Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: Indigo

Better connectivity, growth — how Arunachal’s new Donyi Polo airport can make a real difference

Costing Rs 645 crore, it was built by AAI, centre & state govt. The state hopes it will usher in improved connectivity, tourism & economic growth. Bamboo entrance gate already attracting attention.

‘#Loot’, says Olympic-winning hockey player after IndiGo charges extra for ‘goalkeeper baggage’

India hockey team's goalkeeper PR Sreejesh complaints about how the airline charged him Rs 1500 to travel with his hockey stick. The airline limits items to 38 in, his baggage is 41 in

‘Grow indigo in 3 kathas of each bigha’ – How the British forced Indians into debt, starvation

Indigo has made its mark in history as a colonial crop, but what makes this dye such an important agricultural and social symbol?

SpiceJet deemed has most unsatisfactory customer service, IndiGo in 2nd spot, finds survey

A study by LocalCircles says 79% of 15,000 airline passengers believe carriers in India are compromising on passenger comfort and cutting corners as a result of the pandemic.

India’s domestic air passenger traffic to surpass pre-Covid levels in a year, says Scindia

The civil aviation minister further said that the travel recovery will work as a jobs multiplier and could bring in a more than threefold return on investment.

2 IndiGo jets narrowly escape mid-air collision over Bengaluru airport, DGCA initiates probe

Aviation regulator chief Arun Kumar said the DGCA will take strict action. The two aircraft, leaving for Kolkata and Bhubaneswar, departed within a span of approx 5 minutes Wednesday.

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.

IndiGo could start charging passengers for checked-in baggage as market heats up

Go Airlines is also looking to unbundle baggage charges from air tickets. DGCA rules allow carriers to offer zero baggage and no check-in baggage fares.

Revamped Air India under Tata Group will be real challenge for us: IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta

A new Air India under Tata Group will be a strong competitor both domestically and internationally, said Indigo CEO Ronojoy Dutta in an interview.

Resuming international flights impractical, increasing air bubbles way forward, Indigo CEO says

Indigo CEO Ronojoy Dutta says it is not up to India to unilaterally open up scheduled international flights since other countries have to agree.

On Camera


Prannoy Roy in Abu Dhabi

You can call NDTV elitist, anglicised. But it defended democracy, gave us Ravish Kumar

In all these years of covering elections on NDTV, I do not recall a single occasion when I was asked or even hinted to say or not say something. I disagreed with Prannoy Roy off-screen and on-screen and that was never a problem.

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.


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.