Omicron effect: IndiGo to cancel around 20 pc flights, waives change fees

NEW DELHI: IndiGo on Sunday said it will cancel around 20 per cent of its flights because of the surge in Covid cases driven by the Omicron variant and waive change fees till March 31 in response to customer needs. Change fee is paid by a passenger to switch to a different flight date. In […]

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IndiGo appoints Saguna Vaid as general counsel with effect from December 1

NEW DELHI: IndiGo airlines has appointed Saguna Vaid as its general counsel with effect from December 1, it said on Thursday. Vaid will be replacing Priya Mehra, who has joined upcoming low-cost carrier Akasa Air as its legal head. “Saguna joins IndiGo from Nokia Networks, where she was the director and head of Legal and […]

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IndiGo to start 38 domestic flights in September

NEW DELHI: IndiGo on Monday said it will start 38 domestic flights in September to improve accessibility between metros and tier-2 or tier-3 cities. IndiGo will operate new flights between Raipur-Pune, while restarting flights between Lucknow-Ranchi, Bengaluru-Vishakhapatnam, Chennai-Indore, Lucknow- Raipur, Mumbai-Guwahati, and Ahmedabad-Indore, the airline’s statement stated. Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, IndiGo […]

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IndiGo offers discount for vaccinated passengers

NEW DELHI: IndiGo will give 10 per cent discount from Wednesday onwards to all passengers who have taken at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine, a statement said. The discount would be given on base fare and only “limited inventory” is available under this offer, the airline’s statement noted. “The offer is only available to […]

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InterGlobe Aviation to raise Rs 3,000 crore

NEW DELHI: InterGlobe Aviation, parent of the country’s largest airline IndiGo, on Monday said its board has approved raising up to Rs 3,000 crore through sale of shares to institutional investors. The fund raising plan of the company comes at a time when the airline industry is facing significant headwinds due to the coronavirus pandemic […]

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IndiGo starts 14 new flights under Udan scheme

NEW DELHI: IndiGo on Thursday said it has started 14 new flights under regional connectivity scheme Udan from March 28 onwards. In a press release, the carrier said it has started these flights on various routes including Bhubaneswar-Allahabad, Bhubaneswar-Varanasi, Bhopal-Allahabad, Dibrugarh-Dimapur, Shillong-Agartala and Shillong-Silchar. Under the Udan scheme, financial incentives from the Centre, state governments […]

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IndiGo allows partial booking facility to facilitate flyers this winter

NEW DELHI: Low-cost carrier IndiGo has announced a new booking plan to provide hassle-free services to its customers this winter. Accordingly, the airline had upgraded its plan B option on the website and mobile app. The new additional option will allow a customer whose connecting flight has been cancelled, to either rebook partially – i.e. […]

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IndiGo to complete pending credit shells’ payments by January 31

NEW DELHI: Airline major IndiGo on Monday said it will complete the payment against all pending credit shells latest by January 31, 2021. According to the airline, since the resumption of operations in May, IndiGo has been rapidly refunding amounts owed to customers whose flights had been cancelled during the lockdown. The airline has already […]

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Recovery flight: IndiGo resumes operating 1k daily flights

NEW DELHI: Progressing towards a strong recovery on the back of strengthening confidence in air travel, airline major IndiGo has resumed operating 1,000 daily flights. According to the airline, these flights are to and from 59 domestic and six international destinations. These include scheduled commercial operations and air bubble flights. “From zero domestic and international […]

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