Passenger Misbehaves With Crew Member In An Air India Flight
Another incident of unruly behaviour by a passenger was reported on a flight. A passenger on board an Air India flight AI882 to Delhi was handed over to security personnel for his unruly behaviour. The airline confirmed the incident and said, "The passenger verbally abused the crew members and then went on to physically assault one of them on board." The accused has been arrested and a investigation is launched.
Tags: Air India, Travel News, sexual abuse, Passenger, Indian Aviation
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Air India Pilot Suspended And Fined Of Rs 30 Lakhs
During an Air India Flight Al-915 (Delhi-Dubai), the pilots invited their female friend into the cockpit. As a result, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has fined the airline Rs. 30 lakhs for not promptly and effectively addressing this safety-sensitive issue. The pilot has also been suspended by the Civil Aviation Department. The matter came to light after one of the operating crew complaint about it to Air India.
Tags: DCGA, Air India, pilot, Suspended, Violation
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Air India Announces Single Use Plastic In Flights
Aiming for a better environment, Air India announced to limit the usage of single-use-plastic in future. Air India has reduced the usage of single-use plastic by 80 per cent on board all flights across its worldwide network, said the airlines, in an official statement. The airline has also introduced 100 per cent compostable PET lids and primary-use plastic bags besides completely compostable waste bags.
Tags: Air India, Flights, Single use plastic, civil aviation, environment
Courtesy: The Press Trust of India
Air India Flights Return Amid Physical Assault Between Passenger-Crew
Another flight mishap was reported after a London-bound flight had to return, amid a fight in the airplane. An Air India flight made an emergency landing at the Delhi Airport after a passenger started causing physical harm to two crew members and showed unruly behavior. Furthermore, Air India ensured the safety of all passengers and rescheduled a flight to London in the afternoon. Meanwhile, the accused passenger is detained.
Tags: Flight Incident, Air India, London-Delhi, Physical Harm, Crew members
Courtesy: ANI News
DCGA Rejects Plea Of Air India Pilot In Urination Incident
The Director General Civil Aviation (DCGA) rejected the appeal of the pilot in the Air India Urination Issue. On March 1, the DCGA rejected the plea of the pilot to revoke the license suspension orders. The DCGA feels that the incident should have been reported in any case, therefore, pilot is responsible. Notably, earlier, a man urinated on a 70-year-old senior citizen in a New York-Delhi Air India flight.
Tags: Air India, Urination Issue, Flight, Air India Pee Row, Indian Commercial Pilots Association
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Air India Business Class Passenger Finds Insect In Meal, Tweets Pic
In an Air India flight, a customer of 'business class' found insect in flight food. The passenger Mahavir Jain shared the picture of the insect found food and said, "@airindiain insect in the meal served in business class. Doesn't look like hygiene was taken. My flight was AI671 -Mumbai to chennai. Seat 2C." The Airline responded with an apology and said they strictly follow hygiene in their flight.
Tags: Air India, Airlines , Business Class Passenger, Insect, Tweets
Courtesy: Times Now News
Air India To Buy 250 Aircrafts From Air Bus
Tata Group-owned Air India will buy 250 aircraft, including 40 wide-body planes, from Airbus, confirmed Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran. On February 14, he said that Air India has signed a letter of intent to acquire 250 aircraft, the first time in more than 17 years. It is also the first order placed by the carrier under the ownership of Tata Group.
Tags: Air India, Tata groups, Airbus, Aircrafts, business
Courtesy: The Indian Express
Delhi Court Grants Bail To Shankar Mishra In Air India Urination Case
A Delhi Court granted bail to accused Shankar Mishra in the Air India Urination Case. On January 31, the additional session court judge Harjyot Singh Bhalla granted bail to Mishra, who allegedly peed on an elderly woman on a New York- Delhi flight, on November 26. Furthermore, Mishra was given bail on a furnished bond of Rs 1 lakh. Earlier, in January, Mishra was arrested and remanded.
Tags: Air India, Shankar Mishra, Pee Gate Case, Granted Bail, Delhi Court
Courtesy: Live Law
Bombay HC Orders Air India Employees To Evacuate Mumbai Staff Quarters By September 24
Bombay High Court has allowed time for employees of Air India and other Unions to leave their staff quarters till September 24 since Ganesh Chaturthi is widely celebrated in Bombay. The airline personnel who had been living there since before the disinvestment were sent with eviction papers, but the Bench declined to overturn them. After September 24, authorities can take any appropriate legal measures against anybody who refused to leave. … read-more
Tags: Air India, employees, Mumbai, staff quarters, Bombay High Court
Courtesy: India Today
Air India Provides Massive Independence Day Offers For International Flights
For the first time, Indian Airlines, Air India is offering massive "Independence Day" offers on international flights. As per sources, for bookings between August 8 to August 22, prices for flights between Gulf and Middle East countries to Indian cities are as low as INR 7,171 approx. The tickets booked during the aforementioned duration will be applicable for travel till October 15, with 35 kgs of luggage allowed for passengers.
Tags: Independence Day, Ticket Sale, Aviation, Air India, UAE-India