Daughter of senior Air India executive travels in bunk meant for pilots

In an alleged violation of aviation safety norms, a daughter of a senior Air India executive travelled in the bunk which is only meant for resting of flight crew members as per the DGCA norms, during one of the airline's flight to Newark recently.

Run Air India professionally, says IATA chief

 Cash-strapped Air India should be run by professionals even if the government partially off-loads its stake to investors to keep it off-the-ground, a top global aviation professional has said.

25th Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tourney from December 15
25th Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tourney from December 15

The silver jubilee Lal Bahadur Shastri hockey tournament will take place from December 15 to 21 at the Shivaji stadium here.

Bird hit: AAI asks Goa govt to clean garbage heaps near airport

Days after a Delhi-bound Air India flight with 164 passengers on board had to abort its take-off due to a bird hit at Goa airport, the Airport Authority of India (AAI) has asked the state government to remove garbage heaps lying around the facility.

Air India plane's tyre gets deflated after landing at Jodhpur

A tyre of a Delhi-bound Air India plane from Mumbai, with around 100 people onboard, was found deflated after it landed at Jodhpur, following which the flight was briefly stalled.

Major mishap averted at Kolkata Airport, Dibrugarh-Kolkata Air India flight's tyre deflates while taxiing

133 passenger onboard an Air India flight had a close shave on Saturday when the rear tyre of Dibrugarh-Kolkata flight deflated at the NSC Bose International Airport.

IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil
IB issues alert of possible terror attack on Kolkata airport, CISF asked to tighten vigil

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which mans Indian airports, was on Thursday asked to tighten vigil at Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport after the Intelligence Bureau issued an alert regarding a possible attack on the airbase.

Four flights cancelled in Chennai

Chennai: Four flights, three SpiceJet and an Air India, to various domestic destinations from here were cancelled Thursday due to shortage of aircraft, airport sources said.

Air India launches dedicated phones for flight update in fog season

Ahead of the fog season, Air India has beefed up its telephone network in four major metros in addition to its all-India toll-free call centre to provide latest status of its flights.

Snag grounds Air India's NY plane, crew shortage delays London flight

 Air India passengers bound to New York and London had a harrowing time at the city airport after the airline had to cancel the NY flight due to technical snag and duty time curbs on crew and the other flight because of a mock drill at the airport.

Mumbai bound Air India flight from Bangkok makes emergency landing

An Air India flight en route to Mumbai from Bangkok made an emergency landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here Thursday evening, after the pilot reported an on-board medical emergency, airport sources said.

Flights delayed: AI passsengers face tough time

Several passengers of Air India faced a tough time at the Delhi airport on Monday after two flights were inordinately delayed due to late arrival of aircraft and expiry of the flight timings of the crew members.

Durand Cup: Sporting thrash Air India, enter semi-finals
Durand Cup: Sporting thrash Air India, enter semi-finals

Sporting Clube de Goa scored a thumping 4-1 win over Air India to enter the semi-finals of the 127th Durand Cup, played at Raia Panchayat ground, here this evening.

Check-in system crashes at Mumbai airport, flights delayed

The check-in system at terminal 1B of the domestic airport here collapsed on Sunday due to crashing of the server resulting in flight delays for some time causing inconvenience to passengers.

Security remains high at Kochi airport

Security remained high at the Kochi airport for the second day on Saturday in the wake of a threat of a bomb explosion or a possible suicide attack on a flight on the Mumbai-Kochi sector and a review will take place on Monday.

Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert
Suicide bombing threat to Air India flights; major airports put on alert

Major airports across the country have been put on alert following the warning of an attack.

Air India Express technical fault: Passengers stranded for nearly 2 days

Over 150 passengers of an Air India Express flight from Dammam to Kozhikode, scheduled on Saturday night, were stranded almost two days as the Boeing 737 aircraft developed a major technical fault.

Vizag airport becomes operational, AI resumes flights
Vizag airport becomes operational, AI resumes flights

Flights are set to resume from the cyclone-battered Visakhapatnam airport on Friday.

Air India to fly from Vizag tomorrow, other operators to follow?

Air India will resume operations from tomorrow at Visakhapatnam airport which has been extensively damaged due to Cyclone Hudhud, Union Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said on Thursday.

Chicago-Delhi Air India flight diverted to Toronto

An Air India Chicago-Delhi flight, carrying 342 passengers, was diverted to Toronto on Tuesday morning after the pilot suspected oil leakage in one of its engines, officials said.