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  • Passengers stranded at Leh airport after flight cancellations July 3, 2014

    Leh: A large number of passengers stranded due to cancellation of flights owing to bad weather, on Thursday protested at the Leh airport. Flights of three major airlines -- one flight of Jet Airways, three of Go Air and two of Air India were cancelled on Wednesday, while one was cancelled...
  • GoAir plans to increase capacity by 21 pc June 8, 2014

    Mumbai: Wadia group-owned budget carrier GoAir plans to enhance capacity by 21 per cent in this fiscal by expanding its route network across metro and non-metro cities and higher aircraft utilisation. "We are planning to increase capacity by 21 per cent, offering over 8.5 million seats in the current fiscal," GoAir...
  • Three planes damaged, 21 flights diverted due to bad weather in Delhi May 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Three planes were damaged and 21 flights diverted due to the sudden rain and storm that lashed the national capital here Friday evening, officials said. Airport sources said that three planes, which were parked at the T-3 (terminal 3) of the Indira Gandhi International Airport, were damaged. These belonged...
  • Go Air to seek international traffic rights May 20, 2014

    Kolkata: Low-cost carrier Go Air would seek international traffic rights from the Civil Aviation Ministry for flying to foreign destinations, a top official of the airline said. "We are expecting to get delivery of our 20th aircraft in July. After that, we shall approach the Civil Aviation Ministry for getting...
  • Women's day: Jet,GoAir offer discount,AI all-women crew flight March 7, 2014

    Domestic airlines are wooing women travellers with discounts and an-all-women crew flights to mark the International Women's Day which falls tomorrow. While private carrier Jet Airways has announced discounted tickets with a two months booking window and 11 months validity, budget carrier Goair has offered upgrade to business class at low...
  • GoAir airbus with Gen VK Singh on board makes emergency landing at IGI November 16, 2013

    A Mumbai-bound GoAir flight with about 100 passengers, including former Army Chief General VK Singh, on board was forced to return to the airport in New Delhi following a fire alarm on Saturday. The Airbus A-320 returned under emergency conditions to IGI airport in New Delhi after it had been airborne...
  • Delhi-Mumbai Go Air flight returns to Delhi after fire warning November 16, 2013

    New Delhi: A Delhi bound Go Air flight returned to Delhi 40 minutes after take off following a fire warning which was raised on the flight. The flight had departed at 8 am on Saturday and developed a technical snag midway after which it had to be flown back to...
  • Near-miss between Go Air and IAF plane at Delhi airport October 3, 2013

    New Delhi: A near collision between a Go Air aircraft and an Indian Air Force plane was avoided at last moment at the IGI airport on Wednesday. At 2 o'clock, Go Air flight 336 from Delhi to Mumbai was given go ahead by the ATC to depart. But at the...
  • Flying becomes a costly affair, passengers cry foul May 12, 2013

    New Delhi: A move that was aimed at bringing down flying costs has taken a turn for the worse. Starting May 13, you might have to pay more to fly. Air India ,for instance, has reduced free check-in baggage to 15 kilograms from the earlier 20 kilograms. Effective from May...
  • GoAir refused boarding, refund to Leh-bound passengers in 2012: CJ April 11, 2013

    Delhi: GoAir officials misbehaved and refused boarding to passengers booked for a Delhi to Leh flight, despite valid tickets and bookings. The on-ground staff did not even offer an explanation as to why they were being denied boarding. The passengers were later promised a refund but they are still to...
  • GoAir to add 8 aircraft by July 2014 January 29, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Wadia Group's no-frills carrier Go Airlines on Tuesday said it will acquire eight more aircrafts to increase its fleet to 21 by July 2014 from the existing 13. The airline, looking to grow at non-metro and regional level, aims to have a fleet of 92 by 2020. India is...
  • DGCA to look into tariff structure of Indian carriers January 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The DGCA would look into the tariff structure of Indian airlines in view of the wide range of the base prices of air tickets, after the Supreme Court observed that the price bands were too wide and directed it to examine the matter. Efforts would be made to...
  • 'Army official flouting aviation norms must be penalised' June 7, 2012

    Aviation Safety Consultant Captain Mohan Ranganathan says the army official must be penalisd. ...
  • Army officer flouts aviation safety norms June 7, 2012

    New Delhi: In a shocking incident, aviation rules were being flouted by a senior Army official. The incident took place on a GoAir flight from Leh to Jammu on Wednesday when Lt General Ravi Dastane entered the cockpit during the flight. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has reacted to...
  • Kingfisher Q4 loss widens to Rs 1,151.53 cr May 31, 2012

    Mumbai: Troubled carrier Kingfisher Airlines' loss widened to Rs 1,151.53 crore in the fourth quarter of 2011-12 due to steep hike in fuel prices and sharp depreciation of the rupee. It had net loss of Rs 355.55 crore in the January-March quarter of 2010-11, Kingfisher said in a filing to...
  • Govt initiates legal action against Kingfisher May 9, 2012

