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Show cause notices issued to IndiGo executives over safety lapses
India

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.
AI pilot, sacked for failing alcohol-test, promoted as Regional Director
India

AI pilot, sacked for failing alcohol-test, promoted as Regional Director

A senior pilot of Air India, Arvind Kathpalia, has recently been promoted as the Regional Director (Northern Region) of the national carrier.
All #JetAirways international flights canceled for today, tomorrow: Here's why
India

All #JetAirways international flights canceled for today, tomorrow: Here's why

Debt-ridden Jet Airways has canceled all its international flights scheduled for Thursday and Friday owing to a scarcity of funds, reported NDTV citing some sources. Jet Airways' flights to Amsterdam, London, and Paris have been canceled for two days.
Jet Airways' flight safety at risk: Aircraft engineers to DGCA
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Jet Airways' flight safety at risk: Aircraft engineers to DGCA

Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has ordered an emergency meeting after the Jet Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Welfare Association (JAMEWA) wrote to the aviation watchdog that Jet Airways' flight safety is at risk.
Indian aviation watchdog grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8s after #EthiopianAirlinesCrash
India

Indian aviation watchdog grounds Boeing 737 MAX 8s after #EthiopianAirlinesCrash

The Indian aviation watchdog, Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), has decided to immediately ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes in the country. This comes days after the Ethiopian Airlines crash in which 157, including four Indians, were killed.
IndiGo cancels 30 flights owing to shortage of pilots
India

IndiGo cancels 30 flights owing to shortage of pilots

Budget carrier IndiGo, on Tuesday, had to cancel as many as 30 flights across major airports, as a shortage of pilots continues to hamper its operations.
GoAir to pay Rs. 98,000 for canceling 25-tickets 'without reason'
India

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.
IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin
India

IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin

In a terrifying incident, thick smoke spread inside the cabin of a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight causing it to make an emergency landing.
IndiGo, SpiceJet to charge for web check-in, passengers are angry
India

IndiGo, SpiceJet to charge for web check-in, passengers are angry

Low-cost airlines IndiGo and SpiceJet will now charge for web check-in from passengers, and this has obviouly upset fliers.

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