24 Year Old Woman Arrested For Smoking In Flight
On an Indigo aircraft from Kolkata, a 24-year-old lady was allegedly caught smoking in the restroom. She was detained upon landing in Bengaluru last week. Later, she was released on bail. K Shankar, an airport security official, filed a police report saying, Priyanka C, who was travelling from Kolkata in an Indigo 6E-716 flight, smoked in the middle of the flight.
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Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Mumbai Airport Receives Mail Warning About Bomb On IndiGo Plans; Security Tightened
The Mumbai International Airport received an email warning about a bomb on an IndiGo airplane, informed officials on October 2. Following the bomb scare, security has been tightened at the airport. The information has been termed a “hoax”. The flight which was mentioned in the mail, was delayed and checked thoroughly. After dismissing the claims, the flight continued to take off and land at Ahmedabad without any hassle.
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KTR Suggests IndiGo To Hire Regional Speaking Staff After Viral Tweet
Telangana IT Minister KTR shared a tweet regarding the recently sparked indifferent behaviour with a Telugu Speaking woman in an IndiGo flight. On September 18, KTR tweeted, "In regional routes, recruit more staff who can speak the local language like Telugu, Tamil, Kannada etc. This will be a win-win solution." Notably, in an AP-Hyderabad flight, a Telugu-speaking woman was forced to change seats, after… read-more
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Maruti Car Stops Under Indigo Flight Before Take Off At Delhi Airport
In Delhi airport's Terminal T-2, a Maruti Swift Dezire stopped right under the nose area of Indigo flight VT-ITJ, on August 2. It was also noted that the car narrowly avoided collision with the aircraft. It was when the flight was set to take off to Patna, the vehicle appeared in the scene. A senior DGCA official ordered probe into the matter, and reportedly, the driver was not drunk.
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Specially-Abled Child Denied To Board Indigo Flight: DGCA Issues Show Cause Notice
Indigo Airlines employees at the Ranchi airport refused to let a specially-abled child and his parents board a plane on May 7. Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered an investigation and requested that the airline produce a report. DGCA investigation discovered that IndiGo employees mishandled passengers, leading to several regulatory violations. The decision made was to send a show-cause notice to the relevant airline via… read-more
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