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IndiGo to start flights connecting Darbhanga with Kolkata, Hyderabad from July 5(File Photo)

IndiGo to start flights connecting Darbhanga with Kolkata, Hyderabad from July 5

PTI |
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2021 06:00 PM IST
A statement by IndiGo airline said that the Kolkata-Darbhanga flights as well as Hyderabad-Darbhanga flights will be daily flights. This announcement has come at a time when India and its aviation sector have been badly hit due to the second wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
Indigo in a press release informed customers about the breach.(HT Archive)
Indigo in a press release informed customers about the breach.(HT Archive)

IndiGo says its servers have been breached in hacking incident

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON DEC 31, 2020 10:27 PM IST
IndiGo said it is in constant discussions with legal experts and law enforcement officials to ensure that the damage is contained.
The baby died on the way from one hospital to another.(Representational Photo/Shutterstock)
The baby died on the way from one hospital to another.(Representational Photo/Shutterstock)

Delhi-Bengaluru flight makes emergency landing at Indore to rush baby to hospital

Hindustan Times, Bhopal/Indore | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 31, 2020 12:13 AM IST
The baby was suffering from hydrocephalus which leads to accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain.
IndiGo, which has some 730 Airbus SE A320neo planes on order, laid off about 10% of its workforce due to the pandemic-driven slowdown.(REUTERS)
IndiGo, which has some 730 Airbus SE A320neo planes on order, laid off about 10% of its workforce due to the pandemic-driven slowdown.(REUTERS)

IndiGo recovering from Covid-19 ‘carnage’, may rehire employees

By Bloomberg | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 23, 2020 11:55 AM IST
The chief executive said IndiGo, which in August announced a share sale to bring in as much as 40 billion rupees ($540 million), isn’t looking to raise more funds. The company’s strategy remains focused on reducing costs and rapidly growing its operations.
The occupancy rate or load factor of six major Indian airlines was between 66.3% and 77.7% in November, it stated.(Photo by Parwaz Khan  / Hindustan Times)
The occupancy rate or load factor of six major Indian airlines was between 66.3% and 77.7% in November, it stated.(Photo by Parwaz Khan  / Hindustan Times)

Domestic air passengers in November 51% lower than last year: DGCA

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
PUBLISHED ON DEC 18, 2020 04:15 PM IST
While IndiGo carried 34.23 lakh passengers in November, a 53.9% share of the total domestic market, SpiceJet flew 8.4 lakh passengers, which is 13.2% share of the market, according to data shared by the DGCA.
India’s biggest airline, IndiGo, expects to reach 80% of usual domestic capacity by the end of the month, company’s chief executive said on Wednesday.(Reuters/ File photo)
India’s biggest airline, IndiGo, expects to reach 80% of usual domestic capacity by the end of the month, company’s chief executive said on Wednesday.(Reuters/ File photo)

IndiGo to reach 80% of normal domestic capacity soon

New Delhi | By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON DEC 09, 2020 02:11 PM IST
The airline hopes to reach 100% of normal domestic capacity by early next year and 100% of its usual international capacity by the end of 2021, Chief Executive Ronojoy Dutta said at a CAPA Centre for Aviation event.
IndiGo in a statement said it has already processed close to Rs 1,000 crore of refunds, which is approximately 90 per cent of the total amount it owed to its customers.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)
IndiGo in a statement said it has already processed close to Rs 1,000 crore of refunds, which is approximately 90 per cent of the total amount it owed to its customers.(Santosh Kumar/Hindustan Times)

IndiGo to refund all passengers by Jan 31 for flight cancellations due to Covid-19 lockdown

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Deepali Sharma
PUBLISHED ON DEC 07, 2020 01:17 PM IST
India resumed scheduled domestic passenger flights on May 25 after a gap of two months due to the coronavirus lockdown.
On May 8, IndiGo had also implemented pay cuts for its senior employees ranging from 5-25 per cent. The pay cuts are still in place.(Bloomberg)
On May 8, IndiGo had also implemented pay cuts for its senior employees ranging from 5-25 per cent. The pay cuts are still in place.(Bloomberg)

