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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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Government should have exited AI more than a decade ago: Jaitley

Government should have exited AI more than a decade ago: Jaitley

🕔22:00, 5.Jun 2017

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Making a strong case for disinvestment of Air India, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the government should have exited the airline more than a decade ago. The minister asked why should the tax-payer’s

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Air India to get Rs 1,800 crore of fresh equity in 2017-18

Air India to get Rs 1,800 crore of fresh equity in 2017-18

🕔22:26, 1.Feb 2017

New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday proposed to infuse an additional equity of Rs 1,800 crore in the cash-strapped national passenger carrier Air India for 2017-18 fiscal. The budgetary support has been provided to the airline

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Air India Mumbai-Newark flight diverted to Kazakhstan

Air India Mumbai-Newark flight diverted to Kazakhstan

🕔14:16, 25.Aug 2016

Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) An Air India Mumbai-Newark flight was diverted to Kazakhstan on Thursday due to operational reasons, an official said here. The official said the flight — AI 191 – which took off from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here

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