IndiGo, in a statement, confirmed the diversion of its Jaipur flight to the city's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport.
Pilot Jayakrishna said that he will get the CEO to make sure the passenger spends a night in jail,
Supriya Unni Nair, who had asked for a wheelchair for her 75-year old mother, after landing in Bengaluru on Monday night, alleged in a tweet that the pilot had misbehaved and threatened her with jail.
The DGCA had earlier told IndiGo to replace the PW engines in 97 A320neo aircraft "at all costs" by January 31 or they would be grounded.
The airline clarified that there was no problem in the plane's Pratt and Whitney (PW) engines.
IndiGo, in a statement, said its Bengaluru-Mumbai plane was accorded priority landing due to an "air system indication caution" mid-air and that the aircraft was grounded for inspection.
Agra will be IndiGo's 63rd destination and 86th overall in its network, which also has flight services to 23 international airports.
With these provisions now expired, Gangwal’s camp seeks an amendment to the AoA, to remove those expired provisions as per an annexure in the communication dated December 24.
The EGM would discuss deleting various Articles pertaining to transfer and acquisiton of the company's shares, including 'Right of First Refusal' and ' Tag Along Right'.
According to an aircraft deliveries tracking website, IndiGo has taken deliveries of 257 planes, including 222 Airbus 320 or A320 Neos, 10 A321 Neos and 25 regional jet ATRs.
The sector started the year with the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft in the country after the deaths of over 300 people in the Lion Air and Ethiopian Airways crashes.
Timings of new IndiGo services are as follows: Arrival from Chennai at 5.50 am and departure from Visakhapatnam for Hyderabad at 6.10 am.
Indian carriers IndiGo and GoAir are facing a monumental deadline to replace all the unmodified P&W engines on their A320neo planes by January 31.
19 IndiGo flights cancelled, 16 others delayed as crew, passengers stuck in Delhi traffic due to anti-CAA protests
Vistara, GoAir, Air India and IndiGo announced that their passengers, stuck in traffic due to anti-CAA protests in various parts of Delhi will be accomodated in subsequent flights for no extra fees.
Currently, there are four budget carriers and two full-service airlines -- IndiGo, GoAir, SpiceJet, AirAsia India, Vistara and Air India.