    New Delhi: All but two major airlines in India have defaulted on paying airport charges, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said on Wednesday. IndiGo, the only profitable airline in the country, and privately-held GoAir have not defaulted on airport payments, Singh told lawmakers in a written reply. The government has initiated...
  • Every third flight from Mumbai delayed: Report March 3, 2012

    Mumbai: The on-time performance report of flights at the city airport for January 2012 reads like entries made in the school diary of a habitual adolescent latecomer, except that the latter is more innovative. The excuses run the whole gamut, from the very grave to the mildly serious to the somewhat...
  • GoAir plans to expand routes; add to fleet September 29, 2011

    Mumbai: Go Airlines (India) Ltd said on Thursday it will add six new flights across three new routes from October 8 and will induct three Airbus A320 aircraft between October and April next year. The addition of new routes across Kolkata, Ranchi and Port Blair will increase GoAir's network to 21...
  • Fire alarm forces GoAir plane to land in Delhi June 6, 2011

    New Delhi: Bangalore-bound GoAir plane, with 171 passengers and crew on board, had to make an emergency landing at the IGI airport soon after it took off from Delhi on Monday, an official spokesperson said. The pilot of the GoAir flight G8-201 asked for emergency landing after a smoke warning from...
  • Arbitrary air fares back to fleece flyers April 30, 2011

    Mumbai: Private airlines are making the most of the ongoing Air India strike by charging exorbitant airfare three to four more than the actual prices from the flyers. The demon of arbitrary fares is back to haunt and fleece flyers again, this time riding on the back of the AI...
  • Delhi airport security fails to detect 8 kg gold March 3, 2011

    New Delhi: There's been another security breach at the Delhi airport. A Go Air passenger passed through airport security undetected with eight kg gold. The gold was finally found when the passenger landed in Guwahati The passenger has been detained at the Guwahati airport. The incident happened just a few days after...
  • Airlines sell 1.84 lakh tickets in 15 hours December 24, 2010

    New Delhi: Airfares have soared this December but that has not stopped holiday travel. Domestic Airlines clocked a new record this Christmas, selling 1.84 lakh tickets on Friday. This is a 20 per cent rise over last year. Jet Airways sold the maximum, with over 36,000 tickets. Kingfisher followed with over 32,000...
  • Emergency landing for bird-hit GoAir flight July 17, 2010

    Indore: A New Delhi-bound GoAir flight with 140 passengers on board had a close shave here on Saturday after it suffered a bird hit at Devi Ahiliyabai Airport, Director Vivek Upadhaya said. 'The G8 225 GoAir flight landed in an emergency situation, minutes after it took off from the airport on...
  • Arrested hoax caller delays flight; now to face court October 26, 2009

    New Delhi: The scare that a 25-year-old software engineer with a tech giant, allegedly created aboard the Go Air flight on Sunday morning in New Delhi was certainly not worth the end out-come. The alleged crank caller was running late for his Go Air flight G8 201 from Delhi to Bangalore....
  • Man late for flight, makes hoax bomb call to airline October 25, 2009

    New Delhi: An employee of a major technology company was detained in New Delhi on Saturday for allegedly making a hoax bomb call that led to a GoAir flight being grounded for over an hour. Abhinash Gupta was charged with causing panic, wrongful restraint and giving false information. Gupta was late...
  • GoAir flight grounded in Delhi after bomb threat call October 25, 2009

    New Delhi: A Bangalore-bound GoAir flight was grounded at the Delhi airport on Sunday morning following a threat call that was a bomb on the aircraft, said airport officials. A senior airport official said an unidentified person called up the airline's call centre at around 1040 hrs IST saying that a...
  • Airlines ranked on punctuality, services June 12, 2009

    New Delhi: Paramount Airways was the most efficient in terms of sticking to flight schedules in May, beating bigger carriers such as Jet Airways, Kingfisher and Air India, according to official data released on Friday. Paramount topped the efficiency list in terms of departures, scoring 89 per cent, followed by...
  • Go Air passengers recall midair brush with death October 10, 2008

    New Delhi: The passengers on the domestic carrier Go Air flight no 456 on the Mumbai-Delhi circuit had a nightmarish time when they were informed that the flight that they were on was in trouble. Thursday, October 9 unfolded a world of fright for the 117 passengers on the domestic carrier....
  • Close shave for Delhi-bound GoAir passengers October 9, 2008

    New Delhi: A Delhi-bound GoAir Airbus A-320, with 117 passengers and crew on board, developed a technical snag in its nosewheel but landed safely at the IGI Airport in New Delhi on Thursday amid full emergency conditions. The passengers were a relieved lot after the plane made a safe landing. "God save...
  • Delhi-Mum GoAir flight makes emergency landing October 10, 2008

    New Delhi: A Go Air flight with 125 passengers onboard averted a serious technical snag at the Delhi Airport on Thursday evening. The Delhi-Mumbai flight made an emergency landing after it was discovered that one of its nose wheels was reportedly missing. Full emergency had been declared at the Delhi airport and...