225 passengers of diverted London-Mumbai Air India flight return

The 225 passengers of Air India's city-bound flight from London, which was diverted to Budapest after an engine malfunction, returned on Friday, after a delay of over 13 hours.

Mumbai-bound AI plane from London diverted to Budapest

A Mumbai-bound Air India flight from London was diverted to Budapest in Hungary Thursday night following a technical snag.

AI pilot allegedly assaults ground engineer, de-rostered

The pilot of a Paris-bound Air India flight with 122 passengers on board on Saturday allegedly assaulted a ground engineer in Chennai shortly before take off following which he was de-rostered.

AI pilot assaults engineer at Chennai Airport; DGCA seeks report
AI pilot assaults engineer at Chennai Airport; DGCA seeks report

The Air India pilot who assaulted an engineer posted at the Chennai Airport on Saturday morning has reportedly been derostered, and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has sought an inquiry report on the incident, even as the union representing the engineers at the airport are demanding justice.

Delhi Police question crew of Air India flight on which Sunanda, Tharoor fought
Delhi Police question crew of Air India flight on which Sunanda, Tharoor fought

Taking forward its ongoing probe into the Sunanda Pushkar death case, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Delhi Police is reported to have questioned the crew of Air India flight on which Congress leader Shashi Tharoor and his deceased wife had an altercation on January 15 last year.

One arrested for making threat call to Air India office in Kolkata

One person was on Sunday arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Kolkata Police from Bongaon area in North 24 Parganas district for allegedly making a threat call to the city office of Air India.

Govt must take Air India hijack threat seriously: Uday Bhaskar

C and strategic analyst, Commodore (retired) C Uday Bhaskar, on Sunday said the government must take the hijack threat received at the Air India office in Kolkata very seriously because the Kandahar hijack incident of 1999 had proved to be humiliating for the country.

Intelligence agencies send hijack alert for Delhi-Kabul Air India flight

Security of airports across the nation was stepped up on Sunday after inleggigence agencies warned of a possible hijack attempt by militants on Delh-Kabul flights.

Air India's Kolkata office receives threat call

A threat call was received by the Air India on Saturday evening to blow up their office in Kolkata triggering the airline officials to call for an emergency meeting with Airport Authority of India.

Air India receives threat call to blow up Kolkata office
Air India receives threat call to blow up Kolkata office

A threat call was received by the Air India on Saturday evening to blow up their office in Kolkata triggering the airline officials to call for an emergency meeting with Airport Authority of India.

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.