Thursday, 1 December, 2022
TopicIndiGo airlines

Topic: IndiGo airlines

IndiGo’s Rahul Bhatia considering bidding for Richard Branson’s collapsed Virgin Australia

Rahul Bhatia is evaluating data of Virgin Australia, which collapsed 2 months ago, and is finalising a strategy but no decision has been made.

IndiGo rolls back April pay-cuts keeping ‘govt wishes’ in mind

The airline had earlier announced instituting pay cuts amid the COVID-19 pandemic that has hit the aviation industry hard as flights remain grounded amid lockdown.

‘Red, hot, spicy thing to do’: Airlines connect on social media as planes stay grounded

The playful banter began when IndiGo poked fun at fellow airline Air Vistara asking 'not flying higher these days we heard?' with the hashtag #StayingParkedStayingSafe.

IndiGo to deep clean aircrafts frequently, temporarily suspend meals post lockdown

Indigo CEO Ronojoy Dutta Friday said the company's plan post lockdown will be to first start the services and gradually ramp up the capacity.

‘Know how critical it is’: IndiGo, SpiceJet join relief efforts to fight the pandemic

IndiGo and SpiceJet have now joined Air India in transporting medical equipment, medicines, food supplies and other relief material across the country.

IndiGo, Vistara expect to ground planes as coronavirus hits travel

IndiGo has seen traffic slump as much as 30% in India, while its international flights have dried up following government restrictions.

Vistara bans comedian Kunal Kamra from flying till 27 April

The travel ban was imposed after Kamra was found 'guilty' by an internal committee of IndiGo, on whose flight he had allegedly heckled TV anchor Arnab Goswami.

IndiGo cancels flights to Doha till 17 March following Qatar travel ban over coronavirus

Qatar has temporarily banned entry of people coming from India and 13 other countries in the wake of coronavirus outbreak, which has infected thousands of people.

4 IndiGo crew members under home observation after flying with Telangana coronavirus patient

Crew members of Air Asia have also been put in isolation in their homes after they flew from Vienna with a Delhi man diagnosed with coronavirus.

Kunal Kamra sends IndiGo legal notice over flying ban, asks for Rs 25 lakh compensation

Kunal Kamra's legal notice demands action against officials who he claims banned him in violation of civil aviation requirements after he heckled Arnab Goswami.

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.