Tag: Air India
India’s Air One Aviation is seeking $2 billion of jets to take on Singapore Airlines’ venture in the country, stoking competition in a market where carriers lost almost $10 billion in seven years. Air One, among six companies that last month got initial approval to start airlines in India, is looking at Airbus Group’s A320s […]
The airline business is cutthroat in virtually every market in the world, but it is especially difficult for start-up airlines in India. Fuel prices and fickle passengers aside, start-up airlines in the country must contend with a truly suffocating piece of government regulation that hinders their growth. Although Indian tech start-ups seem to be doing […]
The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Wednesday grounded an Air India Dreamliner in Seoul to examine its engines. The American regulator’s move came after some other airline’s aircraft saw an inflight failure of its General Electric (GE) engine. FAA then decided to ground all aircraft fitted with the same series of GE engines wherever […]
Air India Ltd has joined the Star Alliance group of carriers, a spokesman said on Tuesday, a move that could help boost revenues at the loss-making state-run airline. Executives at Star Alliance met with Air India officials in London on Monday and agreed for the airline, which has been in talks to join since last […]
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An Air India aircraft, with about 170 people on board, suffered a tyre burst on landing at the airport on January 5th after being diverted from Delhi due to bad weather.
A fire broke out in the oven of an Air India Boeing 787 Dreamliner jet in mid-flight Wednesday, scaring passengers but not causing any serious damage. Mint, an Indian newspaper associated with the Wall Street Journal, reported the fire started on Flight AI-020, from Delhi to Kolkata, and that it did not affect areas outside […]
Three separate flights made emergency landings at Biju Patnaik Airport in Kolkata on Sunday night due to bad weather according to airport officials and media reports.