IndiGo: News

20 Jul 2024


Microsoft outage: IndiGo cancels 280+ flights in 2 days

IndiGo, India's largest airline, has canceled 93 flights today due to a massive outage at Microsoft.

Mumbai: Heavy rainfall causes waterlogging, flight delays

Heavy rainfall on Friday morning caused significant disruptions in Mumbai and its suburbs, leading to waterlogged low-lying areas and affecting traffic flow.

01 Jul 2024


Delhi airport Terminal 1 closure affected over 22,000 passengers: Ministry

The abrupt closure of the Terminal-1 (T1) of Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport due to a roof collapse on Friday has impacted approximately 22,615 passengers, as per the Civil Aviation Ministry.

28 Jun 2024

Indian Penal Code

Case filed against passenger for smoking on Mumbai-bound IndiGo flight

A 38-year-old man, Khalil Kajammul Khan, is facing legal repercussions after being caught smoking in the lavatory of an IndiGo flight en route to Mumbai from Delhi.

28 Jun 2024


Roof collapse at Delhi airport: 1 dead; flight operations suspended

At least one person was killed and five others injured when part of the roof at Terminal 1 of Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi fell onto cars during heavy rain this morning, the NDTV reported.

11 Jun 2024


IndiGo shares fall 4% after ₹3,689 crore block deal

InterGlobe Aviation, the parent company of IndiGo, saw a 4% drop in its shares following a significant block deal on Tuesday.

09 Jun 2024

Air India

Video: IndiGo, Air India flights nearly collide at Mumbai airport 

A potential disaster was narrowly averted at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport when two flights, one from IndiGo and another from Air India, came dangerously close on the same runway.

03 Jun 2024


RM's 'Right Place, Wrong Person' scores biggest US debut yet!

BTS's RM has once again made waves in the US music scene with his new solo album Right Place, Wrong Person.

02 Jun 2024

Air India

How Indian airlines are adopting AI for superior customer service

Indian airlines are leveraging artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance customer service and reduce the workload of their agents.

01 Jun 2024


Chennai-Mumbai IndiGo flight makes emergency landing due to bomb threat

An IndiGo flight from Chennai to Mumbai, carrying 172 passengers and crew members, was forced to make an emergency landing on Saturday due to a bomb threat.

29 May 2024


IndiGo introduces female-friendly seat selection feature

IndiGo has launched a new feature aimed at enhancing the travel comfort and safety of its female passengers.

29 May 2024


IndiGo announces female-friendly seat selection option on flights

IndiGo has introduced a new facility, allowing female passengers to check seats pre-booked by other female travelers, during web check-in.

Bomb threat in IndiGo flight, passengers evacuated through emergency door

An IndiGo flight, bound for Varanasi was halted on the runway on Tuesday morning at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport due to a bomb threat.

26 May 2024


Man, high on bhang, attempts to open flight door mid-air 

A 29-year-old man was arrested for allegedly trying to open the door of a Hyderabad-bound IndiGo flight while it was still in the air.

IndiGo flight returns to airport due to overbooking

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Varanasi was forced to return to the aerobridge at Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International airport (CSMIA) on Tuesday due to an overbooking incident.

14 May 2024


IndiGo to purchase 100 small aircraft to boost regional connectivity

India's leading airline, IndiGo, is reportedly negotiating with three aircraft manufacturers - ATR, Embraer, and Airbus - for the acquisition of at least 100 smaller planes.

Bengaluru airport's T2 sees water leakage after heavy rainfall

Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) Terminal 2 (T2) experienced water leakage due to heavy rainfall on Thursday.

IndiGo flight lands with '1-2 minutes' of fuel left

An IndiGo flight traveling from Ayodhya to Delhi landed with almost no fuel left.

10 Apr 2024

Air India

Domestic airfare in India surges up to 30%: Here's why

Air travel within India has become significantly more expensive, with fares on several major routes witnessing a rise of up to 30%.

01 Apr 2024


Guwahati airport roof collapses partially due to heavy rain

A sudden storm and heavy rainfall led to a partial ceiling collapse at Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati on Sunday.

27 Mar 2024

Air India Express

Kolkata: IndiGo plane hits stationary AI aircraft, DGCA off-rosters pilots

In another closely avoided runway mishap, an IndiGo aircraft inadvertently grazed the wings of a stationary Air India Express flight at Kolkata airport.

22 Mar 2024


IndiGo eyes major aircraft acquisition to boost global presence

IndiGo, the leading budget airline in Asia, is reportedly mulling the purchase of widebody aircraft to bolster its international operations.

09 Mar 2024


IndiGo co-founder Rakesh Gangwal planning to sell 5.8% stake

IndiGo co-founder Rakesh Gangwal is considering selling a 5.8% stake in Interglobe Aviation, the airline's parent company, according to CNBC-TV18.

Ensure all bags arrive within 30 minutes: Government to airlines

Civil aviation security regulator, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), has directed seven major Indian airlines to step up their manpower in 10 days to streamline and improve baggage delivery at airports.

