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Air India sale: Centre begins process of inviting financial bids; deal likely to conclude by September
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Air India sale: Centre begins process of inviting financial bids; deal likely to conclude by September

Last month, civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri said there is no choice but to either "privatise or close" the airline which has a debt of 60,074 crore

Air India Express plane hits electric pole while taxiing at Vijayawada airport; passengers safe
India

Air India Express plane hits electric pole while taxiing at Vijayawada airport; passengers safe

The aircraft had been grounded even as the authorities were making alternative arrangements for flying the 45 passengers to Tiruchirappalli later tonight, airport sources said

Indian shooter Manu Bhaker demands action against two Air India employees for alleged harassment
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Indian shooter Manu Bhaker demands action against two Air India employees for alleged harassment

Manu, one of the country's brightest medal hopes at the upcoming Games, thanked Rijiju for his prompt intervention but is also hoping for action against the Air India officials at Delhi airport. Later, Air India, too, apologised for the conduct of its staff.

Union Budget 2021: Air India disinvestment to be completed in 2021-22; aviation ministry allotted Rs 3,224 cr
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Union Budget 2021: Air India disinvestment to be completed in 2021-22; aviation ministry allotted Rs 3,224 cr

Sitharaman's announcement on completing Air India's disinvestment in 2021-22 is significant as the Modi government's first attempt in 2018 to sell 76 percent stake in the national carrier was unsuccessful

Historic Air India flight, manned by all-women cockpit crew, takes off from San Francisco for Bengaluru
India

Historic Air India flight, manned by all-women cockpit crew, takes off from San Francisco for Bengaluru

Air India has said this will be the longest commercial flight in the world to be operated by it or any other airline in India. AI176 will fly over the North Pole and take the Atlantic route to Bengaluru

Nearly seven decades after exit, Tata Group seeks to board Air India yet again
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Nearly seven decades after exit, Tata Group seeks to board Air India yet again

Today is the last day for submission of Expression of Interest for Air India. The Tata Group is currently operating two airlines: the full service carrier Vistara and AirAsia India

Harpreet A De Singh appointed CEO of Alliance Air; becomes first woman to head an Indian air carrier
India

Harpreet A De Singh appointed CEO of Alliance Air; becomes first woman to head an Indian air carrier

Harpreet was also the first woman to be appointed as a commercial pilot by Indian Airlines. She, however, had to give up her flying job due to health issues

Hong Kong bars Air India flights for fourth time as passengers test positive for COVID-19
India

Hong Kong bars Air India flights for fourth time as passengers test positive for COVID-19

According to govt officials, the Hong Kong government has barred Mumbai-Hong Kong flights from 28 October to 10 November

Custom-made B777 aircraft for VVIP travel arrives in India: All you need to know about Modi's high-tech plane
India

Custom-made B777 aircraft for VVIP travel arrives in India: All you need to know about Modi's high-tech plane

These two aircraft were part of Air India's commercial fleet for a few months in 2018 before they were sent back to Boeing for retrofitting them for VVIP travel

First of two VVIP planes costing Rs 8,400 cr arrives in India; custom-made B777 will fly PM, president and VP
India

First of two VVIP planes costing Rs 8,400 cr arrives in India; custom-made B777 will fly PM, president and VP

The B777 planes will have state-of-the-art missile defence systems called Large Aircraft Infrared Countermeasures (LAIRCM) and Self-Protection Suites (SPS) costing $190 million

Dubai suspends Air India Express flights till 2 Oct for bringing 'COVID-19 positive' passengers into country
India

Dubai suspends Air India Express flights till 2 Oct for bringing 'COVID-19 positive' passengers into country

As per the UAE government rules, each passenger travelling from India needs to bring an original COVID-19 negative certificate from the RT-PCR test done 96 hours prior to the journey

Hopeful of privatising Air India in 2020, govt shouldn't be running airports and airlines, says Hardeep Singh Puri
India

Hopeful of privatising Air India in 2020, govt shouldn't be running airports and airlines, says Hardeep Singh Puri

Last Tuesday, the Central government extended by two months the deadline for placing bids for Air India till 30 October

26 volunteers involved in rescue ops in Kozhikode plane crash test COVID-19 positive
India

26 volunteers involved in rescue ops in Kozhikode plane crash test COVID-19 positive

The volunteers, all living near the airport area, had rushed to the accident site on 7 August and taken the injured to hospital

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive
India

Hong Kong suspends Air India flights till August-end after passengers test COVID-19 positive

Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done 72 hours prior to the journey

Air India's Vande Bharat flights to and fro Hong Kong postponed after city authorities ban aviation ops
India

Air India's Vande Bharat flights to and fro Hong Kong postponed after city authorities ban aviation ops

Last week, the Consulate General of India in Hong Kong had said Air India is planning to operate 2 flights from Hong Kong to Delhi on 18 and 21 August

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express says 85 recovered passengers discharged from hospitals
India

Kozhikode plane crash: Air India Express says 85 recovered passengers discharged from hospitals

The Centre had earlier said that 149 people had been admitted to hospitals, 23 were discharged, and three were critically injured

'Pained, shocked': Politicians across party lines condole deaths in Air India Express flight crash in Kozhikode
India

'Pained, shocked': Politicians across party lines condole deaths in Air India Express flight crash in Kozhikode

The Ministry of Civil Aviation said that there were 190 onboard the flight, including 10 infants, 2 pilots and four cabin crew members, of whom 17 have died in the accident

Air India Express flight from Dubai skids off runway after landing at Kozhikode airport; list of 190 passengers onboard
India

Air India Express flight from Dubai skids off runway after landing at Kozhikode airport; list of 190 passengers onboard

DGCA said the flight continued running to the end of the runway after landing at Kozhikode airport and fell down in the gorge and "broke down in two pieces"

DGCA extends ban on international commercial flights till 31 Aug; cargo flights permitted
India

DGCA extends ban on international commercial flights till 31 Aug; cargo flights permitted

Since suspension of international flights in March, over 2,500 repatriation flights by foreign carriers to take stranded passengers to/from India have been approved, DGCA added

Air India says employees won't be laid off, but cuts allowance pay by 50%
India

Air India says employees won't be laid off, but cuts allowance pay by 50%

The remarks have come days after private carrier IndiGo said it would lay off 10 percent of its workforce due to COVID-19-induced economic crisis