GoAir plans Rs 2,500 crore IPO early FY22; may file preliminary papers in April

NEW DELHI: Wadia group-owned GoAir plans to come out with a Rs 2,500 crore-initial share sale early next fiscal, according to sources. The no-frills airline has been working on expansion plans and an Initial Public Offer (IPO) will help in raising funds. In recent months, many companies have hit the capital market with their IPOs […]

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First night flight takes off from Srinagar airport

SRINAGAR: The first ever night flight took off for Delhi from the Srinagar international Airport on Friday, officials said. The first night flight from Srinagar was operated by GoAir and it took off from the airport at 7.15 pm for New Delhi, they added. Principal Secretary, Industries and Commerce, Ranjan Prakash Thakur, who was present […]

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GoAir to add over 100 new flights in domestic network from September 5

NEW DELHI: Budget carrier GoAir on Friday announced the addition of over 100 new flights in its domestic network, including from its base Mumbai besides other cities such as Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai, starting September 5. The airline, in a release, also said it expects the capacity to reach 45 per cent of the pre-COVID-19 […]

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GoAir operates over 300 international charter flights since June

NEW DELHI: Budget airline GoAir on Saturday said it has repatriated 51,314 stranded Indians and clocked more than 300 international charter flights since June 10. The airline had started the repatriation flights on June 10 and gradually ramped up its operations with a combination of ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ flights and private international charters. “As of […]

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GoAir top leadership takes 50% pay cut as Covid-19 dents airline revenues

NEW DELHI: The top leadership of GoAir is taking a 50 per cent pay cut with immediate effect, the airline’s CEO Vinay Dube told its employees in an e-mail on Saturday. As revenues have fallen drastically amid the coronavirus pandemic, the airline has already laid off its expat pilots and announced leave without pay for […]

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IndiGo, GoAir to replace 180 unmodified PW engines by May 30: DGCA

NEW DELHI: Aviation regulator DGCA on Tuesday stated that IndiGo and GoAir will be replacing a total of 180 unmodified Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines on their A320neo planes with modified ones by the end of May this year. IndiGo and GoAir have 106 and 43 such A320neo aircraft – fitted with PW engines – […]

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Fly Smart and stay connected in overseas with GoAir

NEW DELHI: Luggage, check. Passport, check. House, light, fan, gas shut, check. Reached airport and checked in. Now, you have to call family or loved ones after landing in an overseas location, but how? Be it for leisure or business travel, most of us get hassled about either forgetting to get an international connectivity or […]

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GoAir Delhi-Varanasi flight returns due to PW engine’s mid-air snag

NEW DELHI: A GoAir A320neo aircraft en route to Varanasi on Tuesday had to return to Delhi as one of its Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines developed a mid-air snag, a government official said. “G8186 Delhi-Varanasi flight had to return to Delhi on Tuesday evening as one of the PW engines developed high vibration,” said […]

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GoAir cancels flights for third consecutive day due to delayed aircraft delivery

NEW DELHI: Budget carrier GoAir cancelled several flights on Wednesday due to delayed delivery of aircraft and grounding of two planes over maintenance issues, leaving several passengers stranded. According to industry sources, delay in plane delivery and maintenance work on two aircraft were major factor behind cancellations. The airline has been cancelling over 15 domestic […]

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