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Elderly Couple Sues Air India For Providing Only One ‘Stale’ Meal During 16-Hour-Long Flight

Apr 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The incident allegedly occurred when the couple flew with the airline from New Delhi to San Francisco on November 11,2020.

Either Privatise Or Close Air India, Says Minister Puri

Mar 27, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The government has started the process to sell its entire 100% stake in Air India that has been in losses since it merged with Indian Airlines in 2007.

Manu Bhaker Row: Air India Dismisses Shooter's Harassment Allegations, Says It Has CCTV Footage To Prove

Manu Bhaker had sought action against two employees of Air India for alleged 'harassment' and 'insulting' her at Delhi airport

Air India’s Disinvestment Process To Be Completed In 2021-22: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Feb 01, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

While presenting the Union Budget on Monday, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that the Centre has allocated Rs 2,268 crore for a special purpose vehicle set up as part of financial restructuring of Air India

Employees Left 'High & Dry': Air India Unions Claim 'Inordinate Delay' In Salary Disbursement

All India Aircraft Engineers' Association and Air India Aircraft Engineers' Association said that despite facing 40% pay cuts, they were being 'discriminated against'

11 January, 2021

Historic Air India Flight With All-Woman Crew Lands In Bengaluru

Outlook Web Bureau

The direct distance between the two cities at opposite ends of the world is 13,993 km with a time zone change of around 13.5 hours.

20 December, 2020

Air India Divestment Process Likely To Continue Till Next Fiscal Year


The government is selling its entire stake in Air India that has been suffering losses since its 2007 merger with Indian Airlines

29 November, 2020

Air India To Operate Non-Stop Flights On Chennai-London Route From January


Flights between India and the UK have been operating under an air bubble pact ever since the Covid-19 induced lockdown was lifted in India.

29 October, 2020

Government Likely To Extend Bid Deadline For Air India To Dec 14


The government is seeking to sell 100% of its stake in the state-owned national airline.

23 October, 2020

Panic After Passenger Claims "Terrorist" On Air India Flight


The man was handed over to the airport police by the Central Industrial Security Force and the staff of Air India.

18 September, 2020

Dubai Suspends Air India Express Flights For Carrying Covid Positive Patients Twice


Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has suspended Air India Express flights from September 18 to October 2 for negligence of UAE government rules, reflecting the earlier incidents of passengers flying with COVID-positive certificates to Dubai.


22 August, 2020

An Experienced Investigator Should Head Probe In Kozhikode Crash: Former Director-General, DGCA

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

GR Kathpalia, who had served as DG in DGCA for eight years, says the Investigator-in-Chief should definitely be a person with prior experience in the field of air crash investigation.

15 August, 2020

Air India Express Plane Crash: Air Safety Experts Think Investigation Is A Cover-up Exercise

Jeevan Prakash Sharma

Independent safety experts have raised serious reservations on the competence of the investigator-in-charge and integrity of some of the members of the probe team.

09 August, 2020

Kozhikode Air India Crash: Mortal Remains Of 16 Passengers Handed Over To Families


The mortal remains of co-pilot Akhilesh Kumar were cremated on Sunday with attendance from all family members as well as with the officials of Air India and Air India Express present.

09 August, 2020

Decorated Officer, Jovial Gentleman And A Fighter: Tribute To Wing Commander Deepak Sathe

Arijit Ghosh

Captain Deepak Sathe had survived an air crash in the early nineties while he was with the Indian Air Force. After he sustained multiple skull injuries, no one thought he would fly again. But his amazing mental strength and love for flying saw him back in the cockpit.

08 August, 2020

Both Pilots Among 18 Killed In Air India Express Plane Crash At Kozhikode Airport


The Air India Express flight from Dubai with 190 on board overshot the tabletop runway while landing in heavy rains and fell into a valley 35 feet below and broke into two portions on Friday night.

07 August, 2020

From MH370 Tragedy To Kerala Plane Crash: A Look At The Major Air Accidents Of This Decade

Outlook Web Bureau

Here is a list of the major plane crashes that have occurred in the last one decade.


07 August, 2020

Pained By Plane Accident In Kozhikode, Says PM Modi


"Pained by the plane accident in Kozhikode. My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones. May the injured recover at the earliest," the prime minister tweeted.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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