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Air India flight makes emergency landing in Lucknow
Lucknow, May 19 : An Air India plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport here on Tuesday after one of its cockpit glass panes cracked following a bird hit, an official said.
India's first private greenfield airport begins operations
Durgapur (West Bengal), May 18 : India's first private greenfield airport project at Durgapur in West Bengal commenced commercial air operations on Monday with state-owned carrier Air India flying one of its planes to and from the airport.
Air India makes psychometric test mandatory for trainee pilots
New Delhi, May 5 : Air India has made psychometric tests mandatory for recruitment of trainee pilots, the parliament was informed on Tuesday.
Air India cabin crew member sacked for delaying flights
New Delhi, May 5 : National carrier Air India has sacked a cabin crew member for habitually delaying its flights from Jeddah for several months.
Air India shuts down 23 booking offices
New Delhi, April 27 : India's national airline is downsizing its booking operations to bring down operating expenses and has closed down 23 such offices across India, parliament was told on Monday.
Air India, SpiceJet to operate free relief flights to Nepal
New Delhi, April 26 : Following the earthquake in Nepal, state-run Air India and budget carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo have decided to operate additional flights and carry relief material to the quake-hit country free of cost.
Air India SATS invests in IGI ground support equipment
New Delhi, April 23 : Air India SATS Airport Services (AISATS) on Thursday said it has invested a further Rs.57 crore in new ground support equipment (GSE) at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport.
Modi meets Canadian CEOs, bankers, visits Kanishka memorial
Toronto, April 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi kept a busy final day schedule in Canada on Thursday, meeting Canadian CEOs, bankers and pension fund managers to seek investment for India and also paid a visit to the Kanishka Air India Memorial site here.
Modi visits Air India memorial in Toronto
Toronto, April 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the memorial here for the victims of Air India Flight 182 that was bombed in 1985.
Whistle-blower Air India trade union leader 'victimised'
Thiruvananthapuram, April 16 : Over 150 employees of Air India and its two sister concerns got together here on Thursday to protest the alleged victimisation of one of their trade union leaders and whistle-blower.
Stephen Harper to accompany PM Modi to Kanishka bombing memorial
By Smita Prakash, Ottawa (Canada), Apr.15 : When Prime Minister Narendra Modi goes to pay tribute to the victims of the 1985 Air India-Kanishka bombing memorial in Toronto on April 16, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will in all likelihood, accompany him.
Air India 'Kanishka' crash: Victims' families call for justice
Toronto, Apr. 14 : The families of the victims of the Air India 'Kanishka' crash in 1985 said that they are still awaiting justice, calling for the perpetrators of the disaster to be brought to book.
Kanishka crash victim's family recalls tragedy ahead of PM Modi's ...
By Naveen Kapoor, Toronto (Canada), Apr. 14 : Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the memorial dedicated to victims of the June 1985 terror-hit Air India plane crash in Toronto, renowned classical dancer Lata Pada, who lost her daughter and husband, still maintains that the ...
Yemen crisis: Five-day-old baby arrives back home
Kochi, Apr. 10 : A five-day-old baby, the youngest Indian national to be evacuated from strife-torn Yemen, arrived in Kochi on Friday by an Air India 777 flight.
India evacuates 4,640 nationals, 960 others from Yemen
New Delhi, April 9 : India has so far evacuated 5,600 people, including 4,640 of its nationals and 960 nationals from 41 countries, from Yemen, the government said on Thursday as it concluded the evacuation efforts from Sana'a with airlifting of 630 people by three special Air India flights.
India evacuates 574 people from Sana'a, Modi praises efforts
New Delhi, April 6 : A batch of 574 people was evacuated from Yemen's capital Sana'a by Air India on Monday, and the massive coordinated efforts launched by various ministries, including the external affairs ministry, got a pat on the back from Prime Minister Narendra Modi who took to Twitter to ...
India evacuates nearly 670 nationals, plus foreigners, from Yemen
New Delhi, April 5 : India on Sunday continued evacuating its citizens from Yemen on a war-footing, pulling out 182 of its nationals and 21 foreigners from Al Muqalla port by sea, while 488 Indians were flown out aboard three Air India flights out of Yemeni capital Sana'a.
660 more Indians arrive home from Yemen
Mumbai/Kochi, Apr 4 : Over 660 Indian nationals, who remained stranded in Yemen, arrived home late on Friday night by two IAF planes and a special Air India flight after being evacuated from the strife-torn country.
130 Keralites land in Kochi from Yemen
Kochi, April 4 : One hundred thirty Keralities, including four children, were among the 330 Indians who arrived on an Air India flight in Kochi early on Saturday.
Air evacuation of Indians begins from Sana'a
New Delhi, April 3 : India on Friday began evacuating its nationals by air from the Yemeni capital of Sana'a as two Air India flights took off with 351 Indians for the African nation of Djibouti, across the Gulf of Aden, even as an Indian naval ship reached there with 306 people who would be flown ...
Evacuation of Indian nationals from Yemen 'a national effort': MEA
New Delhi, Apr. 1 : The Ministry of External Affairs on Wednesday said the evacuation of 348 Indian nationals from strife-torn Yemen was a national effort involving various aspects of the country's assets like the Air Force, Navy and Air India.
Air India takes the delivery of 20th 787 aircraft
New Delhi, April 1 : Air India Wednesday took the delivery of its 20th Dreamliner aircraft, and said that with its induction the airline hopes to expand its network.
AI receives compensation for B-787 delivery delays: Minister
New Delhi, March 16 : The government said on Monday that flag carrier Air India has received compensation for delays in the delivery of Boeing 787 aircraft from its manufacturer.
300 passengers of Air India flight made to wait for 15 hours
New Delhi, Mar 10 : In a shameful incident for the national carrier, about 300 passengers of an Air India Delhi to Mumbai flight were made to wait all night at the Delhi airport because of incessant delays in the intervening night of March 8 and 9, reports said.
Air India reduces Delhi-Moscow flight frequency
New Delhi, March 9 : National carrier Air India said on Monday it has reduced the frequency of its Delhi-Moscow flight from four times a week to twice a week from Feb 25, 2015.
Notice to Air India over no flights at Shimla airport
Shimla, March 4 : The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Wednesday directed Air India to file a reply on a petition challenging suspension of flights from the airport in the state capital since September 2012.
Air India to get Rs.2,500 crore of fresh equity
New Delhi, Feb 28 : Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday proposed infusion of an additional equity of Rs.2,500 crore in the cash-strapped national passenger carrier Air India for 2015-16 fiscal.
Air India plane's tyre bursts on landing at Kochi
Kochi, Feb 26 : All 161 passengers on board an Air India aircraft, on a Delhi-Kochi flight, had a narrow escape when a tyre of their plane burst on landing at the airport here Thursday, said an airport official.
AI to operate New Delhi-Rajkot flight from Feb 23
New Delhi, Feb 19 : National passenger carrier Air India Thursday said it will connect New Delhi to Rajkot from Feb 23.
Air India to connect Delhi- Rajkot from Feb 23
New Delhi, Feb 19 : The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Thursday said the Air India will connect Delhi to Rajkot from Feb 23.