71 pilots grounded this year by DGCA

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.

Check-in system crashes at Mumbai airport, flights delayed

The check-in system at terminal 1B of the domestic airport here collapsed on Sunday due to crashing of the server resulting in flight delays for some time causing inconvenience to passengers.

IndiGo flight catches fire at Delhi IGI airport, all 147 passengers safe

An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Delhi with 147 passengers on board caught fire while landing at the Indira Gandhi International airport Terminal 1-D here.

Disaster averted at Kochi airport; IndiGo flight lands in fourth attempt

A major accident was averted at the Kochi airport on Monday when an IndiGo plane pulled away at the last minute while attempting to land in heavy rains.

Air India, Indigo flights come close to collision

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.

Indigo flight in windshield crack scare

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.

IndiGo plane catches fire in Kathmandu, passengers safe

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.

Possible mid-air collision averted over Guwahati

Mid-air collision involving IndiGo aircraft bound for Guwahati from Dibrugarh with 179 passengers onboard was averted due to alert by air traffic control that there was an "intruder" aircraft.

Indigo plane veers off runway, narrow escape for 140 passengers

140 passengers on board an IndiGo flight from Chandigarh to Mumbai had a narrow escape after the aircraft veered off the runway after landing at the airport here, officials said on Sunday.

IndiGo hoax call: TN-based lawyer nabbed from Bihar

Tamil Nadu-based lawyer, who allegedly made a hoax call last Tuesday about a bomb being planted on a Patna-bound IndiGo aircraft after he was late for the flight, has been arrested from Bihar.

Passengers panic as chopper nears landing plane in Chandigarh

180 passengers on board Indigo plane had a major scare when its pilots aborted landing after detecting helicopter in close proximity despite clearance from air traffic control at Chandigarh airport.

FIR registered in IndiGo bomb hoax call

An FIR was registered against an unidentified person for making a hoax call saying a bomb was planted on the Dubai-bound flight of IndiGo Airlines, police said on Saturday.

Bomb scare on IndiGo`s Dubai plane

A Dubai-bound IndiGo plane was delayed Friday evening after officials at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here received an anonymous call claiming there was a bomb on the aircraft.

Passenger on board IndiGo flight creates ruckus

An unruly passenger on an IndiGo flight from Mumbai got violent and created rukcus in the aircraft, forcing authorities to handed him over to security officials when the plane landed at IGI airport.

Amid ebbing travelers, IndiGo retains top slot for third consecutive month

Domestic airlines carried 438.39 lakh passengers in January to September this year, a decline of nearly a per cent compared with the same period last year.

Disabled ticket row: Indigo apologises

No-frill carrier Indigo
said the executives of its "outsourced" call centre had been
suspended for denying tickets to a visually-impaired passenger
and apologised to him.

Bird-hit causes flight to stop on runway

A Raipur-bound Indigo flight,
carrying 123 passengers and crew, had a narrow escape.

IndiGo grounds pilot on complaints of fake licensing

No-frills carrier IndiGo on Monday grounded a new pilot in its ranks who has been under scanner
of the criminal investigating agencies and issued a show-cause
notice to him.

Bangladeshi national dies in plane

A Bangladeshi national died on
board a Kolkata-bound Indigo flight from Bangalore last night,
airport sources said.

‘Fake’ woman pilot arrested

A woman pilot has been arrested in
the capital for allegedly using a forged marksheet of a DGCA
test to procure a commercial pilot licence, police said on Wednesday.