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  • Indigo flight windscreen cracks before take-off from Nagpur 4 days ago

    Mumbai: A Delhi-bound IndiGo aircraft, scheduled to fly Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju and other passengers, developed a windscreen crack minutes before its take-off from Nagpur airport on Tuesday evening. Raju, who visited Nagpur earlier in the day, was waiting to board the 8 PM (6E-202) flight when the...
  • Confirmed! Christopher Nolan to attend IIT Bombay's Mood Indigo festival October 28, 2014

    If you happen to be a diehard fan of Christopher 'Batman' Nolan, you just can't miss this news. The popular filmmaker will be visiting India in December! According to a message posted on the official page of IIT Bombay's prestigious festival 'Mood Indigo', the multitalented director will be visiting Mumbai...
  • IndiGo to buy 250 A320 aircraft with fuel efficient, less polluting engines October 15, 2014

    New Delhi: IndiGo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for 250 firm A320 neo Family aircraft. The agreement will become Airbus' single largest order by number of aircraft in the World. Co-founders of Indigo, Rakesh Gangwal and Rahul Bhatia, Group Managing Director of InterGlobe Enterprises have signed the MoU. ...
  • Airlines raise issues affecting aviation sector September 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Top officials of Indian airlines on Tuesday raised issues afflicting the aviation sector like high jet fuel cost and airport charges as the government said it would soon finalise a policy to enhance connectivity to regional destinations and remote areas. The issues came up for discussion at a meeting...
  • Indigo inks deal with China bank, will finance 30 planes September 18, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN, Indigo President Aditya Ghosh said that they had inked a pact with Chinese bank ICBC for financing 30 planes. "Anything that enhances safety and security is always welcome," said Ghosh. ...
  • GoAir refutes allegations of charging extra for carrying relief supplies to floodhit Jammu and Kashmir September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Air carrier GoAir has refuted the allegations of charging extra for carrying relief supplies to floodhit Jammu and Kashmir. The airline said that there has been some misunderstanding. In its statement, GoAir said, "There seems to be some misunderstanding. We have, in fact, carried nearly 100 kg excess baggage...
  • GoAir charging extra for carrying relief supplies to floodhit J&K, alleges volunteer September 10, 2014

    New Delhi: A volunteer who was travelling to Jammu and Kashmir with medical and relief supplies has alleged that GoAir operators asked him to pay extra for carrying the supplies. He said that the airline was charging for excess baggage. He has claimed that he switched to Indigo as it was...
  • SpiceJet announces tickets for Rs 599, Rs 1999 till September 10 September 6, 2014

    New Delhi: SpiceJet on Saturday launched two new slabs of competitive basic airfare rates, as other Indian carriers extended dates for booking low cost tickets over the past few days. The low oneway base fare tickets of the nofrill carrier can be bought till September ten, costing Rs 599 for...
  • After SpiceJet, IndiGo enters fare war, lowers fares to Rs 999 September 2, 2014

    Budget carrier IndiGo on Tuesday started promotional air fares by offering discounted oneway fares starting at a low of Rs 999 (all inclusive oneway fare), a day after SpiceJet started its offer of Rs.499 oneway charge. According to IndiGo, its DelhiJapiur flight is priced at Rs.999 oneway, follwoed by Rs.1,399 SrinagarChandigarh....
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 20, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Irom Sharmila freed, says her fast against AFSPA will continue August 20, 2014

    Irom Sharmila has been released from Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Science of Imphal on Wednesday evening. A Manipur Court on Tuesday had ordered Sharmila's release citing lack of evidence on attempted suicide charges. The court had said that she should be released immediately. ...
  • IndiGo flight catches fire while landing, at least 28 suffer injuries August 20, 2014

    New Delhi: Emergency alert was sounded at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport on Wednesday evening after an IndiGo flight with 154 people on board caught fire during landing at the airport's Terminal 1. As many as 28 passenger suffered injuries in the fire. As the Airbus A320 aircraft operating Flight 6E176...
  • DGCA issues notices to 22 Indigo pilots for not serving 6 months notice period August 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has issued a showcause notice to 22 Indigo pilots. The notice has been issued after the regulator asked all Indian airlines to submit a list of pilots who have left the airline without serving a mandatory notice period of six months. The DGCA...
  • Jet Airways extends special economy fare offer by two days August 5, 2014

    Mumbai: Jet Airways on Tuesday extended its special economy class fare offer by two more days. The cityheadquartered airline had on July 31 launched a panIndia sales scheme, offering fares as low as Rs 1,499 on all its economy class domestic networks. Originally the offer was to end on Tuesday. But...
  • Mishap avoided at Bagdogra airport as Indigo and Air India flight avoid collision July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: A mishap was avoided at Bagdogra airport in West Bengal on Friday between Indigo flight and Air India flight. The incident took place at around 1 PM. An Indigo flight came close to a descending Air India plane over Bagdogra, raising the spectre of a collision and giving scare...
  • IndiGo launches another round of promotional fares June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The fare war triggered by the entry of AirAsia into the domestic market continues as the budget carrier IndiGo has launched another round of promotional fares, starting at Rs 1,724 (all inclusive) for a limited period. The announcement comes a day after SpiceJet extended its monsoon offer with an initial...
  • AirAsia India's maiden flight takes off from Bangalore June 12, 2014

