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What lizard? Air India denies flyer's claims of reptile in food, calls it 'mischievous propaganda'
India

What lizard? Air India denies flyer's claims of reptile in food, calls it 'mischievous propaganda'

A picture of a lizard in the meal tray of a flyer purportedly on one of Air India's flights was doing the rounds on social media and also left the Civil Aviation Minister fuming but the airline termed it "baseless" and a "mischievous propaganda" against it.

Air India pilots oppose secret ballot for recognising trade unions
Business

Air India pilots oppose secret ballot for recognising trade unions

The national carrier currently has 15 recognized trade unions representing around 22,000 employees of erstwhile Indian Airlines, besides Air India.

DGCA takes first steps towards preventing spread of ebola into India
Corporate

DGCA takes first steps towards preventing spread of ebola into India

With the latest missive, the aviation regulator seems to be finally waking up to the danger of the spreading decease.

Former CAG Vinod Rai's revelations confirm Praful Patel's hand in Air India's downfall
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Former CAG Vinod Rai's revelations confirm Praful Patel's hand in Air India's downfall

Ex-CAG Vinod Rai's Q&A to a TV channel confirm an earlier Firstbiz/Firstpost story that laid the blame for Air India decline to his dubious interventions<br />

Rains return to Jammu and Kashmir: Hampers rescue operations in the valley
India

Rains return to Jammu and Kashmir: Hampers rescue operations in the valley

After few clear days, rains returned to the Kashmir valley in bad news for flood victims as it could hamper rescue operations in the submerged areas.

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Airlines mull seeking relief from govt for rescue work
India

Jammu and Kashmir floods: Airlines mull seeking relief from govt for rescue work

Indian carriers participating in the evacuation of stranded people in J&K may formally urge the government to exempt them from paying aeronautical charges.

Rs 100 tickets on offer: Air India website crashes, quite like its Indian Airlines merger
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Rs 100 tickets on offer: Air India website crashes, quite like its Indian Airlines merger

It is quite symbolic: on the day that erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India merged to form today's Air India seven years ago, the airline's website has crashed.

Air India CMD Rohit Nandan may get a 2 year extension
Corporate

Air India CMD Rohit Nandan may get a 2 year extension

Nandan's tenure has also seen hiving off of two subsidiaries - MRO and Ground Handling - and the painful integration process of esrtwhile Air India and Indian Airlines finally getting completed.

AI-IA merger: SC agrees to examine lingering issues
India

AI-IA merger: SC agrees to examine lingering issues

The high court had dealt with the issues of 75 percent of wages and salary for the workers and had asked the unions to approach the Central Government Industrial Tribunal regarding lowering of salary allowances following the merger.

Can Air India be worthy of its Maharaja again?
Life

Can Air India be worthy of its Maharaja again?

It’s clear that Air India is carrying far more problematic baggage than its supposedly elitist mascot. The friendly Maharaja might be the only positive for the beleagured airline, a nostalgic tribute to forgotten services.

Chidambaram for easing norms for airlines to fly abroad
Business

Chidambaram for easing norms for airlines to fly abroad

The aviation advisory and research firm had argued that the finances of several Indian carriers would have been stronger if they had been allowed to launch services on international routes earlier.

Airlines must stop foolish discount air fare schemes to survive Q2
Business

Airlines must stop foolish discount air fare schemes to survive Q2

This practice is not helping fill more seats but is driving up airlines' losses further. Less people are flying and those who are actually flying are leading to lesser earning for airlines.

From IndiGo to AirAsia: Indian Airlines plan to add over 5,000 jobs this year
Business

From IndiGo to AirAsia: Indian Airlines plan to add over 5,000 jobs this year

Air carriers have embarked on an aggressive hiring strategy with plans to add over 5,000 jobs this year, industry officials have said.

Why airlines are stonewalling govt's ombudsman proposal
Business

Why airlines are stonewalling govt's ombudsman proposal

World over, some countries have flirted with the ombudsman concept but as of now, no country regulates airlines via an ombudsman.

Disaster awaits Indian carriers if govt gives in to Etihad's lobby via Jet
Business

Disaster awaits Indian carriers if govt gives in to Etihad's lobby via Jet

If the intention is to facilitate the equity partnership between Jet and Etihad, how will the interests of existing Indian carriers protected?

No free lunch: AI staff face unkind cuts in benefits
Business

No free lunch: AI staff face unkind cuts in benefits

Less pay, less food subsidy, common loos, longer working hours for all. Air India employees' lives have just got harder.

Traffic is falling. So why are airline yields stronger?
Economy

Traffic is falling. So why are airline yields stronger?

Though less passengers are opting for air travel,revenue per passenger - are increasing as ATF prices have cooled while capacity addition has been rationalised

Foreign airlines: India an attractive place to serve, not invest
Business

Foreign airlines: India an attractive place to serve, not invest

There seems to be little enthusiasm among international airlines over the government's plan to allow them to pick up 49 percent stake in their Indian counterparts.

Indian aviation's wait for overseas funds just got longer
Business

Indian aviation's wait for overseas funds just got longer

With a 49 percent stake, which does not give management control, how can foreign companies rest assured that their investment in Indian companies will pay off?

IATA attacks govt for airport charges hike, delay in infra dev
Business

IATA attacks govt for airport charges hike, delay in infra dev

Observing that India's airport regulator AERA allowed a whopping 346 percent hike in Delhi airport charges, IATA Director General and CEO Tony Tyler said "this is clearly unacceptable".