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British Airways joins low fare war with Jet-Etihad, Emirates

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 06, 2014, 19:57

Globally, the airline's route network at present serves more than 170 destinations in 75 countries.

Air India targets global aviation market

Last Updated: Sunday, August 03, 2014, 12:29

Star Alliance network counts 27 member airlines, offering more than 18,500 daily flights serving 1,316 destinations in 192 countries.

Eithad ties up with Google for flight schedule, fare searches

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 19:40

The flyers can also view live ticket prices for more than 1,400 of the airline's weekly flights.

AI puts up 5 more Dreamliners for leaseback

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 19:36

The national carrier has so far taken delivery of 14 of these aircraft and concluded leaseback arrangement for the first seven of those.

Air India likely to join Star Alliance by Tuesday

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 21:16

Formed in 1997, Star Alliance is a consortium of 26 airlines, including Lufthansa, Air Canada, Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways and Swiss, among other major airlines.

AI to raise Rs 300 cr bank loan to pay for 3 Dreamliners

Last Updated: Thursday, April 03, 2014, 18:20

AI is required to pay 10 percent of the gross cost of the aircraft as advance payment 12 months prior to the delivery.

Sri Lanka`s national carrier cuts flights to Chennai

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 19:32

Srilankan Airlines on Tuesday slashed by half, its flights on the Colombo-Chennai sector in view of the attacks against Sri Lankan nationals in Tamil Nadu.

Egypt`s national carrier allows hostesses to wear

Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012, 18:01

For the first time since its establishment in 1932, Egypt`s national carrier has allowed its hostesses to wear headscarves on duty after the Muslim Brotherhood government approved the wardrobe change.

Gulf Air offers special India scheme

Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2011, 22:46

Bahrain's national carrier Gulf Air on Monday introduced Falcon Corporate Plus, a package designed exclusively for corporate travellers, offering a range of benefits that include special discounts and free upgrades from economy to Falcon Gold Class.

Air India sets up panel to look into cabin restructuring

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 22, 2011, 22:43

National carrier Air India may opt for adding more economy seats on its domestic flights being operated on Airbus aircraft to increase yields, an airline official said on Tuesday.

No disinvestment of Air India: Vayalar Ravi

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2011, 15:45

Government on Thursday ruled out disinvestment of Air India saying it is trying to bring the cash strapped national carrier to 'no-profit, no-loss' status.

Govt to release Rs 705 crore to cash-strapped AI soon: Sources

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 31, 2011, 18:18

After an ad hoc payment of Rs 500 crore to partly clear its dues to Air India, Government would release another tranche of Rs 705 crore to the national carrier very soon, official sources said Wednesday.