Articles about Indian Airlines

No restrictions on domestic flight capacity from October 18: Centre

12 Oct 2021

India
No restrictions on domestic flight capacity from October 18: Centre

Amid the improving COVID-19 situation in the country, the Civil Aviation Ministry on Tuesday permitted domestic airlines to function at their full capacity from October 18 onwards.

Delhi airport's T2 terminal to resume operations from July 22

17 Jul 2021

Delhi
Delhi airport's T2 terminal to resume operations from July 22

The T2 terminal of the Delhi international airport will resume operations from July 22, two months after it was shut down due to a significant drop in domestic air traffic owing to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic, a statement said on Saturday.

IndiGo to refund all passengers for canceled flights by January-end

07 Dec 2020

Business
IndiGo to refund all passengers for canceled flights by January-end

Budget flier IndiGo on Monday committed to refunding all customer credit shells created by cancellations due to COVID-19 by January 31, 2021.

Masood Azhar is unwell, his brother is running Jaish-e-Mohammed: Report

10 Sep 2019

World
Masood Azhar is unwell, his brother is running Jaish-e-Mohammed: Report

Jaish-e-Mohammed chief Masood Azhar is unwell and in his absence, his brother Abdul Rauf Asghar is running the show, reports TOI.

Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

02 Mar 2019

World
Masood Azhar, afflicted with renal failure, being treated in Army-hospital?

Masood Azhar, the founder of the dreaded terrorist group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM), is suspected to be afflicted with renal failure and is under regular dialysis at an army hospital in Rawalpindi in Pakistan, officials in New Delhi said today.

#IndiaStrikesBack: IAF airstrikes' target involved in 1999 IC-814 Kandahar Hijack

26 Feb 2019

India
#IndiaStrikesBack: IAF airstrikes' target involved in 1999 IC-814 Kandahar Hijack

India on Tuesday carried out air strikes to destroy Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror modules in Pakistan's Balakot along the Line of Control (LoC) avenging the deadly Pulwama terror attack.

France to move UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

20 Feb 2019

World
France to move UN to blacklist JeM chief Masood Azhar

In the aftermath of the horrific Pulwama attack, France, in a major move, has decided to move the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to designate Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a "global terrorist".

Slammed for comments on Pulwama, Sidhu reminds BJP of Kandahar

18 Feb 2019

Politics
Slammed for comments on Pulwama, Sidhu reminds BJP of Kandahar

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, whose remarks on Pulwama attack, stoked a controversy upped his ante against BJP on Sunday by reminding the party of the Kandahar episode.

China blocks India's bid to declare Masood as global-terrorist, again

15 Feb 2019

India
China blocks India's bid to declare Masood as global-terrorist, again

On Friday, China refused to back India's bid in the United Nations to declare Jaish-e-Mohammed Chief Masood Azhar a global terrorist, despite the organization taking responsibility for the deadly Pulwama attack.

Sunil Arora replaces OP Rawat as new Chief Election Commissioner

27 Nov 2018

India
Sunil Arora replaces OP Rawat as new Chief Election Commissioner

Sunil Arora has been appointed as new Chief Election Commissioner by President Ram Nath Kovind. Arora will take charge on December 2.

Indian airlines can meet just 3 weeks' expenses; needs govt-help

21 Nov 2018

Business
Indian airlines can meet just 3 weeks' expenses; needs govt-help

Amid rising fuel prices and the weakening rupee, airlines in India are having a hard time staying afloat, and have asked the government to help them get unsecured credit from oil companies and airports.

Now, Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Omerta' to release on May 4

19 Apr 2018

Entertainment
Now, Rajkummar Rao starrer 'Omerta' to release on May 4

The release of Rajkummar Rao-starrer "Omerta" has been postponed to May 4 as the clearance from the Censor Board on the film came in recently.

Air-India Sale: Government might sell it completely, shedding 100% stake

24 Feb 2018

Business
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.

Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru's 5th death anniversary

09 Feb 2018

India
Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru's 5th death anniversary

Security agencies across J&K are on high alert due to the fifth death anniversary of the Parliament attack convict, Afzal Guru today.

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

16 Jan 2018

Business
Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

Centre will split the debt-laden Air India (AI) into four separate entities by 2018-end under a divestment plan proposed by PM Narendra Modi. 51% stake in each entity would be sold.

Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

29 Oct 2017

Politics
Congress distances itself from Chidambaram's "azadi in Jammu-Kashmir" statement

Drawing sharp criticism from BJP, senior Congress leader P Chidambaram said the Union Government should seriously consider Jammu & Kashmir's "azadi" demand and give greater autonomy to the restive state.

