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Govt seeks Lok Sabha nod for additional expenditure of Rs 59,978 crore

Govt seeks Lok Sabha nod for additional expenditure of Rs 59,978 crore

Government on Wednesday sought the approval of the Lok Sabha for gross additional expenditure of Rs 59,978.29 crore as part of the Second Batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants for the fiscal 2016-17.

5 foreign nationals booked for misbehaving on Air India flight

5 foreign nationals booked for misbehaving on Air India flight

Of the five passengers against whom complaint was filed, three are Australian nationals while one each from New Zealand and Italy, the police official said.

Fog affects flight services at Amritsar airport

Fog affects flight services at Amritsar airport

The flights that were delayed include Air India, Qatar Airways, Spicejet and Air Canada.
 

Air India apologises for error in article on Puri Jagannath temple

Air India apologises for error in article on Puri Jagannath temple

It was mentioned in the article titled 'Devotion can be Delicious' that non-vegetarian dishes are also served at the Puri Jagannath temple.

Air India bribe case: CBI seeks to examine Canadian national

Air India bribe case: CBI seeks to examine Canadian national

CBI sources said the agency has registered the case and dispatched Letters Rogatory, judicial requests to facilitate provision of information.

Air India reduces debt by Rs 5,000 crore last fiscal

Air India reduces debt by Rs 5,000 crore last fiscal

As it works towards becoming fully profitable ahead of its schedule under the 10-year turnaround plan, the carrier has brought down its debt to around Rs 46,000 crore at the end of March this year.

Air India plane suffers tyre burst at Mumbai airport; passengers safe

An Air India plane carrying 128 passengers and crew members from Ahmedabad suffered a tyre burst while landing at the city airport this morning.

Foreign-registered airplanes to soon fly without Indian registration

Foreign-registered airplanes to soon fly without Indian registration

Passengers might soon be flying on foreign-registered aircraft operated by Indian firms with the government planning to do away with certain decades-old requirements to further improve the ease of doing business.

Air India makes operational profit for first time in 8 years

Air India makes operational profit for first time in 8 years

For the first time in a decade, Air India has reported an operating profit of Rs 105 crore in the last fiscal aided by lower fuel costs and rise in passenger numbers.

Air India records Rs 105 crore operating profit, first time in a decade

For the first time in a decade, Air India has reported an operating profit of Rs 105 crore in the last fiscal aided by lower fuel costs and rise in passenger numbers.

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.