Air India

Operations commence for new airport in Shirdi

Operations commence for new airport in Shirdi

October 3, 2017

The temple town of Shirdi has got its first airport but basic transport facilities like bus services are still missing.

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Air India delays delivery of A320 neo plane

Air India delays delivery of A320 neo plane

September 13, 2017

Following complications in their engines, India's national carrier, Air India has delayed the delivery of an A320 neo aircraft, while no-frill carriers have grounded at least eleven.

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Rajiv Bansal, Air India and privatisation

Rajiv Bansal, Air India and privatisation

September 4, 2017

The debt-ridden national carrier, Air India announced Rajiv Bansal as the new chairman and managing director (CMD), after he assumed office last week. Bansal took over Ashwani Lohani who was recently given the charge of the Indian railways.

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Who will buy Air India?

Who will buy Air India?

July 28, 2017

Amidst speculation to find the right strategic investor for Air India, the flagship carrier of India, the government is set to consider bids from investors who have a suitable understanding of the aviation business.

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Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & Managing Director, Air India

Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & Managing Director, Air India

July 16, 2017

Although Air India still has on-time performance issues and a massive debt, the chairman and managing director of the airline, Ashwani Lohani, talks to AIBM about the positives of the airline, like increasing routes and connectivity, inducting more aircraft, and customer satisfac...

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DGCA to audit major Indian airlines

DGCA to audit major Indian airlines

July 15, 2017

Indian aviation regulator, DGCA to start special audit of scheduled domestic airlines to check their compliance with various safety and airworthiness requirements. The exercise has been announced to be of significance amid news of expanding fleet of scheduled domestic airlines.

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IndiGo craves to fly global with Air India

IndiGo craves to fly global with Air India

July 7, 2017

As the Indian government announced its disinvesting plans for the national carrier, Air India; IndiGo was the only private airline that expressed its interest, however, the intentions were clarified only yesterday.

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Speculation over Tata Group acquiring Air India

Speculation over Tata Group acquiring Air India

June 29, 2017

One of India's biggest conglomerates, Tata Group's acquisition of India's flagship carrier Air India is now a nationwide speculation; however, the odds of reclaiming a debt-laden company on top of Tata's existing dire ventures looks more fictional than enterprising.

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Ashok Gajapathi Raju Union Civil Aviation Minister,

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Union Civil Aviation Minister,

June 14, 2017

Moving from the ninth position to the third in air traffic domestically and fourth internationally, is a giant stride and if we can sustain it and take it forward, then I think we have a bright future, says Raju. The union civil aviation minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, discusses ...

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Ashwini Lohani

Ashwini Lohani

June 14, 2017

The airline is aiming to open new routes internationally and especially regionally, so as to compete with new players and satisfy increasing demand in the sector, says Lohani. Although Air India still has on-time performance issues and a massive debt, the chairman and managing di...

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Air India announces direct connectivity between New Delhi and Copenhagen

Air India announces direct connectivity between New Delhi and Copenhagen

May 30, 2017

Air India - the flag carrier airline of India, on May 30 at the residence of Ambassador of Denmark to India, announced a direct connectivity service between New Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport and Copenhagen Airport in Denmark, starting September 16, this year. With i...

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PPP Model in Airports

PPP Model in Airports

March 23, 2017

The ambitious programme of rapid modernisation of airports in the country has an important component of the Public Private Partnership that has already yielded its fruits in airports at Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru. Though it had some teething troubles, the PPP model has increased...

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