Monday, 5 December, 2022
TopicIndiGo airlines

Topic: IndiGo airlines

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.

Indian airlines seek $1.5 billion interest-free credit line from Modi govt

Indian airlines are also seeking to defer loan repayments by 6 months, without the borrowings getting classified as ‘non-performing’.

Modi govt plans to drop condition that Air India buyer take on Rs 24,000 cr aircraft debt

Modi govt is being advised to drop the rule on concern it will deter buyers who will be allowed to bid on the enterprise value & not on the entity value.

Unlike other carriers, no employee of ours will be laid off, says Air India

The announcement was made after a meeting with the Ministry of Civil Aviation where decisions regarding rationalisation of staff cost were reviewed.

IndiGo to lay off 10% of its workforce due to ‘economic storm’, says CEO Ronojoy Dutta

Dutta said it was for first time in the history of IndiGo that such a painful measure has been taken and was needed to sustain their business operations.

In a bid for safe travel, IndiGo to allow double seat bookings from 24 July

Passengers will be able to book two seats on one boarding pass, and charges for the second seat will be 25% of the first one.

IndiGo to add new Airbus jets to its fleet despite coronavirus uncertainty

IndiGo, the world’s biggest customer for Airbus SE’s best-selling A320neo jets, plans to return its entire fleet of 120 fuel-guzzling planes in the next 2 years.

Asymptomatic passenger who took Bengaluru-Madurai flight tests positive for Covid-19

The passenger, who took the IndiGo flight on 27 May, had observed all precautionary measures, including wearing face mask, face shield and gloves.

IndiGo’s Rahul Bhatia should remember Australia has been a graveyard for foreign airlines

In its ruthless efficiency in controlling its home turf, Qantas behaves a lot like IndiGo, one reason ambitious foreign airlines have failed in Australia.

On Camera

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Megha Thakur was no run-of-the-mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

A walk around National War Memorial to read 8 stories of heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 war

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.