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'Ashamed and sorry': Netizens fume after Air India complains of staff being ostracised

March 23, 2020 2:16 pm

Many apologised on behalf of those who have insulted Air India staff and thanked the airline for continuing to help Indians in distress.

Neighbours ostracising, calling police on crew who went abroad, says Air India

March 22, 2020 8:30 pm

These "vigilantes" had "conveniently" forgotten that many a spouse, parent, sibling, child and near and dear ones were brought back home safely from coronavirus-hit countries by the Air India crew, the statement said.

Air India to renegotiate lease, hotel agreements; push cargo sales to maximise revenue

March 21, 2020 4:48 am

On Thursday, the government announced that no incoming scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft shall be allowed to disembark passengers on Indian soil after 1:31 am of March 23 till March 2

DPIIT notifies decision to permit NRIs to own up to 100 per cent stake in Air India

March 20, 2020 5:08 pm

The FDI policy earlier permitted NRIs to take only 49 per cent stake in the airline.

Coronavirus updates March 13: India records second death, this time a woman in Delhi

March 13, 2020 10:39 pm

According to the health ministry, the number of confirmed cases in India now stands at 81, with one death till now, a 76-year-old man from Kalaburgi in Karnataka.

Air India disinvestment: NRIs can now own up to 100% stake

March 04, 2020 4:07 pm

Air India disinvestment: As per the existing norms, 100 per cent FDI is permitted in scheduled domestic carriers, subject to certain conditions, including that it would not be applicable for overseas airlines.

Air India divestment: Evaluating the offer, says Vistara chairman; no call yet on placing a bid

March 03, 2020 1:25 am

The central government, in January, had started the disinvestment process of the national carrier and has invited parties to place their expressions of interest by March 17, a deadline that is expected to be extended.

We are evaluating Air India: Vistara chairman on national carrier's disinvestment

March 02, 2020 5:56 pm

On being asked if Vistara or Tata Sons were evaluating Air India, Bhat replied: "We (Vistara) are a joint venture."

Indians on board coronavirus-hit Japan ship return on Air India flight

February 27, 2020 8:54 am

A luxury cruise liner, with over 3,700 people aboard, was quarantined off Yokohama port in Japan on February 3. At least 700 people on the ship, including 12 Indians, had tested positive while four of them died on board due to coronavirus.

Adani mulls bidding for Air India

February 25, 2020 3:16 pm

If Adani bids, it will join likes of Tata Group, Hindujas, IndiGo and New York-based fund Interups who are said to be considering putting in an expression of interest (EoI) at the close of the bid deadline next month.


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.