DGCA orders safety audit of IndiGo aircraft
Check significant as airline operates A320neos fitted with P&W engines which are facing intermittent glitches
DGCA notice to IndiGo COO over P&W engine, conducts safety audit
DGCA is also conducting a special safety audit of the airline's operations a...
IndiGo gets its first longer range A321neo plane
The induction of the first A321neo, of the 150 on order, will help IndiGo spread its wings t...
Vistara to launch Mumbai-Dubai flight services from August 21
Vistara had early last month said it will commence operations on the international routes from Aug with a flight services to Singapore from Delhi and Mumbai, starting Aug 6 and Aug 7, respectively.
Another IndiGo A320 neo plane suffers mid-air P&W engine shutdown
The plane, which was flying from Port Blair to Kolkata, returned to Port Blair and made an emergency landing. The incident happened on December 23, the source added.
Pak Army plane crashes in Rawalpindi, kills 17 people, including two pilots
The plane crashed in the suburbs of Mora Kalu village, killing 12 civilians and five crew members and destroying five to six houses, the Pakistan Army said.
IndiGo ties up with Skyborne for pilot training
The airline was conducting the pilot training programme at CAE Gondia in Maharashtra earlier.
GoAir grounds 7 P&W engines-powered A320 Neos
P&W engine woes had forced both GoAir and the larger rival IndiGo (which operates 57 of such planes) to ground some of the A320 Neos on earlier occasions also.
Air India plans to bring all 17 grounded aircraft back into operation by Oct-end: Ashwani Lohani
In 2018-19, Air India had made losses of around Rs 7,600 crore. By the end of 2018-19, it had a debt burden of around Rs 58,300 crore.
Delhi airport charges lowest, informs DIAL to ministry
The move to inform the government about low airport charges is being seen as an attempt to counter the criticism of high charges at private airports.
Jet Turbulence: IndiGo poaches over 100 pilots
Hiring Boeing pilots & training them would be less expensive for IndiGo than appointing expatriate pilots.
IndiGo continues to recruit expat and 'out-of-job' pilots
IndiGo is facing acute shortage of commanders amid aggressive expansion of its fleet.
Lessor may divert Jet Airways planes to plug demand boosted by Boeing Max grounding
The 737 family as well as Airbus SE’s A320s form the backbone of modern commercial aviation, with most short-haul routes being covered by these jets.
Prabhu seeks DGCA report on grounding
DGCA follows reports that seven such aircraft belonging to low-cost carrier IndiGo have been kept out of service due to unavailability of spare engines.
DGCA calls urgent meeting with Indigo, GoAir to review performance of Airbus Neo aircraft
The two budget carriers have been facing glitches in the P&W engine that powers many of their A320 planes.
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