Tag: Air India

Delhi Police register FIR against Shiv Sena MP

The Delhi Police registered an FIR against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad on Friday.He was booked under sections 308 and 355, amounting to culpable homicide and criminal assault. He was booked under sections 308 and 355, amounting to culpable homicide and criminal assault. On Thursday, the MP repeatedly hit a[Read More…]

Sena MP unapologetic on attacking AI staffer

Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, who assaulted an Air India ground staff l at Delhi Airport, was on Friday barred from flying by Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA). The MP had assaulted the staff for providing him an economy class seat instead of business class. He had slapped the staff[Read More…]

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Air India revenue estimated to grow by 10%

Air India’s revenue is expected to rise around 10% as compared to last fiscal’s years. It is anticipated to grow to Rs. 22,521 crore this financial on account of higher passenger earnings and increased capacity. Notably, The Revenue Passenger Kilometers has improved by 6.8% while the Passenger Carriages improved by 6.2 per[Read More…]

Air India gets first fuel-efficient A320 neo plane

Air India on Thursday inducted the first fuel efficient, Airbus 320 neo plane, into its fleet and plans to take 13 more such aircraft on lease this year. The A320 neo (new engine option) plane is configured with 162 seats, including 12 in the business class. The plane has been[Read More…]

Lucknow to get better air connectivity from July 5

Air India flight forced to land after a bird-hit

A Delhi-bound Air India flight suffered a bird-hit on Monday while the carrier was carrying about 130 passengers including BJP Rajya Sabha MP Prabhat Jha. The flight landed with leaking fuel and a broken fan. Sources at Jaipur airport told DNA that the aircraft was quite damaged when it reached[Read More…]

PMO clears Air India bill worth Rs 119 crore

Prime Minister’s Office claimed that bills worth Rs 119 crore pending towards Air India, generated for some foreign visits of Narendra Modi, have been cleared. RTI applicant Commodore (retd) Lokesh Batra said that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on January 30 uploaded on its website the details of bills worth[Read More…]

Air India to reserve 6 seats for women on domestic flights

National carrier Air India will reserve six seats for women on its flights operating on domestic routes from next week. At times, a woman travelling alone gets a middle or window seat on aircraft, which puts her to inconvenience, particularly while going to washroom. This necessitated for the airline to[Read More…]

Air India is the 3rd-worst airline in the world: Reports

In a major blow to India’s national carrier, Air India has been ranked third among the worst airlines across the world. While, Netherlands flag carrier KLM has been adjudged the best international airline in 2016. This was revealed by aviation insights company FlightStats. Every year, the aviation insights company FlightStats[Read More…]

Air India removes ‘non-veg prasad’ article after controversy

The Air India on Saturday withdrew its in-flight magazine following protests over an article over non-vegetarian prasad being cooked in the revered Jagannath Puri Temple. An article titled “devotion can be delicious” in its inflight magazine Shubh Yatra, infuriated people as it said, “Said to be the largest in the country, the Jagannath Temple’s[Read More…]

Jet Airways says talks on with pilots to resolve salary disbursement issues

Jet Airways is flying ‘high’!

Earlier in the Monsoon Session of Parliament, the Lok Sabha was told that in the last three years 122 pilots—110 of whom were first-time violators—of domestic airlines have been found inebriated prior to takeoff. Medical examinations are conducted on all pilots to ensure they are fit to fly. Mumbai airport[Read More…]

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