How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

07 Sep 2017

India
How India's real-life James Bond untied the Doklam knot

Indian National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Kumar Doval is being seen as PM Narendra Modi's right-hand man responsible for the resolution of the Doklam standoff, on terms favoring India.

Get ready to pay more for excess baggage on flights

17 Aug 2017

Business
Get ready to pay more for excess baggage on flights

The luxury of flying keeps getting costlier for the common man. In the latest blow for passengers, airlines are now free to charge up to Rs. 350/kg for luggage beyond 15kg.

Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

10 Aug 2017

India
Do you know who created the classic Doordarshan logo?

Many '80s and '90s kids will remember watching Doordarshan's logo montage with the channel's signature tune playing in the background on the TV.

'Give It Up': Government extends subsidy campaign to railways

06 Jul 2017

India
'Give It Up': Government extends subsidy campaign to railways

The government is extending its subsidy reduction plans to more sectors. After targeting LPG and food, now the Centre wants people to give up their rail fare subsidy.

Air India story: the airline that was destined to crash

23 Jun 2017

Business
Air India story: the airline that was destined to crash

Rumors are afloat that the Tata Group is interested in buying the white elephant of the Indian government, Air India.

CBI to probe UPA's aviation ministry decisions, files 3 FIRs

30 May 2017

India
CBI to probe UPA's aviation ministry decisions, files 3 FIRs

The CBI has registered a preliminary inquiry into the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines saying the merger resulted in heavy losses to Indian taxpayers.

Air India Maharaja is selling off trinkets to stage comeback

23 May 2017

Business
Air India Maharaja is selling off trinkets to stage comeback

Air India has often been cited as the white elephant of Indian government, you can't let go of it but every day that you decide to keep it, you know it's going to eat into your income.

Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

09 May 2017

India
Gujarat Dy CM's 'heavily drunk' son barred from boarding flight

According to Ahmedabad airport officials, the son of Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel was barred from boarding a flight to Greece as he was highly inebriated.

Viral video: Sena MP Gaikwad now seen arguing with cops

20 Apr 2017

Politics
Viral video: Sena MP Gaikwad now seen arguing with cops

Wading into another controversy, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad had a heated argument with cops at Latur when they tried to disperse a protest by him.

Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

07 Apr 2017

Politics
Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

ANI reported that Air India has lifted the flying ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, a day after Sena members demanded the civil aviation ministry intervene in the matter.

United Indian airlines bar abusive Sena MP from flying

25 Mar 2017

Politics
United Indian airlines bar abusive Sena MP from flying

A day after Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India employee, all domestic airlines barred him from flying with them for an indefinite period.

Air India slapping incident: Major airlines stand together

24 Mar 2017

Politics
Air India slapping incident: Major airlines stand together

Following the assault on an Air India staffer, major players SpiceJet and IndiGo extended their support towards the "no fly list".

Govt dismisses CAG report, says Air India profitable

17 Mar 2017

Business
Govt dismisses CAG report, says Air India profitable

Dismissing a CAG report that highlighted operational losses in Air India, the government said AI's original profit figures were correct based on GAAP (Generally accepted accounting principles.)

Majority stakes in AirIndia may be sold to investor

28 Feb 2017

Business
Majority stakes in AirIndia may be sold to investor

The government is planning to sell 51% stakes in national carrier Air India to a strategic partner to turn around the loss-making airline.

Air India looks to woo travelers with Wi-Fi on board

21 Oct 2016

Business
Air India looks to woo travelers with Wi-Fi on board

Indian airline carrier Air India is eyeing better services on air to gain travelers, and help boost its revenues.

Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

11 Oct 2016

Politics
Ajit Doval to Pak: Stop terror, then hold talks

India's National Security Advisor Ajit Doval has told Pakistani NSA Naseer Janjua that the only way India and Pakistan can hold peace talks is if Pakistan stops exporting terror to India.

Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

21 Sep 2016

Politics
Indians confident of Modi's foreign policy shaped by NSA Doval

India's position in the world has improved since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister in 2014, according to US-based Pew Research Center's recent annual opinion poll.

Railways introduces 'surge pricing'

08 Sep 2016

India
Railways introduces 'surge pricing'

Indian Railways has introduced 'surge pricing' or flexible fares which will come into effect from September 9, 2016.

No operating losses for Air India this year, says minister

10 Aug 2016

Business
No operating losses for Air India this year, says minister

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said the state-run Air India had made no operating loss this year despite its precarious financial condition.