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    Airy-fairy! Air India takes a sly dig at IndiGo on Twitter; try beating it

    While low-cost airline IndiGo continues to face flak over last month’s assault incident, the video of which surfaced on Tuesday, rival Air India took a subtle dig at the private airline on Twitter. In two tweets, now deleted, the national carrier trolled IndiGo after a video of one of its staffers assaulting a passengers went viral. While the viral video left many seething, there were many who tried to

  • PV Sindhu slams IndiGo airlines, complains of rude behaviour from ground staff

    New Delhi: Olympic silver medallist shuttler PV Sindhu today accused an Indigo airline ground staff of misbehaving with her while travelling from Hyderabad to Mumbai, calling it a very bad experience. World number two Sindhu claimed that the staff behaved rudely with her and an airhostess intervened to advise him against doing so.

  • Bhopal: Officials to face music over Indrani’s death certificate

    BHOPAL: The Indigo Airlines, on Monday, refused to allow Udyan Das, accused of committing gory triple murders, to board its flight from Raipur due to some technical issues. A team of WB police wanted to take Udayan to Kolkata by the flight. Later, they took an afternoon flight.

  • Mid-air crash averted over Guwahati

    Guwahati: Two Indigo aircraft miraculously escaped colliding with one another over Guwahati, leaving some passengers and crew members shaken and needing medical aid, officials said on Wednesday.

  • BJP leader arrested for ‘molestation’ on flight

    Ahmedabad : Sardarnagar police here today arrested a Gandhinagar-based BJP leader for allegedly molesting a 13-year-old girl on board a Goa-Ahmedabad flight of IndiGo Airlines on May 29. Ashok Makwana, the accused, is a labour contractor. Based on a complaint filed by the girl’s parents, police on Tuesday  arrested the 41-year-old Makwana, said inspector V R Patel of Sardarnagar police station.

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    DGCA examining IndiGo report in passengers offloading case

    New Delhi: Aviation regulator DGCA is “examining” the report submitted by budget airline IndiGo on the offloading of 70 passengers in Hyderabad from its Raipur-bound flight allegedly for “unruly behavior” last week. The incident, fourth such related to IndiGo in the last one month, triggered a controversy with the aggrieved passengers lodging a police complaint, prompting the Directorate General of Civil Aviation to seek a report from the Gurgaon-based carrier, sources said.

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    70 fliers offloaded from flight for ‘unruly behaviour’

    Hyderabad: At least 70 passengers were offloaded from a Raipur-bound Indigo flight at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here last night on the grounds of “unruly behaviour”, following which the fliers lodged a complaint with airport police alleging they were harassed by the airline staff.

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    IndiGo net soars 24% to Rs 657crore

    Mumbai: InterGlobe Aviation, which operates India’s largest airline IndiGo, today reported a 23.7 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 657.28 crore for the three months to December, and said it will miss the 111-fleet target by March following labour issues at Airbus.

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    IndiGo surges two percent, launches 24 new domestic flights

    New Delhi: Shares of InterGlobe Aviation rose 2.5 percent intraday Thursday as it has launched 24 new domestic flights. The company has launched 24 new flights on its domestic network, which include first daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.