Air India buyer may be allowed to rename airline
A source close to the deal says now that they are planning for a complete exit from Maharaja in the second attempt to divestment, there is unlikely to be any precondition for retaining the name of Air India for any specific period of time like last year.
September air traffic grows by just 1.18%
The growth in domestic passenger numbers has slowed down with the domestic airlines registering gro...
Oil companies defer decision to suspend fuel supplies to Air India
The decision to defer the move follows Air India making a written request ...
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.
Delhi air pollution: Air Quality reaches ‘Unhealthy’ category
With a dip in mercury in the national capital, air quality recorded in 'Unhealthy' category on October 17. According to Air Quality Index (A...
Delhi’s air quality deteriorates to ‘very poor’, to get worse
Fumes of farm fire from Punjab, Haryana and parts of UP continue to contaminate and worsen the air quality in Delhi which is already infested with high levels of pollution. A favourable wind condition may improve it before deteriorating it again.
Erstwhile war torn Jaffna gets connected to India via air
Inaugural flight at the newly launched Jaffna International Airport landed from Chennai. The ATR72-600 short-haul flight was operated by Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India. This was Alliance Air’s first international flight.
Air India Assets Holding raises another Rs 7,985 crore
These bonds have been subscribed at a rate of 7.39 per cent.
Air India buyer may be allowed to retrench staff in a year
They will be retrenched through the government’s voluntary retirement scheme (VRS), where an employee gets an amount that’s equivalent to monthly salary multiplied by either the years of service completed or those left, whichever is less.
Pakistan sent two F-16 fighter planes last month to intercept a SpiceJet flight to Kabul
Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 26 after the IAF struck a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terrorist training camp in Balakot in retaliation to the Pulwama attack on February 14 and fully opened it for all civilian traffic on July 16.
India's MiG 29 to fly with Eurofighter Typhoon in Oman
The Indian Air Force will be flying its MiG 29 (UPG) and C-17 Globemaster alongside Oman's Eurofighter Typhoon and F-16, in this bilateral exercise.Exercise Eastern Bridge V is being held at the Air Force Base Masirah in Oman from October 17-26.
Bengaluru to be backbone for Gripen offering to IAF: Saab
Swedish defence major Saab responded to the initial tender by the IAF for its Multi Role Fighter Aircraft in July 2018 with its Gripen E MRFA. Saab's Ola Rignell said on Thursday that Bengaluru will be the "backbone" for the Gripen aircraft.
Upset India weighs diplomatic options against Malaysia
New Delhi has sufficient clout to put a diplomatic cost on Kuala Lumpur owing to Malaysian President Mahathir's defiance on Kashmir earlier in UNGA. India can shift its Malaysia purchase to Indonesia as a retaliatory step to Mohamed's non-compliance.
August domestic air passenger traffic up only 3.7%: IATA
The average global demand for domestic travel, however, climbed 4.7 per cent in the month under review compared to August last year.
Delhi's air quality turns 'Very Poor' for first time this season
The average Air Quality Index number clocked in at 309; crop residue burning in Punjab, Haryana might be to blame. The government's Graded Response Action Plan - which came into effect on October 15 - in the NCR region is expected to improve numbers.
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