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Air India and Willis Lease ink agreement for Engine Sale & Leaseback

Air India and Willis Lease ink agreement for Engine Sale & Leaseback

🕔18:30, 22.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Air India has signed a definitive sale and lease back agreement with Willis Lease Finance Corporation for 34 CFM56-5B engines installed on its Airbus A320 family fleet. The engines will be covered under Willis Lease’s ConstantThrust

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Air India Express incurs loss first time in seven years due to Covid

Air India Express incurs loss first time in seven years due to Covid

🕔19:35, 21.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Amid the losses that the aviation sector incurred during the Covid pandemic, Air India Express, India’s first budget airline on regional international routes, reported a net loss – for the first time in seven years –

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Buzz of merger with Vistara as Air India wants to establish itself as world-class global airline

Buzz of merger with Vistara as Air India wants to establish itself as world-class global airline

🕔15:37, 19.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amid the ambitious plan of the Tata owned Air India to raise its market share substantially to at least 30 per cent in the domestic market, there is a buzz within the aviation industry on the

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Air India unveils transformation plan

Air India unveils transformation plan

🕔15:23, 15.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) With a focus on five key pillars — exceptional customer experience, robust operations, industry-best talent, industry leadership, commercial efficiency — Air India on Thursday unveiled its comprehensive transformation plan. The plan is called “Vihaan.AI”, which in

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Air India to get 30 new aircraft to boost domestic, international operations

Air India to get 30 new aircraft to boost domestic, international operations

🕔17:22, 12.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Aiming to augment its capacity, Air India has planned to induct 25 Airbus narrow-body and 5 Boeing wide-body aircraft in its existing fleet. Air India has signed leases and letters of intent for 25 Airbus narrow-body

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Air India ‘kicks off’ direct flights to Doha from key cities as Qatar prepares to host football extravaganza

Air India ‘kicks off’ direct flights to Doha from key cities as Qatar prepares to host football extravaganza

🕔18:55, 8.Sep 2022

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Air India on Thursday announced the introduction of 20 new flights per week to Qatar from key Indian cities. The added capacity will cater to the surge in demand expected around the football extravaganza in Qatar

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Capt Sandhu to continue as Chief of Operations of Air India

Capt Sandhu to continue as Chief of Operations of Air India

🕔06:44, 31.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Air India announced on Tuesday that Captain Rajwinder Singh Sandhu will continue to lead as Chief of Operations of the airline till further notice. The announcement came in an organisational statement issued by Chief Human Resources

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Air India launches additional flights to connect key metros

Air India launches additional flights to connect key metros

🕔12:10, 20.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Aiming to boost connectivity between key metro cities, Air India will start 24 additional domestic flights from Saturday onwards. Most of these flights will be deployed on the routes of metro cities including Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru,

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Air India to induct wide-body aircraft into its fleet

Air India to induct wide-body aircraft into its fleet

🕔13:35, 8.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) With a view to expand its network, Air India has planned to induct wide-body aircraft into its fleet. Total 10 grounded aircrafts will be brought back into service by early 2023. A wide-body aircraft is generally

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Air India to allow its pilots to fly till 65 years

Air India to allow its pilots to fly till 65 years

🕔13:45, 2.Aug 2022

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) To ensure an adequate number of pilots for its expanding fleet size, Tata Group-owned Air India (AI) has decided to raise their retirement age from 58 to 65. Considering future expansion plans for our fleet, it

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Tata Group’s Air India to expand its fleet

Tata Group’s Air India to expand its fleet

🕔06:39, 21.Jun 2022

Chennai, June 20 (IANS) Tata group’s Air India plans to expand its fleet in a couple of year’s time. The proposed new aluminium birds will be a mix of narrow and wide bodied from the two manufacturers, Airbus and Boeing, media

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Next round of 8-9 airports to be leased shortly, says Scindia

Next round of 8-9 airports to be leased shortly, says Scindia

🕔06:37, 12.May 2022

Of the humongous Rs 62,000 crore debt on the books of Air India when it was handed over to the Tatas, the Government of India has closed its part of Rs 47,000 crore by paying off all the banks involved.

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Alliance Air becomes Centre’s independent business unit

Alliance Air becomes Centre’s independent business unit

🕔06:59, 16.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Regional airline Alliance Air has become an independent business unit under the Central government’s control. Alliance Air was an esrtwhile part of Air India prior to the latter’s divestment. At present, it is operated as a

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Alliance Air no longer a subsidiary: Air India

Alliance Air no longer a subsidiary: Air India

🕔06:14, 15.Apr 2022

New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Tata Group-promoted Air India said on Thursday that Alliance Air is no longer its subsidiary. In a tweet, the airline said: “Passengers holding tickets of Air India with a 4-digit flight number starting wiith ‘9’ or

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In touch with Tatas for providing new aircraft for Air India: Airbus India

In touch with Tatas for providing new aircraft for Air India: Airbus India

🕔15:00, 21.Mar 2022

New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Global aerospace major Airbus India on Monday said that it is in touch with Tata Group for providing its new aircraft A350 for Air India. Speaking at a company event here to showcase the new generation

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Tata Sons chief Chandrasekaran appointed as Air India Chairman

Tata Sons chief Chandrasekaran appointed as Air India Chairman

🕔18:21, 14.Mar 2022

New Delhi/Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Tata Sons Chairman N. Chandrasekaran has been appointed as Air India Chairman, a group spokesperson said. The development comes as the Tata Group scouts for a new Air India CEO-MD. Earlier this month, ex-Turkish Airlines head

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Rescue Ops: SpiceJet to operate special flight to Budapest

Rescue Ops: SpiceJet to operate special flight to Budapest

🕔19:44, 28.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet will operate a special flight to Budapest, Hungary to evacuate stranded Indians. The airline will operate a special evacuation flight to bring back stranded Indians, who managed to find their way out

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Air India to operate more flights to Romania, Hungary to evacuate Indians

Air India to operate more flights to Romania, Hungary to evacuate Indians

🕔07:16, 28.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Airline major Air India’s will operate more flights to Romania and Hungary to bring back stranded Indians, heading to these countries from war-torn Ukraine. The airline operated a direct flight from New Delhi to Bucharest on

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First batch of Ukraine evacuees reaching Mumbai today

First batch of Ukraine evacuees reaching Mumbai today

🕔16:03, 26.Feb 2022

Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) An Air India flight carrying evacuees from the war-hit Ukraine is expected to land here later in the day, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA), officials said. Union Minister for Textiles Piyush Goyal is likely to

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Rescue Ops: Air India’s special flight from Ukraine to arrive tonight

Rescue Ops: Air India’s special flight from Ukraine to arrive tonight

🕔07:18, 23.Feb 2022

New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The first Air India flight ferrying Indian citizens from Ukraine is expected to arrive at New Delhi’s IGI Airport on Tuesday night. The Tata Group-led Air India’s special flight to Ukrainian capital Kyiv took-off at 7.30

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