Pawan Khera Deboarded From Flight, Congress Stage Protest: Delhi
Congress leader staged a protest after leader Pawan Khera was stopped from taking an IndiGo flight. On February 23, Khera has forced to de-board the flight due to a baggage issue. Addressing the media, Khera said, "They said the DCP will meet you. I have been waiting for a long time. There is no sign of law and order." The sit-in right next to the aircraft is underway.
Tags: congress protest, IndiGo, Flight Deboarded, Pawan Khera, Delhi Airport
Customs Officials Arrest 2 IndiGo Staffers For Aiding In Gold Smuggling: Kerala
Two officials of the IndiGo airlines have been arrested by the customs department officials in Kerala’s Kozhikode International Airport (Karipur Airport) on September 15. The arrests have been made for alleged aiding in gold smuggling in the airlines. Reportedly, the accused allegedly helped in smuggling 4.9 Kg of gold worth Rs 2.5 crore. The gold was found in a passenger’s bag, who reportedly dropped it and fled.
Tags: IndiGo, Gold Smuggling, Kerala, kozhikode, Customs
Indigo Flight From Chennai To Dubai Received False Bomb Threat; Investigation Ongoing
A private airline flying from Chennai to Dubai got a false bomb threat call on August 27. Following the anonymous call, security services conducted a comprehensive investigation to see whether any explosive materials were put in the Indigo aircraft. There were no such objects discovered aboard the airplane. The accommodation was provided for about 170 of the flight's passengers and crew members. An investigation is ongoing to find the caller… read-more
Tags: Chennai, Dubai, IndiGo, bomb threat, investigation
Mumbai-Bound IndiGo Aircraft Faces Glitch At Goa Airport, Passengers Safely Evacuated
Mumbai-bound IndiGo aircraft encountered a mechanical issue while approaching the Goa airport's runway at approximately 1:27 p.m on August 23. The problem was discovered in the right engine of IndiGo Airbus (VT-IZR). The IndiGo Airbus (VT-IZR) was flying 6E 6097 from Goa to Mumbai and had returned after taking a taxi. It carried 187 people, including four infants, and… read-more
Tags: Mumbai, IndiGo, Goa, Passengers, snags
Courtesy: India Today
IndiGo Aircraft To Kolkata Slides Off Runway Prior Takeoff; Investigation Ongoing
A flight operated by IndiGo with a destination of Kolkata slid as it taxied for takeoff in Jorhat, Assam on July 28. In accordance with a statement released by IndiGo Airlines, no passengers were hurt during the event, and no faults were found in the aircraft during the initial investigation. A team has been assembled to investigate the occurrence. Further information… read-more
Tags: IndiGo, Flights, investigation, take off, skids off runway
Telangana Governor Saves Life Of IAS On Board, Discharged Doctor Duties
Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan came in for the rescue of a passenger onboard. Notably, Soundararajan was travelling from an IndiGo flight, from Delhi to Hyderabad, when a passenger, IAS officer Kripanand Tripathi Ujela after he complained of uneasiness and felt sick. The Telangana Governor, who is also a doctor, discharged her duties and saved IAS Ujela's life. The IAS officer was diagnosed with dengue and is admitted to Hyderabad… read-more
Tags: Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan, Telangana Governor, Passenger, IndiGo, Hyderabad
Courtesy: The Indian Express
IndiGo Imposes Flying Ban On LDF Leader, 2 Cong Workers For Misbehaviour Onboard
IndiGo has imposed a flying ban on Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front's convenor EP Jayarajan, along with two Youth Congress workers after they were involved in a scuffle onboard. The leaders shouted slogans against the Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan, as he was on the same flight, on June 13. The IndiGo aircraft was flying from Kannur Thiruvananthapuram, airport. Notably, the ban has been imposed on July 18, for three weeks.
Tags: travel ban, Flying Ban, IndiGo, LDF EP Jayarajan, Congress Workers
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
IndiGo Sharjah-Hyderabad Aircraft Makes Emergency Landing In Karachi Airport Due To Technical Glitch
IndiGo aircraft from Sharjah to Hyderabad was redirected to Pakistan's Karachi airport after the pilot claimed technical fault. IndiGo stated that another flight will be dispatched to Karachi to transport passengers to Hyderabad. This is the second time in two weeks that an Indian airline has made an emergency landing in Karachi. Previously, on July 5, a SpiceJet flight from New Delhi to Dubai had to undergo an emergency landing.
PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Deoghar Airport, Launches Maiden Flight From Deoghar To Kolkata
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 657-acre, Rs 401 crore Deoghar airport. He also signaled the departure of first IndiGo flight from Deoghar to Kolkata from the new airport. In next few days, the airport will be connected to Ranchi, Patna, and Delhi. IndiGo announced on July 12 that there will be four weekly flights connecting Deoghar and Kolkata. The airport will also connect Jharkhand, northern West Bengal, and south-eastern Bihar… read-more
Tags: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Deoghar Airport, Kolkata, IndiGo, Airport
Courtesy: Zee news
Indigo Questioned By DGCA After Multiple Flight Delays
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), India's aviation regulator, requested an explanation from the airline operations after multiple Indigo flights were delayed across the nation. The principal cause of the problem was attributed to a lack of crew members. On July 2, just 45% of IndiGo flights were able to depart within 15 minutes of the planned time, according to statistics from the Ministry of Civil Aviation.
Tags: DCGA, IndiGo, Flights Delay, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Flights