Articles about Air India
Air India Air Transport Services Limited was founded by J. R. D. Tata as Tata Airlines on 15th October 1932. Owned by the Government of India, it is the national airline company of India. With a fleet size of 115 planes, it serves around 90 domestic and international destinations and goes with the slogan “Air India... Truly Indian”.
20 May 2022India
An Air India (AI) flight had to returned back to the Mumbai airport just 27 minutes after take-off as one of its engines shut down mid-air due to a technical snag.
12 May 2022Business
Campbell Wilson, the former CEO of low-cost airline Scoot (a Singapore Airlines subsidiary), has been named the new CEO and Managing Director (MD) of Air India, according to an official announcement by Tata Sons on Thursday.
14 Mar 2022Business
Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran has been officially appointed as the chairman of Air India.
01 Mar 22Business
The former chairman of Turkish Airlines Ilker Ayci on Tuesday turned down the offer of Tata Group to be the chief executive officer (CEO) of Air India.
20 Feb 2022India
Amid heightening tension between Russia and Ukraine, India has asked its citizens, including students, to leave Ukraine if their stay is "not essential."
14 Feb 2022Business
Tata Sons on Monday announced that it has appointed Ilker Ayci as the new chief executive officer (CEO) and managing director (MD) of Air India.
27 Jan 2022India
As Air India finally returns to the Tatas after 69 years, the group has taken its first step in the takeover by introducing an "enhanced meal service" on four flights departing from Mumbai, officials told news agency PTI.
27 Jan 2022Business
The Tata Group on Thursday welcomed Air India to its fold as the historic privatization of the national carrier was successfully completed.
27 Jan 2022Business
Tata Sons chairperson N Chandrasekaran will reportedly meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, shortly before the official handover of Air India to the conglomerate.
17 Nov 2021Business
IndiGo airline is reportedly mulling separating its baggage charges from its air ticket in an attempt to position itself as an ultra-low-cost air carrier.
10 Oct 2021Business
Hot on the heels of national carrier Air India's sale to Tata Sons, the government is reportedly likely to sell state-run regional airline Alliance Air.
04 Oct 2021India
In a bizarre incident, a scrapped Air India plane was spotted stuck under an overbridge near the Delhi airport as it was being transported by road on October 2.
01 Oct 2021Business
The Indian government has denied reports that the Tata Group has won the bid for Air India.
01 Sep 2021India
Air India's Indore-Dubai flight resumed operations on Wednesday, after being stopped in March last year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
18 Aug 2021India
Excise officers have seized over 250 bottles of liquor that were allegedly smuggled into Leh from Delhi on an Air India charter flight and arrested three people, including a contractual employee of the national carrier, officials said on Wednesday.
16 Aug 2021World
More than 200 Indian nationals are still stuck in Afghanistan's capital Kabul, NDTV reported citing sources.
16 Aug 2021India
Air India on Monday diverted its Chicago-Delhi flight toward Sharjah in the UAE to avoid Afghanistan airspace after it was declared "uncontrolled" by authorities at Kabul airport, senior officials said.
16 Aug 2021World
People from all communities are looking to leave Afghanistan at the first chance they get as the Taliban gains power.
09 Aug 2021India
An economy-class ticket on the Delhi-London flight has been available for between Rs. 1.03 lakh and Rs. 1.47 lakh, the Ministry of Civil Aviation said on Sunday.
22 Jul 2021India
A total of 56 staff members of the national carrier, Air India, including five pilots, died due to the coronavirus until July 14, the central government told the Parliament today.
04 Jun 2021India
A total of 17 pilots of Air India, IndiGo, and Vistara died due to COVID-19 in May when the country witnessed the peak of the coronavirus pandemic's second wave, sources said on Thursday.
29 May 2021India
An Air India flight to Newark in the US had to return to the Delhi Airport on the morning of May 27 as cabin crew saw a bat inside the business class area of the plane just half an hour after takeoff, sources said on Friday.
22 May 2021India
Air India's passenger service system provider SITA faced a sophisticated cyber attack in the last week of February this year leading to the leaking of personal data of 4.5 million passengers, which included passengers of the national carrier from across the world, an official statement by the Air India said on Friday.
11 May 2021India
Air India on Monday told its employees that it will not be able to hold COVID-19 vaccination camps for them at the Delhi Airport on Tuesday and Thursday due to the non-availability of vaccines.
04 May 2021India
The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), the pilots' union of national carrier Air India, has threatened to "stop work" if the airline management fails to vaccinate its flying crew over 18 years of age on a priority basis.
09 Apr 2021India
An Air India Express flight to Kuwait, which took off from the Karipur Airport in Kerala on Friday morning with 17 passengers and six crew made a precautionary landing shortly after take-off after a fire alarm went off in the cargo section, airport sources said.
09 Mar 2021India
The Delhi High Court has taken strong note of an alarming situation of passengers not properly wearing masks in flights and issued guidelines to all domestic airlines and DGCA for strict compliance, including penal action for offenders and periodical checks of the aircraft on Monday.
01 Feb 2021India
In a major disinvestment push, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday announced that the government plans to take control of two public sector banks and one general insurance company for stake sale in 2021-22.
19 Jan 2021World
Maldives is set to become the first foreign country to receive COVID-19 vaccines from India. The Asian country will reportedly receive a consignment of Covishield doses on Wednesday.
19 Jan 2021Entertainment
A Mumbai-based model and television actor has accused a pilot of raping her on pretext of marriage.
11 Jan 2021Bengaluru
Creating history, Air India's longest flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-woman crew landed in the city on Monday.
09 Jan 2021India
As India-UK flights resumed on Friday, chaos ensued at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport after last-minute revisions to COVID-19 testing and isolation rules were made for passengers arriving from the UK.
08 Jan 2021India
In view of the more infectious strain of coronavirus that sparked lockdown's return in London, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Friday that those returning from the United Kingdom and testing negative must stay in institutional quarantine for seven days in Delhi.
08 Jan 2021India
On Thursday night, the Pune Airport was prepared to airlift vials of coronavirus vaccine, the first such exercise in India's massive inoculation drive.
06 Jan 2021Business
San Francisco International Airport has welcomed the decision of Air India to fly the first-ever non-stop flights between San Francisco and Bengaluru to cater to the demand of passengers.
29 Dec 2020India
Last week, the Indian government suspended flights to and from the United Kingdom till December 31, in view of the mutated strain of coronavirus.
22 Dec 2020India
Passengers who arrived at Amritsar's Sri Guru Ramdas Jee International Airport from the UK protested against the authorities over the alleged delay in carrying out their coronavirus tests.
22 Dec 2020India
India's temporary suspension of all flights to and from the United Kingdom has impacted the travel plans of several Indian students who were hoping to travel home during the holiday season.
14 Dec 2020Business
One of India's largest conglomerates, the Tata Group, has submitted an expression of interest for acquiring the beleaguered national carrier Air India.