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First Air India flight takes off to Abu Dhabi as operations start at newly-inaugurated Kannur Airport

First Air India flight takes off to Abu Dhabi as operations start at newly-inaugurated Kannur Airport

The apron of the airport has parking bays for 14 Code E aircraft or 20 Code C aircraft.

Dec 09, 2018, 11:51 AM IST
Air India grounds two pilots after its Hong Kong flight 'descended rapidly', orders probe

Air India grounds two pilots after its Hong Kong flight 'descended rapidly', orders probe

The Air India has also ordered a probe into the incident.

Dec 06, 2018, 16:53 PM IST
Govt eyes Rs 9,000 cr from sale of land, realty assets of Air India

Govt eyes Rs 9,000 cr from sale of land, realty assets of Air India

The funds raised through sale of the properties would be used to reduce the Rs 29,000 crore debt, held in the SPV.

Dec 03, 2018, 18:20 PM IST
Indian-Americans urge for direct Air India flights between India and Atlanta in the US

Indian-Americans urge for direct Air India flights between India and Atlanta in the US

Indian-Americans have urged the Union Government to start Air India service from Atlanta in the US so as to facilitate better connectivity with their motherland. Air India currently has direct flights from Newark, New York, Washington DC, Chicago, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

Dec 02, 2018, 10:06 AM IST
Air India flight hits airport building in Stockholm, aircraft wing damaged

Air India flight hits airport building in Stockholm, aircraft wing damaged

The Air India flight from Delhi to the Swedish capital was grounded following the incident.

Nov 29, 2018, 10:26 AM IST
Pilot bodies of Air India, Jet oppose proposed norms on draft duty and rest hours

Pilot bodies of Air India, Jet oppose proposed norms on draft duty and rest hours

Any substantial modification to flight crew FDTL rules require due diligence and a scientific data-driven, evidence- based approach - backed by clinical or field trials, the unions stated in the letter.

Nov 28, 2018, 18:27 PM IST
Punished for failing alcohol test twice, Air India's Captain Kathpalia back as ED

Punished for failing alcohol test twice, Air India's Captain Kathpalia back as ED

A source inside Air India reveals that Captain Arvind Kathpalia has been reverted to his old post. He was previously director for operations.

Nov 21, 2018, 06:34 AM IST
Air India expects to raise Rs 6,100 crore by selling, leasing back 7 wide-body aircraft: Report

Air India expects to raise Rs 6,100 crore by selling, leasing back 7 wide-body aircraft: Report

On August 7, Parliament had approved the gross additional expenditure of Rs 980 crore for equity infusion into the heavily indebted airline.

Nov 20, 2018, 11:57 AM IST
Shah Rukh 'unofficially & unabashedly' declares himself ambassador of Air India. Know why

Shah Rukh 'unofficially & unabashedly' declares himself ambassador of Air India. Know why

Shah Rukh Khan had once said he loves the solitude that he gets in a plane cabin as it makes him feel extremely cosy and restful. 

Nov 18, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Air India bailout plan not alternative to divestment: CMD

Air India bailout plan not alternative to divestment: CMD

He said discussions are in advanced stage for transferring Rs 29,000 crore out of Air India's near Rs 55,000 crore total debt to a special purpose vehicle (SPV).

Nov 15, 2018, 13:18 PM IST
Air India to conduct inquiry into pilot Arvind Kathpalia's failed breath test

Air India to conduct inquiry into pilot Arvind Kathpalia's failed breath test

Earlier on Tuesday, Kathpalia was removed from his post of director of operations.

Nov 13, 2018, 21:34 PM IST
Air India pilot, who failed alcohol test, sacked from post of director of operations

Air India pilot, who failed alcohol test, sacked from post of director of operations

On Sunday, Kathpalia was grounded by the airline as he failed a mandatory pre-flight alcohol test.

Nov 13, 2018, 16:42 PM IST
DGCA suspends flying licence of Air India operations chief Arvind Kathpalia for failing alcohol test

DGCA suspends flying licence of Air India operations chief Arvind Kathpalia for failing alcohol test

Kathpalia was scheduled to fly flight AI-111 from Delhi to London but he had to be replaced because he tested positive for alcohol in the breath analyser test.

Nov 12, 2018, 12:53 PM IST
Two too high to fly? Air India takes action against pilots over alcohol tests

Two too high to fly? Air India takes action against pilots over alcohol tests

While a pilot of a London-bound Air India flight was replaced after he failed to clear the mandatory alcohol test, a Bangkok-bound Air India flight returned to Delhi because its co-pilot had missed the test altogether.

Nov 11, 2018, 22:07 PM IST
Air India pilot fails Breath Analyser test for second time in a year

Air India pilot fails Breath Analyser test for second time in a year

Aircraft personnel are strictly forbidden from consuming alcohol of any kind 12 hours before the departure of their flight.

Nov 11, 2018, 16:17 PM IST
Several flights affected from Mumbai airport after Air India employees go on strike

Several flights affected from Mumbai airport after Air India employees go on strike

The contractual ground employees of AIATSL are on a strike at the Mumbai airport since Wednesday night against the non-payment of Diwali bonus, an official said.

Nov 08, 2018, 10:45 AM IST
ED files money laundering cases into Air India deals inked during UPA tenure

ED files money laundering cases into Air India deals inked during UPA tenure

The agency has filed at least four Enforcement Case Information Reports (ECIRs), the ED equivalent of a police FIR.

Oct 19, 2018, 16:19 PM IST
Air India crew member falls off aircraft, hospitalised

Air India crew member falls off aircraft, hospitalised

The incident happened on Air India flight AI 864 operating on Mumbai-Delhi route.

Oct 15, 2018, 08:34 AM IST
Guru Tegh Bahadur Hockey Tournament: Former champs Air India confirm participation

Guru Tegh Bahadur Hockey Tournament: Former champs Air India confirm participation

Indian Oil, the joint winners last year have withdrawn from the tournament due to the absence of key players who are currently on national duty. 

Oct 13, 2018, 13:32 PM IST
Air India's Trichy-Dubai flight has narrow escape after hitting wall

Air India's Trichy-Dubai flight has narrow escape after hitting wall

Zee News' Amit Kotecha reports that the plane suffered technical snags but was repaired and it eventually completed a safe journey.

Oct 12, 2018, 08:27 AM IST

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