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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.

Aamir Khan surprises fans by flying 'economy class'

23 Apr 2019

Aamir Khan surprises fans by flying 'economy class'

Bollywood actor Aamir Khan is making headlines for a pretty heartening reason.

Owner of Karol Bagh Hotel, where fire killed 17, arrested

17 Feb 2019

Owner of Karol Bagh Hotel, where fire killed 17, arrested

Rakesh Goel, the owner of Hotel Arpit Palace, where a fire killed 17, was arrested on Sunday by the crime branch of Delhi police.

Delhi: Rains lash the national capital; 10 trains delayed

14 Feb 2019

Delhi: Rains lash the national capital; 10 trains delayed

After hailstorms and rain lashed Delhi-NCR last week, parts of the national capital were once again battered by rains on Thursday.

IndiGo cancels 30 flights owing to shortage of pilots

13 Feb 2019

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.

Close shave: IndiGo plane suffers mid-air engine failure; returns safely

05 Jan 2019

Close shave: IndiGo plane suffers mid-air engine failure; returns safely

In yet another mishap in the Indian aviation industry, an IndiGo Airbus A320neo suffered a mid-air engine failure while flying to Kolkata from Chennai on January 3.

Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat call

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.

IndiGo plane makes emergency landing after smoke detected in cabin

11 Dec 2018

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

26 Nov 2018

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.

Indian airlines can meet just 3 weeks' expenses; needs govt-help

21 Nov 2018

Indian airlines can meet just 3 weeks' expenses; needs govt-help

Amid rising fuel prices and the weakening rupee, airlines in India are having a hard time staying afloat, and have asked the government to help them get unsecured credit from oil companies and airports.

#FinancialBytes: 5 best credit cards in India for frequent flyers

14 Nov 2018

#FinancialBytes: 5 best credit cards in India for frequent flyers

For many, traveling is a passion and an escape from their hectic life. Though traveling has become popular in India, it has also become expensive.

Two IndiGo aircraft were 45 seconds away from mid-air collision

02 Nov 2018

Two IndiGo aircraft were 45 seconds away from mid-air collision

In a very close shave, two IndiGo aircraft were on the brink of a mid-air collision in the airspace over the India-Bangladesh border before disaster was averted by air traffic control (ATC).

Passenger molests IndiGo air hostess, abuses her when reprimanded

18 Oct 2018

Passenger molests IndiGo air hostess, abuses her when reprimanded

A 28-year-old passenger has been arrested for allegedly molesting a female flight attendant on board a Bengaluru-bound IndiGo plane before its departure from the Mumbai airport.

IndiGo systems temporarily malfunctioned across all airports; running now

07 Oct 2018

IndiGo systems temporarily malfunctioned across all airports; running now

Less than a month after a bus carrying 50 passengers caught fire at the Chennai airport, budget airlines IndiGo has found itself in trouble yet again.