Air India

Air India Will Be Shut Down if New Privatisation Plan Fails; Government to Wipe Debt to Lure Investors

Over a year after an attempt to sell state-owned Air India miserably failed, the Indian government is once again trying to offload the debt-laden national carrier onto a private investor.  And this time, the country’s Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh…

Air India Sacks Flight Attendants After All Four Crew Members on the Same Flight Call Sick

Air India has sacked four flight attendants after an entire crew on one flight called in sick during a long festive period in the country.  The airline has allegedly seen a huge spike in the number of cabin crew reporting…

Air India Investigating After Flight Crew Failed to Report Severe Turbulence That Damaged Plane

According to India’s ANI news agency, officials have started an investigation after the pilots and cabin crew on an Air India plane that suffered severe turbulence failed to report the incident.  The flight between New Dehli and Vijayawada got caught…

This Air India Flight Was Delayed by Three Hours When a Swarm of Bee’s Attacked

An Air India flight to the northeast Indian city of Agartala was delayed by three hours on Sunday morning after an angry swarm of bee’s decided to attack the Airbus A320 as it prepared to depart Kolkata airport.  Stuck onboard…

Air India Flight Attendant Reportedly Falls from Open Door of Boeing 777, Suffers Serious Injuries

News has emerged out of Mumbai today that an Air India flight attendant has fallen from the open door of a Boeing 777-300 aircraft as it prepared to push back from its parking stand.  The flight attendant is said to…

Is This True? Air India Flights Attendants to Share Hotel Rooms

It’s no secret that Air India’s financial performance has been really bad for many years.  The embattled State-run airline is laden with debt and attempts by the Modi government to offload the carrier onto a private investor had to be…

Air India Has to Recruit 500 New Cabin Crew Because of a Change in Government Regulations

Air India is in the process of hiring up to 500 new cabin crew after a change in government regulations which means more crew are required to operate on long-haul flights.  The airline says it is looking for experienced cabin…

Debt-Ridden State-Owned Airline Air India Could Be Put Up for Sale – At Least, that’s the Plan

Here’s an interesting story that has come from several anonymous sources via the Reuters news agency – Air India is about to be sold to the highest bidder by the Indian government.  If true, the news could signal the end…

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