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Air India mulls launching Mumbai-London Stansted service
Disinvestment-bound national carrier Air India is mulling launching a flight service to London Stansted from the country's financial capital, a senior airline official said.
In a first, DGCA Certifies Boeing’s Singapore Training Facility for Dreamliner Planes
The official said the clearance would help full service...
Emirates jet swap opens door to Boeing 787 deal in Dubai
Emirates will receive its first Dreamliner in 2023, around the time the airline expe...
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
Jet effect: International air travel grows just 1%
Indian carriers flew 11.5% less people into India (over same period last year) and the decline in flying travellers out was 12.3%. Desi carriers’ share in foreign travel fell to 35% this April-June from 39% in the year-ago period.
Government set to halve Air India baggage before selloff
Govt has raised Rs 22,000 crore through issue of bonds, as it looks to remove key hurdles in AI's privatisation.
TAL delivers 25,000th floor beam for B787 plane to Boeing
The US aircraft major had awarded TAL the first contract to manufacture Advanced Composite Floor Beam (ACFB for the Dreamliner (B787) family of planes in 2011.
Jet Airways grounded, Air France-KLM seeks new ally
After Jet ran into cash flow problems last year, its owner Naresh Goyal tried to woo both Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines for a stake purchase, but without success.
Air India to start services on three routes
At present, Air India has a codeshare partnership with Kenyan Airways, which operates a daily service between Mumbai and Nairobi.
Bangladesh pilot flying to bring PM Sheikh Hasina back home caught without passport at Qatar airport
The flag carrier sent the passport of the pilot in another flight to Qatar later, Civil Aviation Secretary Mohibul Haque told bdnews24.
KLM to start flights on Bengaluru-Amsterdam route from October 31
The flag carrier of Netherlands said the flights will operate from Bengaluru on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
Vistara to launch international flights in second half of 2019
The grounding of Jet Airways in April has resulted in significant capacity reduction in the domestic market.
Govt to decide on Jet’s international flying rights soon: Aviation secretary
Govt has given domestic slots of Jet temporarily to other airlines so that they can mount extra flights and fill the void to bring down domestic fares.
Cash-strapped Air India has around 20 planes grounded for repair
If the flag carrier goes ahead with hiring, it will be the third carrier to absorb a part of the 22,000-odd workforce of Jet, which was grounded on April 17.
Air India to resume Delhi-Madrid flight from April 18
The national carrier operates three-times-a-week flight services to the Spanish capital from New Delhi.
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