A petition has been moved in the Delhi High Court against the policy of several airlines, including Air India, that charge “exorbitant” rates for domestic transportation and repatriation of mortal remains of migrant Indian workers who die abroad.
The total outstanding of cash-strapped Air India towards government for VVIP chartered flights stands at Rs 1,146.86 crore, according to the latest response from the national carrier to an RTI application.
Over 100 passengers of a Jet Airways flight (9W 955) from Hyderabad to Chandigarh had a miraculous escape as the pilot managed to land the plane at Indore after one of its engines failed.
National carrier Air India is set to fly its 423-seater, double-decker Boeing 747 aircraft to two key domestic destinations, Mumbai and Kolkata, starting October 16 to meet the demand during the festive season.
KOLKATA: The newly unveiled airport near Pakyong in Sikkim will provide a fillip to tourism in the Himalayan state, attracting more tourists from Bengal, who will no longer have to travel through the often choked and landslide-prone National Highway 10.
Jet Airways resumed its Pune-Chandigarh-Pune flight operations on Sundays at the airport here. Now, seven flights will arrive/depart from the local airport on Sundays.
Monsoon showers have exposed the work on the newly constructed departure lounge of Jammu airport as it developed a major leakage on Tuesday.
Air travellers and social organisations have criticised Air India for suspending booking of its early morning Delhi-Amritsar-Delhi flight from July 12 to September 30. Last week, the airline had also suspended booking of its Chandigarh–Bangkok flight to make the aircrafts available for Haj.
Around 340 passengers of two Air India flights had a harrowing time as their flights remained held up at the Indira Gandhi International Airport for over six hours owing to technical reasons, prompting passengers to vent their anger on the social media.
The CBI has summoned R Ramachandran Venkataramanan, Director of AirAsia India, on July 3 for questioning in connection with alleged corruption in attempts to get international operations clearances from the government, sources said on Friday.