Articles tagged under: Air India

Operations of Surat – Sharjah flight to be doubled from April

January 24, 2019
Operations of Surat – Sharjah flight to be doubled from April

Surat: First international flight from Surat airport to Sharjah in United Arab Emirates(UAE) will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 30th. However formal operation of this service will commence only from February 16. During 16 February to 30th March, the flight will leave Surat airport twice a week on Mondays and Saturdays. From 1st April it will leave Surat airport four times a week. During 16 Feb to 3oth March, the flight will leave Sharjah on Mondays and Saturday...Read More

Kumbh Mela 2019: Air India announces Ahmedabad – Prayagraj flight

January 04, 2019
Kumbh Mela 2019: Air India announces Ahmedabad – Prayagraj flight

Gandhinagar: Air India has announced new flights to Prayag, formerly known as Allahabad, for Kumbh Mela 2019. The operation of these flights – from Delhi, Ahmedabad and Kolkata – will remain into effect between January 13 to March 30. “Air India is pleased to announce new flights to Allahabad (Prayagraj) from Delhi, Ahmedabad and Kolkata to facilitate the movement of passengers during the Kumbh Mela 2019. Flights will be operated from 13 January to 30 March,” a statement by the airlin...Read More

Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

November 12, 2018
Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

Surat: International flight service is not likely to start soon from Surat airport even after all linked facilities such as custom and immigration area in place. The problem right now is lack of slots. Surat airport has single runway. It remains busy due to continuous traffic of domestic planes including six flights linked to Delhi, 3 to Hyderabad, 3 to Mumbai, 2 each to Bengaluru, Kolkata, Jaipur and Goa and 1 each to Udaipur and Jaisalmer. While Air India Express has sought a slot ...Read More

AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

October 15, 2018
AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

Ahmedabad: The Air Indian Flight to Newark via London from Mumbai with 130 passengers on board has been grounded at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here since landing early morning due to technical snags, Airport Director Manoj Gangal said today. The flight has been rescheduled to fly for London from here at 0635 hrs tomorrow. 'Air India, flight AI031/172, Boeing 788, Mumbai- Ahmedabad-London-Newark, landed at Ahmedabad at 04:50 IST. After landing, the a...Read More

Ahmedabad – Mumbai flight suffers hydraulic problem, landed safely

June 20, 2018
Ahmedabad – Mumbai flight suffers hydraulic problem, landed safely

Mumbai: Full emergency was declared at 8.15 pm today for Ahmedabad - Mumbai Air India flight AI 985 due to hydraulic failure, said Mumbai Airport's Public Relation Office(PRO). The flight landed at 8.36 pm safely, added news agency ANI. More details are awaited. DeshGujaratRead More

Surat – Sharjah – Surat flight likely from August 17

June 17, 2018
Surat – Sharjah – Surat flight likely from August 17

Surat: After notified as Customs airport, the Surat airport is soon going to become the second international airport of Gujarat. It is learnt that Air India Express will be the first air operator to start international flight from Surat airport. A flight connecting Surat to United Arab Emirate city Sharjah is likely to be operated with effect from August 17. The flight will be operated three-days a week on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday. The flight will leave Sharjah airport at 2.05 am and...Read More

Air India air hostess accuses pilot of molesting her onboard Ahmedabad-Mumbai flight

May 07, 2018
Air India air hostess accuses pilot of molesting her onboard Ahmedabad-Mumbai flight

Ahmedabad: Days after an air hostess accused a pilot of molesting her on its Ahmedabad-Mumbai flight, Air India on Monday stated that the airlines shall cooperate with the authorities regarding the case. “Since the matter is under investigation, we cannot make any comment. We will extend all co-operation to facilitate the process of investigation,” said Air India. A police official told news agency PTI on Sunday that there was a scuffle between the air hostess and the pilot onboard the a...Read More

Air India flight from Mumbai returns without landing at Rajkot once, comeback and land after emergency runway patchwork is completed

April 12, 2018
Air India flight from Mumbai returns without landing at Rajkot once, comeback and land after emergency runway patchwork is completed

Rajkot: Some confusion was created at Rajkot Airport this afternoon when an Air India flight from Mumbai had to return owing to ongoing emergency patching work of the runway. Airport Director B K Das said that the flight AI 655 had to return to Mumbai as it was not having sufficient fuel to wait in the air for sufficient time. 'The flight returned to Mumbai and came back later and landed here,' he added. Meanwhile sources said that some patches were notice ...Read More

Air India cancels Newark – Ahmedabad flight due to inclement weather

March 21, 2018
Air India cancels Newark – Ahmedabad flight due to inclement weather

Ahmedabad: Air India today announced that it has rescheduled a couple of India-bound flights from the US today due to inclement weather in northeastern America. Air India's London-Newark flights (both directions) have been cancelled along with the Newark-Ahmedabad flight. Flight No. AI 102 from New York to New Delhi has been rescheduled and its revised time of departure is 12.15PM on March 22. The departure timings of flight No. AI 144 from Newark to Mumbai has also been rescheduled to 11A...Read More

Wife of IAS officer late at airport, slaps Air India staffer as ticket to Ahmedabad denied

November 28, 2017
Wife of IAS officer late at airport, slaps Air India staffer as ticket to Ahmedabad denied

Ahmedabad: A lady passenger of Air India flight 019 to Ahmedabad, wife of IAS officer allegedly slapped an Air India staffer Pooja at New Delhi's IGI airport today following an argument that broke out after she reported late to board her flight. The passenger, resident of Haryana's Panchkula town was travelling from Delhi to Ahmedabad. Passenger lady's husband is deployed in Gujarat as poll observer. The flight was to depart at 0500 hours, for which she arrived at 4:18, following...Read More