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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi/IBNS: A number of Air India staff members, including five pilots, have tested positive for coronavirus, said a media report.
Kochi/UNI: The first evacuation flight from Bahrain carrying 177 passengers landed at Cochin International Airport here late on Friday night.
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.
New Delhi/IBNS: The first flight from Abu Dhabi with 177 Indians onboard including 49 pregnant women landed in Kochi on Thursday evening.
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.
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.
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.
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.