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Apr 26, 2018
Disinvestment-bound Air India on a hiring spree; to induct 270 co-pilotsOngoing privatisation and mounting losses have not deterred the flag carrier Air India from adding to the already-bloated workforce,as it's in the process of hiring around 270 co-pilots in the reserved category
Apr 22, 2018
Three passengers injured after inside panel of window in Air India flight falls off, DGCA probes incidentAt least three passengers were injured on an Air India flight from Delhi to Amritsar on Thursday after the aircraft encountered heavy turbulence, causing an inside panel of a window to fall off
Apr 18, 2018
Air India privatisation: Time for naysayers to step aside and let national carrier sale go throughFast forward to today, and interest in the deal – the sale of Air India, Air India Express (the budget airline) and AI-SATS (a 50:50 joint venture with a gateway services and ‘food solutions’ provider) as one entity – is not exactly bubbling.
Apr 10, 2018
Bitten by mosquitoes, manhandled by Indigo crew, Bengaluru doctor 'forcibly' offloaded at Lucknow airportDr Saurabh Rai an Indigo passenger on flight no. 6E 541 from Lucknow to Bengaluru was forcibly offloaded after he complained of mosquitoes in the aircraft
Apr 06, 2018
Disinvestment-bound Air India's flying permit to expire in June; applies for renewalDisinvestment-bound Air India has approached aviation regulator DGCA for renewal of its flying permit, expiring in June, amid the government scouting for potential buyer for the loss-making carrier
Apr 01, 2018
'Zero tolerance' on air safety issues, asserts Suresh Prabhu, says planes with engine problems to be grounded till issues resolvedHis remarks came against the backdrop of aviation watchdog DGCA grounding 14 A320 neo planes, operated by IndiGo and GoAir, due to problems with their Pratt & Whitney engines.
Mar 31, 2018
Jet Airways, SpiceJet, Vistara flag concerns over data discrepancy on technical snagsAirlines maintained that data was leading to a "false illusion" about safety of the airlines.
Mar 24, 2018
Milind Deora column: IndiGo's woes show we need to holistically reexamine aviation safety, foster a culture of consumer responsibilityIndigo's woes warrant a holistic examination of aviation safety in the country, particularly in terms of aircraft security and passenger behaviour.
Mar 21, 2018
IndiGo says it is 'actively engaged' with Pratt & Whitney to get all of its grounded aircraft back in operationLow-cost carrier IndiGo said that it is "actively engaged" with engine manufacturer - Pratt & Whitney- to get all of its grounded aircraft back in operation
Mar 20, 2018
India's domestic air passenger traffic is on the rise, but carriers reporting technical snags raises questions over safetyWhile India's air passenger traffic rose to 1.07 crore in February 2018 airlines have reported an exceptional jump in technical glitches in past few days