    Bangalore: Latest airline to join India's budget carrier bandwagon, AirAsia India, started its operation on Thursday evening with an inaugural flight from Bangalore to Goa. AirAsia India's inaugural flight takes off from Bangalore's Kempegowda International Airport for Goa at around 3 pm. AirAsia India, the Indian arm of the Malaysian nofrills airline...
  • AirAsia India's Rs 990 ticket sparks fare war June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Asia's biggest budget carrier AirAsia is set to make its maiden Indian flight this week, fuelling a cutthroat fare war in a sector already reeling from losses. AirAsia India will take off on Thursday with an eyecatching promotional fare of Rs 990 for flights between hightech hub Bangalore and...
  • AirAsia effect: Indigo slashes air fares for BangaloreGoa route May 31, 2014

    New Delhi: With the new lowcost airline AirAsia India entering the market, Indigo airlines has also slashed air fares on the BangaloreGoa route. Indigo is offering tickets on this route for Re 1 plus taxes. The move came after the new lowcost airline AirAsia announced ticket price for its maiden BangaloreGoa flight...
  • SpiceJet announces 25 pc discount on family travel May 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from its competitor IndiGo, nofrill carrier SpiceJet on Firday announced up to 25 per cent discount on tickets for four or more passengers travelling together on domestic flights. Under the 'Friends and Family' offer, four to nine air travellers can travel together on domestic routes and...
  • Qatar Airways fully govtowned; interested in IndiGo stake, says CEO May 5, 2014

    Qatar Airways' chief executive officer said on Monday that the airline was now fully government owned after the country's sovereign fund bought a 50percent stake from Qatar's former prime minister and other shareholders. "We became fully government owned in July last year," Akbar Al Baker said at a news conference in...
  • Ahead of Holi, SpiceJet, IndiGo slash air fare March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Low-cost carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo on Tuesday kicked off yet another around of price war in the aviation sector - the fourth in two-and-a-half months - offering massive discounts on advance booking under 'Super Holi Sales' scheme. While SpiceJet confirmed the offer, wherein it is selling tickets as low as...
  • Indigo flight from Delhi makes emergency landing, all passengers safe March 8, 2014

    There was a scare on an Indigo from Delhi which had 182 people on board. The plane caught fire after it landed at Kathmandu airport but no one was hurt. All passengers and crew were safely evacuated from emergency doors soon after the ground engineers observed fire from the right...
  • Plane catches fire while landing in Nepal; no casualties March 8, 2014

    An Indian jetliner with 170 people on board caught fire while landing in Nepal's capital on Saturday, but there were no casualties reported. The right wheels of the Airbus 320 operated by budget airline Indigo caught fire during the landing and passengers were quickly evacuated through emergency doors, said Rishikesh Sharma,...
  • After SpiceJet, other airlines too slash ticket fares by up to 70 pc February 24, 2014

    Low-cost carrier SpiceJet on Monday triggered a third round of fare war by cutting ticket prices by a massive 75 per cent, a move which was soon followed by its rivals GoAir and IndiGo. This is the third time in last one month that the Kalanithi Maran-promoted carrier has doled out...
  • DGCA action on private airlines strands Kerala CM Chandy in Kochi January 30, 2014

    Mumbai: Kerala Chief Minister Ooomen Chandy, who was on his way to Delhi from Thiruananthapuram on an IndiGo flight on Thursday evening, was forced to take an Air India flight from Kochi as the private airline did not have the permission to land at the Delhi airport. The development came after...
  • DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Three private airlines Indigo, GoAir and Jet Airways have been penalised by the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for not using pilots trained to land in foggy conditions especially in Delhi. The DGCA has also withdrawn six landing slots allotted to the three airlines. Ahead of the winter...
  • Palash Sen: She's a girl, if I say anything I'll still end up being branded as sexist December 24, 2013

    Singer Palash Sen, who was accused of making sexist jokes at IITBombay's cultural event recently, said in an interview that his comment was taken out of context. "I can't even believe that somebody can make this into an issue. From what I read in the blog, it was completely taken out...
  • Outrage at singer Palash Sen's sexist 'men are more intelligent than women' joke at IIT event December 23, 2013

    New Delhi: A Facebook and blog post by an IIT Bombay student describing singer Palash Sen's sexist diatribe at the institute's cultural event sparked off a debate on feminism and misogyny and the right to free speech. Sen, who is the lead singer of the popular band Euphoria, with many hit...
  • 60yearold man jailed for making hoax call to airlines December 5, 2013

    New Delhi: A 60yearold man has been sent to imprisonment till the rising of the court by a Delhi court for making hoax call in 2010 to a private airlines that some terrorists have boarded the flight and they may be carrying explosives. Metropolitan Magistrate Jagminder Singh held Raj Bajaj...