Indian Airlines

IC 814 Kandahar Hijacking case: SC dismisses bail plea filed by accused

IC 814 Kandahar Hijacking case: SC dismisses bail plea filed by accused

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed the bail application filed by the accused in the IC 814 Kandahar Hijacking case, Abdul Latifa Adam Momin.

Nov 23, 2017, 17:31 PM IST
India tops domestic air traffic growth in June: IATA

India tops domestic air traffic growth in June: IATA

"Domestic India RPKs grew by 18.6 percent in year-on- year terms in H1 2017, with annual RPK posting its 34th consecutive month of double-digit growth in June," IATA said on Thursday.

Aug 04, 2017, 00:10 AM IST

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh extends legal help to two 1981 hijackers

The Srinagar-bound Indian Airlines plane with 107 passengers and six crew members was hijacked and taken to Lahore in September 1981.

Jul 20, 2017, 22:39 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Mohammad Kaif takes a subtle dig at Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad after he hit Air India official with slippers

Mohammad Kaif takes a subtle dig at Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad after he hit Air India official with slippers

All schedule Indian carriers have decided to ban Gaikwad from flying on all our flights with immediate effect.

Mar 24, 2017, 18:24 PM IST
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.

Oct 16, 2016, 19:21 PM IST

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.

Oct 14, 2016, 20:43 PM IST
 Air India likely to post over Rs 100 crore operating profit in 2015-16

Air India likely to post over Rs 100 crore operating profit in 2015-16

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke of Air India's turnaround in his Independence Day speech on Monday, the state-run airline is expecting to log over Rs 100 crore operating profit in the last fiscal and projecting to cross the Rs 700 crore mark in the current financial year.

Aug 15, 2016, 15:47 PM IST
 Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation ministry is mulling over a plan to launch a website where air passengers can register their complaints, which will be forwarded to the airlines

Aug 13, 2016, 09:11 AM IST

DNA: Today in History, 1st August, 2016

Today is the death anniverary of great freedom fighter Bal Gangadhar Tilak. Watch complete news story of DNA for getting detailed updates!

Aug 02, 2016, 00:06 AM IST

Airlines look to smaller planes in regional push

Indian airlines are in talks with ATR, Bombardier and Embraer to buy smaller planes to fly to the country`s booming second and third tier cities ahead of a government drive to get more of the country connected by air.

Mar 18, 2016, 17:59 PM IST
Air India plans hedging fuel costs up to 25%

Air India plans hedging fuel costs up to 25%

As it looks to turnaround, Air India plans to hike the limit for hedging fuel costs to 25 per cent amid oil prices hovering at low levels

Mar 06, 2016, 16:35 PM IST
AirAsia chief raises questions over 5/20 norm

AirAsia chief raises questions over 5/20 norm

The war of words over 5/20 norm continued with AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes today taking a dig at promoters of Indian airlines asking whether all of them live in India, in an obvious reference to Jet Airways Chairman Naresh Goyal, an NRI living in the UK.

Feb 27, 2016, 19:49 PM IST

Indian airlines to see better earnings outlook in 2016: Fitch

Indian and South East Asian airlines are likely to see improved earning prospects in 2016, primarily driven by higher demand and lower fuel costs, says Fitch Ratings.  

Dec 23, 2015, 18:10 PM IST
Air India likely to make 6% profit this fiscal, first since merger

Air India likely to make 6% profit this fiscal, first since merger

For the first time since merger of Indian Airlines into Air India, the national carrier is likely to report an operating profit of about Rs six crores in the current fiscal, owing to a combination of factors including lower fuel costs and Dreamliner operations, among others.

Dec 14, 2015, 22:05 PM IST
Air India showing improvement in operational performance

Air India showing improvement in operational performance

Air India's net losses have declined by more than 22 percent in the past four years, reflecting improvement in its financial and operational performance, Lok Sabha was informed on Thursday.

Dec 10, 2015, 14:06 PM IST
Part of funding for 9/11 came from India, says ex-top cop Neeraj Kumar

Part of funding for 9/11 came from India, says ex-top cop Neeraj Kumar

Part of funding for 9/11 attacks in the US had originated from India, according to a former top police officer Neeraj Kumar.

Nov 17, 2015, 18:20 PM IST
Air India cuts employees from 300 to 108 in two years; saves on costs

Air India cuts employees from 300 to 108 in two years; saves on costs

In a major boost to its cost saving efforts, Air India has managed to bring down the number of employees per aircraft by almost two-thirds to 108 compared to 300 more than two years ago.

Oct 07, 2015, 21:36 PM IST

Air India forms monitoring team for safe, clean travel

Air India on Sunday announced it has set up a dedicated monitoring team under an executive director which would conduct surprise checks to ensure safe travel and better service delivery to its passengers.

Sep 20, 2015, 21:32 PM IST

IndiGo adds nine 9 new flights to its network

No-frills carrier IndiGo has added nine new flights on its domestic network including a daily service on the Varanasi-Goa via Mumbai and Varanasi-Kolkata routes, starting Tuesday.

Sep 01, 2015, 19:58 PM IST