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Differently-abled woman passenger alleges Air India made her crawl

Differently-abled woman passenger alleges Air India made her crawl

A differently-abled woman passenger alleged that she had to crawl to the passenger coach as Air India did not arrange a wheelchair for her.

How a rat grounded Air India's Milan flight after four hours of journey

How a rat grounded Air India's Milan flight after four hours of journey

It was neither an erring passenger this time, nor a technical glitch, but a single rodent, which forced the Milan-bound intercontinental flight of Air India to return to India after flying for four hours on Thursday.

AI to launch scheme to fill up vacant business class seats

The upgrade scheme, open to domestic passengers holding revenue tickets in economy class including the cheap advance purchase fares, would be available only at the airport before check-in, subject to executive class seat availability and on first-come, first-serve basis.

Significant improvements in Air India's performance parameters

Air India was also able to reduce its operating losses by 44 percent to Rs 2,100 crore compared to Rs 3,800 crore in 2012-13, the estimates drawn up for the financial year's closure showed.

Air India joins fare war, offers up to 30% discount

The national carrier announced up to 30 percent discount on advance ticket purchases with an extended travel period on select flights on local routes as well as domestic leg of international flights.

Star Alliance team to assess steps to integrate Air India

"The re-integration process will begin now. There have been some fresh requirements brought into the structure since 2011. We will have to do a gap analysis to integrate with the system," Air India officials said.

Air India set to join Star Alliance

Air India was originally accepted as a future member of Star Alliance in December 2007, but the integration process was halted in July 2011.

Air India asks employees on sabbatical to return to work or quit

The scheme allowed them to take a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years off the job with the airline.

Air India generates cash surplus of Rs 460 crore in April-June

The all-round improvement resulted from a strategy that encompassed a review of Air India's fleet and network, pricing, schedules and revenue management, airline sources said.

Air India likely to emerge as cash surplus company next fiscal

The Air India board, which met here on Tuesday, finalised the annual budget for 2013-14 weeks after government approved the equity infusion of Rs 5,000 crore.

Air India clears major share of Delhi, Hyderabad airport dues

"It is heartening for us to note that Air India has made large payments over the last two months to clear the outstanding dues to the GMR Group. We are hopeful that Air India will clear the remaining dues in an expeditious manner to reach a regular payment status," a GMR spokesperson said.

Fly first, talks later: Govt to striking Air India pilots

As losses in the wake of the agitation by over 200 pilots of the Indian Pilots Guild crossed over Rs.150 crore, 14 international flights were cancelled, bringing no end to the woes of the passengers.

AI Board approves asset monetisation, endorses stand on pilots

Air India's Board Monday approved a plan to raise Rs 5,000 crore over 10 years by monetising its assets to repay loans extended to it by the government and it lenders.