Articles about IndiGo

When AirAsia, IndiGo flights came shockingly close to each other

24 Aug 2021

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.

Government increases flight capacity; airfare to rise by 12%

13 Aug 2021

Government increases flight capacity; airfare to rise by 12%

The Civil Aviation Ministry has issued an order, allowing domestic airlines to increase flight capacity from 65% to 72.5%.

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

17 Jul 2021

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.

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

04 Jun 2021

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.

Woman gives birth to baby girl in a flight mid-air

17 Mar 2021

Woman gives birth to baby girl in a flight mid-air

A baby girl was born mid-air on-board IndiGo's Bengaluru-Jaipur 6E 469 flight on Wednesday morning with the help of the cabin crew and a doctor, according to an airline statement.

Slain Indigo airlines manager's family meets CM; demands justice

08 Feb 2021

Slain Indigo airlines manager's family meets CM; demands justice

Slain Indigo airlines station manager Rupesh Kumar Singh's family members on Sunday met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and sought justice for the deceased, asserting it was difficult to digest the police's road rage theory in the murder case.

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

07 Dec 2020

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.

Cyclone Nivar to hit TN, Puducherry tonight; rains lash Chennai

25 Nov 2020

Cyclone Nivar to hit TN, Puducherry tonight; rains lash Chennai

Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, is approaching Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and is expected to hit the southeast coast by midnight.

'No apology,' says Kunal Kamra on contempt charges against him

13 Nov 2020

'No apology,' says Kunal Kamra on contempt charges against him

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, who is facing contempt charges over his tweets criticizing the Supreme Court, has said that he would neither retract his comments nor apologize for posting them.

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

12 Nov 2020

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

Comedian Kunal Kamra is facing contempt charges over a series of tweets where he criticized the Supreme Court of India for granting interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday.

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

06 Nov 2020

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.

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

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

28 Sep 2020

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.

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

12 Sep 2020

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.

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

11 Sep 2020

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.

Meet the voice behind the coronavirus caller tune

11 Jun 2020

Meet the voice behind the coronavirus caller tune

You may or may not know Jasleen Bhalla, but we bet you know her voice.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

24 May 2020

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25

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.

Air fares will be capped for three months

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.

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

20 Mar 2020

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.

IndiGo cuts employee salaries as coronavirus hits business hard

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.

Kunal Kamra's flying ban reduced; Delhi HC disposes comedian's plea

27 Feb 2020

Kunal Kamra's flying ban reduced; Delhi HC disposes comedian's plea

The aviation ban on stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra imposed by the airline Indigo has been reduced to three months from six months.

Delhi HC pulls up DGCA over Kunal Kamra's airlines ban

25 Feb 2020

Delhi HC pulls up DGCA over Kunal Kamra's airlines ban

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should not have asked airlines to put comedian Kunal Kamra on a no-fly list, the Delhi High Court observed on Tuesday while hearing a petition filed by him.

Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo; demands Rs. 25L

01 Feb 2020

Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo; demands Rs. 25L

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has sent a legal notice to IndiGo airlines after the budget flier suspended him for six months.

Wuhan coronavirus outbreak declared 'global health emergency' by WHO

31 Jan 2020

Wuhan coronavirus outbreak declared 'global health emergency' by WHO

The World Health Organization on Thursday declared the ongoing coronavirus outbreak a global health emergency.

Kunal Kamra banned by airlines; what do lawyers, DGCA say?

30 Jan 2020

Kunal Kamra banned by airlines; what do lawyers, DGCA say?

Budget flier IndiGo on Tuesday suspended stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra from flying with the airline after the latter heckled journalist Arnab Goswami on a Mumbai-Lucknow flight.

After IndiGo and Air India, SpiceJet bans comedian Kunal Kamra

29 Jan 2020

After IndiGo and Air India, SpiceJet bans comedian Kunal Kamra

Since heckling journalist Arnab Goswami on a flight on Tuesday, stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has been banned by three airlines.

Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India

27 Jan 2020

Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India

The government wants to sell Air India and has invited bids for the same. But unlike its previous attempt in 2018, this time the government has put its complete stake in the debt-ridden airlines on sale.

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

22 Jan 2020

Claiming he put explosives at Mangaluru Airport, man surrenders

This morning, a man identified as Aditya Rao, surrendered before Bengaluru police, claiming he put a bag of explosives at Mangaluru International Airport on Monday.

IndiGo ordered to compensate fliers who found cockroach on flight

03 Jan 2020

IndiGo ordered to compensate fliers who found cockroach on flight

An IndiGo flight from Pune to Delhi on December 31, 2018, turned horrifying for two passengers, who found a cockroach on the aircraft.

Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace

03 Jan 2020

Citing threats, United States asks airlines to avoid Pakistani airspace

The United States has asked all its airlines and pilots to be careful while using Pakistani airspace due to "extremist or militant activity".

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

30 Dec 2019

Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

19 Dec 2019

#CAAProtests: Vehicles torched in Lucknow, cops use tear gas

The protest against Citizenship Act took a violent turn in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Thursday as vehicles were torched forcing cops to resort to firing tear gas shells.

Modify A320neo engines or ground planes: DGCA to IndiGo

26 Nov 2019

Modify A320neo engines or ground planes: DGCA to IndiGo

Aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Monday instructed budget carrier Indigo to replace its old A320neo aircraft, sporting unmodified Pratt and Whitney (P&W) engines, with new A320neo planes.

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

30 Sep 2019

Bihar floods death-toll climbs to 29; government seeks IAF support

In what has been termed a delayed withdrawal of the monsoon, the death toll climbed to 29 in flooded Bihar on Sunday.

J&K: After government's advisory, tourists rush to Srinagar Airport

03 Aug 2019

J&K: After government's advisory, tourists rush to Srinagar Airport

A sense of uncertainty and panic has taken over Jammu and Kashmir after the government on Friday suspended Amarnath Yatra and asked tourists to leave in wake of terror threats, about which the Army spoke about.

Show cause notices issued to IndiGo executives over safety lapses

12 Jul 2019

Show cause notices issued to IndiGo executives over safety lapses

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued show cause notices to four senior executives of leading airline, IndiGo, over safety lapses on Friday.

IRCTC offers Shillong-Guwahati tour package, starting at Rs. 20,000

07 Jun 2019

IRCTC offers Shillong-Guwahati tour package, starting at Rs. 20,000

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) offers domestic as well as International tour packages throughout the year.

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

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.

Former IAF wing commander's wife found dead in Dwarka Sector-7

28 Apr 2019

Former IAF wing commander's wife found dead in Dwarka Sector-7

A former IAF wing commander's wife was found dead at her house in Dwarka's Sector-7 area, police said yesterday.