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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.

Wed, 31 May 2023 - 11:40 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Travel News, sexual abuse, Passenger, Indian Aviation


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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.

Sat, 13 May 2023 - 09:45 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: DCGA, Air India, pilot, Suspended, Violation

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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. 

Fri, 21 Apr 2023 - 01:20 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Flights, Single use plastic, civil aviation, environment

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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.

Mon, 10 Apr 2023 - 01:07 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Flight Incident, Air India, London-Delhi, Physical Harm, Crew members

Courtesy: ANI News

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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.

Wed, 01 Mar 2023 - 08:00 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Urination Issue, Flight, Air India Pee Row, Indian Commercial Pilots Association

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Meal of Air India Business Class

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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.

Tue, 28 Feb 2023 - 01:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Airlines , Business Class Passenger, Insect, Tweets

Courtesy: Times Now News

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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.

Tue, 14 Feb 2023 - 05:45 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Tata groups, Airbus, Aircrafts, business

Courtesy: The Indian Express

Shankar Mishra

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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.

Tue, 31 Jan 2023 - 05:26 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Air India, Shankar Mishra, Pee Gate Case, Granted Bail, Delhi Court

Courtesy: Live Law

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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

Fri, 26 Aug 2022 - 12:50 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Air India, employees, Mumbai, staff quarters, Bombay High Court

Courtesy: India Today

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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.

Thu, 11 Aug 2022 - 02:55 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Independence Day, Ticket Sale, Aviation, Air India, UAE-India

Courtesy: India.Com