Queen Silvia of Sweden had a 'marvelous' Air India flight, calls crew kind
The royal couple are on five-day India visit.
A royal display of common sense: Once kings take commercial flights for official visits, will common VIPs follow?
The King and Queen of Swede...
Air India starts compensating flyers for 49-hour delay
Air India has paid a compensation of €600( approx Rs 47,700) each to several passenger...
Modi considers easing foreign control rule to aid Air India sale
The govt may tweak "substantial ownership and effective control” clause that's keeping foreign suitors at bay.
Divestment of Air India, BPCL not in national interest: Swadeshi Jagran Manch
The economic unit of RSS said the move to divest companies such as Air India, BSNL and BPCL was “opposed to national interest and prone to being misused by corrupt officials to benefit special business houses”.
Interests of Air India employees would be protected: Government
Replying to a supplementary question in Rajya Sabha, Minister of Civil Aviation Hardeep Singh Puri also said that the government would secure a fair deal for all of its employees. Puri said 25 per cent salaries of various employees were withheld when Air India was in financial crisis.
Civil aviation minister's statement on Air India privatisation 'highly damaging': Employees' union
In a letter to PM, the Aviation Industry Employees' Guild said "Coming from the civil aviation minister...this statement is highly damaging, uncalled for at this stage and has massive financial implications for Air India, as our passengers will start cancelling their flight bookings and/or prospective passengers refrain from booking seats on AI flights..."
Debt-laden Air India will have to shut down if sale offer flops
“The airline will have to close down if it’s not privatized,” Hardeep Singh Puri told the Parliament.
Modi considers excluding $7 billion Air India debt to lure buyers
Govt plans to ask proposed investors to take over Rs 30,000 cr of the airline’s debt in a bid to attract buyers.
High fuel costs, forex rate variation led to Rs 4,685 crore loss for Air India in FY19: Government
"Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) costs increased from Rs 7,363 crore in 2017-18 to Rs 10,034 crore in 2018-19 i.e. an increase of almost 28.9 per cent in fuel rates over the previous year," Puri said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha.
Air India set to raise Rs 500 cr from CP property
State-run consultancy firm NBCC (India) Ltd has prepared a plan to monetise the debt-ridden national carrier’s vacant land at Baba Kharak Singh Marg near Connaught Place.
FM's remarks on economy disappointing in extreme: Yashwant Sinha
Yashwant Sinha said the root cause of the current economic crisis is "death of demand" in the country. He alleged that the government ignored the agriculture distress in the country. Sinha also raised questions over the data for calculating GDP numbers. He added that companies after companies are facing bankruptcy and the govt has stated that it would have to close Air India.
IndiGo becomes IATA member
IndiGo on Wednesday announced it has become a member of the global lobbying body the International Air Transport Association, which is a group of more than 290 member airlines.
Market Movers: What changed for D-Street while you were sleeping
Nifty50 topped the 12,100 mark for the first time ever on Wednesday.
Air India to start flying on Mumbai-Nairobi route from November 27
The four-times-a-week non-stop fight will be operated on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a 256 seat Boeing 787 in two-class configuration, business and economy, the airline said in a release. Air India will be the only domestic carrier to operate to Kenya from India
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