IndiGo to remove leave without pay for staffers from January 1

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Srivatsan K C
PUBLISHED ON DEC 03, 2020 10:26 PM IST
The aviation sector has been hit hard due to the travel restrictions that have been imposed amid the pandemic. All airlines have taken cost cutting measures like pay cuts, LWP, etc. to survive this period.
An IndiGo flight lands at Patna’s Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport.(HT PHOTO)
An IndiGo flight lands at Patna’s Jaiprakash Narayan International Airport.(HT PHOTO)

IndiGo now operating 1,000 flights to and from 65 destinations, narrows gap with pre-Covid days

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 02, 2020 06:23 PM IST
IndiGo used to operate over 1,500 daily flights before Covid-19 pandemic began.
As part of the cargo operations in the domestic market, IndiGo operated 2,687 flights in the past six months, transporting over 23,350 million tonnes of cargo between April and October, the airline said(Bloomberg)
As part of the cargo operations in the domestic market, IndiGo operated 2,687 flights in the past six months, transporting over 23,350 million tonnes of cargo between April and October, the airline said(Bloomberg)

IndiGo completes 1 lakh flight operations since March lockdown

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2020 08:53 PM IST
The flights include scheduled commercial operations, passenger charters, cargo charters, air bubble, and repatriation flights under the Vande Bharat programme, IndiGo said.
IndiGo reported its biggest quarterly loss on Thursday as travel curbs still in place to control the spread of the coronavirus hammered the aviation industry(Bloomberg)
IndiGo reported its biggest quarterly loss on Thursday as travel curbs still in place to control the spread of the coronavirus hammered the aviation industry(Bloomberg)

India’s top airline IndiGo posts quarterly loss on pandemic hit

Bengaluru | By Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON OCT 29, 2020 11:14 PM IST
The company logged a net loss of 11.95 billion rupees ($161.61 million) for the second quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with a loss of 10.66 billion rupees last year
IndiGo clocked higher revenue by operating around 1,700 cargo flights between April 18 and September 7 as compared to the earnings over the last financial year(Bloomberg)
IndiGo clocked higher revenue by operating around 1,700 cargo flights between April 18 and September 7 as compared to the earnings over the last financial year(Bloomberg)

IndiGo may launch dedicated frieghter service to transport Covid-19 vaccine

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Nilavro Ghosh
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 03:23 PM IST
The airline has already held preliminary discussions with European aviation major Airbus on the type of freighters that could be possibly put into service for dedicated freighter flights.
Scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in the country since March 23 due to the pandemic.(Bloomberg)
Scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in the country since March 23 due to the pandemic.(Bloomberg)

IndiGo to charge Rs 100 for check-in at airport counters

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 17, 2020 05:00 PM IST
The aviation ministry had in May made it mandatory for passengers to do web check-in so as to reduce touch points at the airport amid the coronavirus pandemic. Once web check-in is done, the online boarding pass is issued by the airline to the passenger.
The IndiGo filight took off for New Delhi at around 8.05 am from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) but returned minutes later.(Bloomberg File Photo)
The IndiGo filight took off for New Delhi at around 8.05 am from Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) but returned minutes later.(Bloomberg File Photo)

Bird hit forces IndiGo’s Delhi-bound flight to return to Mumbai

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2020 10:00 PM IST
IndiGo said it arranged an alternate aircraft to operate the flight from Mumbai to Delhi.
IndiGo recently announced two free round-trip tickets to every millionth passenger.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)
IndiGo recently announced two free round-trip tickets to every millionth passenger.(Representational Photo/Bloomberg)

