Tag: Air India

Air India to operate more than 40 flights with all women crew

Mumbai: Air India will operate over 40 flights with all-women crew, today on International Women’s Day. According to a company statement, Air India would operate more than 40 flights on domestic and international routes, with all women crew including the non-stop flight to San Francisco. “Women cockpit and cabin crew of Air India are operating […]

  • Monday, 19 April 2021
Air India Institutes 'Leave Without Pay' For Up To 5 Years

New Delhi: Even as the privatisation process drags on, national carrier Air India has instituted a scheme whereby employees can opt to take ‘leave without pay’ ranging from six months up to five years. Additionally, the airline’s management will also have the option to send any employee on leave based on a few criteria. An […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
COVID Turbulence: Air India To Close Down 5 European Stations

New Delhi: National carrier Air India has decided to close down five of its European stations to reduce costs and streamline operations in the COVID era. The airline will close down the Copenhagen, Vienna, Stockholm, Madrid, and Milan stations. The move will effectively cease the airline’s operations to these destinations as and when normal international […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Covid-19 Crisis: Air India Sacks 50 Pilots Overnight

New Delhi: Air India pilots have sought the intervention of the management on the issue of “illegal termination” of 50 pilots from service. In a letter to Rajiv Bansal, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India on Friday, the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) said around 50 pilots have received illegal termination letters from the Personnel […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Dubai Temporarily Suspended Air India Express' Ops Over COVID Guidelines

New Delhi: The Air India Express operations to Dubai has been temporarily suspended for 15 days starting Friday. According to the airline, Air India Express has received “Notice of Suspension” from Dubai Civil Aviation Authority on Thursday. “The notice has been issued on account of erroneous acceptance of one Covid positive passenger by the Airline’s […]

  • Monday, 12 April 2021
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Employees Seek Extension Of Benefits In Case Of Air India Privatisation

New Delhi: Air India Employees Union has asked for a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri seeking extension of the medical scheme, leave encashment and provident fund benefits in the event of privatisation of Air India. In a letter to Puri, the AIEU said that the existing medical scheme in Air India should be […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
All-Women Cockpit Crew To Fly Air India's Inaugural San Francisco-Bengaluru Flight
All-Women Cockpit Crew To Fly Air India's Longest Nonstop Flight From San Francisco To Bengaluru

New Delhi: All-women cockpit crew will operate Air India’s inaugural San Francisco-Bengaluru flight on Saturday, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said. The Air India flight will fly on Saturday over the North Pole, taking the Atlantic route to reach Bengaluru, a senior official of the airline said. All women cockpit crew consisting of Capt […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021
Historic! Air India's All-Woman Cockpit Crew Successfully Lands Direct Flight From US To Bengaluru

New Delhi: Air India’s longest direct flight from San Francisco to Bengaluru with an all-woman cockpit crew successfully landed in the southern city on Monday. The national carrier had said on Saturday that this flight would be the longest commercial flight in the world to be operated by any Indian airline and the total flight […]

  • Wednesday, 07 April 2021