India  

Air India

Flag-carrier airline of India

Air India    ▸ Facts   ▸ Comments   ▸ News   ▸ Videos   

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India, headquartered at New Delhi. It is owned by Air India Limited, a government-owned enterprise, and 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.

0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Govt put Air India, Railways, LIC on sale since RBI gone bankrupt: Sanjay Raut [Video]

Govt put Air India, Railways, LIC on sale since RBI gone bankrupt: Sanjay Raut

Shiv Sena firebrand leader Sanjay Raut hit out at the central government in Rajya Sabha over country's economic condition, saying that the centre has put out a sale of Air India, Indian Railways, Life..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:55Published
Vande Bharat Mission: 'Air India hai to Hindustan hai', TMC MP compliments govt [Video]

Vande Bharat Mission: 'Air India hai to Hindustan hai', TMC MP compliments govt

While addressing in the Rajya Sabha during 2nd day of monsoon session, All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) Rajya Sabha MP, Dinesh Trivedi spoke on Vande Bharat Mission and Air India. He said, "I must..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 03:03Published
‘Government should not be running airports & airlines’: Hardeep Singh Puri [Video]

‘Government should not be running airports & airlines’: Hardeep Singh Puri

Amid the tiff between the Centre and the Kerala government over privatisation of airports, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has come out strongly in support of the move. Speaking at a virtual..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:21Published
Civil Aviation Minister hopeful of privatising Air India this year [Video]

Civil Aviation Minister hopeful of privatising Air India this year

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on August 30 said that Government should not be running airports and airlines. Puri added that he hopes to privatise Air India during this year. "I'm hopeful..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:37Published
Phase 6 of Vande Bharat Mission scheduled to begin on Sep 1: MEA [Video]

Phase 6 of Vande Bharat Mission scheduled to begin on Sep 1: MEA

Ministry of External Affairs, spokesperson Anurag Srivastava on August 27 informed that phase 6 of Vande Bharat Mission to repatriate Indians, is scheduled to begin on September 01. "Phase 6 of Vande..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:00Published
Kozhikode plane crash: Family thanks almighty for miraculous escape [Video]

Kozhikode plane crash: Family thanks almighty for miraculous escape

A man named Ramshad, his pregnant wife and four-year-old daughter escaped Kozhikode plane crash with minor injuries. Ramshad said, "I feared that aircraft will explode and I was running with my family..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:28Published
Kozhikode crash: Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Sathe reach Mumbai [Video]

Kozhikode crash: Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Sathe reach Mumbai

Mortal remains of pilot-in-command Deepak Vasanth Sathe reached Mumbai on Sunday afternoon. Mortal remains were kept at the Air India facility near the Terminal 2 of the Chhatrapati Shivaji..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:10Published
Air India Plane Crash- Co-pilot Akhilesh Mathura [Video]

Air India Plane Crash- Co-pilot Akhilesh Mathura

Air India Plane Crash- Co-pilot Akhilesh Mathura

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:51Published
Kerala plane crash | 'Precise cause...': Minister says black boxes hold key [Video]

Kerala plane crash | 'Precise cause...': Minister says black boxes hold key

A day after shocking plane crash in Kerala, Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri paid a visit. Hardeep Puri visited the spot of the plane crash in Kozhikode and said that the black boxes have been..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 03:07Published
Wife of co-pilot, killed in Kozhikode plane crash, to deliver child soon: Deceased's cousin [Video]

Wife of co-pilot, killed in Kozhikode plane crash, to deliver child soon: Deceased's cousin

Basudev, cousin of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar who lost his life in the air crash incident at Kozhikode on August 07 expressed sadness and informed pilot's wife is expecting to deliver their child in next..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:21Published
Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman [Video]

Jumbo jets used to land on Karipur runway after fixing issues in 2019: AAI Chairman

Speaking about the recent air crash incident in Kozhikode, Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chairman, Arvind Singh informed that jumbo jets used to land at Karipur Airport after several issues were..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:05Published
Mishap occurred after Air India flight tried landing on alternate runway: AAI Chairman [Video]

Mishap occurred after Air India flight tried landing on alternate runway: AAI Chairman

