GoAir employees pose as passengers, steal 53 mobile phones

In what is sure to serve as a major embarrassment for GoAir, two of its executives were arrested on Monday in Delhi for stealing 53 mobile phones.

26 Sep 2018


Passenger thrown out of flight for trying to enter cockpit

In a weird incident on Tuesday, a passenger on a Mumbai-Kolkata IndiGo flight was offloaded after he tried entered the cockpit to charge his phone.

02 Sep 2018


GoAir Bengaluru-Pune flight suffers technical glitch; forced to make emergency-landing

A Pune-bound Airbus A320neo plane of GoAir from Bengaluru had to return back on Saturday after it suffered a technical snag.

19 Aug 2018


Kerala: Commercial flight operations from Kochi Naval Base from tomorrow

The Center yesterday said Kerala's Kochi Naval Base will be thrown open for commercial flight operations from the morning of August 20, bringing a huge relief to people awaiting the resumption of air service from Kochi.

23 Jun 2018


Carrying baggage heavier than 15kg to become costlier for domestic-flyers

Carrying check-in baggage beyond 15 kg will prove to be costlier to domestic flyers on low-cost carriers like IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir.

Delhi's IGI airport expansion plan gets approved by Environment Ministry

Delhi airport officials can finally start the expansion work, after getting the much-needed permission from Union Environment Ministry.

04 Jun 2018


Now travel at Rs. 1,299 through GoAir's domestic "Monsoon Sale"

Low-cost carrier GoAir today announced special discounted fares as low as Rs. 1,299 for a one-way journey across its network.

30 Apr 2018

Bombay High Court

GoAir sues former MD for stealing info before joining IndiGo

Budget airline GoAir has sued its former managing director and current IndiGo COO, Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, in the Bombay High Court for the alleged theft of confidential information from GoAir.

26 Mar 2018


Delhi: Despite alerts, hundreds of SpiceJet, IndiGo passengers reach wrong-terminal

Despite several hoardings, text messages, e-mails and phone calls by Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL) intimating about the partial shift of operations of IndiGo and SpiceJet to T2, many have been turning up at T1.

16 Mar 2018


Over 120 SpiceJet, IndiGo flights to ply from Delhi T2

Ending a four-month battle with Delhi International Airport Ltd (DIAL), IndiGo and SpiceJet have agreed to shift their flight operations partially to Delhi Airport's revamped T2 (Terminal-2) from March 25.

14 Mar 2018


IndiGo cancels 42 flights today; airfares continue to rise

Domestic carrier IndiGo continued to operate with a curtailed schedule for the third day on Wednesday with the airline canceling 42 flights following the grounding of eight of its A320neo planes along with three of GoAir due to Pratt & Whitney engine issues.

13 Mar 2018


DGCA grounds planes with faulty engines; 47 IndiGo flights canceled

As many as 47 flights have been canceled by budget carrier IndiGo today after the country's aviation regulator DGCA grounded its eight A320Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, along with three such aircraft of GoAir.

02 Mar 2018


Mumbai: IndiGo A320neo makes emergency landing due to engine snag

A Kolkata-bound IndiGo aircraft had to make an emergency landing at the Mumbai Airport after take-off as one of its engines stopped working mid-air.

26 Feb 2018

Jet Airways

Bengaluru: Check-in from airport buses, skip line

Have no check-in luggage, yet have to stand in queue to get your boarding pass? Why not take the BMTC volvo bus to the airport and do the check-in in the kiosks installed inside and get a printed boarding pass?

23 Feb 2018


Poor visibility hits flight operations at Goa Airport

Poor visibility due to fog severely affected flight operations at Goa's Dabolim Airport on Friday morning, as a result of which two international and three domestic flights were diverted to various cities.

25 Jan 2018


Passenger stopped at IGI for carrying grenade like power bank

With just a day left for the Republic Day celebrations in the national capital, a minor bomb scare at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Thursday created chaos after a hand grenade like object was found in a passenger's luggage during the screening process.

08 Jan 2018


Planning to visit Delhi this R-Day? Here's GoAir's offer

Republic Day celebrations this time is going to be unique: a record 10 chief guests will grace the occasion, the heads of state of the ASEAN nations.

25 Nov 2017


GoAir's massive discounts: Flights at as low as Rs. 312!

Low-cost carrier GoAir is offering flight tickets starting at Rs. 312 (one-way) from seven cities under a limited-period special sale offer on a first-come-first-serve basis.

09 Nov 2017

Jet Airways

AI trolls IndiGo over passenger manhandling video, then deletes ads

Air India took a jibe at IndiGo after a video of its staff thrashing a passenger went viral.

22 Sep 2017


Mumbai airport main runway operations resume after 26 hours

Flight operations at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport gradually resumed a day after a SpiceJet flight overshot the main runway 27, which remained non-operational for 26 hours.

13 Jun 2017


GST will force budget airlines to hike their fares

Many Indians prefer air travel as it is faster, more comfortable and, thanks to the presence of several budget airlines, it is quite affordable these days.

23 Jan 2017


BMW driver arrested in hit-and-run

A speeding BMW rammed into an Uber yesterday that led to the cab driver's instant death.