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Sumantran joins IndiGo board

The board of directors of InterGlobe Aviation Ltd. (IndiGo) has appointed Venkataramani Sumantran as an independent director for a period of five years. Dr. Sumantran, with experience of over 35 years, having worked in the U.S., Europe and Asia, has been an industry leader, technocrat, academic and an author. He is currently CMD of Celeris […]

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IndiGo helps 227 Kenyans go home

Airline brings them to Mumbai airport IndiGo on Thursday operated two special relief flights bringing 227 Kenyan nationals to Mumbai from across the country, from where they were repatriated to Nairobi on a Kenyan Airways flight. A Delhi-Ahmedabad-Mumbai flight transferred 114 passengers, while a Chennai-Bangalore-Hyderabad-Mumbai one transferred 83 passengers. Ronojoy Dutta, chief executive officer, IndiGo […]

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IndiGo rolls back pay cut in April salary

Executive Committee members and senior vice presidents have volunteered to take pay cut. IndiGo CEO Ronojoy Dutta told employees on Thursday that the airline has decided to roll back the pay cuts, which were announced earlier for senior staff members, for the month of April in deference to the “government’s wishes.” “However, your Excom (Executive […]

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IndiGo announces pay cut for its employees

Worse is, perhaps, yet to come: CEO IndiGo announced pay cuts for its staff with CEO Ronojoy Dutta volunteering to give up 25% of his remuneration. “With a great deal of reluctance and a deep sense of regret, we are, therefore, instituting pay cuts for all employees excluding Bands A and B, starting April 1, […]

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DGCA pulled up over comedian Kunal Kamra’s flight ban

The Delhi High Court (HC) on Tuesday said the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should not have put out a tweet certifying the action of airlines, including IndiGo, which imposed a six-month flying ban without an inquiry on stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for allegedly heckling journalist, Arnab Goswami, on a flight. The HC has […]

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IndiGo, Air Asia bid goodbye to Vizag

While AP government is doing everything for Vizag to make it as capital, the air services for the beach city received a huge setback. IndiGo and Air Asia airlines have decided to end their services for a few routes. IndiGo which runs flights between Chennai-Vizag-Chennai and Hyderabad-Vizag-Hyderabad will stop these services from March second week. […]

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Qatar Airways says keen on stake in IndiGo

QA enters into codeshare agreement with the budget airline, says not interested in Air India IndiGo and Qatar Airways (QA) on Friday entered into a one-way codeshare, which will allow the Doha-headquartered airline to place its code on IndiGo flights to Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad. This is not just any code-share, but a warming of […]