Airports Authority of India (AAI), Chairman, Arvind Singh revealed certain details about the recent air crash incident in Kozhikode that took place on August 07. "The aircraft could not land at a..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:28Published
At least 17 killed in Air India flight crash [Video]

At least 17 killed in Air India flight crash

At least 17 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Air India Express passenger plane repatriating Indians overshot the runway in heavy rain near the southern city of Kozhikode on Friday...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:33Published
Air India plane skids during landing at Kozhikode airport [Video]

Air India plane skids during landing at Kozhikode airport

An Air India Express plane carrying 184 passengers including 10 infants, which was coming from Dubai, skidded while landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode on Friday evening. Kondotty Police said that..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:08Published
Air India plane crash lands in southern India, several wounded [Video]

Air India plane crash lands in southern India, several wounded

Air India Express flight carrying 191 people skids off the runway in the southern city of Calicut.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:40Published
Vande Bharat Mission: 1197 flights scheduled so far in phase 4, says MEA [Video]

Vande Bharat Mission: 1197 flights scheduled so far in phase 4, says MEA

While addressing a press conference in the national capital on July 23, the official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Anurag Srivastava informed about 4th phase of Vande Bharat..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:38Published

You Might Like


Government shouldn't be running airlines, airports: Hardeep Singh Puri

The minister added that he is hopeful of completing Air India's privatization process within 2020.
DNA - Published

Air India flights to Hong Kong barred till August-end after 14 passengers test COVID-19 positive

A passenger from India could only arrive in Hong Kong if he/she could provide a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done 72 hours prior to the journey, as per the rules issued by the Hong Kong..
DNA - Published

Air India pilots challenge termination of services; HC seeks airline's stand


IndiaTimes - Published

'Vande Bharat' Mission: Hong Kong bans Air India flights over COVID-19 related issues

The Hong Kong authorities have cited restrictions placed due to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak, as a reason.
DNA - Published

57 pilots had resigned, seeking greener pastures: Air India

A news agency had reported that 50 pilots of the carrier have been illegally terminated.
DNA - Published

Air India sacks 50 pilots overnight, ICPA seeks management's intervention on 'illegal termination'

Air India pilots have sought the intervention of the management on the issue of "illegal termination" of 50 pilots from service.
DNA - Published

AI lets 57 pilots go, even those who took back resignations

Air India on Friday accepted the resignations of 57 pilots, both permanent and contractual.
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India planning to operate two Vande Bharat Mission flights from Hong Kong to Delhi

Air India is planning to operate two Vande Bharat Mission flights from Hong Kong to Delhi on August 18 and 21, the Consulate General of India, Hong Kong said on Thursday. The Vande Bharat Mission..
IndiaTimes - Published

Kozhikode plane crash: 85 injured passengers discharged from hospital after returning to full fitness

The Air India flight carrying 190 passengers had skidded while landing at Karipur Airport in Kozhikode on Friday evening.
DNA - Published

Mortal remains of Air India Express pilot Captain Deepak Sathe reach Mumbai, funeral on Aug 11

The mortal remains of Air India pilot, Captain Deepak V. Sathe, who was killed in Friday's Kozhikode Air India Express flight crash, reached Mumbai on Sunday afternoon. The funeral of Sathe is slated..
DNA - Published

Air India employees in immense stress due to wage cut: President of Alliance Air Employees Union Binoy Viswam

Further, he thanked the rescue mission team which was working on the accident spot of the Kozhikode plane crash and lauded the "courage and selflessness" shown by these people.
DNA - Published

Kerala Plane Crash: Air India puts up 'black' logo to mourn Kozhikode tragedy, express solidarity with victims

Air India turned its logo 'black' on social media, to mourn Kozhikode tragedy and express solidarity with the victims of Kerala plane crash. Air India's official handles on social media updated their..
DNA - Published

Kerala Plane Crash: Air India flight's black box recovered from Kozhikode crash site; probe underway

Digital Flight Data Recorder & Cockpit Voice Recorder of the ill-fated aircraft have been retrieved. AAIB is conducting investigations.
DNA - Published

'A great son, always ready to help others in need,' says pilot's mother who died in Kerala plane crash

