The capital`s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been adjudged the world`s best airport for the year 2014, under the category of handling 25 to 40 million passengers per annum, officials said on Saturday.
At least 71 pilots were grounded this year for various reasons, including being found tipsy, with about half of them belonging to no-frill carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.
An Indigo flight from Bagdogra came close to a descending Air India plane over Bagdogra in West Bengal, raising the spectre of a collision and giving scare to about 250 passengers on board the two aircraft.
The 125 passengers on board an Indigo flight from Bhubaneshwar to Visakhapatnam had a narrow escape today after the windshield of its cockpit cracked upon being hit by ice particles during mid-air turbulence.
The rear landing gear of an IndiGo Airlines aircraft caught fire after landing at Kathmandu`s Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) Saturday afternoon, airport officials said, adding all the passengers on board were evacuated safely.