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With Air India on-board, Tatas emerge as major aviation players; plan to pilot synergies between airlines

With Air India on-board, Tatas emerge as major aviation players; plan to pilot synergies between airlines

🕔21:28, 27.Jan 2022

After successfully taking over the managerial control of Air India, conglomerate Tata Group has emerged as one of the largest aviation player globally.   New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) After successfully taking over the managerial control of Air India, conglomerate Tata

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Air India’s divestment complete; Tata Sons takes over control

Air India’s divestment complete; Tata Sons takes over control

🕔21:23, 27.Jan 2022

The Centre on Thursday handed over the management control of national carrier Air India to a subsidiary of Tata Sons. New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Centre on Thursday handed over the management control of national carrier Air India to a

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Air India curtails US operations due to 5G roll-out

Air India curtails US operations due to 5G roll-out

🕔15:06, 19.Jan 2022

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) National carrier Air India will not be able to operate a number of US-bound flights on Wednesday, the airline said. Accordingly, the airline informed passengers via it’s official Twitter handle that it will not be able

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Tatas plan to pilot synergy between airlines, post SPA

Tatas plan to pilot synergy between airlines, post SPA

🕔19:14, 16.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Conglomerate Tata Group plans to pilot synergy between all its airlines to compete in various market segments. Post the SPA transaction, Tatas will have two full-service carriers — Vistara and Air India — along with two

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Tatas plan new vertical to on-board Air India post SPA

Tatas plan new vertical to on-board Air India post SPA

🕔19:06, 12.Oct 2021

New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Tata Group plans to create a new business vertical to on-board all its holdings in the airline industry, including Air India post the share purchase agreement. The new vertical will hold the Group’s interest in

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Air India connects Hyderabad to London with direct flight

Air India connects Hyderabad to London with direct flight

🕔22:32, 8.Sep 2021

Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Air India will commence its first-ever non-stop service between Hyderabad and London Heathrow, with the first flight arriving in Hyderabad on September 9 and departing for London the next day. The flight will operate twice a week

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Air India to operate 75 flights to North America from next week

Air India to operate 75 flights to North America from next week

🕔10:23, 4.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 3 National passenger carrier Air India will operate 75 special repatriation flights for Indians to North America from next week. Accordingly, the flights will be operated under the ‘Vande Bharat’ mission. Till June 2 Air India has

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Air India operates intl charter, cargo flights

Air India operates intl charter, cargo flights

🕔18:31, 4.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 4 National passenger carrier Air India on Saturday mobilised massive resources to operate international charter and cargo flights. Accordingly, the airline repatriated stranded foreigners from India and also brought back critical medical cargo from Shanghai. “All these

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Rajiv Bansal takes charge as Air India CMD

Rajiv Bansal takes charge as Air India CMD

🕔09:03, 18.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 17 Senior bureaucrat Rajiv Bansal here on Monday assumed the charge as Air India’s Chairman and Managing Director. Last week, the Appointments Committee of Cabinet had approved Bansal’s appointment as CMD in the rank and pay of

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Air India brings back 324 Indians stranded in nCoV struck Wuhan

Air India brings back 324 Indians stranded in nCoV struck Wuhan

🕔14:02, 1.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 1 National carrier Air India’s special flight operated to the Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak, to evacuate Indians stranded there, landed at the IGI airport here on Saturday. Accordingly, the flight

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Air India seeks bidders with net worth of Rs 3,500 cr

Air India seeks bidders with net worth of Rs 3,500 cr

🕔15:48, 27.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 27 Bidders for the national carrier, Air India will need to have a minimum net worth of Rs 3,500 crore — whether as sole bidder or a consortium. The government on Monday kicked off the strategic disinvestment

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Draft EoI for privatisation of Air India finalised

Draft EoI for privatisation of Air India finalised

🕔18:10, 7.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) Centre has finalised the draft Expression of Interest for privatisation of Air India, a senior government official said on Tuesday. According to the official, the EoI inviting bids for the national carrier will be issued by

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Air India to operate 12 all-women crew international flights on Women’s Day

Air India to operate 12 all-women crew international flights on Women’s Day

🕔20:04, 7.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India will operate 12 all-women crew flights on its medium and long-haul international routes and over 40 return domestic and short-haul flights all over India to mark the International Women’s Day on

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Government prepares revival plan for Air India : Minister

Government prepares revival plan for Air India : Minister

🕔21:34, 27.Dec 2018

Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) The Centre has prepared a revival plan for Air India, comprising a comprehensive financial package and sale of non-core real estate assets. “The government has prepared a revival plan of Air India which focuses on building a

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Government to sell Air India’s ground handling subsidiary

Government to sell Air India’s ground handling subsidiary

🕔23:18, 27.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Central government has decided to go in for a strategic disinvestment of Air India’s ground handling subsidiary to partially retire the national passenger carrier’s accumulated debt. Accordingly, an inter-ministerial panel, Air India Specific Alternate Mechanism,

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Air India crew member falls off aircraft in Mumbai

Air India crew member falls off aircraft in Mumbai

🕔16:10, 15.Oct 2018

Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) A senior woman crew member fell off an Air India plane at the Mumbai airport as it was preparing for a flight to New Delhi, official sources said on Monday. Harsha Lobo, 53, an airhostess, has suffered

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Air India Express plane has miraculous escape after grazing wall

Air India Express plane has miraculous escape after grazing wall

🕔18:04, 12.Oct 2018

Trichy/Mumbai, Oct 12 (IANS) All 130 passengers and six crew members on board an Air India Express flight to Dubai had a miraculous escape early on Friday when the aircraft’s wheels scraped the airport’s outer wall during take-off in Trichy in

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India’s YoY domestic air passenger traffic up 16% in May (Lead)

India’s YoY domestic air passenger traffic up 16% in May (Lead)

🕔19:51, 19.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India’s domestic air passenger traffic rose by 16.53 per cent in May, official data showed on Tuesday. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), 1.18 crore (118.56 lakh) passengers were ferried by the domestic

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Working to make Air India vibrant : Raju

Working to make Air India vibrant : Raju

🕔20:50, 5.Dec 2017

Kolkata, Dec 5 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Tuesday said the Central government wants to make national carrier Air India a vibrant airline and the work is going on for this purpose. “An alternative mechanism has been in

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Air India to connect tourist ‘Golden Triangle’ from Dec 8

Air India to connect tourist ‘Golden Triangle’ from Dec 8

🕔20:47, 5.Dec 2017

Jaipur, Dec 5 (IANS) The country’s popular tourist circuit — the Golden Triangle — connecting national capital Delhi with two other popular tourism destinations of Jaipur and Agra, is set to get air connectivity with the commencement of flight services from

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