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IndiGo plane landed safely on the same strip 2 h before AIE flight crashed

The IndiGo pilots had initially lined up to land on the westerly runway 28, like the AI pilots, but discontinued the approach due to the rain

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Passenger flies IndiGo plane as fog renders pilot incompetent

On being told visibility in Delhi was poor, IndiGo realised that the pilot in the roster for flight 6E-6571 did not have adequate training foggy conditions

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India

Passenger of IndiGo flight lights cigarette mid-air, held

Another incident of the type had happened on an Ahmedabad-to-Goa IndiGo flight where the passenger was found smoking in the toilet

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Business

IndiGo, GoAir conduct visual inspections of 50 PW engines post FAA directive, finds no abnormalities

New Delhi: IndiGo and GoAir have carried out “visual inspections” of a total of 50 Pratt & Whitney engines powering their A320 neo aircraft in the last fortnight but no abnormalities were detected, a senior official said today. The visual inspections were done after US regulator FAA issued an airworthiness directive on 26 June to check for possible engine fan hub damage of certain P&W engines. IndiGo and […]

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Business

Sale of debt-laden ‘Maharaja’ fails to take off

New Delhi: Debt-laden Air India has failed to attract any bids during the process of auctioning of the beleaguered airline, the ministry of civil aviation said in a tweet. Bidders were required to submit the expression of interest (EoI) by 5 PM on Thursday. As informed by the Transaction Adviser, no response has been received for the Expression […]

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Business

Jet, IndiGo stocks tumble up to 20% in 3 days

New Delhi: Stocks of airlines have hit some air pockets, slumping up to 20% in just three trading sessions this month amid rising fuel costs and weak quarterly earnings of InterGlobe Aviation impacting investor sentiment. Among the 3 listed airlines, Jet Airways and SpiceJet are yet to announce their fourth quarter and full year results for […]

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Economy

Delhi HC refuses to ground entire fleet of IndiGo’s A320neo


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India

Aircraft grounded only for passenger safety, says Prabhu

New Delhi: The DGCA decision to ground certain A320 neo aircraft with faulty engines is “only for passenger safety”, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said today and expressed hope that airlines would restore the flights as soon as possible. The aviation regulator’s move has resulted in flight cancellations by IndiGo and GoAir as the two […]

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IndiGo, GoAir cancel 65 flights after grounding of faulty planes

Mumbai:  Budget carriers IndiGo and GoAir cancelled as many as 65 flights today after the country’s aviation regulator DGCA grounded 11 of their A320Neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, causing severe inconvenience to hundreds of flyers. The Gurugram-based IndiGo cancelled 47 of its 1,000-odd flights per day, the Wadia Group-promoted GoAir said it had […]

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SC asks IndiGo to shift from T1 to T2 of Delhi airport

New Delhi The Supreme Court today dismissed a plea of no-frill carrier IndiGo challenging a Delhi High Court order to shift its operations from Terminal-1 (T-1) of the IGI Airport here to Terminal 2. A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justice DY Chandrachud directed the IndiGo Airline to shift its operations partially to […]