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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 […]

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IndiGo cancels 30 flights, adjusts operations to deal with weather disruptions

New Delhi/Mumbai | Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it is “adjusting” some flight operations to deal with expected weather related disruptions in the coming days. However, industry insiders say that the airline has cancelled about 30 flights on Tuesday and over 30 flights on Monday. According to industry sources, the airline had […]

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Mumbai-Lucknow IndiGo flight grounded after bomb threat alert

Mumbai (2 Min Read) : An IndiGo flight from Mumbai to Lucknow via Delhi was grounded after a woman passenger alerted the Mumbai Airport authorities of an alleged bomb threat on Saturda, official sources said. The passenger, identified as Uma Narayan Kannadasan, 41, who was travelling to New Delhi on a GoAir flight G8-329, approached […]