The scare happened on Ethiopian Airlines' flight ET-687 on September 15, which took off with 223 passengers for Addis Ababa at 6.40am.
A couple of cabin crew members received minor injuries, said sources. The incident occurred on September 17 onboard AI-467, which took off from Delhi around 7pm.
Government of India has taken up steps to connect six South East Asian destinations from Guwahati under UDAN scheme.
Chennai: A Doha bound IndiGo flight, was grounded at Chennai Airport after smoke was detected in its cargo. The incident was reported to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
Directorate General of Civil Aviation chief’s directive came after passengers on many of IndiGo’s Delhi-Istanbul flights found out that their baggage hadn’t taken off from Delhi after reaching their destination.
Hardeep Singh Puri clarified that the government does not intend to interfere in the pricing mechanism of the airlines.
DGCA has directed all airlines to rein in such behaviour and will soon seek a compliance report, said a senior official at the department.
The new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are on the lookout for new and affordable flying options between the two countries, IndiGo said in a release.
Airlines registered a marginal growth of 3.87% year-on-year in the number of domestic passengers flown during August
Arbitration panel gives time till Oct 30 to GVK to bring in investors.
"We are going to take all decisions that have to be taken in a defined period of time,” aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri .
Boeing is making software changes and drawing up a new pilot training plan, and will need to conduct a key certification test flight to get the FAA's approval before it can put the planes back in the air.
Airline has managed to sell only 32 of the 111 properties put on the block two years ago.
Airlines, however, not too optimistic with the near 6% increase as bookings decline amid overall slowdown.
At present Indigo, Goair, Air India and Vistara operate the Neo-engine powered A320 planes.
The government has moved about Rs 30,000 crore of Air India's debt to a separate holding company, leaving the carrier with roughly another Rs 30,000 crore of debt.
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