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
Air India Express Flight Diverts To Muscat After Burning Odor Discovered From Vent
An Air India Express aircraft from Calicut to Dubai was diverted to Muscat due to a problem on board on July 16. One of the vents was discovered emitting a burning odor. This is the second time in the past 24 hours that an aircraft from one of India's airlines had to change its route. An Indigo aircraft had made a precautionary stop in Karachi, Pakistan.
Tags: Air India, Flights, CALICUT, Dubai, muscat
Courtesy: DNA INDIA
1985 Air India Bombing Accused Ripudaman Malik Shot Dead In Canada
Ripudaman Singh Malik, the one acquitted in an Air India terrorist bombing attack has been shot in Canada, confirmed officials on July 14. Notably, Ripudaman was with co-defendant Ajaib Singh Bagri, who was found not guilty of conspiracy in a pair of Air India bombings on June 23, 1985, which killed 331 people. Meanwhile, the Canadian police suspected the death to be a targeted killing.
Tags: Air India, Bombing, Acquitted, ripudaman singh malik, Shot Dead
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Air India Proposes To Re-Hire Pilots Post Retirement For 5 Years
Air India, which is controlled by the Tata Group, has decided to re-hire pilots after they retire for a five-year term as the airline seeks operational stability amid discussions of purchasing 300 single-aisle planes. The post-retirement contract as a commander in Air India will be for 5 years or until the age of 65. Prospective pilots have been instructed to submit their documentation, and written consent, by June 23.
Tags: Air India, pilot, Domestic Flights, post-retirement, Tata groups
Courtesy: Free Press Journal
Get Cheap Air Tickets On Govt Account With Prior Bookings: Finance Ministry
In a release, the Union Finance Ministry asked government employees to opt for the 'cheapest fare available' on their entitled travel class a month prior booking, on a government account. Aiming a reduce prices on tickets, the ministry said, employees, to book one ticket for each leg, avoiding unnecessary cancellations. Furthermore, it mentioned bookings prior 72-hours of intended travel, and cancellations less than 24 -hours will need a self… read-more
Tags: Government Employees, FINANCE MINISTRY, Air Tickets, Cheap Flights, Air India
Courtesy: Press Trust of India