Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju
03 Jan 2018
Center considering proposals to rename nine airports
Nine airports in India might soon have different names, if approved by the civil aviation ministry.
14 Dec 2017
Flight delay: Aviation Minister calls up AI chairman, three suspended
Passengers of a Delhi-Vijayawada Air India flight yesterday had to sit inside the plane for 1.5 hours waiting for take-off.
05 Nov 2017
Air India selling flats worth Rs. 50cr to SBI: Sources
Even as the strategic sale of Air India (AI) proceeds, reports have emerged that it is in advanced talks with SBI for the sale of two residential properties.
07 Sep 2017
Before privatization, clear our dues, appeals AI pilots to Center
Privatization will be supported if the pending allowances are cleared.
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.
20 Apr 2017
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.
07 Apr 2017
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.
25 Mar 2017
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.
24 Mar 2017
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".
17 Mar 2017
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.)
28 Feb 2017
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.
10 Aug 2016
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.