Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 18:03
Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off from here for Birmingham and Sydney and had to be grounded, airline sources said today.
Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 11:56
BoI has given a stand-alone loan of USD 200 million for three of these airplanes, the sources said, adding that BoI and the State Bank of India have earlier taken a share of financing aircraft purchase.
Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 19:24
The national carrier's capacity is expected to grow by 9.2 percent with the addition of six more Boeing 787 Dreamliners to the fleet, they said. As of February this year, the airline has 13 Dreamliners in its fleet out of a total order of 27.
Last Updated: Monday, March 17, 2014, 00:02
An Air India Dreamliner on a Paris-to-Delhi flight had to be grounded shortly before take-off Saturday night after it developed a technical snag, an official here said Sunday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 18:19
Air India has set up a committee comprising its officials and those from the Civil Aviation Ministry and Boeing to collect and analyse fuel consumption data over a period of 18 months.
Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 15:12
Air India on Wednesday said it will ply the Dreamliner on the Singapore-Delhi-Singapore route, from March 20, more than doubling the passenger capacity through aircraft upgrade.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 18:27
The carrier has already taken the delivery of 11 Dreamliners and three more are expected to join the fleet by March of next year.
Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 22:06
Air India's Dreamliner fleet suffered 136 "minor" technical problems between their delivery since September last year and till late last month, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 15:22
Air India Dreamliner, with 184 passengers and crew onboard operating on London-Delhi route, made "priority" landing at the IGI Airport after some warning lights indicating problem with brakes.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 17:53
A large panel on the belly of a Bangalore-bound Dreamliner of Air India fell off mid-air, putting about 150 passengers on board at a grave risk, but the aircraft landed safely.
Last Updated: Friday, August 02, 2013, 16:57
Birmingham Airport welcomed Air India's first Dreamliner flight connecting Birmingham with Amritsar and Delhi, fulfilling a long cherished dream of the people of Punjab.
Last Updated: Thursday, July 04, 2013, 15:21
The national flag carrier Air India on Thursday said it will connect Amritsar and New Delhi with Birmingham in England four days a week from next month.
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