June 3rd, 2022 3:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

Indigo Becomes Sixth Largest Carrier Globally as it Flew Over 2 Million Passengers in March

Indigo has been on top of the chain in the aviation sector when it comes to India. The leading budget carrier of the country has been leaving behind its competitors for a while now when it comes to factors such as the number of passengers carried, fleet size, and on-time performance. Indigo has not only been a frontrunner in India but now has emerged as one of the top performers... Read More

May 19th, 2022 12:48 PM 0 COMMENTS

KLM’s Pieter Elbers Replaces Ronojoy Dutta as the CEO of IndiGo

IndiGo announced the appointment of Pieter Elbers, the CEO of Dutch airline KLM, as its new CEO on Wednesday. He will take over for Ronojoy Dutta, who will step down on September 30, 2022. Since 2014, Mr. Elbers has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. On or before October 1, he will join IndiGo. He is also a member of the Air France –... Read More

May 17th, 2022 11:13 AM 0 COMMENTS

DGCA Issues Notice to IndiGo for Inappropriate Handling of a Child With Special Needs

After a fact-finding committee determined IndiGo staff had violated regulations in refusing boarding to a differently abled child at the Ranchi airport recently, the aviation regulator DGCA said it has issued a "showcause notice" to the airline. The kid was refused boarding because he was "visibly in panic," according to the airline. An IndiGo manager refused to let the kid board an aircraft on May 7. The airlines apparently stated that the... Read More

IndiGo Refuses to Let Teen With Disability Board Flight; Sparks Outrage

IndiGo Airlines refused to allow the disabled teen board the plane, stating he was in a panic. India's aviation minister has announced that he is looking into a domestic carrier that allegedly refused to allow a disabled youngster to board a flight. The airline informed the teen's parents that he posed a threat to other travellers. The incident prompted significant uproar, with many people accusing the airline of being prejudiced.... Read More

April 29th, 2022 11:36 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Becomes First Airline to Use Indigenous Navigation System GAGAN

IndiGo became the first airline in the country to land aircraft using the country's own navigation system, GAGAN. According to a statement released by IndiGo, the flight was conducted using an ATR-72 aircraft and landed at the Kishangarh airport in Rajasthan on Wednesday morning, using GPS-aided geo-augmented navigation (GAGAN), which was jointly developed by the Centre-run Airports Authority of India (AAI) and the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). “In India's... Read More

April 9th, 2022 7:31 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta addresses salary concerns in a letter to employees

IndiGo's chief executive officer Ronojoy Dutta wrote to the airline's staff in a letter to address the growing concerns of its pilots, cabin crew, and commanders, saying that the airline is constantly reviewing its staff salaries and will adjust salaries based on the competitive environment and IndiGo's bottom line.  The CEO issued the email to employees on April 8 in response to several media stories claiming that the airline's senior... Read More

March 28th, 2022 6:19 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Will Operate 100 Domestic Flights From Today

IndiGo, the country's largest airline, will begin flying 100 flights between important domestic metro cities and regional centres on March 27, 2022. As a result, beginning March 27, 2022, the airline will provide flights on 20 exclusive routes. The carrier stated in a statement that it will start offering exclusive flights on a number of routes, including Pune-Mangalore, Pune-Visakhapatnam, Hubli-Hyderabad, Jammu-Varanasi, and Tirupati-Tiruchirappalli. On the same day, it launched the... Read More

March 27th, 2022 11:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Commences International Flights on More Than 150 Routes

India’s leading domestic airlines IndiGo is all set to resume its scheduled international flights in the upcoming month. The airline will be bringing back its international flights on more than 150 routes in a phased manner as informed via a statement from IndiGo. International flights from India have been under restrictions for the past couple of years because of the pandemic which was finally continued on Sunday. Although selective flights... Read More

March 9th, 2022 2:26 PM 0 COMMENTS

India’s aviation stocks are surging as the country prepares to resume international flights on March 27; IndiGo is up 8%

After the government announced that India will restart scheduled international commercial flights on March 27 after a two-year break, shares of aviation companies soared in the early trading on Wednesday. On the National Stock Exchange (NSE), InterGlobe Aviation, which operates IndiGo, jumped 8.02 percent to Rs 1,727.00 per share, while on the BSE, it rose 7.90 percent to Rs 1,726.45. India will restart scheduled international commercial flights on March 27... Read More

February 26th, 2022 9:25 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet Launches Six Flights to Bangkok, IndiGo Announces Services From Kadapa to Five South Indian Cities

India’s budget carrier SpiceJet has announced new international flights to Bangkok. According to a statement released by the airline, the operations will commence from March 10 in a phased manner. The newly launched SpiceJet Bangkok flights will enhance the air connectivity between India and Thailand. SpiceJet will operate daily direct flights connecting Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai with Bangkok. “We are delighted to launch new flights connecting Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata... Read More

February 26th, 2022 5:24 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Will Begin Flights Between Kadapa and Five Locations on March 27

IndiGo said on Thursday that flights between Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, and five towns in southern India will begin on March 27. "The airline will launch new exclusive flights between Kadapa and Chennai, Kadapa and Vijayawada, Kadapa and Bangalore, Kadapa and Vishakhapatnam, and Kadapa and Hyderabad," the airline said in a statement.  According to the company, Kadapa would be the 73rd city in India to be served by IndiGo flights. While... Read More

February 24th, 2022 5:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Announces New Flight Ticket Offers and Discounts for App Bookings

IndiGo, a budget airline, has announced additional discounts and offers for its passengers, including a complimentary meal and seat selection if booked using its mobile app beginning February 21. The promotion will run through the end of March, and you may get it by entering the code in the promo code section. In order to strengthen the country's COVID immunisation campaign and encourage travellers to travel again, IndiGo is now... Read More

February 19th, 2022 6:30 PM 0 COMMENTS

IndiGo Co-Founder Rakesh Gangwal Resigns From IndiGo’s Board

Rakesh Gangwal, the co-promoter of IndiGo Airlines, resigned from the carrier’s parent company InterGlobe Aviation and hence, from its Board of Directors, with immediate effect. He was serving as a non-independent, non-executive Director at the company. In a letter written to the Board of Directors, Gangwal said that he would sell his stakes at the airline over a span of five years but may consider re-joining the board as a... Read More

February 7th, 2022 9:09 AM 0 COMMENTS

Indigo Witnessing a Slow and Steady Surge in Demand for Corporate Travel

India’s leading domestic airline Indigo is once again witnessing a slow but sure upsurge in the demand for corporate travel in the country. Indigo turned profitable back in the December quarter of 2021 after the unprecedented events that followed due to the Covid-19 pandemic hampering all of the airline industry. According to Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer of Indigo, Sanjay Kumar, the airline had witnessed a 70% recovery of the... Read More

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