Indigo

  • Ahead of Holi, SpiceJet, IndiGo slash air fare 11-03-2014 11:17 PM

    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...
  • Plane catches fire while landing in Nepal; no casualties 08-03-2014 03:24 PM

    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...
  • After SpiceJet, other airlines too slash ticket fares by up to 70 pc 24-02-2014 08:56 PM

    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...
  • DGCA action on private airlines strands Kerala CM Chandy in Kochi 30-01-2014 10:52 PM

    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...
  • DGCA penalises 3 private airlines for not using trained pilots in fog 30-01-2014 05:19 PM

    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 The DGCA has also withdrawn six landing slots allotted to the three airlines.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...
  • Palash Sen: She's a girl, if I say anything I'll still end up being branded as sexist 24-12-2013 02:46 PM

    Singer Palash Sen, who was accused of making sexist jokes at IIT-Bombay'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...
  • 60-year-old man jailed for making hoax call to airlines 05-12-2013 12:23 PM

    New Delhi: A 60-year-old 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...
  • Bangalore: Indigo pilots grounded after accident 16-09-2013 02:56 PM

    Bangalore: The Captain and the First Officer of the Indigo Airlines (A320) that met with an accident at the Bengaluru International Airport Limited (BIAL) on Thursday night have been grounded by the company. An Indigo flight from Delhi with 110 passengers on board and 6 crew members had veered off...
  • Bangalore: Narrow escape for over 100 passengers as Indigo flight hits runway lights 13-09-2013 11:39 AM

    Over 100 people on board an Indigo flight from Delhi had a miraculous escape when the aircraft landed at Bengaluru International Airport amidst heavy rain and hit the runway lights, deflating its tyres. "All 110 passengers and six crew members on board are safe with no injuries reported. They have...
  • IndiGo joins other airlines, hikes airfares by 25 per cent 07-09-2013 08:25 AM

    New Delhi: Domestic carrier IndiGo on Friday followed its rivals and raised airfares by 25 per cent. IndiGo joins airlines such as SpiceJet, Jet Airways and Air India who recently hiked the fares by 25 per cent citing rise in input costs. "IndiGo has revised upwards its fares, which are...
  • SpiceJet accepts CEO Niel Raymond Mills's resignation 04-08-2013 12:36 PM

    New Delhi: Budget carrier SpiceJet has accepted the resignation of its chief executive Niel Raymond Mills, 18 months before his service contract was to expire. While no name has been announced for his successor, the airline on Saturday informed the Bombay Stock Exchange that Mills' resignation, submitted in July, was...
  • Bomb hoax delays Indigo flight, passenger says he was 'joking' 30-06-2013 10:08 PM

    Raipur: A bomb hoax on a Kolkata-Indore Indigo flight at Swami Vivekananda Airport at Mana here sent authorities into a tizzy Sunday morning. The flight was delayed by about three hours after a passenger claimed that a bomb had been kept in the aircraft. Airport Director Anil Kumar Rai said...
  • IndiGo to import 28 Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet 03-06-2013 05:54 PM

    New Delhi: Low-cost carrier IndiGo, which has the biggest domestic market share, would be adding 28 Airbus A320 aircraft to its fleet by end of next year with Civil Aviation Ministry allowing it to import the planes. The airline with a 66-aircraft fleet on Monday said it would be inducting...
  • Airlines may be able to charge extra for only 20 pc seats 30-05-2013 05:40 PM

    New Delhi: Indian carriers may have to limit the seats for which they can charge extra to about 15-20 per cent of the total seats on each flight, with the government planning to soon issue a directive in this regard. The total seats on a two-class single-aisle Airbus A-320 or...
  • Flying becomes a costly affair, passengers cry foul 12-05-2013 09:09 AM

    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...
  • Domestic air tickets to cost more 29-03-2013 01:06 AM

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  • Will AirAsia disrupt Indian aviation? 13-03-2013 05:00 PM

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  • Near-miss involving Indigo plane, chopper at UP airport 13-11-2012 03:17 PM

    Lucknow: In a narrow escape, an Indigo plane from Mumbai with over 180 people on board aborted landing at the airport here after its pilot detected a chopper of Uttar Pradesh government in close range, prompting authorities to order an inquiry. The incident was reported last evening as the plane...
  • IndiGo passenger who slapped air hostess sent to custody 08-11-2012 04:59 PM

    New Delhi: The man, who created a mid-air scare on an IndiGo flight on Wednesday, has been sent to one-day judicial custody. Court is likely to take up his bail matter on Friday. The man identified as Murtaleen Sheikh is a second hand car dealer from Mumbai and had threatened...
  • Watch: Passenger turns violent, slaps air hostess on board IndiGo flight 08-11-2012 12:17 PM

    There was a mid-air scare for passengers on an Indigo Mumbai-Delhi flight on Wednesday. A man allegedly created a ruckus and threatened passengers. He has been identified as Murtaleen Sheikh, a second hand car dealer from Mumbai. One of the passengers on board shot a video in which the man...
  • Passenger turns violent on IndiGo flight, slaps air hostess 08-11-2012 10:39 AM

    New Delhi: There was a mid-air scare for passengers on an Indigo Mumbai-Delhi flight on Wednesday. A man allegedly created a ruckus and threatened passengers. He has been identified as Murtaleen Sheikh, a second hand car dealer from Mumbai. One of the passengers on board shot a video in which...