August 09, 2020 02:55 (IST)
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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.

Cabinet nod to allow NRIs to own 100 pc stake in national carrier Air India

New Delhi/UNI: To allow foreign investment up to 100 per cent in Air India by NRIs, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amending the extant FDI policy to permit foreign investment in the disinvestment-bound national carrier through automatic route.

COVID-19: 119 Indians on board quarantined cruise ship brought back from Japan

New Delhi/UNI: A special Air India flight on Thursday brought 119 Indian nationals back, who were on-board the Diamond Princess Cruise ship docked off at Yokohama in Japan.

Coronavirus: Air India cancels flight to Hong Kong from Feb 8

New Delhi/IBNS: Keeping in mind the coronavirus outbreak incidents which have left several deaths in China in the past couple of weeks, national carrier Air India on Tuesday announced it is suspending its Delhi-Hong Kong flight from Feb 8.

Coronavirus outbreak: 324 stranded Indians from Wuhan brought back

New Delhi/IBNS: An Air India flight, which was carrying 324 Indians stranded in Coronavirus-hit Wuhan city in China, arrived in India on Saturday.

After heckling journalist Arnab Goswami on flight, Kunal Kamra now gets banned by SpiceJet

New Delhi/IBNS: After getting banned by IndiGo and Air India for heckling journalist Arnab Goswami during a flight journey, stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra on Wednesday now received the same treatment by airline SpiceJet.

Indigo, Air India ban stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra for midair offensive on Arnab Goswami

New Delhi/IBNS: Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra, who tried to shame TV journalist Arnab Goswami on a flight of Indigo for his brand of journalism and then posted a video of the episode on social media, has been barred from flying for a period of six months by the private airline. Air India also followed suit and suspended him from flying on the national carrier while urging other airlines to act as well.

Air India Sale: RSS trade union body urges govt. to 'think over this decision a hundred times'

New Delhi, Jan 28 (UNI) Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), the trade union affiliated to the RSS, on Tuesday strongly opposed the selling of Air India and asked the government to "think over this decision a hundred times".

Indian government invites bids to sell 100 pc stake of national carrier Air India

New Delhi/UNI:  The Government on Monday invited bids to sell 100 per cent stake of debt-laden Air India with the last date of filing EoI (expression of interest) by March 17, 2020.

BJP MP Subramanian Swamy threatens to drag Modi government to court over Air India sale

New Delhi/IBNS: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Monday threatened to sue his own government for issuing a bid document to sell its 100 per cent stakes in Air India (AI).

Centre issues bid document to sell 100 per cent stake of Air India

New Delhi/UNI: The central government on Monday issued a bid document to sell 100 per cent stakes of Air India (AI).