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Indigo flight makes emergency landing after fire, Goa Minister among passengers

Panaji: A Goa-Delhi Indigo airline flight, which was also ferrying state Environment Minister Nilesh Cabral, had to make a turnaround and land at the Dabolim International Airport early on Monday, after its left engine caught fire. Indigo airlines in a statement issued here, has denied any occurrence of fire in the plane engine, but added that […]

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Man held for fake bomb threats on Hyderabad-Chennai flights

Hyderabad:  The Hyderabad Police on Saturday arrested a man after he gave fake information about bomb threats to two Hyderabad-Chennai flights, the police said. The accused, said to be a jilted lover, called the airport authorities about bomb threats to Indigo and Truejet flights at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here. Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shamshabad, […]

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DGCA orders special audit of IndiGo as A320 Neo woes rise

New Delhi: India’s civil aviation regulator has ordered a special audit of private carrier IndiGo, due to re-occurring glitches and non-reporting of incidents with its A320 Neo fleet. Accordingly, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) ordered a special safety audit of IndiGo after several lapses of non-reporting and irregular reporting of IndiGo A320 Neo […]

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IndiGo Delhi-Mumbai flight makes mid-air ‘turn back’

New Delhi: Budget carrier IndiGo’s Delhi-Mumbai flight had to perform a mid-air “turn back” manoeuvre due to excessive vibration from the aircraft’s engine number two, industry insiders privy to the development said on Friday. However, an airline official said that the aircraft had suffered a bird hit en-route from Delhi to Mumbai on Wednesday. The […]