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Eight flights from seven countries to bring Indians home soon

09 May 2020

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.

Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India

27 Jan 2020

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.

Worse than turbulence? Air India passenger strips naked mid-flight

30 Dec 2018

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.

Air India wall collision: Foreign media simply can't believe it

15 Oct 2018

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.

Trichy-Dubai Air India flight collides with airport wall; passengers safe

12 Oct 2018

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.

12 sexual harassment cases under probe: Air India tells WCD

24 Aug 2018

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.

Alliance Air to operate 'proving flight' to Kochi naval base

18 Aug 2018

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.

Kerala Floods: Air India to operate Kochi flights from Thiruvananthapuram

17 Aug 2018

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.

Air India Express plane overshoots runway in Mumbai, averts mishap

10 Jul 2018

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.

IndiGo, Air India Express among world's 5 cheapest airlines

27 May 2018

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.

Over 21,000 employees of disinvestment-bound Air India await March salary

03 Apr 2018

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.

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.

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

24 Feb 2018

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.

Centre to divide Air India into 4 firms before sale

16 Jan 2018

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.

Parliamentary panel: Don't privatize Air India, give 5yrs for revival

08 Jan 2018

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).

Indians safe in Qatar, not being evacuated- MEA

23 Jun 2017

Indians safe in Qatar, not being evacuated- MEA

A day after the government announced special flights from Doha to India, it denied it is an evacuation, but an attempt to restore connectivity which has been hit due to "regional political developments".

Middle-East crisis: Special flights from Doha to bring back Indians

22 Jun 2017

Middle-East crisis: Special flights from Doha to bring back Indians

Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has announced special flights from Qatar to bring Indians trapped there back to the country.

Air India Express eyes tie-ups to manage revenue losses

11 Feb 2017

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.