DV Sathe, who served as a pilot in Air India after serving in the Indian Air Force, died in the plane crash on Friday.
DNA - Published

One passenger killed in Kerala plane crash tests positive for COVID-19

A passenger who died in the Air India plane crash in Kerala has tested positive for coronavirus.
DNA - Published

Runway 10 of Kozhikode airport unsafe, expert warned 9 years ago

Karipur airport is unsafe and landing should not be allowed here, especially during wet conditions, Captain Mohan Ranganathan, a member of a safety advisory committee constituted by the ministry of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Pilot served in IAF, won NDA Sword of Honour

Commanding pilot Deepak V Sathe is believed to have died on the spot. ​Sathe lived in Powai with his family which includes his wife Sushma and two sons. He was a wing commander in the Indian Air..
IndiaTimes - Published

People must not pay more fares when booking tickets via travel agents on Vande Bharat flights: Govt

Passengers booking tickets through travel agents on international flights operating under the Vande Bharat Mission must not pay more than the fares mentioned on Air India's website, the Civil Aviation..
IndiaTimes - Published

India designates SpiceJet as scheduled carrier to operate flights to US

Previously, only Air India had permission to operate flights in India-US routes.
DNA - Published

Alpine melt yields old India headlines: Indira Gandhi is PM

The copies of Indian newspapers the National Herald and The Economic Times were probably aboard an Air India Boeing 707 that crashed on the mountain on January 24, 1966, claiming 177 lives.
IndiaTimes - Published

No flight for Australia till July 14 due to Covid-19 imposed restrictions

"Due to the recent Covid-19 related restrictions imposed on international flights in Australia, the following flights in the next phase of Vande Bharat Mission from Australia are being rescheduled,"..
IndiaTimes - Published

Over 900 flights in Vande Bharat Mission-4 to July-end

The world’s largest repatriation exercise, Vande Bharat Mission (VBM), will start its fourth phase on July 3 that will see Air India group operating over 400 flights up to July-end. According to the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India divestment deadline extended again by 2 more months due to corona

The government has extended the timeline for Air India’s divestment by two more months due to the pandemic. The deadline for submitting expression of interest (EoI) and intimating qualified bidders..
IndiaTimes - Published

Special flight with 224 Indians takes off from Washington DC

A special Air India flight carrying 224 Indian nationals including infants departed from Washington DC to New Delhi on Wednesday under the Vande Bharat Mission, the initiative launched to repatriate..
DNA - Published

Vande Bharat Mission flights restricted after US accuses India of 'discriminatory' practices

The National Aviation Company of India Limited d/b/a Air India (Air India) will have to acquire approval from the Department from beforehand, effective 30 days after the service date of this Order, in..
DNA - Published

Passenger dies onboard Air India Lagos-Mumbai flight


IndiaTimes - Published

Air India likely to get custom-made B777 planes for VVIP travel by September

Two custom-made B777 aircraft, which will be used to fly Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other top Indian dignitaries, are likely to be delivered by Boeing to Air India by September, senior officials..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vande Bharat Mission flight with 148 Indians departs from Riyadh

"Air India AI 1936 bound for Hyderabad has departed from King Khalid International Airport Riyadh with 148 passengers, including 3 infants on board," Indian Embassy in Saudi Arabia tweeted. India had..
IndiaTimes - Published

Moscow-bound Air India flight develops technical snag mid-air, called back to Delhi

The incident occurred 2-3 hours after it took-off from Delhi airport.
DNA - Published

Vande Bharat Mission: Air India to operate additional repatriation flights to six countries

Air India said it will operate additional repatriation flights to six countries between June 4 and June 6 to bring back stranded Indians under the phase 2 of Vande Bharat Mission. Amid the coronavirus..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vande Bharat mission: Over 300 Indians fly home on board special Air India flight from New York

Over 300 Indian nationals, who were stuck in the US due to the coronavirus-induced global travel restrictions, have flown home on board the fourth special flight from New York under the Vande Bharat..
IndiaTimes - Published

