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Delhi govt registers FIR against 4 airlines for not checking RT-PCR report of passengers

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party government in New Delhi filed a complaint against four major airlines for failing to check the RT-PCR test reports of passengers arriving in the national capital from Maharashtra. The stringent move was taken against Indigo, Air Asia, Spicejet and Vistara under the Disaster Management Act. The airlines, however, are...

Indigo flight to Lucknow makes emergency landing in Pakistan

A Lucknow-bound Indigo flight on Tuesday made an emergency landing in Pakistan’s Karachi airport. The Indigo flight took off from Sharjah and was on its way to Lucknow when it had to make an emergency landing in Karachi due to a medical emergency of one of the passengers aboard the flight. What Indigo said Notably,...

Surat-Kolkata IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Bhopal

An IndiGo Airlines flight carrying 172 passengers from Gujarat’s Surat to West Bengal’s Kolkata had to make an emergency landing in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhopal on Sunday. The plane made an emergency landing due to a technical glitch, according to officials. Bhopal’s Raja Bhoj Airport director Anil Vikram said that the IndiGo flight had to make...

Pregnant woman delivers baby onboard Delhi-Bangalore IndiGo flight

A pregnant woman who was travelling from New Delhi to Bengaluru on Wednesday on an IndiGo flight delivered a baby boy enroute. IndiGo in a statement confirmed the incident that took place on Wednesday evening when the flight was on its way to Bengaluru. The baby boy was born enroute on IndiGo’s Delhi-Bengaluru 6E 122...

DGCA seeks report from Indigo on violation of safety protocols by TV journos

After several videos of media persons openly violating the safety protocols of air travel went viral, the DGCA has sought a report from IndiGo in this regard. The DGCA’s action came in response to a Chandigarh-Mumbai flight in which actor Kangana Ranaut was also travelling.  The actor was sitting in one of the front rows...

IndiGo to help migrant labour who sold goat to fund flight ticket

IndiGo Airlines has agreed to help a migrant labour and two of his friends who had sold their livestock back home to find the cash for his ticket to fly home, Bloomberg said in a report. Unfortunately, the flight was cancelled. The workers from West Bengal had been unemployed since the lockdown began in March....

58,000 passengers travelled by air on Monday: Puri

Union civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday informed that more than 58,000 passengers flew on Monday as India resumed limited domestic air travel after two months of suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic. Airports are abuzz & passengers are back in air. 58,318 passengers flew to their destinations on 832 flights on the...
Airlines will have to refund tickets booked during lockdown period within 3-weeks: DGCA

Airlines will have to refund tickets booked during lockdown period within 3-weeks: DGCA

Airlines will have to refund tickets booked during the COVID-19 lockdown within three weeks without cancellation fees if a customer requests for it, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Thursday. The directive will apply to all domestic and international tickets booked during the first phase of the nationwide lockdown, that began on...

Airlines indulge in fun banter on Twitter on importance of being ‘grounded’

Several Indian airlines including IndiGo, Vistara and SpiceJet, among others indulged in a fun banter on Twitter and left the netizens amused. Interestingly, Delhi Aiport also joined in the conversation. The tweet exchange took place amid the nationwide lockdown because of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Even the domestic and international passenger flight operations have been...

Now, Vistara bans comedian Kunal Kamra

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra on Friday tweeted that he has been banned by Vistara airlines, more than two months after he was grounded by four other airlines for heckling TV journalist Arnab Goswami on an IndiGo flight to Lucknow. Kamra tweeted: “Air Vistara has also banned me now till the 27th April, following orders like...

After Indigo, Air India Also Ban Kunal Kamra for 6 Months from its Flights Indefinitely

Stand-up Comedian Kunal Kamra had allegedly harassed Arnab Goswami on a flight. The move came hours after national carrier Air India suspended Kamra indefinitely and private airline IndiGo banned him for six months. Kamra can be seen trying to provoke Arnab and get a few words out of him; he throws multiple questions at him...