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AI keeps open option of leasing 3 Boeing 777-200 planes

Air India, which has floated bids for the sale of three Boeing 777-200 planes, Wednesday said it has kept the option open for leasing them out if it does not get suitable price for them.

AI to raise bridge loan of $500 mn for buying 4 Dreamliners

The national carrier, which has already inducted 13 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, expects deliveries of two more such planes in May.

Air India seeks bridge loan of $500 million

National carrier Air India is seeking a 'bridge loan' of up to USD 500 million for taking delivery of four Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from an ongoing order, according to a tender document on the airline's website.

Air India to sell three Boeing 777s

Air India Thursday declared its intent to sell three of its Boeing 777s for mopping up resources to stem its liabilities, barely four months after selling five of these planes to Gulf carrier Etihad Airways.

Air India reviews Boeing 787, no plan to ground fleet

Air India is reviewing the performance of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet to see if they are using up fuel faster than expected, but has no plans to ground the aircraft, the state-owned carrier`s chairman said on Wednesday.

Air India to resume Dreamliner flights today

The airline would generate an additional revenue of over Rs 500 crore through slashing of staff costs.

Air India to start Dreamliner flights from Wednesday

Air India's Dreamliner Aircraft has been grounded since January after incidents of battery fire.

Air India decides to sell 5 of 8 Boeing 777-200LR

Air India has decided to sell five out of its eight Boeing 777-200LR aircraft owing to change in market dynamics due to global recession, steep increase in fuel prices and poor yields on non-stop routes, Parliament was informed Wednesday.

Pratibha Patil ran a bill of Rs 18 cr on her last trip

Notwithstanding a huge controversy over expenditure on her foreign travels, the then President Pratibha Patil ran up a bill of Rs 18.08 crore on her last trip abroad.

Air India's Boeing 787 Dreamliner to fly domestic from Sept 19

"Dreamliner is an exciting plane. We hope that it will take Air India back to its good old 'Maharaja days'," Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh told reporters here.

Air India’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to arrive today?

The Dreamliners' delivery was to take place in 2008 and the rest by October 2011. But their delivery was delayed due to various factors, including spare supply delays and labour trouble.