Video clip on Rijiju "misinterpreted" facts: MHA official

The video clip shown by television channels about Union Minister Kiren Rijiju being confronted by passengers of an Air India flight had "misinterpreted" the facts as people were actually complaining to the Minister about advancement of the plane's departure time, a Home Ministry official claimed.

Shiv Sena asks will flights be delayed for sick persons also

Taking a dig at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for allegedly delaying an Air India flight after an official in his team forgot to carry proper travel documents, alliance partner Shiv Sena on Friday asked if similar "social work" would be done for an ill person as well.

Row over flight delay: Co-passengers come out in support of Maharashtra CM
Row over flight delay: Co-passengers come out in support of Maharashtra CM

Two passengers travelling on the same US-bound Air India aircraft from Mumbai as Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis have come out in his support, saying he did not delay the flight even as he has threatened legal action once he returns to India.

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju apologises over flight issue

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju, who is in the midst of a row over offloading of passenger and delaying a flight from Leh to Delhi, on Thursday tendered an apology even as he insisted that he was not aware of some others not being allowed to board.

AI flight row: 'Fundamental right infringed upon by minister,' says Chacko

Criticising Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju for delaying an Air India flight, Congress leader PC Chacko on Thursday said that the incident shows that the fundamental right is infringed upon by a minister.

Leh-Delhi AI flight timings changed at last moment, alleges Nirmal Singh

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Thursday claimed that the timings of flight, in which he and Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju were travelling by, had been brought ahead by one hour.

Kiren Rijiju 'delays' Air India flight, three 'offloaded' to accommodate him
Kiren Rijiju 'delays' Air India flight, three 'offloaded' to accommodate him

Union Minister Kiren Rijiju was at the centre of a controversy for delaying an Air India flight from Leh to Delhi for about an hour and for the offloading of three of its passengers, including a child, allegedly to accommodate him and his aide.

Maharashtra CM accused of delaying Air India flight to US, Devendra Fadnavis denies allegations
Maharashtra CM accused of delaying Air India flight to US, Devendra Fadnavis denies allegations

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis sparked off a controversy when he was accused of delaying an Air India flight for about an hour at Mumbai Airport.

Air India flight tyre bursts while landing at Srinagar, all safe

Over 170 people had a narrow escape when a tyre of an Air India flight burst during landing at an airport here.

Six-day-old baby girl, youngest Indian evacuated from Yemen

With India wrapping up its air evacuation operations from Yemen, a six-day-old baby girl in an incubator was the cynosure of all eyes as she was brought here on Friday, accompanied by a doctor, from the strife-torn country by an Air India flight.

Chicago-Delhi Air India flight diverted to Toronto

An Air India Chicago-Delhi flight, carrying 342 passengers, was diverted to Toronto this morning after the pilot suspected oil leakage in one of its engines, officials said.

Sushma Swaraj's flight faces bad weather before safe landing

Bad weather and heavy rains forced an Air India flight with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on board to head to Ahmedabad on Thursday.

Tyres burst as Air India flight lands in Kerala

Two rear tyres of an Air India flight from Maldives burst soon after it touched down at the international airport here, an airline official said.

Air India flight lands safely after bird strike in New Jersey

An India-bound flight out of New Jersey was forced to return to the airport because of an engine fire sparked by a bird strike.

Air India flight from Iraq to reach Mumbai at 9:30 am

The special Air India flight carrying 46 Indian nurses set free by Sunni militants ISIS in strife-torn Iraq and 137 others would first land in Mumbai and reach here around noon today, a top airport official said.

Indian nurses in Iraq are free, in touch with our embassy officials, confirms MEA

Assuring that Indian government will leave no stone unturned to bring back the Indians trapped in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Friday confirmed that all 46 nurses who were yesterday held in ISIS controlled areas against their will have been freed and will reach Kochi tomorrow morning by a special Air India flight from Erbil in northern Iraq.

DRI recovers 32 kg gold from aircraft, four arrested

Thirty-two kg of gold biscuits, worth Rs 15 crore in the international market, were Monday recovered from the lavatory of an Air India flight and four persons arrested in this connection, airport sources said.

Delhi AI flight develops technical snag

A Delhi-bound Air India flight from Visakhapatnam, with 177 passengers onboard made an unscheduled landing Monday at the city airport due to a technical snag, an airport official said.

Kerala CM orders probe into airport incident

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy ordered a probe into the incident of protest by passengers of an Air India flight at the International Airport here on Friday that led to a hijack alarm.

AI flight cancelled after being hit by vehicle

A Jeddah-bound Air India flight carrying over 400 passengers was cancelled after it suffered damage when a vehicle hit it.