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After Indigo, Air India suspends Kunal Kamra for 'unacceptable behaviour' against Arnab Goswami

January 28, 2020 11:59 pm

Responding to IndiGo's statement, Hardeep Singh Puri said his ministry would advice other airlines to impose similar restrictions on Kunal Kamra.

Air India disinvestment: Will the new terms attract investors?

January 28, 2020 8:07 am

The government has tweaked the terms of Air India’s sale, and is now putting 100% of its equity in the airline on the block. Will there finally be a buyer? How will flyers and employees be impacted?

Putting 100% on table, Govt renews push to sell Air India

January 28, 2020 4:52 am

In the preliminary information memorandum, the government has made a number of key changes in its attempt to make it more attractive for bidders.

Explained: Air India disinvestment — what govt has on offer

January 28, 2020 8:02 am

The government will offload 100% of its stake in Air India, compared with 76% put on the block last time. According to industry watcher, the government holding even a minor stake in the airline post disinvestment was seen as a huge negative for any potential buyers.

Government invites bid for sale of 100% stake in Air India, 50% in AISATS

January 27, 2020 11:08 am

Air India, which has a debt burden of more than Rs 50,000 crore, has been making loss for long and as part of revival efforts, the government has decided on disinvestment.

If I were not a minister today, I would be bidding for Air India: Piyush Goyal

January 23, 2020 7:02 pm

Responding to a query about proposed disinvestment of Air India, BPCL and other companies, Goyal said in the first term, the government had inherited an economy which was in pretty terrible shape.

Air India reinstates senior pilot found guilty of sexual harassment

January 19, 2020 12:33 pm

According to a complaint filed by the woman pilot, the alleged incident took place on May 5 last year in Hyderabad, where she was being trained by Captain Sachin Gupta.

Govt likely to issue EoI, share purchase agreement for Air India within 3-4 days: Official

January 17, 2020 7:28 pm

Dismissing rumours that the national carrier will shut down operations, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had said on December 31 that the national carrier, which is incurring a loss of Rs 20 crore to Rs 26 crore daily, will keep on operating till it is privatised.

Air India Washington-Delhi flight delayed by 57 hrs due to glitch in braking system

January 15, 2020 8:43 pm

The plane had 133 passengers on board when it developed the glitch, the official said.

India issues travel advisory, Air India to avoid Iran airspace

January 09, 2020 7:53 am

All Air India and Air India Express flights from Delhi and Mumbai are likely to take an extra 20-40 minutes to avoid Iranian airspace, a spokesperson for Air India said.


Kannur International Airport Set to Take Flight

December 08, 2018 2:52 pm

Kannur International Airport (KIAL), the fourth in Kerala, will be dedicated to the nation on December 9. The airport will offer better access to travellers from north Kerala and parts of Karnataka like Coorg.

How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

July 30, 2018 2:56 am

Domestic airlines have reported the number of technical snags they have experienced. Of them all, IndiGo's numbers jump out, because it first reported 340 odd snags and when rivals reported the number suspect, it was revised to over 14,000 snags.

Increasing airfare in time of distress is concerning: Mahesh Sharma

February 24, 2016 12:38 pm

New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma on Wednesday reacted over the price hike by private airlines in the time of crisis. He said it is a matter of serious consideration for them as well as for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He further said that airlines should not increase their prices during the crisis period. He added that Air India has always played a social holistic role and acted in the same way during Nepal’s earthquake.