Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicIndiGo airlines

Topic: IndiGo airlines

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.

Indigo flight to Lucknow makes emergency landing in Karachi after passenger falls ill

A Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority official said landing permission was granted to IndiGo flight 6E1412 after an elderly passenger fell ill and later passed away.

IndiGo in talks with Pratt & Whitney, CFM International for big engine order

The discussions with the rival manufacturers relate to engines that would power about 150 new Airbus SE A320neo jets and the agreement could be worth around $10.7 billion.

On Camera

YourTurn

PM Narendra Modi addresses the bureaucrats at Vigyan Bhawan | Photo: Praveen Jain| ThePrint

Modi govt’s assault on democracy is more sinister than the Emergency. Look at the differences

While the Emergency was brutal and sudden, Modi govt's moves are far more insidious and systemic and will undermine our society for a long time.
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‘All about helping Rajni’ — tech gurus at iSPIRT quietly power India’s digital revolution

With the fictitious Rajni from rural India as its guiding light, iSPIRT has been using internet & software to change structure of country’s economy, with aim to improve quality of life.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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