Thursday, 6 October, 2022
TopicIndiGo airlines

Topic: IndiGo airlines

Indigo flight skids off runway while taking off in Assam, all passengers safe

Jorhat: The passengers had a harrowing experience after a Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight with 98 passengers on board, skidded off the runway while taxiing for...

IndiGo’s Sharjah-Hyderabad flight diverted to Pak’s Karachi airport due to technical defect

This is the second Indian Airline to make a precautionary landing in Karachi in 2 weeks. No emergency was declared and the aircraft made a normal landing.

Ronojoy Dutta to step down as IndiGo CEO, KLM president Pieter Elbers to take over

Pieter Elbers will join the carrier on October after Dutta's retirement in September. Elbers' term as the head of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is ending on 1 July.

‘Inappropriately handled,’ DGCA slams IndiGo for stopping special needs boy from boarding

The regulation body also said the airline had violated ‘applicable regulations’ with its actions at the Ranchi airport.

Aviation body to probe why IndiGo crew stopped child with special needs from boarding flight

DGCA forms a three member team to find out what happened, further action after report.

Coming soon: A more polite & sensitive Delhi Police, after trainers get trained by IndiGo crew

Delhi Police hope training from flight attendants & ground crew will improve cop behaviour across a range of situations, and change negative perceptions about the force.

Cheap tickets to stay as country’s airlines squabble on fare hikes

Sunil Bhaskaran, chief executive officer of AirAsia, said Indian aviation is suffering from 'irresponsible competition' that’s kept fares low despite high taxes and fuel prices.

IndiGo’s Tirupati-bound flight diverted to Bengaluru due to technical reasons

The airlines allegedly demanded each passenger to pay Rs 5,000 to let them disembark but gave up after stiff resistance from travellers, including YSR Congress MLA RK Roja.

BJP workers and IndiGo officials come to blows in Madhya Pradesh at launch of new flight

Local BJP leaders were reportedly offended at the lack of arrangements at the Dumna Airport in Madhya Pradesh's Jabalpur for the launch of a new Delhi-Jabalpur IndiGo flight.

AirAsia offloads flyers, IndiGo hands over 2 to security for not following Covid norms

Aviation regulator DGCA had Saturday asked airlines to de-board passengers who do not wear their masks 'properly' despite repeated warnings.

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Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

File photo of a BrahMos firing by a Su-30 MKI | Credit: IAF

IAF to increase Sukhois armed with BrahMos supersonic cruise missile with over 500km-range

The IAF currently has 40 SU-30 MKI with BrahMos, the only supersonic cruise missile in the world.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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