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Direct flight between Allahabad-Bengaluru launched

Allahabad :  A direct flight between Allahabad and Bengaluru began on Thursday. Uttar Pradesh Civil Aviation Minister Nand Gopal ‘Nandi’ flagged off the service between the two cities. The flight would be operated by private budget air carrier IndiGo. Nandi announced that before the Kumbh 2019, Allahabad would be linked to 13 destinations to facilitate […]

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Mid-air collision between two IndiGo aircraft averted

Nearly 330 passengers on board two Indigo aircrafts had a narrow escape when a mid-air collision between them was averted over the Bengaluru airspace on Tuesday. This prompted the authorities to launch a probe into the incident, PTI quoted industry sources as saying. The aircrafts involved in the incident were operating on Coimbatore-Hyderabad and Bengaluru-Cochin […]

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Mid-air collision averted between IndiGo-Air Deccan planes, investigation underway

New Delhi :  The country’s civil aviation regulator DGCA is said to be investigating a May 2 incident, when two aircraft belonging to IndiGo and Air Deccan flew in close proximity to each other over Bangladesh’s airspace. According to IndiGo, its flight 6E-892 (CCU-IXA) that flew from Kolkata to Agartala was involved in an RA […]

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Doctor deplaned for complaining of mosquitoes, minister orders probe

New Delhi/Lucknow :  The Union government on Tuesday ordered a probe into an incident of deplaning of a passenger by budget carrier IndiGo after he complained about mosquitoes in the aircraft. The passenger, identified as Saurabh Rai — a “reputed doctor” from Lucknow who works for the Narayan Hospital in Bengaluru, was deplaned on Monday […]