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Bomb hoax call delays Kolkata-Guwahati flight

Security personnel at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here went into a tizzy today after receiving a phone call threatening to blow up an Air India flight.

Caller threatens to blow up Air India flight in Kolkata; security beefed up, search ops underway

Caller threatens to blow up Air India flight in Kolkata; security beefed up, search ops underway

Security at Kolkata Airport has been heightened after Air India received a call claiming that there is a bomb on its Guwahati-bound flight.

Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Nearly a dozen flights of Air India were delayed for up to two hours Monday as a section of pilots continued their protest for the second day over payment and other issues even as the airline served showcause notice to three commanders for alleged dereliction of duty.

Air India pilot with 'extreme mood swings' risked 200 lives, DGCA orders probe

Air India pilot with 'extreme mood swings' risked 200 lives, DGCA orders probe

A senior Air India pilot, prone to extreme mood swings, did an unsafe manouvere with a Delhi-Paris flight carrying over 200 people in April, with the airline grounding the pilot while aviation regulator DGCA is probing the matter.

If caught drunk second time, Air India pilots to pay for re-training

If caught drunk second time, Air India pilots to pay for re-training

Taking strong note of the complaints about pilots caught drunk at work, Air India will now put hefty fines on offenders caught for the second time.

SHOCKING! 2.5 kg gold dumped in Air India plane toilet? - SEE PICS

SHOCKING! 2.5 kg gold dumped in Air India plane toilet? - SEE PICS

A whopping 2.5 kg of gold dumped in Air India plane toilet, has been seized by customs.

First for Indian carrier: Air India will soon fly over Pacific Ocean to San Francisco

First for Indian carrier: Air India will soon fly over Pacific Ocean to San Francisco

Officials said the route would be a "win-win situation" for the carrier as well as passengers as it would save crores of rupees worth of fuel costs and also reduce the flying time by up to three hours.

Fire alarm forces AI to divert Mumbai-Newark flight

An Air India flight carrying over 300 people from here to Newark was on Thursday diverted to Kazakhstan after detection of fumes in the cargo hold that triggered a fire alarm.

Air India Mumbai-Newark flight diverted to Kazakhstan

 An Air India Mumbai-Newark flight was diverted to Kazakhstan on Thursday due to operational reasons, an official said here.

India's private airlines request govt to allow them skip Pakistani airspace

India's private airlines request govt to allow them skip Pakistani airspace

In addition to the security aspects it is also economic concerns that the private airlines have cited in order to avoid Pakistani airspace.

'Touched' by her desire to fly, Air India offers business class tickets to Sakshi Malik

'Touched' by her desire to fly, Air India offers business class tickets to Sakshi Malik

As a mark of respect for India's first medallist at Rio Olympics, Sakshi Malik, Air India on Friday offered business class tickets to the wrestler.

Air India security personnel promoted for exemplary honesty

Air India security personnel promoted for exemplary honesty

National carrier Air India has promoted one of its security personnel out-of-turn for showing exemplary honesty and professional integrity.

Air India launches non-stop Ahmedabad to Newark flight with flying time of just 9.5 hours

Air India launches non-stop Ahmedabad to Newark flight with flying time of just 9.5 hours

There is good news for air travellers! Air India on Monday launched a non-stop flight from Ahmedabad to London Heathrow and the same aircraft will fly on to Newark, in New Jersey. The entire flying time will take only 9.5 hours against 12.5 hours which takes usually take flying via Mumbai

 Air India likely to post over Rs 100 crore operating profit in 2015-16

Air India likely to post over Rs 100 crore operating profit in 2015-16

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of Air India's turnaround in his Independence Day speech on Monday, the state-run airline is expecting to log over Rs 100 crore operating profit in the last fiscal and projecting to cross the Rs 700 crore mark in the current financial year.

 Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation ministry is mulling over a plan to launch a website where air passengers can register their complaints, which will be forwarded to the airlines

Air India pilot held for smuggling gold bars worth Rs 15.65 lakh

In the light of recent instance of smuggling by crew member of the airlines, high level of surveillance has been kept by airport customs staff on passengers and crew.

Air India, SpiceJet, IndiGo announce discounted fares starting Rs 809

Air India, SpiceJet, IndiGo announce discounted fares starting Rs 809

Airlines offer these kinds of special fares not just to stimulate demand, but also to increase load factors during the lean seasons.

Oh Air India! 11,000 flights rescheduled, 16,000 flights delayed till June 2016

Oh Air India! 11,000 flights rescheduled, 16,000 flights delayed till June 2016

Government-run Air India rescheduled over 11,000 flights while over 16,000 flights were operated by a delay of more than 15 minutes in the first six months of this year, Lok Sabha was informed Thursday.

Air India passengers to have hassle-free travel; 2 check-in counters opened at Delhi Metro station

Air India passengers to have hassle-free travel; 2 check-in counters opened at Delhi Metro station

Two specialised check-in counters have been opened at New Delhi Metro station on the Airport Express Line for passengers of Air India to facilitate comfortable and hassle-free travel.

SHOCKING! Former PM Manmohan Singh's plane nearly crashed in 2007

SHOCKING! Former PM Manmohan Singh's plane nearly crashed in 2007

The report claims the Air India One flying Dr Singh failed to lower its landing gear in time while landing at the Moscow airport.