IndiGo: News

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.

24 Nov 2022

United Arab Emirates

UAE bans entry of passengers with single name on passport

In a surprising decision, authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have said that people with a single name written on their passports are not allowed in the country.

29 Jul 2022


IndiGo plane skids off runway during take-off, wheels get stuck

An IndiGo flight from Jorhat, Assam, to Kolkata was reportedly canceled on Thursday after the aircraft went off the runway before takeoff and a pair of its wheels got trapped in the muddy outfield.

17 Jul 2022


Yet another glitch: IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Karachi

IndiGo's Sharjah-Hyderabad flight was on Sunday diverted to Pakistan's Karachi after the pilot reported a technical snag.

15 Jul 2022


IndiGo Delhi-Vadodara flight diverted to Jaipur, probe ordered

India's top aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered a probe after a Vadodara-bound IndiGo flight that took off from Delhi was diverted to Jaipur on Thursday night.

05 Jul 2022


SpiceJet Delhi-Dubai flight diverted to Karachi over glitch, probe launched

SpiceJet's Delhi-Dubai flight, with around 150 passengers, was on Tuesday diverted to Karachi after its fuel indicator malfunctioned, according to aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials.

04 Jul 2022

Jet Airways

Over 50% IndiGo flights delayed as crew attend job interviews

More than 50% of the flights operated by IndiGo were delayed on Saturday due to Air India's recruitment process on the same day, according to the reports.

20 Jun 2022


Air India planning to buy 300 aeroplanes in largest-ever order

Tata Group-owned Air India is mulling one of the largest orders in commercial aviation history by ordering 300 narrowbody jets.

Indigo to conduct study for handling specially abled passengers better

IndiGo, which was fined Rs. 5 lakh for denying boarding to a disabled child at Ranchi airport in May, will conduct an internal case study on how to handle specially abled passengers better.

IndiGo fined Rs. 5 lakh for mishandling special needs child

Low-cost airline IndiGo has been fined Rs. 5 lakh for not allowing a child with special needs to board an aircraft from Ranchi earlier this month.

27 May 2022


Fliers rebuke SpiceJet, IndiGo for poor service, behavior

Air travelers are getting increasingly dissatisfied with Indian airlines' poor services and behavior, according to a survey conducted for Bloomberg.

23 May 2022


Delhi: Heavy rains, thunderstorm cause power blackout; flight operations affected

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused power blackouts in several parts of Delhi on Monday morning.

09 May 2022

Jyotiraditya Scindia

Ranchi: IndiGo bars disabled child from boarding, Scindia orders probe

After a disabled boy was prohibited from boarding an IndiGo flight from Ranchi to Hyderabad on Saturday, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Monday ordered a probe.

Regular international flights resume from today; everything you should know

After two years, India resumed international flight operations on Sunday.

17 Nov 2021


IndiGo ticket prices may soon get cheaper: Here's why

IndiGo airline is reportedly mulling separating its baggage charges from its air ticket in an attempt to position itself as an ultra-low-cost air carrier.

21 Oct 2021


Cops nab businessman from Ghaziabad for molesting actor on flight

In a disturbing incident, the Mumbai Police have arrested a businessman for allegedly molesting an actor on a flight.

When AirAsia, IndiGo flights came shockingly close to each other

AirAsia India's Ahmedabad-Chennai flight and IndiGo's Bengaluru-Vadodara flight came within eight kilometers of each other with 300 ft vertical separation between them over Mumbai airspace on January 29, according to an Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) report.

04 Jun 2021

Air India

Three airlines reportedly lost 17 pilots to COVID-19 in May

A total of 17 pilots of Air India, IndiGo, and Vistara died due to COVID-19 in May when the country witnessed the peak of the coronavirus pandemic's second wave, sources said on Thursday.

07 Dec 2020

Indian Airlines

IndiGo to refund all passengers for canceled flights by January-end

Budget flier IndiGo on Monday committed to refunding all customer credit shells created by cancellations due to COVID-19 by January 31, 2021.

06 Nov 2020

Pratt & Whitney

IndiGo in talks over a mega $10bn jet engine order

At a time when the aviation sector is struggling to recover from the crisis following the coronavirus pandemic, IndiGo is in talks with Pratt & Whitney and CFM International over a mega jet engine order.

25 Oct 2020


9 barred by IndiGo over unruly conduct on Kangana's flight

IndiGo has barred nine media personnel from flying with the airline for 15 days.

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.

12 Sep 2020

Shiv Sena

DGCA warns two-week suspension after ruckus on Kangana Ranaut's flight

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Saturday issued a tough warning to airlines following a media frenzy on Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut's recent IndiGo flight.

11 Sep 2020

Shiv Sena

DGCA serves notice to IndiGo over ruckus on Kangana's flight

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has served a notice to IndiGo in connection to the chaos on its September 9 flight, which had Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut as a passenger.

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.

21 May 2020


Air fares will be capped for three months

Once airlines restore partial services from Monday, they will have to adhere to the pricing guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The rates will be capped for three months.

20 Mar 2020

Delhi High Court

Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to hear stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging a flying ban imposed on him.

19 Mar 2020


IndiGo cuts employee salaries as coronavirus hits business hard

Budget carrier IndiGo on Thursday announced a pay cut for employees across various levels as an outbreak of the novel coronavirus disease, COVID-19, has affected business.

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