Saturday, January 28, 2023

Air India

Urination incident: DGCA slaps Rs 30 lakh fine on AI

Suspends pilot license for 3 months Aviation regulator DGCA on Friday imposed a penalty of Rs 30 lakh on Air India as well as suspended the license of the pilot-in-command of the New York-Delhi flight in which a person allegedly...

Air India mid-air urination incident

DELHI COURT DENIES BAIL TO ACCUSED, SAYS ACT WAS ‘UTTERLY DISGUSTING’ A Delhi court on Wednesday denied bail to Shankar Mishra, accused of urinating on an elderly woman co-passenger on an Air India flight, calling the act “utterly disgusting and...

AI Paris-New Delhi flight incidents

Aviation regulator DGCA has issued a show cause notice to Air India after finding the airline’s response as “lackadaisical and delayed” regarding two of passenger misbehaviour incidents onboard a flight from Paris to New Delhi last month.This is the...

Don’t make captain, crew scapegoat: Veteran pilots to Air India

A section of serving and retired pilots have strongly criticised the de-rostering of the captain and the crew of a New York-Delhi flight in which a male flier urinated on a female co-passenger in a drunken state.On Saturday, Air...

Air India urination row: Shankar Mishra to be produced before Patiala House court soon

Shankar Mishra, accused of urinating on an elderly woman co-passenger onboard an Air India flight from New York to Delhi, will be produced in the Patiala House Court on Saturday afternoon. Mishra, a resident of Mumbai, will be produced before...

DGCA seeks report from AI on 2nd urination incident

DGCA has sought a report from Tata Group-owned Air India on an incident of a drunk passenger allegedly urinating on the blanket of a female passenger on the airline’s Paris-New Delhi flight last month, which it did not report...

Airport congestion: Govt raps airlines for unmanned check-in counters

With crowding continuing at airports, the civil aviation ministry on Tuesday asked airlines to deploy adequate manpower at all check-in and baggage drop counters while a Parliamentary panel has decided to take up with the Delhi airport operator the...

Air India nears historic order for up to 500 jets

Air India is close to placing landmark orders for as many as 500 jetliners worth tens of billions of dollars from both Airbus and Boeing as it carves out an ambitious renaissance under the Tata Group conglomerate, industry sources...

Tata to merge Air India and Vistara

The Tata Group on Tuesday announced the consolidation of its airlines, Vistara and Air India. With this consolidation, Air India will be India’s leading domestic and international carrier with a combined fleet of 218 aircraft, making it India’s largest...

Air India announces new flights to six destinations in USA, Europe

Air India on Wednesday announced the strengthening and expansion of its global footprint with the launch of new flights connecting Mumbai with New York, Paris and Frankfurt, and the resumption of non-stop flights connecting Delhi with Copenhagen, Milan and...