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Vaccine to Vacation: Inoculation drive to pump up airline sector

Vaccine to Vacation: Inoculation drive to pump up airline sector

🕔20:21, 22.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 22  India’s aviation sector is set to become a major beneficiary of the massive anti-Covid vaccination programme which has re-ignited the confidence of the travellers. Market insiders have cited that the commencement of the inoculation drive has

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Air India commences non-stop Hyderabad-Chicago flights

Air India commences non-stop Hyderabad-Chicago flights

🕔17:00, 15.Jan 2021

Hyderabad, Jan 15  Air India’s first non-stop flight on the Hyderabad-Chicago route arrived from the US city at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Friday. A few hours later, the first flight from the city to Chicago departed. Flight

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IndianOil Aviation fuels the historic Air India flight from San Francisco at Bengaluru

IndianOil Aviation fuels the historic Air India flight from San Francisco at Bengaluru

🕔18:23, 11.Jan 2021

New Delhi, 11.01.2021: When AI 176, a Boeing 777 of Air India touched down at Bengaluru’s Kempegowda airport in the early hours of 11th January 2021, it was making history on several counts. The flight is the inaugural long-haul service of

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Air India ferries over 250 as UK-India flights resume

Air India ferries over 250 as UK-India flights resume

🕔13:52, 8.Jan 2021

New Delhi, Jan 8  Flight services between the UK and India recommenced on Friday, with national carrier Air India flying in over 250 passengers from that country. An AI-112 flight landed at Delhi’s IGI Airport from the UK. The special

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Air India pilots not to extend flight time due to hostile work environment

Air India pilots not to extend flight time due to hostile work environment

🕔09:27, 27.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 27  The Indian Pilots Guild and the Indian Commercial Pilots Association have directed Air India pilots not to give any extension on ‘Flight Time’, ‘Flight Duty Time’ or ‘Landing’ till further notice. In a letter to their

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Kanti Commercials-led consortium puts in EoI for Air India

Kanti Commercials-led consortium puts in EoI for Air India

🕔07:11, 15.Dec 2020

New Delhi, Dec 15  Delhi based company, Kanti Commercials is leading a consortium, along with Fragment Nivesh and Enormous Nivesh, which put an EoI for Air India. In its expression of interest (EoI) for Air India, Kanti Commercials has said:

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Air India waives rescheduling, no-show charges amid farmers’ protest

Air India waives rescheduling, no-show charges amid farmers’ protest

🕔16:19, 27.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 27  In a relief for passengers flying out of Delhi-NCR, Air India has allowed waiver of no-show charges and one free reschedule to passengers who could not report for their flights amid the traffic disruption during the

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Air India to connect Bengaluru to San Francisco from Jan 2021

Air India to connect Bengaluru to San Francisco from Jan 2021

🕔06:53, 26.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 26  India’s national carrier Air India is set to connect Bengaluru and San Francisco via a non-stop flight from 2021, the Kempegowda International Airport said on Wednesday. The airline is expected to launch a twice weekly service,

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Kovind inaugurates Air India One flight

Kovind inaugurates Air India One flight

🕔17:54, 24.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 24 President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday boarded the Air India One — B777 aircraft — on its inaugural flight to Chennai, said Rashtrapati Bhavan statement. “This is the first flight of the Air India One — B777

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Air India to raise Rs 6,150 crore in short term loan for aircraft refinancing

Air India to raise Rs 6,150 crore in short term loan for aircraft refinancing

🕔07:06, 14.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 14  Air India is raising Rs 6150 crore in short-term loans to refinance foreign currency bridge loans taken to buy seven Boeing 787 and 777 aircraft. Air India is looking to repay its aircraft debt towards six

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Air India to commence flights from Amritsar to Nanded

Air India to commence flights from Amritsar to Nanded

🕔07:02, 4.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 4  National passenger carrier Air India said on Tuesday that it will introduce regular flights from Amritsar to Nanded in Maharashtra from November 10. According to the airline, the service will be operated on its A320Neo aircraft

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Air India appoints new chiefs in three subsidiaries

Air India appoints new chiefs in three subsidiaries

🕔16:15, 1.Nov 2020

New Delhi, Nov 01  National carrier Air India has appointed new chiefs in some of its subsidiaries. Accordingly, Air India has appointed Aloke Singh as the Chief Executive in its international low cost subsidiary Air India Express. Besides, Deepak Khullar

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Domestic airlines to fly 12,983 flights per week this winter

Domestic airlines to fly 12,983 flights per week this winter

🕔07:05, 26.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 26  The Directorate General of Civil Aviation has approved 12,983 domestic flights for the winter schedule, 44 per cent lower than the number of domestic weekly flights during the last winter schedule. The winter schedule begins on

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AISAM likely to take key decisions on Air India divestment on Saturday

AISAM likely to take key decisions on Air India divestment on Saturday

🕔17:44, 23.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 23  The Centre’s top group of ministers looking into Air India divestment is slated to meet on Saturday with the agenda ranging from extending the process to allowing greater debt re-structuring. These key decisions might come at

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Govt may sweeten deal further for Air India sale bid

Govt may sweeten deal further for Air India sale bid

🕔18:28, 21.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct. Oct 21 The government may further extend the date for submission of bids for Air India sale date beyond October 30 to give investors more time to make an offer while sweetening the deal terms further, finance minister

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Air India facing a very challenging financial situation: Hardeep Puri

Air India facing a very challenging financial situation: Hardeep Puri

🕔08:13, 15.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 15  Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri has called Air India’s leave without pay (LWP) scheme a “win-win for employees and management”, and pointed out that Air India has not laid off a single employee even as international

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Air India employees receiving PF dues within 30-60 days

Air India employees receiving PF dues within 30-60 days

🕔14:15, 20.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 19  National carrier Air India has clarified that it had already deposited the TDS and the PF dues for superannuated employees which are being released within 30-60 days. There have been reports that Air India has defaulted

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No buyers for Air India may mean divestment to be put off

No buyers for Air India may mean divestment to be put off

🕔14:12, 19.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 19  Air India is not finding any takers and the privatisation may be put off by three years, delivering a blow to the efforts to divest the national carrier. It seems that due to the turbulence caused

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Air India Express offers home Covid tests

Air India Express offers home Covid tests

🕔17:24, 9.Sep 2020

Dubai, Sep 9  Passengers flying from the UAE to India may now get their Covid-19 (RT-PCR) tests done at home, budget carrier Air India Express (AIE) has announced. Those who don’t require home services could get tested for Dh150, with

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Govt signals thaw with assurance to review Air India pilots pay cut

Govt signals thaw with assurance to review Air India pilots pay cut

🕔08:16, 31.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 31  Signalling a thaw in the interface between Air India pilots and the government, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri has given an assurance to the pilots that he will review the disproportionate pay cut as well as

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