17 Air India cabin crew suspended, row over rest period

Air India has suspended 17 of its cabin crew members including some senior air hostesses, pending enquiry, apparently for "delaying" several of the national carrier's international flights citing "inadequate" rest period.

Para athlete Deepa Malik complains of callous service by Air India

Deepa Malik, an Arjuna awardee and international paraplegic athlete, has complained about deficient and callous service of Air India which denied that any such incident has taken place.

Air India flight makes emergency landing in Lucknow after windshield crack

An Air India plane made an emergency at the Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport in Lucknow after the pilot noticed a crack in the windscreen.

Indira Gandhi International adjudged world's best airport

The capital`s Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) has been adjudged the world`s best airport for the year 2014, under the category of handling 25 to 40 million passengers per annum, officials said on Saturday.

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Nepal quake: Flights operated in adverse conditions, people evacuated, says Govt

Braving adverse weather conditions in Nepal, India operated flights throughout last night and evacuated people, including relatives of Samajwadi Party MP Naresh Agrawal, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed Rajya Sabha on Monday.

Air India pilot involved in altercation resumes duty

An Air India commander, who was involved in a minor altercation with a co-pilot before a Delhi-bound flight took off from Jaipur, has resumed flying duty after undergoing a course in cockpit resource management, the Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Nepal earthquake: Air India slashes fare to Kathmandu

National carrier Air India has reduced the one way fare to Kathmandu from Delhi, Kolkata and Varanasi from Rs 14,000 to Rs 4,700 inclusive of all taxes, a company release said here on Sunday night.

Air India, SpiceJet to operate free relief flights to Nepal

 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 resumes flights to Nepal

National carrier Air India resumed its flights to quake-hit Nepal with two services- one each from Delhi and Kolkata - leaving for Kathmandu early this morning.

Nepal earthquake: Rescue operations as it happened on Sunday
Nepal earthquake: Rescue operations as it happened on Sunday

India on Sunday launched 'Operation Maitri' to rescue people trapped after massive earthquake of 7.9 magnitude hit Nepal, killing more than 1900 and leaving 4,721 injured.

Trial run of new taxiway, MRO at Nagpur airport successful

 The trial run of a newly constructed 3.4 kms long taxiway and Maintenance Repair Overhaul (MRO) unit of Multi-modal International Cargo Hub and Airport (MIHAN) was conducted successfully here, Maharashtra Airport Development Company (MADC) said today.

Probe on if Air India ferried more passengers in flights from Yemen

Aviation regulator DGCA is looking into the issue of Air India having ferried "more" passengers than the "allowed" capacity on some flights while evacuating stranded Indian nationals from the war-hit Yemen recently.

320 pilots flew planes without proficiency check: Ashok Gajapathi Raju

320 pilots flew aircraft with lapsed Pilot Proficiency Check in 2014 with 219 of them belonging to private airlines and 101 to Air India, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Delhi: Air India made passengers wait in bus for an hour, cancelled flight later

An Air India flight to Port Blair, via Bhubaneswar, was cancelled on Sunday morning leaving close to 60 passengers stranded inside the airport shuttle bus for at least an hour.

Govt owes around Rs 600 cr to Air India for VVIP travel

The government owes around Rs 600 crore to Air India for using its aircraft for travel of VVIPs.

Which plane PM Modi will take on his return home?

Air India would take a decision on Thursday whether to fly Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the plane that was grounded in Berlin or continue using the standby aircraft to ferry him back home after it receives a report on the engine problem-hit aircraft's airworthiness.