IndiGo flight returns to Mumbai after engine glitch

Mumbai : A Kolkata-bound IndiGo flight was forced to turn back here following a suspected engine failure on Thursday evening. Confirming the incident, an IndiGo spokesperson said the Mumbai-Kolkata flight 6E-395 returned to Mumbai around 5.45 p.m. “due to a technical glitch (oil chip in one engine) in the aircraft”. All operating procedures were diligently […]

IndiGo announces seven new domestic flights

New Delhi : Low-cost passenger carrier IndiGo announced seven new domestic flights on Wednesday. “IndiGo will operate two direct daily flights on Hyderabad-Nagpur-Hyderabad sector, three direct daily flights on Hyderabad-Mangalore-Hyderabad sector from March 25, 2018,” the airline said in a statement. From May 1, two direct daily flights will operate on the Chennai-Mangalore-Chennai sector, it […]

IndiGo withdraws three A320neos from service after engine safety alert

New Delhi : Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Saturday said that it has “withdrawn” three of its A320neo (new engine option) aircraft from service after “receiving” precautionary recommendations from European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) on a particular engine type which powers these planes. According to the airline, it received the recommendations from engine manufacturer Pratt […]