Tag: Air India

Celebrating India: Unique initiative by Air India

Newsroom24x7 Network Celebrating India – photographs of tourist destinations affixed on a Boeing 777 aircraft that shall be going to Toronto on the 27 September, the world tourism day. A unique initiative by Air India to showcase the tremendous richness and variety of India’s tourist destinations. – Ashwani Lohani, CMD Air India Advertisements

Indore Dubai flight: Heart of India opens up it’s heart

Newsroom24x7 Network The launch of the indore Dubai flight  from indore airport was almost an emotional affair. This flight was genuinely welcomed by the people of Indore as it opens up the Malwa region directly to the international tourist. This first international flight from Madhya Pradesh, especially from indore, has been a long awaited flight

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Shady players, aviation scam and the boom and bust of airlines in India

Lalit Shastri The fate of now closed Kingfisher Airline, Air India’s huge debt burden and the latest grounding of Jet Airways raises several burning questions. The merger of Indian Airlines with Air India and the reckless acquisition of aircraft by these airlines ahead of their merger and many related issues has put the former Union

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Why Madhya Pradesh lacks good air connectivity

Lalit Shastri Gwalior doesn’t offer any traffic, still due to Madhavrao Scindia, I had to connect it by air although it was a loss making circuit – PC Sen, when he was heading the national carrier in the 90s of the last century There has been a trail of comments on a facebook post today

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Aviation Sector: Some women employees tend to file complaints of administrative nature in the garb of sexual harassment

12 sexual harassment cases before ICCs: CMD Air India Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: During a review of the progress of cases of sexual harassment in Air India and Air India Express on Thursday (23 August 2018), Minister for Women and Child Development, Maneka Sanjay Gandhi underscored that along with the cases of sexual harassment, some

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Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani appointed Chairman Railway Board

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Ashwani Lohani, who heads national carrier Air India, will take over as the new Chairman of the Railway Board. //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Rajiv Bansal, IAS, Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India to be the next Air India CMD. Following the

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Air India is rationalizing fleet to reduce operational losses

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Five of the eight B-777 LR aircrafts purchased by Air India have been sold outright by the national carrier, presently overburdened by huge debt, to rationalize the fleet and reduce operational losses. Out of the 23 B-787 aircrafts purchased earlier by Air India, 21 B-787 Dreamliner aircrafts have sold and acquired

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Cabinet approves disinvestment of Air India

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to fourth tranche recommendations of NITI Aayog on strategic disinvestment of CPSE (strategic disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries) based on the recommendations of Core Group of Secretaries on Disinvestment (CGD).

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Three FIRs by CBI and how Air India went in the red

Lalit Shastri The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday, 29 May 2017, registered three cases (FIRs) and one Preliminary Enquiry against Air India, “unknown” officials of Union Ministry of Civil Aviation and others on orders of Supreme Court of India in response to an SLP by Centre for Public Interest Litigation. This SLP (Civil) [No. 25545

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Air India and Federation of Indian Airlines condemn attack on airline employee

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Air India and the member airlines of the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) that includes IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and Go Air, have condemned the assault on an Air India staff member by a passenger who happens to be Member of Parliament on March 23, 2017. The airlines have demanded that

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Shiv Sena MP assaults Air India official, 2 FIRs filed

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Ravindra Gaekwad, Member of Parliament of the Shiv Sena  today assaulted an Air India employee at Delhi because the aircraft he was boarding did not have the executive class. Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani has informed that the airline in response filed 2 fir’s at the local police station, – one

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Tendering is the biggest hurdle in government organizations: Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: After the CBI had registered a case of cheating and corruption a few days ago against officials of Air India, a German Software company and another company of USA for giving a Rs.225 Crores software contract, the present chairman and Managing Director of Air India Ashwani Lohani wrote on facebook: “Tendering

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Cockroach in meal served on Air India flight

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: A passenger travelling by Air India flight AI127 from Hyderabad to Chicago via Delhi found a cockroach in the meal served on board. Rahul Raghuvanshi. who is an engineer-cum-journalist, has tweeted that Air India now serves cockroach for vegetarian meals on AI127. Air India responded on Twitter by apologising “for any

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Domestic airlines register 23.17% growth in passenger traffic during 2016; Air India lags behind IndiGo and Jet Airways in market share

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Domestic airlines in India registered a growth of 23.17% in passengers carried between January and September this year compared to the corresponding period last year. Passengers carried by domestic airlines during Jan-Sept 2016 were 726.98 lakh as against 590.21 lakh during the corresponding period of 2015. In terms of Passenger Load

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