Tag: IndiGo

Domestic Fare Cap Extended by the Indian Aviation Minister

Reading Time: < 1 minute Price capping on domestic flights extended by India’s Civil Aviation Ministry for another 3 Months. India’s Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, informed that domestic fare caps will remain in place until February 2021. The government also mentioned that the fare caps could be removed if passenger levels reach pre-COVID levels before February. The ministry […]

IndiGo to Begin Resuming Flight Operations on 4 May

Reading Time: < 1 minute IndiGo, the largest low-cost carrier in India, has announced about its post-lockdown plans related to the re-launch of some flight operations beginning 4 May 2020. Initially these will be only domestic routes. According to India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), suspension of all domestic and international passenger services in the country is effective until […]

IndiGo Signs for 300 A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute India’s IndiGo has placed a firm order for 300 A320neo Family aircraft. This marks one of Airbus’ largest aircraft orders ever with a single airline operator. This latest IndiGo order comprises a mix of A320neo, A321neo and A321XLR aircraft. This will take IndiGo’s total number of A320neo Family aircraft orders to 730. IndiGo is among […]

IndiGo Takes Delivery of 1,000th Airbus A320neo Family Aircraft

Reading Time: < 1 minute Indian airline IndiGo has become a special customer to Airbus. The carrier took the delivery of 1,000th A320neo Family aircraft, to be more precise, A321neo. India’s largest passenger airline is also the carrier having the largest amount of Airbus A320neo Family aircraft on order (430 planes in total). As for now, the airline operates the […]

IndiGo Chooses Training Partner for Its Cadet Pilot Program

Reading Time: < 1 minute IndiGo, an Indian low-cost airline, announced it has chosen Insight Aviation as a partner for selection and training of future IndiGo pilots. The largest airline in India by passengers carried and fleet size as of June 2019, IndiGo is actively getting ready to meet further fleet growth with a sufficient number of professionals. According to […]

CFM International Lands $20 Billion Deal with IndiGo

Reading Time: < 1 minute CFM International and IndiGo, one of the largest Indian airlines, announced about the $20 billion deal for LEAP-1A engines to power 280 Airbus A320neo and A321neo aircraft. The contract also includes spare engines and an overhaul support agreement. IndiGo has been a CFM customer since 2016 and currently operates a fleet of 17 A320ceo aircraft […]

Jet Airways Collapse Leaves a Gap within Indian Aviation Market

Reading Time: 2 minutes After Jet Airways, a major Indian international airline, announced about the suspension of its operations in April, 2019, the Indian aviation market has been given a little shake. Now the market need to adapt accordingly to fill in the gap on the international and domestic routes arena.  Indian aviation market is among the fastest growing […]

Icelandair Gives Up Its Interest in WOW air Again

Reading Time: 2 minutes After several attempts and re-negotiations,  the Icelandair Group has finally arrived at the decision not to get involved in WOW air operations and not to invest into the struggling airline. WOW air, the Icelandic low-cost carrier, has been going through the hard times since autumn 2018. Reducing some destinations, fleet, number of employees, WOW air […]

Indigo Airbus A320 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: < 1 minute An Indigo Airbus A320-200, performing flight from Bangalore (India) to Bangkok (Thailand) with 129 people on board, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL370 about 170nm southwest of Yangoon (Myanmar) when the crew received an engine (V2527) low oil pressure indication, performed the related checklist shutting the engine down and diverted to Yangoon […]

IndiGo to Open New MRO Facility at Bengaluru Airport

Reading Time: < 1 minute InterGlobe Aviation Ltd., which operates India’s leading domestic carrier – IndiGo – and Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) – operator of Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) – have entered into a 20-year agreement to sub-lease land at the BLR Airport to build a state-of-the-art Maintenance Repair & Overhaul (MRO) facility. The 13,000-sq mts hangar, to […]