Air India Express
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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".
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.
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.