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Decades after exit, Tata Group expresses interest in Air India

14 Dec 2020

Decades after exit, Tata Group expresses interest in Air India

One of India's largest conglomerates, the Tata Group, has submitted an expression of interest for acquiring the beleaguered national carrier Air India.

Singapore Airlines could soon start 'flights to nowhere': Details here

12 Sep 2020

Singapore Airlines could soon start 'flights to nowhere': Details here

In a bid to revive its COVID-19-hit commercial flight business, Singapore Airlines (SIA) is planning to start 'flights to nowhere' - trips that would begin and end at the same airport.

Certain Apple MacBook Pro models banned from flights: Details here

26 Aug 2019

Certain Apple MacBook Pro models banned from flights: Details here

In what may prove itself to be an inconvenience for Apple users, certain models of the MacBook Pro have been banned on flights, aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said on Monday.

Several popular iOS apps found recording screens without user permission

07 Feb 2019

Several popular iOS apps found recording screens without user permission

Modern-day apps are known to collect user data to improve their services or to show ads; it is a fairly common practice.

#FakeNewsAlert: Don't let these WhatsApp hoaxes fool you

24 Jan 2019

#FakeNewsAlert: Don't let these WhatsApp hoaxes fool you

Just recently, WhatsApp started restricting message forwards to a maximum of 5 people.

WhatsApp Scam: Message claiming to offer free plane-tickets is fake!

15 Jan 2019

WhatsApp Scam: Message claiming to offer free plane-tickets is fake!

Recently, a fake message, in the form of a note from Singapore Airlines claiming to offer free plane tickets, started doing rounds on WhatsApp chats across the world.

Cathay Pacific makes blunder, sells $16,000 premium seats for $675

02 Jan 2019

Cathay Pacific makes blunder, sells $16,000 premium seats for $675

In a big ticketing blunder, Hong Kong-based Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. sold business class tickets from Vietnam to Canada and the US at economy prices this week.

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

11 Oct 2018

World's longest non-stop flight to take off today: Details here

The world's longest flight from Singapore to New York is all set to take off on Thursday, marking the re-launch of Singapore Airlines' marathon flight service five years after they discontinued it.

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

01 Sep 2018

All about the upcoming 'world's longest' 20-hour flight

About a year ago, Qantas Airways CEO Alan Joyce had publicly challenged Airbus and Boeing to design a plane capable of making ultra-long distance flights.

Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'

05 Jul 2018

Air India follows other airlines to call Taiwan 'Chinese Taipei'

Prodded by Beijing, and following on the footsteps of several major airlines, Air India has now modified its website to show Taiwan as "Taipei, Taoyuan International Airport, TPE, Chinese Taipei".

Severe turbulence injures 3, damages panels on Air India flight

22 Apr 2018

Severe turbulence injures 3, damages panels on Air India flight

Passengers of an Air India Amritsar-Delhi flight Thursday had the shock of their lives when they unexpectedly ran into severe turbulence.

Here's all you need to know about Air India sale

30 Mar 2018

Here's all you need to know about Air India sale

Initiating the disinvestment process for India's national carrier Air India (AI) on Wednesday, the government issued a preliminary information memorandum (PIM) offering to sell 76% of its stake in the Maharaja.

Government calls for bids for 75% stake-sale in Air India

28 Mar 2018

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.

Is Tata going to take over Air India?

22 Jun 2017

Is Tata going to take over Air India?

The Centre is reportedly inquiring whether the Tata Group is interested in buying state-owned Air India of which the latter is the original promoter.

Content on-the-go: Now stream movies, shows on Indian Railways!

15 May 2017

Content on-the-go: Now stream movies, shows on Indian Railways!

Indian Railways is going the distance to make trains journeys fun for passengers: it is now rolling out a content-on-demand service, which will let people stream their favorite movies and TV shows while travelling.

Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

09 Mar 2017

Qatar Airways to launch India's first fully foreign-owned airline

Sources have confirmed that Qatar Airways seeks to launch India's first fully foreign-owned domestic airline.

Chinese carriers offer low fares to attract Indians

26 Dec 2016

Chinese carriers offer low fares to attract Indians

Mainland Chinese airlines are attracting more Indian flyers by offering low fares on busy routes.