Air India plane diverted to Tashkent due to medical emergency

An Air India plane to New York from here with 253 people onboard was diverted to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, due to a medical emergency.

Air India launches investigation into `worm sandwich` allegations by passenger

Air India has launched an investigation after a passenger said he had found worms in his mid-flight sandwich.

Panel fell off AI Dreamliner mid-air; DGCA probe on

A large panel on the belly of a Bangalore-bound Dreamliner of Air India fell off mid-air, putting about 150 passengers on board at a grave risk, but the aircraft landed safely.

Planes, trains cancelled, highway traffic stalled

Impending cyclone Phailin led to the cancellation of flights and trains from the Odisha state capital and traffic on the highways came to a halt.

Air India flies 46,700 Haj pilgrims

Air India on Wednesday completed its Haj operations, flying about 46,700 pilgrims to Madina and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia recording the highest ever on-time performance of over 97 per cent.

Oppn slams Ajit Singh for Air India privatisation remark

Opposition parties including the Left slammed Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh for saying that government was ready to privatise Air India and accused him of selling public asset without bringing a civil aviation policy.

Illegal immigration racket: Five held at IGI

5 of a family have been apprehended by security agencies at Delhi`s international airport here in connection with alleged racket of using fake visas to travel on national carrier Air India to London.

Air India hikes domestic fares up to 25%

Air India had the third highest domestic market share in July at 19.2 percent.

Air India generates cash surplus of Rs 460 crore

A series of cost cutting measures and an aggressive marketing strategy have led Air India to generate cash surplus of Rs 460 crore in April-June on the back of a consistent growth trend since last July.

Air India plane makes emergency landing at Bhubaneswar

A Delhi-bound Air India flight with 50 passengers and crew on board landed under emergency conditions at airport here about 20 minutes after take off following a technical problem, airlines officials said Wednesday.

AI flight returns to bay after minor damage to rear tyre

A Maldives-bound Air India flight with 43 passengers on board returned to the bay here just before take off on Monday after the pilot noticed minor damage to the rear tyre.

AI flight delayed due to tiff between pilot, passenger

Air India flight from Patna to New Delhi was delayed by about 30 minutes on Friday night due to the pilot`s refusal to take off after a tiff with a passenger midair.

Two AI pilots suspended for allowing actress inside cockpit

Two Air India pilots have been suspended after they allowed a south Indian actress to sit inside the cockpit mid-air on a Bangalore-Hyderabad flight.

Uttarakhand floods: AI to operate more Dehradun-Delhi flights

Air India, which is providing concessional fares to people hit by floods in Uttarakhand, is mounting additional flights between Dehradun and Delhi.

U’khand: AI gives concession to flood-hit outbound passengers

Air India Friday announced concessional fares for flood-hit outbound passengers from Dehradun.

When AI pilot and air hostesses locked themselves up in cockpit

A captain and two air hostesses have been reportedly suspended by Air India after the three were found locked in the cockpit for a “prolonged period”.

Air India suspends co-pilot, 2 cabin crew for over stay in cockpit

Air India has suspended the co-pilot and two cabin crew for "over stay" in the cockpit.

Two Air India pilots suspended

Two pilots of an Air India flight, which landed at Mumbai airport last Friday without air traffic control clearance, have been suspended.

Man held with 600 blank AI boarding passes in Kolkata

A man was arrested at Kolkata airport with 600 blank boarding passes of Air India, prompting state-run airline to launch probe into an alleged fraud in the LTC scheme for government employees.

Air India to pay Rs 30k to retd Vice Admiral

Air India has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs 30,000 to a retired Vice Admiral as compensation for the airline`s "casual attitude".