Now, Kiren Rijiju calls Air India flight delay news 'false'

Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday denied charges of delaying a Delhi-Leh Air India flight last month and said it was 'false news'.

Air India flight delay: Matter should be put to rest, says Congress

Congress leader AM Singhvi on Friday said that the matter of Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju should be put to rest and closed as the latter had already apologized for the Air India flight delay issue.

PMO seeks report on Air India flights delayed by Fadnavis, Rijiju​; Aviation Minister apologises
PMO seeks report on Air India flights delayed by Fadnavis, Rijiju​; Aviation Minister apologises

After a row erupted over Air India flights delayed by BJP leaders, Union Aviation Minister Pusapati Ashok Gajapathi Raju on Thursday issued an apology to all passengers who faced inconvenience.

Kiren Rijiju flight incident will be looked into, says Kalraj Mishra

Union Minister for Micro Small and Medium Enterprises Kalraj Mishra on Thursday said that the allegations against his cabinet colleague Kiren Rijiju will be investigated properly.

J&K Deputy CM Nirmal Singh files complaint against Air India

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh has filed a complaint against Air India for the 'erratic air services' faced by the people of Ladakh.

Rijiju flight row: IAF report confirms delay

The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Thursday confirmed that an Air India aircraft, plying from Leh to Delhi, received a request for a delay in departure to accommodate a 'VIP passenger', adding that three passengers were not allowed to board the plane for the same.

Fadnavis must apologise for requesting flight delay: Chavan

Seizing on reports that an Air India flight for US was delayed for about an hour by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Congress leader and former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan today demanded an apology from him for causing inconvenience to over 200 passengers.

PMO seeks report on Air India flights delayed by 'VIPs' Rijiju, Fadnavis
PMO seeks report on Air India flights delayed by 'VIPs' Rijiju, Fadnavis

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh on Thursday confirmed that some passengers were indeed deboarded from an Air India Leh-Delhi flight on June 24 to accommodate Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju.

Air India flight delay: RJD asks Fadnavis to issue public apology

Asserting that those elected by the people should not behave like kings, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) on Wednesday criticized Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over reports that an Air India flight from Mumbai to New York was delayed by nearly an hour on account of a member of his entourage and said that he should tender an apology for it.

Maharashtra CM Fadnavis would never promote 'VIP culture': BJP

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that Devendra Fadnavis would never promote 'VIP culture', after reports stated that the Maharashtra Chief Minister had delayed an Air India flight by about an hour.

Air India co-pilot holds up Delhi bound flight over oxygen mask

 A city-bound Air India flight from Chennai was delayed on Saturday by about an hour as the oxygen mask of the co-pilot had to be changed at the last moment.

Family members mark 30th anniversary of Kanishka bombing

Minister of State for External Affairs VK Singh on Tuesday joined family members of the 329 passengers and crew, who died in a bomb explosion aboard an Air India plane off the Irish coast in 1985, to mark the 30th anniversary of the Kanishka tragedy.

1985 AI 'Kanishka' bombing probe 'active and ongoing': RCMP

Thirty years after Air India flight 182 crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland killing all 329 people on board, Canadian police today said its investigation into the country's worst terror attack remains "active and ongoing."

Air passenger found dead in Air India flight

A 46-year-old passenger on an Air India flight from Port Blair was found dead when the aircraft landed at the airport on Saturday.

AI plane lands with snag at Bhopal airport, passengers safe

An Air India plane with 71 people on board developed a technical snag while landing at Raja Bhoj airport here on Friday but managed to touch down safely.

Flight operations resume at Srinagar airport

Air traffic operations resumed at Srinagar International Airport on Tuesday, a day after flights were suspended when a tyre of an Air India plane burst while landing.

Shocking! Lizard found in Air India's meal tray; passenger complains, staff rubbish claim
Shocking! Lizard found in Air India's meal tray; passenger complains, staff rubbish claim

In a major embarrassment to the government, a meal tray with a lizard in it was reportedly served to a passenger onboard an Air India flight on Thursday.