Air India Express: News
24 Feb 2023Kerala
Kerala: Full emergency declared at Thiruvananthapuram International Airport
In yet another aviation-related incident in India, a full emergency was announced at the Thiruvananthapuram International Airport in Kerala on Friday after a Dammam-bound Air India Express flight from Calicut (also known as Kozhikode) was diverted to the state capital amid suspicions of a reported hydraulic failure.
03 Feb 2023India
Air India Express flight makes emergency landing after engine fire
A Kozhikode-bound Air India Express flight returned to Abu Dhabi airport shortly after take-off as flames were detected in one of the engines, informed the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
14 Sep 2022Bloomberg
Air India Express plane's engine catches fire at Muscat airport
Nearly 145 passengers and crew members were evacuated from an Air India Express flight heading for Kochi after one of its engines caught fire at Muscat airport in Oman.
22 Jul 2022Mumbai
Air India Dubai-Kochi flight diverted due to 'loss of pressure'
According to sources, an Air India Dreamliner flight from Dubai to Kochi was diverted to Mumbai after the captain reported a "loss of pressure."
17 Jul 2022Bloomberg
Smell in cabin: Air India Express flight diverted to Muscat
Air India Express's Calicut-Dubai flight was diverted to Muscat, Oman, on Saturday night after a burning smell was observed in the cabin mid-air, PTI reported.
27 Jan 2022Air India
Tata Sons chairman to meet PM before Air India handover
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.
10 Oct 2021Air India
Government could sell Alliance Air as well: Check details here
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.
09 Apr 2021Kozhikode
Air India Express flight makes precautionary landing at Calicut Airport
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.
10 Aug 2020Kerala
Kerala crash: 14 onboard Air India Express flight critical
At least 14 people, who were traveling on the ill-fated Air India Express flight that crashed at Kozhikode Airport last Friday, are in critical condition, Malappuram District Collector K Gopalakrishnan said on Sunday.
08 Aug 2020Kerala
'Felt a strange vibration,' Kerala plane crash survivors recall horror
A day after the tragic crash of an Air India Express flight in Kerala's Kozhikode, survivors recalled what happened moments before the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into a valley.
08 Aug 2020Kerala
Two crashes, similar reasons: Kerala's mishap reminds of Mangaluru accident
Last evening, an Air India Express repatriation flight met with a terrible tragedy while landing at Kerala's Kozhikode Airport, killing at least 18 people, including both pilots.
08 Aug 2020Boeing
Kerala crash: Pilot who died was a celebrated ex-IAF officer
Had it not been for the deceased pilots, Wing Commander Deepak Vasant Sathe and Captain Akhilesh Kumar, the unfortunate Air India Express flight would have caught fire and taken more lives, survivors of last evening's crash said.
07 Aug 2020Dubai
Air India Express flight carrying 191 onboard crashes; 16 dead
An Air India Express flight coming from Dubai to Kerala's Kozhikode with as many as 191 people on board crashed after skidding off the runway while landing at the Karipur Airport on Friday.
09 May 2020Kerala
Eight flights from seven countries to bring Indians home soon
As part of Vande Bharat Mission, India's biggest repatriation operation, eight flights will bring Indians from seven different countries soon.
27 Jan 2020Qatar Airways
Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India
The government wants to sell Air India and has invited bids for the same. But unlike its previous attempt in 2018, this time the government has put its complete stake in the debt-ridden airlines on sale.
30 Dec 2018Dubai
Worse than turbulence? Air India passenger strips naked mid-flight
Around 150 passengers who were travelling from Dubai to Lucknow on board an Air India Express flight were in for an unpleasant surprise on Saturday.
15 Oct 2018Dubai
Air India wall collision: Foreign media simply can't believe it
An Air India flight's collision with a boundary wall has left foreign media absolutely bewildered.
12 Oct 2018India
Trichy-Dubai Air India flight collides with airport wall; passengers safe
In yet another bizarre incident in the aviation sector in India, an Air India flight from Tamil Nadu's Trichy to Dubai collided with the boundary wall at the Trichy airport late on Thursday night.
24 Aug 2018India
12 sexual harassment cases under probe: Air India tells WCD
There are 12 cases of alleged sexual harassment before Air India's various Internal Complaints Committees (ICC), the airline has informed the Women and Child Development Ministry.
18 Aug 2018Narendra Modi
Alliance Air to operate 'proving flight' to Kochi naval base
Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, will operate a "proving flight" to Kochi's naval base in Kerala today to study the safety aspects of operating ATR type aircraft from there.
17 Aug 2018Kochi
Kerala Floods: Air India to operate Kochi flights from Thiruvananthapuram
National carrier Air India today said its flights scheduled to depart from the Kochi airport, which has been shut down till August 26 due to floods, will operate from Thiruvananthapuram.
10 Jul 2018Mumbai
Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap
A major mishap was averted today after an Air India Express aircraft overshot the runway while landing at the Mumbai-airport amid heavy rains.
27 May 2018India
IndiGo, Air India Express among world's 5 cheapest airlines
India's low-cost carriers Air India Express and IndiGo have been ranked second and fifth respectively in a Global Flight Pricing Report prepared by Melbourne-based Rome2rio, a multimodal travel planning site.
03 Apr 2018Air India
Over 21,000 employees of disinvestment-bound Air India await March salary
The debt-laden national carrier Air India has delayed the payment of salaries for the month of March and is yet to intimate the employees about reasons for the delay, sources said.
28 Mar 2018Jet Airways
Government calls for bids for 75% stake-sale in Air India
The government has called for bids for sale of 76% stake in Air India (AI), which has debts of Rs. 52,000cr.
24 Feb 2018Air India
Air-India Sale: Government might sell it completely, shedding 100% stake
The Centre is mulling options for selling Air India completely, which include offloading 100% of its stake the debt-ridden national carrier.
08 Jan 2018India
Parliamentary panel: Don't privatize Air India, give 5yrs for revival
Parliamentary Standing committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture plans to tell the government that this is not an appropriate time to privatize Air India (AI).
11 Feb 2017Air India
Air India Express eyes tie-ups to manage revenue losses
Low-cost carrier Air India Express (AIE) is looking for code-sharing agreements with other airlines for routes in South East Asia, following the loss of revenue from West Asia.