Air India currently has a debt of nearly Rs 60,000 crore which includes long-term loan for aircraft purchase and working capital.
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Patel, who was the Civil Aviation Minister between 2004 and 2011 during the UPA regime, reached the CBI headquarters here.
Pakistan reopens airspace, permits all airlines to fly through nearly after five months post Balakot strike
Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 26 after the Indian Air Force struck a JeM terrorist training camp in Balakot in retaliation to the Pulwama attack on February 14.
Wheelchair-bound man with back injury dies at Airport after denied boarding due to ‘overbooked’ flight
Air India did not allow the passenger to board the flight citing it was ‘overbooked’ and checked him into the hotel overnight instead.
7 changes to follow from May 1
Chennai: The Indian Pilots’ Guild (IPG), one of Air India pilots’ union, on Saturday urged the national carrier’s management to hire just Boeing 777 (B-777) rated co-pilots on short-term contracts instead of hiring Captains who come at a high cost. In a letter to the Director, Operations of Air India,[Read More…]
Election Commission pulls up Railway, Aviation ministry over PM Modi’s photo yet to be removed from tickets
The Election Commission of India has written to the Indian Railways and Ministry of Civil Aviation, asking them why the pictures of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have not been removed from rail tickets and Air India boarding passes even after Model Code of Conduct has come into effect. Both the ministries[Read More…]
New Delhi: Passengers traveling by India’s national carrier Air India will continue to hear the nationalist chant of ‘Jai Hind’ after every announcement, said a senior Air India official on Monday. The official said the operations’ directive, which was first issued to the cockpit crew in 2017, has been in[Read More…]
In the catering department, an assistant manager was suspended for 63 days while a senior assistant was suspended for three days.
The passenger, Rohit Raj Singh Chauhan has complained to the crew regarding the insect in the food they served.
New Delhi: State-owned Air India will commence new flight services to Allahabad from Delhi, Ahmedabad and Kolkata during the “Kumbh Mela”. According to the airline, flights will be operated from January 13 to March 30, 2019. The Mela area has over 1.22 lakh toilets, 250 km of new roads, 22[Read More…]
The French-born Indian, Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata or JRD Tata as we generally refer to him, was born on July 29, 1904, to Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata and Suzanne Briere. From being an able entrepreneur to becoming the first licenced pilot in India, there is hardly anything that he did not achieve[Read More…]
A drunk Irish woman was caught on camera losing her cool and abusing the Air India crew members after she was denied more wine. In a video that recently went viral online, the foreign passenger, on-board a London-bound flight on November 10 on Air India’s flight AI 131, is heard[Read More…]
Mumbai: At least two dozen domestic and international flight arrivals and departures were hit after a large number of contract workers resorted to a flash strike at the Mumbai airport early on Thursday, officials said. “Due to a sudden industrial situation at Mumbai Airport by Air India Air Transport Services[Read More…]
Trichy/Mumbai: Passengers and crew on board an Air India Express flight from Tiruchirappalli in Tamil Nadu to Dubai escaped a disaster early on Friday when the aircraft’s wheels hit the airport’s outer wall while taking off. Although parts of the Boeing B737-800’s undercarriage were damaged, the pilots, unaware of the[Read More…]
Trichy/Mumbai, Oct 12, The wheels of an Air India Express flight to Dubai from Tiruchirappalli or Trichy in Tamil Nadu hit the airport’s compound wall while taking off with 136 passengers on Friday. All passengers and crew are safe, an official said. The flight IX-611 which took off at around[Read More…]
New Delhi: National passenger carrier Air India will launch direct flight services from Bengaluru to London with effect from November 17, 2018. According to Air India, the service will be operated by a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. “The non stop flight will fulfill the long standing demand of IT professionals[Read More…]
New Delhi: The revival plan for debt-laden national carrier Air India is going through the government’s approval process, an official said on Thursday. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told this to reporters on the sidelines of an event here. Earlier, the government had invited Expression of Interest[Read More…]
A man flying in Air India’s international flight allegedly urinated on the seat of a woman passenger onboard in a drunken state. The Civil Aviation Ministry seeks a report from the national carrier over the matter. The flight AI 102 was flying for New York from New Delhi on August[Read More…]
According to the data released by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), domestic airlines carried 11.6 million passengers in July, up 21% compared with the same month last year. “Passengers carried by domestic airlines during January-July 2018 were 800.40 lakhs as against 657.21 lakhs during the corresponding period of[Read More…]
Showing an exemplary humanity act, Ai India pilots have called a hold in their stir to support the government in the ongoing rescue operations in Kerala. The Air India pilots have written to Prime Minister Modi offering to fly plans without payment to support Operation Madad and Operation Sahyog in[Read More…]
The Government on Wednesday ruled out disinvestment of Air India in the “immediate near future,” though it said it remains committed to completing the process. Saying that the present environment is “not conducive” for it, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told Rajya Sabha that the issue would[Read More…]
New Delhi: The Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, on Wednesday said he expects the divestment process of public carrier Air India to be completed within a year. “We hope that by the end of the year we will be able to finish the divestments,” the minister said, adding:[Read More…]
Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha on Tuesday said that a detailed report has been sought from budget carrier IndiGo regarding the incident at Delhi airport last month, when a passenger was manhandled by the airline’s staff. The incident which took place on October 15 surfaced on[Read More…]
Jet Airways has suddenly cut its menu options for domestic passengers by more than two-thirds, from 23 to just seven choices. This means people who might have food allergies or are vegan or lactose or gluten-intolerant may not have much to eat besides some fruits served to them. According to[Read More…]