320 pilots flew planes without proficiency check: Ashok Gajapathi Raju

320 pilots flew aircraft with lapsed Pilot Proficiency Check in 2014 with 219 of them belonging to private airlines and 101 to Air India, Lok Sabha was informed on Monday.

Delhi: Air India made passengers wait in bus for an hour, cancelled flight later

An Air India flight to Port Blair, via Bhubaneswar, was cancelled on Sunday morning leaving close to 60 passengers stranded inside the airport shuttle bus for at least an hour.

Govt owes around Rs 600 cr to Air India for VVIP travel

The government owes around Rs 600 crore to Air India for using its aircraft for travel of VVIPs.

Which plane PM Modi will take on his return home?

Air India would take a decision on Thursday whether to fly Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the plane that was grounded in Berlin or continue using the standby aircraft to ferry him back home after it receives a report on the engine problem-hit aircraft's airworthiness.

Six-day-old baby girl evacuated from Yemen

With India wrapping up its air evacuation operations from Yemen, a six-day-old baby girl in an incubator was the cynosure of all eyes as she was brought here on Friday, accompanied by a doctor, from the strife-torn country by an Air India flight.

Air India launches flight connecting Visakhapatnam, Port Blair

 National airline Air India today launched a flight service between Visakhapatnam and Port Blair, which would reduce the travel time between the two destinations by a significant amount.

Over 4000 Indian nationals rescued from war-torn Yemen; air evacuations to end today
Over 4000 Indian nationals rescued from war-torn Yemen; air evacuations to end today

India will on Wednesday wind up air evacuation of its citizens from war-torn Yemen, officials have said.

Yemen crisis: Number of Indian evacuees reach 4000 mark

The total number of Indian evacuees from war-ravaged Yemen on Tuesday touched 4000 mark with nearly 700 more nationals, including 600 from Sanaa, rescued in three air sorties as government decided to end the air evacuation operation tomorrow.

Eight more arrive in Tamil Nadu from Yemen

Eight more persons arrived here on Tuesday from strife-hit Yemen.

What triggered fight inside Air India cockpit – the word 'uncle'

Two Air India pilots were derostered on Monday after a scuffle between the two in the cockpit of a plane just before its departure from Jaipur over a minor issue of the captain addressing his deputy as 'uncle'.

PM Modi lauds Yemen evacuation efforts, says this shows India's willingness to serve its people
PM Modi lauds Yemen evacuation efforts, says this shows India's willingness to serve its people

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday applauded the services provided by civilians, defence officials and various organisations for evacuating stranded Indian citizens and foreign nationals from strife-torn Yemen adding that such efforts reflect India's willingness to serve its people.

Air India pilots come to blows inside cockpit, de-rostered
Air India pilots come to blows inside cockpit, de-rostered

Amid growing concern across the world over aviation safety, it has come to light that two pilots of an Air India flight were allegedly involved in a fight inside the cockpit just before the plane took off.

Air India to reward pilots who make onboard announcements in Hindi

State-run Air India plans to reward those pilots who make onboard announcements in Hindi, almost 10 months after the Central government came out with a circular on the use of official language in various public departments.

806 Indians flying home as Yemen evacuation goes on war-footing
806 Indians flying home as Yemen evacuation goes on war-footing

India on Sunday continued evacuating its citizens from Yemen on war-footing, with 806 of its nationals headed for home onboard three flights.

Kolkata-Chennai Air India flight delayed after co-pilot reports sick

The Air India Kolkata-Chennai flight was on Saturday delayed for almost five hours after the co-pilot reported sick, airport sources said.

Air India flight carrying 130 Indians from Yemen lands in Kochi

An Air India flight carrying 130 Indian nationals, who were stranded in war-ravaged Yemen, arrived here on Saturday night.

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India sends plane to airlift citizens from Yemen

Air India on Monday flew its first flight to airlift hundreds of Indians stranded in the strife- torn Yemen, soon after the government decided to evacuate its citizens amid the chaotic situation in the Gulf country.