INDIGO AIRLINES

  • 14 pilots, 31 cabin crew failed alcohol test this year May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Fourteen pilots and 31 cabin crew members have been found reporting for duty under the influence of alcohol till March this year, civil aviation minister Ajit Singh said on Wednesday. Of the total 14 pilots and 31 cabin crew who failed the preflight breath analyser test, a large number...
  • Kingfisher crisis: what is the way forward? February 21, 2012

    Mumbai: As Kingfisher hits rough weather, it isn't getting any easier for other members of the exclusive club in the Indian skies. The country's six domestic passenger airlines are all fighting for survival and a shortstaffed Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) fears financial stress among them could compromise passenger...
  • Bomb threat to Indigo flight turns out to be hoax August 12, 2009

    New Delhi: An anonymous phone call on Wednesday threatening that a bomb was planted on a Kolkatabound Indigo flight with 130 people, including six crew, on board sent security agencies into a tizzy at the airport in New Delhi, but turned out to be a hoax. The flight left for...
  • IndiGo heeds Govt advice, to operate on Aug 18 August 1, 2009

    New Delhi: Cracks started appearing on Saturday in a grouping of airlines that was planning to suspend flights on August 18 to protest high jet fuel prices and taxes, with budget carrier IndiGo saying it would operate as usual. IndiGo's decision to ignore the call of Federation of Indian Airlines came...
  • IndiGo flight passenger's hoax creates midair scare July 23, 2009

    New Delhi: A passenger on board an IndiGo Airlines flight from Delhi to Mumbai created a scare on Thursday when he falsely claimed there was a bomb in the aircraft and asked the crew to divert the plane to Pakistan. According to a Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) official, the passenger,...