'Air India Day' on Wednesday, tickets for Rs 100

National carrier Air India will celebrate on Wednesday its merger with erstwhile Indian Airlines as 'Air India Day', offering tickets for Rs 100 for a limited period.

Airbus deal: CBI examines former Civil Aviation secretary

A former secretary in the Civil Aviation department has been examined by CBI as a witness in connection with alleged irregularities in the supply of 43 aircraft to the erstwhile Indian Airlines by Airbus.

New govt to review curbs on Indian airlines on flying abroad

The next government is likely to take a fresh view on the issue of scrapping the 5/20 rule to allow Indian carriers to fly abroad, which was being pursued by the UPA government.

Delhi-bound Air India plane makes emergency landing

A Delhi-bound Air India plane with 135 passengers on board was forced to make emergency landing at an airport here on Tuesday due to a technical snag, about 15 minutes after it took off.

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”.

Case related to Kandahar hijack collapses

A local court acquitted 19 persons, accused to have helped get fake passports for the hijackers of the Indian Airlines flight IC-814 in December 1999.

J&K police nab top Kandahar hijack suspect

The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested Mehrajuddin Dand, a terror suspect who allegedly provided logistical support to the hijackers of IC-814.

Haj pilgrimage: Direct Air India flights from Kashmir

Air India will operate direct flights from Srinagar to Jeddah to ferry this year`s Haj pilgrims to Saudi Arabia, Jammu and Kashmir.

Delhi HC upholds life term for 1993 plane hijacker

The Delhi High Court on Tuesday
upheld the life sentence awarded to a political activist Hari
Singh for hijacking an Indian Airlines flight in March 1993.

Court orders IA to take back sacked air hostess

The Calcutta High Court Friday
ordered the Indian Airlines, now Air India, to take back an air hostess, who was sacked for being overweight.

Day-long strike hits life in WB, Kerala

Trade unions are protesting against price rise and want proper implementation of labour laws.

Parliamentary panel recommends Air India split

A Parliamentary committee on Friday termed the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines as a "marriage of two incompatible individuals".

After a controversial merger, govt now plans AI-IA demerger

With the Maharaja reporting huge losses, the government is now mulling over separating Air India and Indian Airlines, which were merged in August 2007 despite widespread criticism, an Indian daily reported on Wednesday.

Indian Airlines hijacker deported to India

Canada Tuesday deported the mastermind of the 1984 Indian Airline hijacker to India.

NACIL expected to register loss of Rs 5,000 crore

The National Aviation Company of India Limited (NACIL), formed in 2007 with the merger of Air India and Indian, was expected to register a loss of around Rs 5,000 crore in the last fiscal, Government on Tuesday said.