Specially-abled child boarding row: DGCA to issue show-cause notice to IndiGo
"In view of this, it has been decided to issue a show-cause notice to IndiGo to explain as to why suitable enforcement action should not be taken against them for the non-conformances," said a statement issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The DGCA had decided to conduct a fact-finding probe into the matter. As per reports, it had constituted a three-member team for the same.
IndiGo to launch 100 domestic flights from Sunday onwards
Airline major IndiGo will launch 100 flights connecting key domestic metro cities and regional centres, starting from March 27, 2022. Accordingly, the airline will introduce flights on 20 exclusive routes effective March 27, 2022. Besides, it will commence Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) route from Prayagraj-Lucknow on the same day. Furthermore, it plans to re-commence 16 exclusive flights.
IndiGo commences flights to Thailand after 2 yrs
Airline major IndiGo on Tuesday commenced flights to Thailand after two years. Accordingly, the airline will operate these flights under air bubble agreement till March 26, 2022, and thereafter as part of its scheduled commercial international operations. Besides, the flights will connect Bangkok with Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bengaluru and Phuket with Delhi and Mumbai.
New IndiGo MD Rahul Bhatia to focus on expanding airline's presence
The appointment comes at a time when the Tata Group has taken over Air India and a new budget carrier, Akasa Air, is slated to commence operations. Besides, the development assumes more significance since lesser Covid restrictions are expected to trigger massive demand, not just in the domestic but even in the international market segment.
Air France-KLM and IndiGo to start codeshare agreement
A codeshare agreement allows airlines to sell seats on each others' flights in order to provide passengers with a wider choice of destinations. With this new partnership, Air France and KLM will offer their customers access to 25 new Indian destinations. "From their hubs in Paris and Amsterdam, Air France and KLM already serve 4 destinations in India -- Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bengaluru," a joint statement said.
IndiGo, American Airlines ink codeshare agreement
In aviation parlance, a codeshare agreement allows airlines to sell seats on each others' flights in order to provide passengers with a wider choice of destinations. Accordingly, the agreement on 29 of IndiGo's domestic routes in India will provide a wider travel option for American Airlines' customers arriving on the carrier's new Bengaluru and Delhi flights.
IndiGo to strengthen domestic network with 38 new flights in Sept
These 38 flights will include 24 connecting flights, two new flights and 12 flights that the airline will be relaunching after the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. IndiGo said in a statement that it will operate new flights between Raipur and Pune, besides restarting flights between Lucknow-Ranchi, Bengaluru-Vishakhapatnam, Chennai-Indore, Lucknow-Raipur, Mumbai-Guwahati and Ahmedabad-Indore routes.