Covid-19: Airlines offer schemes to boost passenger confidence

By Neha LM Tripathi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 17, 2020 10:57 AM IST
According to sources, airlines have been struggling to fly more than 60% of their total seat capacity after domestic flight operations resumed on May 25
The regulator had asked all P&W engines to be replaced with modified/ upgraded engines till January 2020, failing which the fleet would be grounded. The deadline was however extended again to May 31 and then to August 31.(Representational Photo/GoAir)
The regulator had asked all P&W engines to be replaced with modified/ upgraded engines till January 2020, failing which the fleet would be grounded. The deadline was however extended again to May 31 and then to August 31.(Representational Photo/GoAir)

GoAir yet to upgrade 20 engines in A320neo aircraft despite three-month extension

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON SEP 13, 2020 02:17 PM IST
DGCA had granted the extension to the low-cost carrier, along with the country’s largest airline IndiGo, to refurbish engines in their A320neo fleet after supply chains and production lines were hit due to the nationwide lockdown.
Security personnel accompany Kangna Ranaut at Chandigarh International Airport on September 9.(HT Photo)
Security personnel accompany Kangna Ranaut at Chandigarh International Airport on September 9.(HT Photo)

DGCA seeks report from IndiGo for violating social distancing norms on a flight with Kangana Ranaut aboard

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON SEP 11, 2020 04:14 PM IST
Ranaut, who has been provided Y-plus security detail by the MHA , did not speak to any mediaperson on board the flight
HT Image
HT Image

Airlines pitch in amid Covid: IndiGo flies plasma, SpiceJet launches portable ventilator support

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON SEP 02, 2020 11:48 AM IST
IndiGo officials said the airline is only the second in the world to have transported plasma like this successfully; SpiceJet device can be used for maintaining oxygen levels and ventilation in patients
Maruti, the country’s top carmaker, recorded its first quarterly loss in 17 years.(PTI)
Maruti, the country’s top carmaker, recorded its first quarterly loss in 17 years.(PTI)

Covid-19 takes a toll on bellwether firms

Livemint | By Deborshi Chaki and Nasrin Sultana
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 05:57 AM IST
While the erosion in profits and revenues in the June quarter was not entirely unexpected, analysts warned poor visibility on demand and disruptions to supply chains will be a key concern for investors in the near to medium term.
IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta said, “The aviation industry is going through a crisis of survival and therefore, our cash balance remains our number one priority”.(Reuters)
IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta said, “The aviation industry is going through a crisis of survival and therefore, our cash balance remains our number one priority”.(Reuters)

IndiGo posts Rs 2,844 crore quarterly loss

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JUL 29, 2020 06:12 PM IST
The parent of the country’s largest airline IndiGo had a net profit of Rs 1,203.1 crore in the year-ago period.
An aircraft operated by IndiGo, a unit of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., stands at Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(Bloomberg)
An aircraft operated by IndiGo, a unit of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., stands at Terminal 3 of Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi.(Bloomberg)

IndiGo announces ‘deeper’ pay cuts of up to 35 per cent for senior employees

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Arpan Rai
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2020 09:24 PM IST
From May onwards, IndiGo had implemented pay cuts of up to 25 per cent for its senior employees.
On July 20, IndiGo, India’s largest airline by market share, announced the lay-offs due to the pandemic.(Santosh Kumar/HT file photo)
On July 20, IndiGo, India’s largest airline by market share, announced the lay-offs due to the pandemic.(Santosh Kumar/HT file photo)

IndiGo’s decision to lay off staff is the beginning of a painful process for Indian aviation: CAPA

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 21, 2020 02:37 PM IST
CAPA tweeted on Tuesday: “Industry conditions are such that one or more airline failures appear inevitable. Airlines have limited options to turn to for funding except their promoters, given that 3rd party investors will be reluctant to provide capital right now, and the government is unwilling to do so.”
Indigo has created a special package for those employees who will be affected by the current decision to reduce staff strength.(MINT PHOTO.)
Indigo has created a special package for those employees who will be affected by the current decision to reduce staff strength.(MINT PHOTO.)

