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Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal

Tatas better candidate if Air India is privatised: Sunil Mittal

Founder Chairman of Bharti Entreprises Sunil Mittal on Thursday said the Tata Group will be a better choice to take over the debt-ridden national passenger carrier Air India if the airline is privatised.

Air India debt unsustainable, should go to private hands: Arvind Panagariya

Air India debt unsustainable, should go to private hands: Arvind Panagariya

Air India should be privatised as its debt level is "simply not sustainable" and government action on the airline's future course is likely within six months, Niti Aayog vice chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Thursday.

Additional flights on India-Qatar route will start shortly: Government

The government on Wednesday said that additional flights on the India-Qatar route will start shortly.

Air India's privatisation: Is Tata group looking to pilot the national carrier again?

Air India's privatisation: Is Tata group looking to pilot the national carrier again?

Tata Group is reportedly considering buying Air India in partnership with Singapore Airline.

Govt looking at all options for Air India's revival including privatisation: Jayant Sinha

Govt looking at all options for Air India's revival including privatisation: Jayant Sinha

The debt-laden Air India is staying afloat on taxpayers' money and the government is looking at all options for its revival, including privatisation.

TDP MP Diwakar Reddy creates ruckus at Vizag airport, banned by IndiGo, three other airlines

TDP MP Diwakar Reddy creates ruckus at Vizag airport, banned by IndiGo, three other airlines

Hours after the TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy allegedly hurled abuses at airport staff over being denied the boarding ticket for arriving late at the counter, the IndiGo and three other airlines banned the Telugu Desam Party legislator. 

No fresh plane order till clarity on privatisation: Air India

National carrier Air India on Friday said it will not place any order for new aircraft till there is clarity on its future course, including possible privatisation.

'Enough AI assets to match debt;govt should resist cheap sale'

'Enough AI assets to match debt;govt should resist cheap sale'

Air India's tangible and intangible assets can well match its over Rs 52,000 crore debt burden and the government should resist a "distress sale" of the carrier, according to sources at the airline.

WhatsApp row: Jet pilots' body NAG to hold emergency meeting today

WhatsApp row: Jet pilots' body NAG to hold emergency meeting today

In a rare move, aviation watchdog DGCA has filed a police complaint against 34 pilots of Jet Airways, IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir for allegedly posting "obscene" messages.

Government should have exited Air India 15 years back: Arun Jaitley

Government should have exited Air India 15 years back: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday made a strong case for sale of Air India as he asked how fair it was to use Rs 55,000-60,000 crore of tax payers' money on the national carrier for having just 14 per cent market share.

Huge debt pile makes Air India stake sale very difficult: Panagariya

Selling stake in Air India will be "very very difficult" with its debt burden of Rs 52,000 crore and the government has to decide if there should be partial or full write off of debt, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Arvind Panagariya said on Friday.

Govt says all options open for Air India revival

Govt says all options open for Air India revival

All possible alternatives are being considered to make Air India viable, the Civil Aviation Ministry said on Tuesday, even as it asserted that the clock cannot be put back on the Indian Airlines merger.

Special Report : Is Air India finally going to get warm adieu?

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This ethical hacker could travel the world for free – But he chose something else

This ethical hacker could travel the world for free – But he chose something else

Sanjani has given an elaborate account of how he easily hacked into Air India, SpiceJet, Cleartrip apps and highlighted the loopholes.

Air India plans to raise Rs 80 crore through sale of properties

Air India plans to raise Rs 80 crore through sale of properties

Government-run Air India plans to raise around Rs 80 crore through sale of its seven properties, including some land parcels, as a part of its asset monetisation plan.

A Dialogue with JC:  Modi govt has operationalised 33 new airports in last one year, says Jayant Sinha

A Dialogue with JC: Modi govt has operationalised 33 new airports in last one year, says Jayant Sinha

Speaking on his ministry's latest achievement UDAN, Minister of State for Aviation Jayant Sinha in an exclusive conversation with Zee Media's Executive Director and CEO regional channels Jagdeesh Chandra informed that five aviation companies have joined the scheme and more flights would be added in routes with the increase in demand.

Air India to operate direct flights between Colombo and Varanasi: PM Modi in Sri Lanka

Air India to operate direct flights between Colombo and Varanasi: PM Modi in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a two-day state visit to Sri Lanka, on Friday participated in the International Vesak Day celebrations here, the biggest festival of Buddhists.

No-fly list': New rules today for airlines banning passengers

No-fly list': New rules today for airlines banning passengers

The no-fly list has been amended by Air India from the day Shiv Sena MP Ravindra​ Gaikwad hit 62-year-old R Sukumar with his slipper.

Air India flight suffers bird hit while landing in Kolkata

An Air India flight from Delhi with 254 passengers and crew on board suffered a bird hit while landing at the Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport here on Monday, an AI spokesman said.