14 Feb 2024

Delhi Police

Farmers' protest: Delhi Police issues new traffic advisory

The Delhi Police has strengthened the security measures in the capital and issued fresh traffic restrictions amid the ongoing farmers' protest.

11 Feb 2024


IndiGo plane causes runway closure at Delhi airport

An IndiGo flight (6E 2221) from Amritsar on Sunday missed the taxiway after landing at Delhi airport, causing a temporary blockage on one of the runways, PTI reported.

03 Feb 2024


Para-athlete Suvarna Raj alleges 'mistreatment' by IndiGo staff; airline apologizes 

Indian para-athlete Suvarna Raj has voiced her concerns about the alleged mistreatment of differently-abled individuals by airlines, citing her recent experience with an IndiGo Airlines flight.

02 Feb 2024

Stock Market

IndiGo's Q3 profit surges 111% to nearly Rs. 3,000 crore

IndiGo's parent company, InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., recorded a 111% YoY increase in net profit during Q3 FY24, reaching Rs. 2,998 crore.

Passengers protest at Delhi airport after IndiGo cancels flight

A group of passengers at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport, on Wednesday, raised slogans against IndiGo Airlines to protest the cancellation of their flight, reports said.

31 Jan 2024

Mayank Agarwal

Mayank Agarwal files police complaint after consuming liquid aboard flight

In a bizarre development, Indian cricketer Mayank Agarwal was rushed to hospital after falling sick on an Agartala-Surat IndiGo flight.

18 Jan 2024

Jyotiraditya Scindia

IndiGo passengers eating on tarmac: Security compromised, says Scindia

Amid the controversy surrounding a video showing passengers of an IndiGo flight eating on the tarmac at Mumbai airport, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday expressed strong disapproval over the incident.

18 Jan 2024

Mumbai Airport

IndiGo, Air India and SpiceJet fined over flight disruptions

IndiGo Airlines was fined Rs. 1.2 crore by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security after a video went viral showing passengers eating on the tarmac while waiting for their flight.

17 Jan 2024

Richa Chadha

Richa Chadha shares her flight delay ordeal amid nationwide disruptions

Richa Chadha shared her frustrating experiences with flight delays on social media, amid nationwide disruptions on Wednesday.

IndiGo website down, DigiYatra services and self-baggage drop unavailable too

India's popular low-cost airline, IndiGo on Wednesday said that its website was currently down due to "system upgrades".

16 Jan 2024

Mumbai Airport

Passenger seen eating on tarmac: IndiGo, Mumbai airport get notice

The Centre on Tuesday issued show-cause notices to IndiGo Airlines and the Mumbai Airport, after a viral video showed passengers sitting and eating on the tarmac of the airport.

13 Jan 2024


Guwahati-bound IndiGo flight diverted to Dhaka due to bad weather

A Guwahati-bound flight of IndiGo was diverted to Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Saturday after bad weather conditions disrupted its scheduled landing.

09 Jan 2024


Eyeing extra legroom on IndiGo flights? Now pay extra

IndiGo, India's largest airline, has updated its seat-selection fees for passengers.

05 Jan 2024


Hyderabad and Bengaluru airports among the world's 5 most punctual

It's a good day for the Indian aviation industry as Cirium, a leading global aviation analytics provider, has unveiled its 2023 list of the world's most punctual airports, with two Indian airports making the top five.

04 Jan 2024


IndiGo withdraws fuel charge on flight tickets: What's next

IndiGo, India's leading airline, has revealed that it has eliminated the fuel charge from its ticket prices starting today (January 4).

13 Dec 2023

Ram Mandir

IndiGo will fly passengers to Ayodhya starting December 30

IndiGo will be the first airline to operate from the soon-to-be-opened Maryada Purushottam Shri Ram International Airport in Ayodhya.

13 Dec 2023

Bombay High Court

IndiGo pilot seeks permission to carry kirpan on plane

An IndiGo Airlines pilot, Angad Singh, has moved the Bombay High Court seeking permission to carry a kirpan—a small curved sword—inside airports.

IndiGo launches AI chatbot '6Eskai' for customer support

IndiGo Airlines has launched 6Eskai, an artificial intelligence (AI) chatbot powered by GPT-4 technology, designed to streamline customer service and the booking process.

23 Nov 2023


IndiGo to court business flyers with premium seats, hot food

IndiGo, India's leading airline, is set to launch a premium seating class and a loyalty program by the end of 2024, the Economic Times (ET) reported.

20 Nov 2023

Bengaluru Airport

Drunk passenger on Bengaluru-bound IndiGo flight harasses crew, arrested

A 32-year-old passenger of an IndiGo flight from Jaipur to Bengaluru was arrested for misbehaving and harassing a crew member, reports said on Monday.

03 Nov 2023


Manipur violence: Ex-IndiGo employee accused of burning Kuki-Zo students' certificates

A video of a man purportedly burning the educational certificates of Kuki-Zo students is doing rounds on social media as the ethnic violence in Manipur continues for the seventh month.

