Griffin Global Asset Management delivers Airbus A321neo Aircraft to IndiGo

NEW DELHI: Griffin Global Asset Management (“Griffin”) has said that it has delivered AirbusA321neo aircraft to InterGlobe Aviation Ltd. (“IndiGo”), a low-cost airline based in India. This aircraft is the first of five purchase and leaseback transactions mandated for Airbus A321neo aircraft scheduled to be delivered to IndiGo during May and June of 2022. “We […]

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Former Aviation Joint Secretary appointed as Principal Advisor to IndiGo’s MD

NEW DELHI: R K Singh, former Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Civil Aviation, has been appointed as Principal Advisor to IndiGo’s Managing Director Rahul Bhatia, a statement said on Monday. “RK, with over 36 years of experience working in different capacities in the Indian Government as an IAS officer (1985 – 2009) and later […]

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IndiGo takes delivery of first Airbus plane operating on sustainable fuel

NEW DELHI: Budget airline carrier IndiGo on Friday took delivery from Airbus of its first aircraft that will operate on sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), a statement said. Any fuel that has lower carbon emissions than conventional kerosene is known as SAF. In a statement, Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said, We are pleased to […]

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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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