July 13, 2020 10:39 (IST)
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Rajasthan crisis: Sachin Pilot, loyalists in Delhi to meet Congress High Command | New Delhi/IBNS: India's single-day spike in coronavirus cases reached a record high with 28,637 fresh infections reported in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health informed on Sunday. | Amitabh Bachchan, COVID-19 positive, is stable with mild symptoms, says hospital | Aadhaar, test results must for COVID-19 drug procurement in Maharashtra | Abhishek Bachchan also tests positive for Covid-19 along with father Amitabh Bachchan

India explores bilateral agreements for repatriation flights after US restriction

New Delhi/IBNS: After the US imposed restrictions on Air India's special repatriation flights alleging "unfair and discriminatory practices", the government has said it is looking at the requests made by US and other countries to operate these flights, an NDTV report said.

Air India starts taking bookings for destinations in US, UK, Europe and Canada under Vande Bharat phase 3

Mumbai/IBNS: Air India is taking international bookings to ferry stranded passengers in India to destinations in the US, UK, Canada and Europe under the third phase of Vande Bharat Mission.

Air India Delhi-Moscow plane called back after pilot found Covid-19 positive

New Delhi/IBNS: A Moscow bound Air India plane had to be called back after the airline realised that one of the pilots on board had tested coronavirus positive, a media report said.

Air India staff onboard Delhi-Ludhiana flight tests positive for COVID-19

Ludhiana/IBNS: A 50-year-old Air India staff, who was onboard a Delhi-Ludhiana flight on Monday, has tested positive for coronavirus, reports said.

Middle seats in special international flights to be left empty after Jun 6: Supreme Court

New Delhi/IBNS: Stressing on social distancing norms amid the Covid-19, the Supreme Court on Monday strictly said middle seats in special international flights will have to be left empty after Jun 6, media reports said.

Vande Bharat Mission : 2 AI flights from Manila, US with stranded passengers lands at RGIA

Hyderabad/UNI: As part of the biggest ever off-shore evacuation drive of Indian citizens under the Government of India’s Vande Bharat Mission, amid the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown, two Air India Evacuation flights landed at Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) in Shamshabad near here on Thursday.

Over 8000 Indians return from abroad in 43 flights under Vande Bharat Mission since May 7: Govt

New Delhi/IBNS: As many as 8503 Indians have been flown back to India in 43 inbound flights operated by Air India and Air India Express under Vande Bharat Mission in 6 days beginning from May 7.

5 pilots of Air India test coronavirus positive

New Delhi/IBNS: A number of Air India staff members, including five pilots, have tested positive for coronavirus, said a media report.

Vande Bharat: Evacuation flight with 177 passengers from Bahrain lands at Kochi International Airport

Kochi/UNI:  The first evacuation flight from Bahrain carrying 177 passengers landed at Cochin International Airport here late on Friday night.

Vande Bharat: India brings back thousands of citizens stranded abroad

New Delhi/IBNS: Rising to the unprecedented situation by launching a massive evacuation drive, the Indian government, despite battling COVID-19 pandemic at home, is flying back its nationals stranded in different parts of the world owing to coronavirus outbreak that forced suspension of flights.

Coronavirus lockdown: First flight from UAE with 177 Indians onboard lands in Kochi

New Delhi/IBNS: The first flight from Abu Dhabi with 177 Indians onboard including 49 pregnant women landed in Kochi on Thursday evening.

‘Assalaam Alaikum! We are proud of you': Karachi ATC praises Air India relief flight as it passes Pakistan airspace

New Delhi/IBNS: National carrier Air India, which has been working relentlessly amid coronavirus scare to rescue Indians stranded in different parts of the world, recently, had praise coming from an unexpected quarter, said a media report.

Air India to operate dedicated cargo flight to uplift critical Covid 19 related medical equipment from China

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Minsitry of Civil Aviation announced on Saturday that with the establishment of an air bridge between Shanghai and Delhi, Air India will be operating dedicated scheduled cargo flights to China for uplifting of critical medical equipment necessary for containing the spread of Covid-19 virus.

Amid lockdown Air India to operate 18 flights for citizens of Germany, Canada, France, Ireland stranded in India

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid the 21-day lockdown owing to the COVID-19 outbreak, when all domestic and international flight operations are suspended, Air India on Thursday said it will operate 18 flights for citizens of Germany, Canada, France, Ireland who are stranded in India.

COVID-19: Govt ensures Cargo flight operations for medical supplies across country

New Delhi/UNI: The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) is coordinating with state governments for the supply of medical equipment and related essential items needed for protection against and testing of COVID-19.