Tag: Air India

PM Narendra Modi to meet 15 leading global fund houses to attract investment amid pandemic

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will soon meet 15 leading global fund houses amid heightened interest from foreign investors seeking stable returns in India, according to...

COVID impact: AI reduces monthly salary bills by 50%

New Delhi: Air India has reduced its salary bill by more than 50% to Rs 120 crore a month since April in an attempt to...

How much compensation airlines are liable to pay in case of an accident

The incident at the Kozhikode airport, where an Air India Express plane crashed due to runway excursion, on 4 August claimed at least 19 lives...

No divestment yet against target of Rs 2.1 lakh crore for 2020-21; officials blame Covid

New Delhi: Almost five months into the financial year, the department of investment and public asset management (Dipam) is yet to open its account, although...

Air India crash: What caused the Air India Express crash? Black box retrieved, probe begins | India News

The civil aviation ministry’s Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) retrieved on Saturday the digital flight data recorder (DFDR), known as a black box, and the...

Budget carrier SpiceJet to commence flight services to UK from next month

Mumbai: Budget carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday said it has secured slots at the London Heathrow Airport, which will allow the airline to commence flight services...

Airlines unlikely to refund Rs 3,000 crore to passengers

New Delhi: People who were issued credit shells against tickets cancelled for flights during and after the national lockdown may have to hold on to...

AI pilots’ union writes to Puri over pay cut, flags ‘potential disastrous psychological impact’

NEW DELHI: Air India‘s cost-cutting measures such as pay cuts and compulsory leave without pay (LWP) scheme could have “potentially disastrous psychological impact” on some...

Unlike other carriers, no employee of ours will be laid off: Air India

NEW DELHI: Unlike other airlines that have laid off a large number of workers, no employee of Air India will lose his job, the national...

Aviation ministry refuses equity support to Air India

NEW DELHI: The government has refused to provide equity support for Air India, the cash-strapped national carrier that’s up for sale, with the aviation ministry...

Travel curbs by some states hurting demand: IndiGo CEO

MUMBAI: Hoping that the COVID-19-hit aviation industry should be back on “track” within the next one-and-a-half years, budget carrier IndiGo parent InterGlobe Aviation‘s Chief Executive...

Preparations underway for third phase of repatriation of Indians from across globe

NEW DELHI: India’s Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) executed by the Ministry of External Affairs to repatriate citizens is in full swing. Phase I has been...

COVID-19: Repatriation of Indian nationals from US to start from Saturday

WASHINGTON: Seven non-scheduled special flights will operate from Saturday to fly back Indian nationals stranded in the US amidst the international travel lockdown over the...

Delhi airport to resume flights from Terminal 3 post lockdown

Commercial passenger flights at Delhi airport will initially operate from Terminal 3 after the lockdown ends, said a senior official of its operator DIAL on...

Deepak Talwar: Corporate lobbyist Deepak Talwar granted bail in aviation case

New Delhi: A local Court today granted bail to Deepak Talwar, an accused in the aviation scandal along with Deepak Talwar, a corporate lobbyist. His...

IndiGo closes bookings till May 31

NEW DELHI: Post the order by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), IndiGo has closed its bookings till May 31, 2020. All other private...

Coronavirus cases: Indians in Wuhan say strict lockdown, social distancing only ways to contain COVID-19

BEIJING/WUHAN: A few daring Indians, who remained in Wuhan where the novel coronavirus first emerged and then became a global pandemic, have a word of...

Covid-19 throws a wrench into India’s disinvestment plans

NEW DELHI: With the stock markets volatile, India has put disinvestment plans – both strategic and non-strategic – on the back-burner. Strategic divestment in Shipping...