IndiGo Q2 results: Airline back in profit, revenue up 19.5%

In a remarkable turnaround, InterGlobe Aviation, which operates India's leading airline IndiGo, posted a profit of Rs. 188.9 crore for the quarter ending September 2023.

11 Sep 2023


Man 'gropes' female passenger on IndiGo's Mumbai-Guwahati flight, arrested

In the latest midflight incident involving sexual harassment, a man was arrested for reportedly groping a female co-passenger on an IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Guwahati, the airline officials revealed on Sunday.

15 Aug 2023


Gangwal family plans to sell IndiGo stake worth Rs. 3,730cr

The Gangwal family, promoters of IndiGo, are set to sell shares worth Rs. 3,730 crore in a block deal on Wednesday.

30 Jul 2023

New York City

Drunk passenger gropes mother-daughter duo on Delta's NY-Athens flight: Report

A drunk passenger on a Delta Air Lines flight from New York to Athens allegedly groped a 16-year-old girl and her mother while the crew denied them help, per a lawsuit.

19 Jun 2023

Air India

IndiGo to buy 500 Airbus planes in mega aviation deal

Indian low-cost giant IndiGo has signed a deal to buy 500 aircraft from Airbus at the Paris Air Show on Monday, Reuters reported.

IndiGo flight grounded at Delhi Airport after tailstrike, says DGCA

An IndiGo flight has been grounded following a tailstrike during landing at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Sunday, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said.

15 May 2023


Drunk passenger molests air hostess on IndiGo's Dubai-Amritsar flight: Report

In the latest in a series of incidents involving mid-air misbehavior, a drunk passenger traveling on an IndiGo flight from Dubai to Amritsar reportedly harassed an air hostess after she stopped him from disturbing other passengers.

What were top complaints of fliers per DGCA March report

Flight-related problems and baggage issues topped the list of passenger complaints received by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) last month, an official report on Tuesday revealed.

IndiGo passenger arrested for trying to open emergency exit mid-air

A 30-year-old Kanpur man has been arrested for reportedly attempting to open the emergency exit door mid-air on IndiGo's Bengaluru-bound flight from Delhi, the police revealed on Saturday.

01 Apr 2023


Passenger arrested for molesting crew member on IndiGo's Bangkok-Mumbai flight

In yet another midflight incident involving an unruly passenger, a Swedish man was arrested for reportedly molesting a female crew member onboard IndiGo's Bangkok-Mumbai flight on Thursday, officials revealed on Saturday.

Drunk passenger defecates, vomits on IndiGo's Guwahati-Delhi flight

In yet another instance of an on-flight mishap in India, an intoxicated passenger traveling on an IndiGo flight to Delhi from Guwahati on Sunday reportedly vomited in the aisle and defecated around the washroom.

23 Mar 2023


2 'drunk' IndiGo fliers arrested for abusing crew, co-passengers

Two drunk fliers were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly hurling abuses at the crew and co-passengers onboard an IndiGo flight from Dubai to Mumbai, reported News18.

13 Mar 2023


Medical emergency: Delhi-Doha IndiGo flight diverted to Karachi; passenger dies

A Doha-bound IndiGo flight from Delhi made an emergency landing at Pakistan's Karachi airport on Monday morning due to an onboard medical emergency.

12 Mar 2023

Air India

Passenger smokes, tries to open door on Air India flight

In yet another mid-air disruption on an Air India flight, a passenger on Saturday was reportedly caught smoking in the bathroom and misbehaving with fellow co-passengers on the airline's London-Mumbai flight.

16 Feb 2023

Air India

Know about Air India's massive new 470 aircraft deal

Air India's recent mega order of 470 planes to Airbus and Boeing could grow even larger, as the Tata Sons-owned carrier has the option to purchase an additional 370 planes from these manufacturers.

18 Jan 2023

Tejasvi Surya

Reports allege BJP's Tejasvi Surya opened flight exit, Opposition reacts

After reports alleged that BJP MP from South Bengaluru, Tejasvi Surya, accidentally opened the emergency exit of an IndiGo flight, the Congress slammed the party for 'hiding' the incident.

11 Jan 2023


Delhi: Man arrested for misbehaving, urinating at IGI airport's forecourt

A drunk man reportedly urinated at the forecourt of the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) Terminal 3 in Delhi on Sunday and has since been arrested and released on bail remand, officials confirmed on Wednesday.

09 Jan 2023


2 IndiGo passengers arrested for drinking onboard Delhi-Patna flight

Patna's Airport Police arrested two passengers of a Delhi-Patna IndiGo flight on Sunday night with the help of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) for consuming alcohol on the domestic flight violating rules, NDTV reported.

Reach 3.5 hours prior: IndiGo amid Delhi's IGI Airport congestion

Amid complaints of chaos and delays at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport due to congestion, IndiGo on Tuesday issued a travel advisory for passengers.