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US FAA mandates changes to Boeing 787 Dreamliner

The US Federal Aviation Administration on Wednesday said it was mandating new flight control software and parts to Boeing Co`s 787 Dreamliner to address what it called an unsafe operating condition of certain products on the plane.

May 02, 2019, 00:39 AM IST

Air India Delhi-Tel Aviv flight register over 80% occupancy; to become a daily service

The airline currently has a 17-percent market share on international routes.

Jun 25, 2018, 11:12 AM IST

Severe turbulence in Air India flight, window panel falls off; three injured - Watch

The flight had over 240 passengers when the nightmarish incident took place. 

Apr 22, 2018, 13:11 PM IST

Air India makes history by flying to Israel via Saudi airspace

Saudi Arabia - birthplace of Islam and home to its holiest shrines - does not recognize Israel.

Mar 23, 2018, 07:06 AM IST

Air India to launch New Delhi-Tel Aviv flights from Thursday

According to the airline, a 256-seater Boeing 787 Dreamliner will operate the thrice-a-week flight service.

Mar 20, 2018, 07:00 AM IST

Setback for Air India as 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots resign

In a huge setback for national carrier Air India, 30 senior Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots have resigned, posting a human resource challenge for the company, according to a report.

Sep 02, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Turbulence in Air India: 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots resign

The pilots who have quit are senior co-pilots with 4,000 hours of average flying experience.

Sep 02, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

Air India ties up with 2 foreign banks for financing of 3 Dreamliners

Air India has tied up with two overseas banks to arrange short-term loans to the tune of USD 315 million to partly fund the acquisition of three Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

Mar 03, 2015, 22:53 PM IST

Air India Dreamliner woes continue

Air India's spate of trouble with its Dreamliner fleet continued Friday as the airline was forced to cancel its Melbourne-Delhi flight and delay the departure of its Singapore-Chennai service by over six hours.

Oct 03, 2014, 18:46 PM IST

Polish Dreamliner plane makes emergency landing in Scotland

A Boeing 787 Dreamliner flying from Chicago to Warsaw with 260 people on board made an emergency landing at Scotland's Glasgow airport on Friday after the pilot received a warning from the fire protection system in the baggage hold.

Sep 27, 2014, 01:21 AM IST

Serious faults hit 2 Dreamliners

Air India suffered a double whammy once again when two of its Dreamliners reported serious faults just before take off from here for Birmingham and Sydney and had to be grounded, airline sources said today.

Jul 25, 2014, 18:03 PM IST

AI resumes Delhi-Moscow flight service after 15 years

After a gap of 15 years, national carrier Air India has resumed air service to Moscow with the launch of non-stop daily New Delhi-Moscow flight on July 18.

Jul 21, 2014, 21:06 PM IST

Ceremony on AI formal induction to Star Alliance on July 11

Ahead of joining the Star Alliance, Air India has virtually completed integration of its systems with that of the group.

Jul 06, 2014, 09:49 AM IST

Airbus poised to revamp A330 with Rolls-Royce

Airbus is set to upgrade its A330 with engines provided exclusively by Rolls-Royce, setting the stage for a bitter new phase in a battle for wide-body jet orders with Boeing`s 787 Dreamliner, people familiar with the matter said.

Jun 27, 2014, 16:51 PM IST

Air India launches direct flights to Rome, Milan from Delhi

Flag carrier Air India today launched direct flight services to Italian cities of Rome and Milan, providing a seamless connectivity to the south-central European country.

Jun 07, 2014, 00:22 AM IST

AI to raise bridge loan of $500 mn for buying 4 Dreamliners

The national carrier, which has already inducted 13 Boeing 787 Dreamliners, expects deliveries of two more such planes in May.

Apr 20, 2014, 10:28 AM IST

Air India seeks bridge loan of $500 million

National carrier Air India is seeking a 'bridge loan' of up to USD 500 million for taking delivery of four Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft from an ongoing order, according to a tender document on the airline's website.

Apr 17, 2014, 22:14 PM IST

BOI loans $200 mn to AI for purchase of 3 Dreamliners

BoI has given a stand-alone loan of USD 200 million for three of these airplanes, the sources said, adding that BoI and the State Bank of India have earlier taken a share of financing aircraft purchase.

Apr 13, 2014, 11:56 AM IST

Air India Dreamliner grounded after technical snag

An Air India Dreamliner on a Paris-to-Delhi flight had to be grounded shortly before take-off Saturday night after it developed a technical snag, an official here said Sunday.

Mar 17, 2014, 00:02 AM IST

Air India reviews Boeing 787, no plan to ground fleet

Air India is reviewing the performance of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet to see if they are using up fuel faster than expected, but has no plans to ground the aircraft, the state-owned carrier`s chairman said on Wednesday.

Mar 12, 2014, 15:32 PM IST