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एयर इंडिया सॉफ्टवेयर बंद — 8:30 बजे तक 155 उड़ानों में होगी देर

दुनिया भर के हवाई अड्डों को शनिवार सुबह हुए एयरलाइन के पीएसएस सॉफ्टवेयर बंद के कारण काफ़ी परेशानियाँ झेलनी पड़ी क्योंकि चेक-इन, सामान और आरक्षण में यह सॉफ्टवेयर काम आता है

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Economy

Prabhu makes a free-market statement in times of socialism

‘It is our endeavour to support the industry. However, we cannot interfere in day-to-day operations of the airlines,’ Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu said

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India

Air India Express’s first direct Sharjah-Surat flight on 16 February

Dubai: Air India Express will launch its first direct flight service from Surat to Sharjah on February 16 and will also expand services from Gulf to Kannur in Kerala. The international budget arm of Air India will deploy Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on this route. The flight will depart from Sharjah at 7:35 PM and […]

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Economy

Civil Aviation Secretary: Govt to finalise Air India revival package in 10-15 days

New Delhi: The government is likely to finalise a revival package for debt-laden Air India in 10 to 15 days, Civil Aviation Secretary RN Choubey said on Thursday. Earlier this year, efforts for strategic disinvestment of the airline failed to take off. The national carrier is estimated to have a debt burden of more than Rs […]

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India

Passenger on board Air India plane raises false alarm about being kidnapped

Jodhpur: A man being escorted by four police personnel on board an Air India flight from Mumbai managed to pull a fast one on the crew by falsely telling them that he was being kidnapped by them, sending the airlines personnel into a tizzy and leaving fellow passengers harried. After the flight AI 645 (Mumbai […]

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Commercial flight operations begin from Kochi Naval airport

Kochi: Commercial flight operations from the Naval airport at Kochi commenced today with the first Air India flight from Bengaluru arriving this morning.   Small aircraft are being operated from the naval airport as the Kochi International Airport has shut operations till 26 August following flooding in the heavy rains. The first AI flight from Bengaluru […]

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India

‘Air India received Rs 27,195 cr equity infusion’

New Delhi: Debt-laden Air India has received Rs 27,195.21 crore worth equity infusion till date from the government under the turnaround and financial restructuring plans approved back in 2012.   In the current financial year, the State-owned airline received an equity infusion of Rs 650 crore up to June, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant […]

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Air India asks restoration of equity infusion from govt

Mumbai: In a blow to the government’s privatisation drive in aviation, no bidder showed up on the last day of submitting the expression of interest to buy a controlling stake in Air India. The government had proposed to offload 76% equity share capital of the national carrier as well as transfer the management control to private […]

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Sale of debt-laden ‘Maharaja’ fails to take off

New Delhi: Debt-laden Air India has failed to attract any bids during the process of auctioning of the beleaguered airline, the ministry of civil aviation said in a tweet. Bidders were required to submit the expression of interest (EoI) by 5 PM on Thursday. As informed by the Transaction Adviser, no response has been received for the Expression […]

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Air India may have to pay Rs 60 crore penalty for flight delay

Mumbai: National carrier Air India may have to pay a penalty of Rs 60 crore to 323 passengers of its 9 May Delhi-Chicago flight, which was delayed as a fallout of withdrawal of relaxations given on flight duty time limitation of the crew. Flight AI 127 was bound for Chicago on 9 May with a flight […]