Cathay Dragon banned from operating to and from Kuala Lampur

As five passengers have been found with positive test of coronavirus, Cathay Dragon has been banned to operate flights from Kuala Lampur for the period of two weeks.All passengers were on the Cathay D...


Dubai bans Air India Express after finding ill passenger onboard

Authorities in Dubai have banned all Air India Express flights for 15 days starting from September 18, 2020. Indian low-cost airline is officially forbidden from entering the city due to a second consecutive violation of the COVID-19 protocol within a month....


Air India’s bid timeline extended for fourth consecutive time

India’s government has yet again prolonged the bid timeline for Air India, making it a fourth consecutive extension.  The announcement comes as a surprise after the country’s official denied a deadline extension earlier in August 2020....


Does COVID-19 mean salvation for Indian Air Force?

One of the main problems Indian Air Force (IAF) faced over the years was the massive shortage of pilots, who migrated to the country's ever-growing commercial sector in their hundreds. But recent developments, while devastating to the industry, may spell a salvation for IAF....


Air India flights allegedly operated by unemployed pilots

Air India has reportedly sacked 48 pilots who had resigned the year before, but later withdrew their resignations. The unexpected firings have led to violations of “comical proportion”, union claims, saying some pilots operated flights for Air India after being laid-off. ...


Tata Sons confirms bid to buy Air India

Troubled Indian national carrier Air India may be bought by Tata Sons, a holding company of Tata group, and merged with conglomerate’s other airline AirAsia India, the company’s spokesperson confirms....


18 dead in Air India Express Boeing 737 missed landing

An Air India Express Boeing 737-800 suffered a runway excursion on landing at Kozhikode-Calicut Airport, India, and broke in two. Both pilots and seventeen passengers died in the accident....


Air India can send employees on unpaid leave for up to 5 years

After a redundancy and productivity assessment, Air India managing director will be able to send employees on compulsory leave without pay for a period between six months and two years, and extend said period for up to five years....


Air India experiences tail strike upon takeoff, continues flight

After unexpectedly noticing an obstacle on Pune Airport, India (PNQ) runway during the takeoff, pilots of Air India Flight AI852 had to perform an emergency takeoff trying to avert a collision. While the Airbus A321 aircraft suffered a tail strike during the incident, it did not stop the flight crew from following the schedule. The flight continued as planned and landed safely in Delhi (DEL), India, two hours later. ...


Air India on sale again, discloses full financial situation

Seemingly, the Indian Government is determined to get rid of Air India once and for all. In the newest public invitation for bids, the Government is looking to sell 100% of the airline, rather than a stake....