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Air India is the flag carrier airline of India, headquartered at New Delhi. It is owned by Talace Private Limited, a Special-Purpose Vehicle (SPV) of Tata Sons, after Air India Limited's former owner, the Government of India, completed the sale. Air India operates a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft serving 102 domestic and international destinations. The airline has its hub at Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, alongside several focus cities across India. Air India is the largest international carrier out of India with an 18.6% market share. Over 60 international destinations are served by Air India across four continents. The airline became the 27th member of Star Alliance on 11 July 2014.

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Payback time for 'bravehearts': Air India crash survivors to build hospital for rescuers in Kerala

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Aircraft glitch delays Air India Mumbai-Bangkok flight

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Civil aviation minister following up with home ministry on AI CEO designate's security clearance: Official

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Eye on fleet expansion, Air India offers to re-hire retired pilots for 5 yrs


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Air India passenger falls ill mid-flight, Union Minister and BJP MP step in

Union Minister of State For Finance Dr BK Karad and BJP MP Dr Subhash Bhamre, who were on board, checked on the passenger, Air India said.
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Close shave for passengers as Air India plane's engine shuts down mid-air

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Cyclone Asani: Several IndiGo flights cancelled in Andhra Pradesh; here's status of AirAsia, SpiceJet, Air India flights

Cyclone Asani: Air India is yet to decide and convey about their flight operations.
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Air India's Srinagar-Jammu flight delayed by 2 hours after rat sighted onboard

The scheduled time of departure of flight AI822 was 2.15 pm. Due to the incident, it departed around 4.10 pm.
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Air India starts restoring pre-Covid salaries of pilots, cabin crew as air traffic increases

With effect from April 1, 2022, employee salaries have been restored by almost 75 per cent as compared to the pre-COVID pandemic level.
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Tow tractor malfunctions, collides with Air India plane at Delhi airport

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has begun an investigation into the Air India plane incident, the officials said.
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Air India cancels Delhi-Moscow flight due to flight insurance concerns

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From April 8, Air India to cut flights to crisis-hit Lanka as demand dips


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Air India flight carrying students evacuated from Ukrainian city Sumy lands in Delhi


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IAF, Indian carriers to operate total 19 evacuation flights with 3,726 Indians on Thursday: Jyotiraditya Scindia

On Thursday, the IAF and Indian carriers will fly 3,726 Indians back to India from Ukraine's neighbouring countries, Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said. Under Operation Ganga, eight flights of..
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Ukraine crisis: 31 evacuation flights to bring back over 6,300 Indians in coming days

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Operation Ganga: Six flights with 1,377 stranded citizens departed for India in last 24 hours

External affairs minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said that six flights carrying 1,377 Indian nationals stranded in Ukraine have departed for India in the last 24 hours under 'Operation Ganga'. The..
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Ukrainian guards beat up Indians trying to flee war zone, says MP student on return

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Air India flight carrying 182 Indians nationals from Ukraine lands in Mumbai


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Air India flight carrying Indian students to land into Mumbai today evening


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Ukraine evacuation: Air India flight from Bucharest to Mumbai to leave soon


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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Air India flight departs from Mumbai airport for Bucharest to bring back stranded Indians

Air India will operate more flights on Saturday to Bucharest and Hungarian capital Budapest to evacuate Indians stranded in Ukraine.
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Air India plane departs from Mumbai for Bucharest to evacuate Indians stranded in Ukraine


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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Air India planning to operate two flights to Bucharest to evacuate Indians

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Air India flight returns to Delhi as Ukraine closes airspace


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242 Indian students brought safely from crisis-hit Ukraine - Know India's evacuation plan

Four flights from Kyiv to Delhi to operate on February 25, February 27 and March 6, 2022. Air India will operate flights on February 22, 24 and 26.
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First India evacuation flight leaves Ukraine

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Air India to operate 3 flights to help Indians fly out amid Ukraine crisis

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Air India will operate 3 flights between India and Ukraine amid growing tensions - Details inside

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Air India's divestment will strengthen privatisation drive: Economic Survey 2022

The Centre on Thursday handed over the management control of national carrier Air India to a subsidiary of Tata Sons.
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Lok Sabha clears second batch of Supplementary Demands for Grants amid din

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New Delhi administration issues notices to Air India, Mahan Air for violation of Covid guidelines

The New Delhi district administration has issued show-cause notices to Air India and a private airline from Iran for alleged violation of passenger boarding guidelines issued by the Centre following..
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Restore pay cut in 3 days or face industrial action: Air India pilots to management


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No need for me to join TMC formally... already with her: Subramanian Swamy after meeting Bengal CM

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Centre to give medical benefits to retired Air India staff: Scindia replies to Shiv Sena's Priyanka Chaturvedi

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Tatas will take over Air India by the 3rd week of January: Union aviation minister Jyotiraditya M Scindia


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Air India to add US nonstops post Nov 8 Uncle Sam reopening for fully jabbed

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Air India employees asked to vacate quarters after privatization

Air India employees living in the colony located in Kalina, Mumbai received a notice on October 5.
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Baby born on London-Kochi AI flight; aircraft being diverted to Frankfurt for medical care of mom & newborn

Air India’s London-Kochi flight of Tuesday is being rerouted to Frankfurt after a baby was born on board the Boeing 787. The woman went into labour sometime after the plane took off from London at..
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Govt has not taken any decision on Air India so far : Goyal


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Covid-19: Canada lifts ban on passengers from India, flights to resume from Sept 27

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Social Humour: The most viral memes from Modi's visit to US

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Air India flight returns following suspected technical snag


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Air India disinvestment: Tata Sons among multiple bidders for airline

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Delhi-bound Air India flight hits bird during take off, returns to Raipur

An Air India flight headed to Delhi had to cancel its takeoff and return to the airport in Raipur after its hit a bird.
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