Indigo lays off 10% staff to tide over crisis in aviation sector, calls decision ‘unfortunate’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 07:54 PM IST
The airline said despite taking several measures like implementing pay cuts and putting in place mandatory leave without pay for employees, it has not been able to sustain business amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
As on March 31, 2019, IndiGo had 23,531 employees on its payroll.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)
As on March 31, 2019, IndiGo had 23,531 employees on its payroll.(Pradeep Gaur/Mint File Photo)

IndiGo lays off 10% of their total employees, says impossible to keep flying without making ‘sacrifices’

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
UPDATED ON JUL 20, 2020 07:41 PM IST
IndiGo Ronojoy Dutta CEO said that after carefully assessing and reviewing all possible scenarios, it is clear that they will need to bid a painful adieu to 10% of their workforce.
Earlier in July, Vistara, a full-service carrier, had announced a similar facility without any additional charge except the ticket cost for a second seat.(PTI)
Earlier in July, Vistara, a full-service carrier, had announced a similar facility without any additional charge except the ticket cost for a second seat.(PTI)

After Vistara, IndiGo gives option to book two seats for single passenger

Hindustan Times | By Neha LM Tripathi
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 05:16 PM IST
Low-cost carrier IndiGo, under its newly introduced “6E double booking scheme”, will allow fliers to book air tickets for twin seats from the airline’s website, starting July 24.
Indigo aircrafts,at IGI airport. photographed by Ramesh Pathania
Indigo aircrafts,at IGI airport. photographed by Ramesh Pathania

Covid-19: IndiGo introduces option to book two seats for single passenger

New Delhi, Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 11:45 AM IST
The low-cost carrier said the “6E double seat” scheme will not be available through travel portals, IndiGo call centre or airport counters. The scheme can only be availed using IndiGo’s website.
The ladder rammed into the wing (a portion between the engine and the winglet) of the IndiGo aircraft damaging the engine’s cowling.(HT Photo)
The ladder rammed into the wing (a portion between the engine and the winglet) of the IndiGo aircraft damaging the engine’s cowling.(HT Photo)

Heavy rain with gusty winds causes SpiceJet ladder to hit the wing of IndiGo aircraft

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By HT Correspondent | Edited by Sparshita Saxena
UPDATED ON JUN 06, 2020 04:49 PM IST
IndiGo spokesperson confirmed the incident and said, “This incident occurred at Mumbai airport early this morning.”
IndiGo decided to curtail its operations in Mumbai due to Cyclone Nisarga.(MINT)
IndiGo decided to curtail its operations in Mumbai due to Cyclone Nisarga.(MINT)

Cyclone Nisarga forces IndiGo to cancel 17 flights out of Mumbai on Wednesday

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com| Edited by Sabir Hussain
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 12:21 AM IST
IndiGo will operate only three flights of Mumbai on Wednesday to Chandigarh, Ranchi and Patna.
IndiGo’s CEO Ronojoy Dutta sadi that the airline is determined to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis stronger and more energised than ever.(Mint / File Photo)
IndiGo’s CEO Ronojoy Dutta sadi that the airline is determined to emerge from the Covid-19 crisis stronger and more energised than ever.(Mint / File Photo)

IndiGo reports Rs 871 cr loss in Q4 due to Covid-19 lockdown, higher expenses

New Delhj | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Anubha Rohatgi
UPDATED ON JUN 02, 2020 06:09 PM IST
Closure of flight operations during national lockdown on account of Covid-19 significantly impacted revenue for the quarter,” IndiGo’s parent compnay said in a regulatory filing.
Aircraft sits on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Aircraft sits on the tarmac at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport in Mumbai.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)

DGCA extends deadline for IndiGo, GoAir to replace PW engines to August 31

Hindustan Times, Mumbai | By Neha LM Tripathi | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
PUBLISHED ON JUN 01, 2020 11:56 AM IST
This decision comes as the low-cost carriers could not meet the original deadline of May 31 after the supply chain was hit because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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