Covid-19: Air India evacuates 115 stranded Indians from Israel

Some 115 Indians, including out of work and broke caregivers, students and pregnant women, were all smiles as they boarded an Air India flight here on Tuesday and left for India after being stranded in..
IndiaTimes - Published

SC reluctantly allows use of middle seats on evacuation flights

The Supreme Court on Monday reluctantly permitted Air India to fill middle seats till June 6 in its non-scheduled international flights engaged to fly out stranded foreigners to their countries and..
IndiaTimes - Published

Do not take bookings for middle seat after June 6, Supreme Court tells Air India

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Air India to continue operating its non-scheduled flights with their middle seats filled till June 6.
DNA - Published

Supreme Court awards higher compensation to kin of man killed in 2010 Air India crash case

The family members of Mahendra Kodkany, which includes his wife, daughter and son, who were earlier granted Rs 7.35 crore as compensation by National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC),..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vande Bharat Mission: Two airports in AP receive 459 stranded Indians

An Air India flight carrying 145 people stranded in London, landed at Vijayawada Airport here on Wednesday, as part of the biggest ever off-shore evacuation drive of Indian citizens under the Vande..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India to bring 169 nationals from Dhaka

As many as 169 stranded nationals, including 119 female students, from Dhaka, Bangladesh, are expected to arrive in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday afternoon in a special repatriation flight of..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India flight to bring back Indians stranded in Sri Lanka on May 29

Air India will operate a special flight later this month to repatriate Indian nationals stranded in Sri Lanka, Indian High Commission said on Monday. This is the first flight from Sri Lanka since the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Govt to bring back 169 Indians to Kolkata from Dhaka under Vande Bharat Mission on Monday

A total of 169 Indians will be brought back to Kolkata from Dhaka in an Air India flight under the government's mega evacuation mission, official sources said. West Bengal Minister Partha Chatterjee..
IndiaTimes - Published

Airport Authority of India issues six-point guideline for passengers as flight operations may resume in lockdown 4.0

Currently, all commercial flights are suspended except for cargo and repatriation flights conducted by Air India to bring back stranded Indians abroad.
DNA - Published

Vande Bharat's Phase II: AI to open bookings on select repatriation flights from India on Thursday

Air India will open bookings on Thursday evening on select repatriation flights to be operated from India to the USA, the UK, Australia, Frankfurt, Paris and Singapore under the second phase of the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India to bring stranded people from Chicago, Kuala Lumpur to Bhubaneswar


IndiaTimes - Published

Mission Vande Bharat: Air India special flight to bring back 169 Indian students from Dhaka today

The evacuation flight carrying the students from Dhaka will land directly in Srinagar today. This will be the fifth flight from Bangladesh, which will depart from Dhaka. The fourth flight brought over..
IndiaTimes - Published

Vande Bharat Mission: Over 6,000 Indians return from abroad in 31 flights since May 7

Over 6,000 Indians have been flown back to India in 31 inbound flights operated by Air India and Air India Express under Vande Bharat Mission in 5 days beginning from May 7, 2020.
DNA - Published

149 repatriation flights to 31 countries in phase II of Vande Bharat Mission

During the first phase of the Vande Bharat mission, Air India and its subsidiary Air India Express scheduled 64 flights between May 7 and May 14 to bring approximately 15,000 Indians.
DNA - Published

Coronavirus in India LIVE: Air India seals Delhi office after staffer tests positive for COVID-19

The recovery rate from the virus was reported to be around 31.14% until yesterday
DNA - Published

'False positive': 5 Air India pilots found Covid negative in second test


IndiaTimes - Published

Vande Bharat Mission: 118 people stranded in USA land in Hyderabad

As many as 118 people hailing from India stranded in the USA landed in Hyderabad on Monday as part of the biggest ever off-shore evacuation drive of Indian Citizens under the Vande Bharat Mission. The..
IndiaTimes - Published

Air India flight brings in 225 stranded Indians from US to Mumbai


IndiaTimes - Published

Vande Bharat Mission: Over 150 return to TN from Kuwait

In continuing efforts to bring home Indian nationals stuck in various countries, 171 people arrived here from Kuwait on Sunday in an Air India flight and were accommodated in three separate premises,..
IndiaTimes - Published


 Page 1  〉