Kozhikode/IBNS: Kerala Health department has asked all the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel and local residents, who were involved in the rescue efforts at Karipur airport in Kozhikode last night, to go into self isolation as one deceased passenger of the ill-fated Air India Express flight has tested positive for Covid-19 while at least three more persons are suspected to be positive.
New Delhi/Washington/Kozhikode/IBNS: The United States on Saturday condoled the loss of lives in a plane accident in Kerala's Kozhikode airport on Friday evening.
Kozhikode/IBNS: At least 17 people, including a pilot, died and many were injured after an Air India Express aircraft with 191 people on board snapped into two while landing amid heavy rainfall in Kerala's Kozhikode on Friday evening.
Kozhikode: An Air India plane (Air India Express Flight IX 1344) from Dubai to Kozhikode in Kerala overshot the runway after skidding off while landing and split into two this evening. The incident occurred around 7-40 pm. CNN News 18 said three died in the crash, including a pilot.
New Delhi/IBNS: National carrier Air India on Thursday informed that it will not lay off any employee during the crisis period caused as a result of coronavirus pandemic and has implemented some "rationalisation of allowances."
New Delhi/IBNS: At a time when the aviation industry is hit the most owing to the coronavirus pandemic across the globe, Air India is planning to send some of its non-performing staff members on compulsory leave without pay for a period of up to five years.
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: 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.