Articles tagged under: Air India

Special Air India flight from Coronavirus hit Wuhan of China returns with 324 Indians

February 01, 2020
Special Air India flight from Coronavirus hit Wuhan of China returns with 324 Indians

New Delhi/Gandhinagar:The special flight of Air India returned from Coronavirus hit Wuhan of China to New Delhi this morning with a total of 324 passengers, all of whom were Indians living there. An official of the health department said that the Boeing 747 double deck jumbo aircraft of Air India landed at the Delhi Airport at 724 am this morning. The flight which had taken off from Delhi yesterday afternoon was also having a team of medics including 5 doctors of Ram Manohar ...Read More

Air India plane lying grounded at Vadodara airport as the cash-crunched airliner unable to pay tax dues

January 16, 2020
Air India plane lying grounded at Vadodara airport as the cash-crunched airliner unable to pay tax dues

Vadodara: An aircraft of the cash-crunched pubic sector airliner Air India has been lying grounded at Vadodara airport in Gujarat for over two weeks as it was unable to replace its faulty engine owing to tax dues related issues, official sources today said. The engine of the Air India Airbus which had landed here in the evening of December 31 as flight number AI819 (Delhi-Vadodara) had developed some technical snag, Airport Director Charan Singh today said. 'It is pa...Read More

Air India reroutes its flights overflying Iran to Europe and US

January 08, 2020
Air India reroutes its flights overflying Iran to Europe and US

New Delhi: The Air India on Wednesday rerouted its flights overflying Iran to Europe and US in the wake of a missile strike by Tehran on US airbases in Iraq. “The Safety of our passengers and crew members comes first. In light of the tensions within the Iranian airspace a decision to temporarily reroute flights of Air India (AI) and Air India Express (AIX) overflying Iran has been taken,” Air India spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar said in a statement. The statement further said that the re...Read More

Air India, BPC to be sold by March 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

November 18, 2019
Air India, BPC to be sold by March 2020: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: Air India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation will be sold by March, 2020, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday in an interview with the Times of India. “We are moving on both with the expectation that we can complete them this year. The ground realities will play out,” she told TOI in an exclusive interview. Sitharaman said there is a “lot of interest” among investors as evident in international road shows ahead of the sale of Air India. A year ago, the loss-...Read More

Air India Rajkot-Mumbai daily flight frequency to be reduced to thrice a week from July

June 09, 2019
Air India Rajkot-Mumbai daily flight frequency to be reduced to thrice a week from July

Rajkot: The daily Rajkot-Mumbai flight of public sector Air India will be operated only for three days a week from July to September. According to Air India sources the flight which is operated daily from this central city of Saurashtra would be run only on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The daily flight for Delhi from here would operate as usual, the sources said. They said that the decrease in the frequency of the Rajkot-Mumbai flight was necessitated due to use of...Read More

Operations of Surat – Sharjah flight to be doubled from April

January 24, 2019
Operations of Surat – Sharjah flight to be doubled from April

Surat: First international flight from Surat airport to Sharjah in United Arab Emirates(UAE) will be flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 30th. However formal operation of this service will commence only from February 16. During 16 February to 30th March, the flight will leave Surat airport twice a week on Mondays and Saturdays. From 1st April it will leave Surat airport four times a week. During 16 Feb to 3oth March, the flight will leave Sharjah on Mondays and Saturday...Read More

Kumbh Mela 2019: Air India announces Ahmedabad – Prayagraj flight

January 04, 2019
Kumbh Mela 2019: Air India announces Ahmedabad – Prayagraj flight

Gandhinagar: Air India has announced new flights to Prayag, formerly known as Allahabad, for Kumbh Mela 2019. The operation of these flights – from Delhi, Ahmedabad and Kolkata – will remain into effect between January 13 to March 30. “Air India is pleased to announce new flights to Allahabad (Prayagraj) from Delhi, Ahmedabad and Kolkata to facilitate the movement of passengers during the Kumbh Mela 2019. Flights will be operated from 13 January to 30 March,” a statement by the airlin...Read More

Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

November 12, 2018
Busy with domestic flights, Surat airport not likely to have international flight soon

Surat: International flight service is not likely to start soon from Surat airport even after all linked facilities such as custom and immigration area in place. The problem right now is lack of slots. Surat airport has single runway. It remains busy due to continuous traffic of domestic planes including six flights linked to Delhi, 3 to Hyderabad, 3 to Mumbai, 2 each to Bengaluru, Kolkata, Jaipur and Goa and 1 each to Udaipur and Jaisalmer. While Air India Express has sought a slot ...Read More

AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

October 15, 2018
AI flight to Newark via London with 130 passengers on board grounded at Ahmedabad Airport

Ahmedabad: The Air Indian Flight to Newark via London from Mumbai with 130 passengers on board has been grounded at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport here since landing early morning due to technical snags, Airport Director Manoj Gangal said today. The flight has been rescheduled to fly for London from here at 0635 hrs tomorrow. 'Air India, flight AI031/172, Boeing 788, Mumbai- Ahmedabad-London-Newark, landed at Ahmedabad at 04:50 IST. After landing, the a...Read More

Ahmedabad – Mumbai flight suffers hydraulic problem, landed safely

June 20, 2018
Ahmedabad – Mumbai flight suffers hydraulic problem, landed safely

Mumbai: Full emergency was declared at 8.15 pm today for Ahmedabad - Mumbai Air India flight AI 985 due to hydraulic failure, said Mumbai Airport's Public Relation Office(PRO). The flight landed at 8.36 pm safely, added news agency ANI. More details are awaited. DeshGujaratRead More

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