Articles tagged under: Air India

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

Air India disinvestment: Indigo and Bird Group express interest

August 30, 2017
Air India disinvestment: Indigo and Bird Group express interest

New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today indicated that an expeditious decision would be taken on Air India disinvestment, with at least two parties having formally expressed interest in buying stake in the national carrier. A group of ministers, headed by Jaitley, is working on the modalities of the strategic disinvestment of debt-laden Air India, which has been making losses for long. "These decisions are to be taken expeditiously but in their normal course," Jaitley told reporters...Read More

Air India plans to start flights to LA, Houston

July 08, 2017
Air India plans to start flights to LA, Houston

Washington: Air India said it plans to expand its base in America by introducing flights to Los Angeles and Houston.The direct flight to Los Angeles is expected to be launched by October, while the date for the flight to Houston or Dallas in Texas has not been determined yet. "We are looking at connecting two more cities - Los Angeles and either Houston or Dallas," Air India Chairman and MD Ashwani Lohani said at an event to celebrate the launch of the direct non-stop flight yesterday between...Read More

Cabinet gives ‘in principle’ approval for disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries

June 28, 2017
Cabinet gives ‘in principle’ approval for disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries

  New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to fourth tranche recommendations of NITI Aayog on strategic disinvestment of CPSE (strategic disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries) based on the recommendations of Core Group of Secretaries on Disinvestment (CGD). (i) ‘In principle’ approval for considering strategic disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries. (ii) Cons...Read More

Air India likely to start Surat – Dubai flight from May 15

April 12, 2017
Air India likely to start Surat – Dubai flight from May 15

Surat: Air India chairman and managing director(CMD) Ashwani Lohani promised two Lok Sabha members representing Surat that Surat - Dubai direct flight will be started from 15 May. Surat - Delhi Air India flights charge higher for tickets compared to Spicejet flights. In response to representation made by Surat MPs, Lohani directed marketing department officials of ir India to reduce the ticket rates. Another representation made by Surat MPs was regarding further domestic connectivity. Mum...Read More

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