Nothing more to disclose on aircraft grounding: IndiGo

Responding to media reports that 12 of its Airbus A320 Neo aircraft have now been grounded, Interglobe Aviation, which operates the IndiGo Airlines, denied that any new development had taken place in this regard that merited public disclosure. “There is nothing material at this stage to comment beyond our earlier letter…” it said, referring to […]

Indigo, Go Air can use grounded planes after changing engines: Jayant Sinha

Aviation minister Jayant Sinha said India’s largest airline Indigo and competitor Go Air can use their grounded planes if they are able to secure ‘alternative engines’ to be used in place of the faulty ones. “We do not consider these engines safe,” Sinha said in the context of the aviation sector regulator’s directive to ground […]

Airtel, Sprint, Delta, Airbus form in-flight broadband alliance

Indian operator Bharti Airtel, aircraft maker Airbus, US airline Delta and US operator Sprint were among the founding members of a new platform intended to pave the way for easier in-flight telecom connectivity. The alliance, which also includes satellite broadband operator OneWeb and in-flight connectivity specialist GoGo, plans to bring more companies onboard. The aim […]