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Air India says Rajiv Bansal takes charge as chairman and managing director; Ashwani Lohani completes his one-year tenure last week
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Air India says Rajiv Bansal takes charge as chairman and managing director; Ashwani Lohani completes his one-year tenure last week

Senior IAS officer Rajiv Bansal on Monday took charge as the Chairman and Managing Director of disinvestment-bound Air India

Air India to set up panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees; airline staff dues to be paid fully: Report
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Air India to set up panel to address privatisation-related issues of employees; airline staff dues to be paid fully: Report

At a meeting between the minister and representatives of over a dozen Air India unions in New Delhi on Monday, the minister also "assured" the employees of full payment of their arrears, according to the source.

Weeks after calling Air India's financial situation untenable, CMD Ashwani Lohani calls rumours of shutdown 'baseless'
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Weeks after calling Air India's financial situation untenable, CMD Ashwani Lohani calls rumours of shutdown 'baseless'

Air India chief Ashwani Lohani on Saturday said that "rumours" of the disinvestment-bound airline's shutdown are "all baseless", weeks after he told the Civil Aviation Ministry that the carrier's financial situation was "grossly untenable" for sustaining operations.

Air India privatisation: Over 11,000 staff of national carrier to get one-year job guarantee; govt says employees' interest to be protected
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Air India privatisation: Over 11,000 staff of national carrier to get one-year job guarantee; govt says employees' interest to be protected

Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri also said that the government would secure a fair deal for all of Air India employees.

As PMO wants quick disinvestment of its subsidiaries, Air India asked to prepare FY19 financials
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As PMO wants quick disinvestment of its subsidiaries, Air India asked to prepare FY19 financials

After a botched attempt to sell Air India in May last year, a panel led by Arun Jaitley had decided in June to scrap the stake-sale plan for the time being

Lenders explore ways to utilise 15 Jet Airways planes, protect valuable assets; proposals under consideration
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Lenders explore ways to utilise 15 Jet Airways planes, protect valuable assets; proposals under consideration

Jet Airways owns 16 aircraft, including 10 wide-body Boeing 777-300 ERs, rest of the planes were on lease.

Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani likely to meet SBI chief over leasing of 5 wide-body Jet Airways planes
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Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani likely to meet SBI chief over leasing of 5 wide-body Jet Airways planes

After the grounding of Jet Airways, Air India is the only domestic carrier now operating services on long haul and ultra-long haul routes

Air India may lease five of Jet Airways' grounded planes, plans to operate them to London, Dubai and Singapore
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Air India may lease five of Jet Airways' grounded planes, plans to operate them to London, Dubai and Singapore

National carrier Air India is looking at leasing five of the grounded carrier Jet Airways Boeing 777s and operate them to London, Dubai and Singapore

Air India requests 'inactive' crew to join work immediately; airline has to reroute flights due to closure of Pakistan airspace
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Air India requests 'inactive' crew to join work immediately; airline has to reroute flights due to closure of Pakistan airspace

Inactive crew members are employees of Air India who are on any kind of leave be it casual, medical or privilege

'Sure, Air India will soon become profitable. Jai Hind': Twitterati, politicians et al react to airline's nationalist stance
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'Sure, Air India will soon become profitable. Jai Hind': Twitterati, politicians et al react to airline's nationalist stance

The current directive of Air India has drawn sharp and humourous reactions from legislators and twitterati alike. One of the sharpest coming from former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti who says it was hardly surprising, considering the general elections taking place in a couple of weeks

Ashwani Lohani, ex-Railway Board head, appointed chairman of Air India; second stint as chief of national carrier
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Ashwani Lohani, ex-Railway Board head, appointed chairman of Air India; second stint as chief of national carrier

Ashwani Lohani's first tenure as chief in national carrier Air India was from August 2015 to August 2017

Ashwani Lohani to head cash-strapped Air India for second time within two years; will take charge tomorrow
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Ashwani Lohani to head cash-strapped Air India for second time within two years; will take charge tomorrow

The government on Wednesday called back the retired technocrat Ashwani Lohani to head the cash-strapped national carrier Air India as chairman and managing director for a second time within two years

Amid IndiGo's paid web check-in controversy, Indian Railways asks passengers to 'check-in' to 'good-old' trains
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Amid IndiGo's paid web check-in controversy, Indian Railways asks passengers to 'check-in' to 'good-old' trains

IndiGo, which has a domestic market share of nearly 43 percent, has been levying charges for web check-in from 14 November

Germany submits final feasibility report for 435-kilometre-long bullet train on the Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai route
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Germany submits final feasibility report for 435-kilometre-long bullet train on the Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai route

Germany handed over the report on the Mysore-Bengaluru-Chennai bullet train corridor to Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani

Amritsar train tragedy: Police files FIR against unknown persons; Dussehra event organiser, Saurabh Madan, goes missing
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Amritsar train tragedy: Police files FIR against unknown persons; Dussehra event organiser, Saurabh Madan, goes missing

The Punjab government on Saturday ordered a magisterial probe into the accident near Amritsar where 59 Dussehra revellers were mowed down by a train, while railways has ruled out any inquiry on its part.

Farakka Express derails in Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli: 5 dead, 30 injured; Anti-Terrorism Squad to probe cause of accident
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Farakka Express derails in Uttar Pradesh's Raebareli: 5 dead, 30 injured; Anti-Terrorism Squad to probe cause of accident

The accident took place in Harchandpur area of Raebareli district at 6.10 am. Yogi Adityanath announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the family of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those who are seriously injured.

Indian Railways' magazine goes pink, dedicates May issue to women employees and their achievements
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Indian Railways' magazine goes pink, dedicates May issue to women employees and their achievements

The Railways has doffed its cap to its women force, devoting the latest issue of its monthly magazine to female employees and their achievements after dedicating the year to the safety of women.

Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings by March 2020 says board chairman Ashwani Lohani
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Indian Railways to eliminate all unmanned level crossings by March 2020 says board chairman Ashwani Lohani

In the wake of the death of 13 children after a train rammed into their school van in Uttar Pradesh's Kushinagar district today, Railway Board Chairman Ashwani Lohani said railways will eliminate all unmanned level crossings (UMLCs) by 31 March, 2020

IRCTC opens luxury railway saloons to public; coaches to offer valet service, air-conditioned rooms
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IRCTC opens luxury railway saloons to public; coaches to offer valet service, air-conditioned rooms

The first privately-occupied saloon coach, complete with air-conditioned rooms, valet service and attached bathroom, on Friday started its journey with six customers.