Free Press Journal
  • IndiGo, Air Deccan planes avert mid-air mishap over Dhaka

    Mumbai: A mid-air mishap was averted in the Dhaka airspace after an automatically generated warning alerted the pilots of IndiGo and Air Deccan planes, which came dangerously close to each other, allegedly breaching the mandatory separation limit, sources said. The incident, which took place on May 2 in the Bangladesh airspace, happened when IndiGo’s Agartala-bound flight 6E892 from Kolkata and Air Deccan’s flight DN 602, which was on its way to Kolkata

  • President and Whole Time Director Aditya Ghosh

    Aditya Ghosh to deboard IndiGo, Taylor to replace

    New Delhi : In a surprise development, IndiGo on Friday said that Aditya Ghosh will step down as president and is likely to be replaced by one of its former executives Gregory Taylor.

  • Jet Airways flies out of AI stake sale process

    New Delhi : The ambitious strategic stake sale of loss-making Air India as well as its two subsidiaries seem to be hitting air pockets with the two potential bidders deciding to keep away citing the contours of the process.

  • Hyderabad: Indigo flight suffers tyre burst while landing

    Hyderabad (Telangana):  An Indigo flight, plying between Tirupati and Hyderabad, suffered a tyre burst at the time of landing. However, all 77 individuals on board were safely evacuated, a statement from the airline said.

  • DGCA told to file affidavit on airworthiness of A320 neos

    New Delhi : In a move that may impact the operations of no-frill carriers IndiGo and GoAir which operate the A-320 neo planes, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to state on affidavit that the remaining fleet of aircraft of this model, which have not yet been grounded, were safe and airworthy.

  • IndiGo flies into more engine woes

    Mumbai : Budget carrier IndiGo’s woes have further compounded with as many as five of its aircraft— three A320 Neos and two A320 current engine option (Ceo) planes–facing glitches in the last 24 hours, resulting in the grounding of an A320 Neo. With this, IndiGo now has as many as 12 A320 Neos on the ground.

  • Grounded jets to return to service by April-end: P&W

    New Delhi : Grounded passenger jets of no-frills airlines IndiGo and GoAir will take to the skies again by the end of April, said Pratt & Whitney (P&W) President Robert F. Leduc.

  • IndiGo to partially shift to T2 of Delhi airport

    Mumbai/New Delhi : After lots of dilly-dallying and court battles, the largest airline IndiGo has agreed to relocate a chunk of its operations to the revamped terminal 2 of the Indira Gandhi Airport in the national capital from March 25.

  • IndiGo, GoAir cancel 626 flights this month

    Mumbai : Passengers are likely to face harrowing times with IndiGo and GoAir deciding to cancel more than 600 flights this month, of which 480 are by IndiGo alone, following grounding of 11 A320 neo planes with faulty Pratt & Whitney (P&W) engines.

  • Indigo, GoAir ‘grounded’: Put up with this disruption

    The widespread disruption caused by the sudden cancellation of a large number of flights by the private carriers, Indigo and GoAir, on Tuesday was inevitable following a direction from the Director General of Civil Aviation. Passenger safety rightly received priority over adhering to pre-announced flight schedules. Though, the engines on Airbus planes had been a source of concern for sometime, the DGCA finally took the call on the airworthiness of Airbus A320

  • IndiGo, GoAir cancel 50 flights

    Mumbai : Domestic carriers IndiGo and GoAir cancelled around 50 flights today as almost one-third of their A320 Neo aircraft fleet remained grounded for the third day following a safety directive by aviation watchdog DGCA.

  • IndiGo, GoAir cancel 50 flights

    Mumbai, Mar 14 ( PTI) Domestic carriers IndiGo and GoAir cancelled around 50 flights today as almost one-third of their A320 Neo aircraft fleet remained grounded for the third day following a safety directive by the country’s aviation watchdog DGCA. Of the 48 flights, which are not being operated as part of the curtailed schedule, 42 are of IndiGo and six of GoAir. IndiGo has cancelled 42 flights for March 14. This includes flights to