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GoM on Air India meets, discusses modalities for sale

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Commerce and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri attended the meeting.

Air India recruitment 2019: Vacancies for 170 Assistant Supervisor posts, how to apply

Air India recruitment 2019: The candidates can apply through the official website aiesl.airindia.in on or before September 28, 2019. There are 170 vacant posts


Regional Director accused of shoplifting at Sydney airport resigns from Air India

"Bhasin's suspension was revoked on Monday so that his resignation can be accepted on Tuesday. The revoking of suspension was just a technicality," said the official. Bhasin has been under suspension and not permitted to enter the premises of the national carrier since the date of the incident.

Aviation regulator tells airport operators to conduct periodic inspection of runway surface

A senior DGCA official said that airport operators have been mandated to conduct periodic friction test and rubber removal to keep the runway in proper condition to enable proper braking action

Vistara to launch Mumbai-Dubai flight services from Aug 21

Vistara had early last month said it will commence operations on the international routes from August with a flight services to Singapore from Delhi and Mumbai, starting August 6 and August 7, respectively.

Air India unions oppose privatisation bid

After the budget announcement on Friday, Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani had called a meeting of all the 13 unions of the airline Monday to discuss the privatisation plan.


Recent cases of aircraft veering off runways prompts DGCA to ground 12 pilots

SpiceJet, Air India Express and GoAir have been involved in three, two and one such incidents, respectively, in the past few days, prompting the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to take action against the 12 pilots.

These 'standing seats' for airlines at Paris Air Show has people horrified

Airline interior manufacturer Aviointeriors showed off a new concept in airline seating called the Skyrider 2.0, which it says is innovative since it allows "ultra-high density in the aircraft cabin".

Strike by Taiwan air attendants halts flights for thousands

Local media reported more than 100 flights were being canceled and almost 20,000 passengers affected on the first three days of the strike, which began Thursday afternoon after negotiations broke down.

Will consider any partnership proposal from Indian carriers: Qatar Airways

The blockade on Qatar and withdrawal of 28 weekly flights between Doha and cities of New Delhi and Mumbai has increased the pressure on available seat capacity in Qatar-India routes, the airline said.

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World’s 1st solar plane landed in Ahmedabad

This historic round-the-world trip continues on Sunday with Andre Boschberg, being the pilot.

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How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

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.