The deal, believed by anti-corruption experts to be the largest ever in a bribery case, ends an almost four-year crisis that led to a sweeping management overhaul and delayed plans to redeploy the plane giant's cash surplus.
The airline revised its capacity guidance for financial year 2021 downwards 20 per cent from 25 per cent earlier due to slowdown in aircraft addition.
Air India, which has a debt burden of more than Rs 50,000 crore, has been making loss for long and as part of revival efforts, the government has decided on disinvestment.
“The crew subsequently lost control, the aircraft hit the ground and caught fire,” the senior official said, citing the DGCA probe. The aviation regulator then issued show-cause notices to the pilots and the responses received were found to be unsatisfactory.
Boeing will attempt the maiden flight, which was also canceled on Thursday, again on Saturday at 10 a.m. local time (1800 GMT), weather permitting.
William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo, said, "The ease and cost-efficiency of traveling to Thailand for an international vacation from India will be the growth driver for the route.
The summons have been issued under the PMLA and as per sources the executives will be questioned and their statement recorded in connection with the investigation.
GoAir operates Airbus A320neo fleet powered by the Pratt & Whitney engines that have faced continuous glitches over the last two years due to a variety of issues.
In November and December, GoAir had cancelled dozens of flights due to delay in aircraft deliveries and non-availability of engines.
In 2018, passenger traffic growth was recorded at 18.60 per cent over the previous year, while in 2017 passenger traffic grew at 17.31 per cent.
The domestic air passenger traffic in the month of December last year increased by 2.56 per cent to 1.30 crore compared to the same month in 2018, according to data released by the DGCA.
According to a complaint filed by the woman pilot, the alleged incident took place on May 5 last year in Hyderabad, where she was being trained by Captain Sachin Gupta.
The top court had in March last year suspended the EC granted for the greenfield airport and had directed the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) to revisit the decision in light of its impact on the ecology there.
The move, effective Jan. 17, affects company aviators who train commercial airline pilots, prepare jets for delivery and develop training materials and flight crew manuals
The plane had 133 passengers on board when it developed the glitch, the official said.
The decision represents another setback for Boeing, which on Tuesday reported its worst annual net orders in decades, along with its lowest number of plane deliveries in 11 years, as the grounding of the 737 MAX saw it fall far behind main competitor Airbus SE.
The government has asked the owners of unregistered drones to submit the required information to the government by January 31.
IndiGo has already placed at least one modified engine in each of its A320neo fleet, a DGCA statement said.
On November 1, stating that "desperate measures" were required to "put things in order", the DGCA had told IndiGo to replace the PW engines in 97 A320neo aircraft "at all costs" by January 31 or they would be grounded
According to a notice to airmen AAI, "no landing and take off" would be "permitted" at Delhi International Airport between 10.35 am and 12.15 pm on January 18, 20-24 and 26, due to "Republic Day Celebrations".