IndiGo airlines has collaborated with luggage transfer platform CarterPorter to facilitate door-to-door baggage delivery service. Starting from Delhi and Hyderabad, IndiGo will soon expand the service to Mumbai and Bengaluru. The ‘6EBagPort’ service, available on arrival and 24 hours before departure, will facilitate contactless baggage delivery for Rs 630 for one way. The airliner aims to make passengers "worry-free" by eliminating the need… read-more
Sharjah-Lucknow Indigo flight made an emergency landing in Pakistan's Karachi on March 2 after a 67-year-old passenger Habib ur Rehman fell sick. Reportedly, the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority had granted landing permission to the captain on humanitarian grounds. However, after a 5 AM landing, the medical crew, unfortunately, found the passenger already dead. Later, after fulfilling all due formalities, the flight then left for Ahmedabad… read-more
India's biggest carrier IndiGo suffered a loss of Rs.620 crore in the December quarter, as per the reports released by IndiGo on January 28. The company revealed that this quarter witnessed a reduction of 53.6% in its ticket revenues, and a 22.1% decline in ancillary revenues as compared to the same quarter as previous year. For 2021, IndiGo projects around 75-80% of the fourth quarter fiscal in 2020.
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The IndiGo Airlines is offering the first sale of the year, ‘The Big Flat IndiGo Sale’, in which the carrier has kept the one-way fare starting from Rs 877. Valid on selected sectors and domestic flights only, the offer travel-period has been kept from April 1-September 30, 2021. While, the bookings will end on January 17, the carrier will charge Rs 500/passenger against cancellations. Moreover, the non-exchangeable offer will not be… read-more
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During a search in an IndiGo flight from Dubai to Delhi, the Customs at IGI Airport have seized 1.13 kg gold valuing Rs 49.9 lakh on December 19. The officials have confiscated unclaimed 31 cylindrical gold rods hidden under the seat track guards. As per reports, they have seized the gold under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962. Besides, the Delhi custom authorities have called for further probe.
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IndiGo has announced to dedicate October 21 to October 27 for Durga Puja celebrations. Reportedly, the airlines will hold cultural programmes like Dhunuchi dance, Alpona design, and Sindoor Khela at six airports - Kolkata, Silchar, Guwahati, Bagdogra, Agartala and Jorhat. The celebrations are a part of the company's 'India by IngiGo' campaign. Also, the flights from Kolkata will be serving "special Bengali food". The company's staff will wear… read-more
To encourage online check-in, IndiGo airline has decided to charge Rs 100 from its passengers as a convenience fee on the check-in at airport counters from October 17. The airline's measure aims at reducing the human-contact to contain the COVID-19 spread at the airports. IndiGo stated, "We encourage all passengers to web check-in as per government directive, using our website or mobile app."
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Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has disallowed using recording gadgets inside flight, which violate the safety norms. However, passengers can do still and video photography. The decision came after a group of media-persons violated safety and social-distancing norms in Chandigarh-Mumbai Indigo flight having actor Kangana Ranaut as passenger. The DGCA also warned all airlines that it would suspend a flight for two weeks if any… read-more
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According to the data from DGCA, a total of 372 lakh passengers have traveled by air from January to July, 2020 which is 54.84% lesser than the number of passengers travelled last year in the same period. The domestic air passenger traffic has reduced by 82.3% to 21.07 lakh in the month of July. IndiGo continues to be the largest carrier with a market share of 60.4% in July.
IndiGo Airlines being the largest job creator in India's aviation industry, has decided to terminate 10% of its workforce. The company has decided to pay the retrenched workers, a salary of upto three months along with gratuity bonus and medical insurance. "We are flying only 30% of our capacity," said CEO of IndiGo, Ronojoy Dutta. IndiGo Airlines reportedly employs over 23,531 people on its payroll.