Air India Flight

  • AI flight to Kuala Lumpur delayed, commotion at Mumbai airport July 20, 2014

    Mumbai: There were reports of commotion at the Mumbai International airport on Sunday after the take-off of an Air India Express flight to Kuala Lumpur was delayed. The flight was scheduled to take-off around 12 noon. Air India said that there was a technical glitch. ...
  • Mumbai-bound Air India flight lands safely after bird strike July 14, 2014

    Newark: An India-bound flight out of New Jersey was forced to return to the airport because of an engine fire sparked by a bird strike. A spokeswoman for the agency that operates Newark Liberty International Airport says no one on board Air India Flight 144 was injured. Port Authority of New York...
  • Mishap avoided at Bagdogra airport as Indigo and Air India flight avoid collision July 12, 2014

    New Delhi: A mishap was avoided at Bagdogra airport in West Bengal on Friday between Indigo flight and Air India flight. The incident took place at around 1 PM. An Indigo flight came close to a descending Air India plane over Bagdogra, raising the spectre of a collision and giving scare...
  • Kochi-New Delhi flight makes emergency landing at Bangalore July 1, 2014

    Bangalore: The Kochi-New Delhi Air India flight AI- 407 made an emergency landing at the Bangalore airport after the authorities received a 'non specific call'. The Air India flight made the emergency landing at 9:54 pm. All passengers are reported to be safe. Bomb squad is carrying out inspections, after which it...
  • Customs seizes gold from passenger's rectum at Goa airport April 1, 2014

    Panaji: The customs department arrested a passenger from Chennai on Tuesday, for allegedly trying to smuggle gold into the country by hiding it in his rectum. The person, whose identity has not been disclosed, was arrested at the newly built Goa airport terminal, after he arrived on an Air India flight...
  • Plane tyre bursts; flight operations hit at Jaipur airport January 6, 2014

    Jaipur: A narrow escape for passengers on board an Air India flight in Jaipur as the plane's tyre burst as it was landing at the Sanganer airport. No one was injured in the incident but flight operations were halted at the airport. Guwahati-Delhi flight of Air India with 173 passengers...
  • Delhi resident finds worms in sandwich served on Air India flight October 14, 2013

    New Delhi: An Air India flier got the shock of his life when he found worms in the sandwich served to him on a New York-Delhi flight. The incident occurred on Air India flight (AI102) with a Rajouri Garden resident who asked for a sandwich and was served an infested one,...
  • Hurricane Sandy: Two Air India flights delayed October 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Air India on Monday said its Mumbai-Newark and Delhi-New York flights have been "indefinitely delayed" due to Hurricane Sandy which is set to hit the East Coast of the United States. An Air India spokesperson said AI 191 Mumbai-Newark and AI 101 Delhi-New York have been indefinitely delayed...
  • Kanishka bomber appeals for perjury conviction June 15, 2012

    Toronto: Inderjit Singh Reyat, the lone man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing that killed 329 people, mostly Indians, on June 15 appealed against his perjury conviction in Canada's worst case of terrorism. Reyat was handed a nine-year prison sentence in 2011 for lying repeatedly at the 2003 trial...
  • Air India resumes flights to US, Europe May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: In an attempt to restore normalcy, Air India on Wednesday began international operations to the US and Europe as part of its contingency plan even as striking pilots asked the government to initiate preliminary talks. As the stir by the pilots entered the ninth day, the Airlines curtailed and...
  • Mumbai: AI flight to Jeddah delayed by 9 hours July 30, 2011

    New Delhi: There was a lot of chaos at Mumbai International Airport on Friday night as 300 passengers protested after their of the Air India flight 965 to Jeddah was indefinitely delayed. The AI flight was supposed to take off at 3:40 am but was then postponed to 12:30 pm on...
  • Kanishka crash perjury trial starts in Canada September 10, 2010

    Vancouver: A Canadian man's own actions will prove he lied to a court about having no knowledge of the conspiracy that led to the deadly bombing of Air India Flight 182 in 1985, prosecutors said at the start of a perjury trial on Thursday. Inderjit Singh Reyat is accused of lying...
  • Passengers livid with Air India strike May 26, 2010

    Passengers were unimpressed at the behaviour of Air India team member. ...
  • Man in Medina hides in flight toilet, lands in Jaipur December 27, 2009

    New Delhi: A man escaped detection and sneaked into an Air India flight in Medina in Saudi Arabia, officials say. Habib Hussain, who works as a sweeper at the Medina airport, sneaked aboard the Air India flight from Medina to Jaipur and managed to hide in the toilet till the...
  • Air Mishaps: Risky landing for AI November 11, 2009

    New Delhi: Two major tragedies were averted at the Mumbai airport on Tuesday night. Minutes before a Kingfisher flight skidded on the wet runway, an Air-India flight bounced twice before landing and stopped at the edge of the runway. The Air India flight, coming from Goa to Mumbai had a dangerous...
  • Aircraft fire doused, Air India fights blazing row September 5, 2009

    Mumbai: The pilots of an Air India flight in Mumbai ordered evacuation when the engine of the aircraft carrying 213 passengers caught fire on Friday morning. It was by the book till then but then a serious safety violation allegedly took place. Aircraft attendants allegedly opened the emergency chutes on both...
  • Prez chopper-AI near miss report out, IAF blamed July 2, 2009

    New Delhi: The probe report on the near miss at the Mumbai airport involving the President's helicopter and an Indian Airlines flight is out. The report blames the Air Force and says the IAF helicopters landed without clearance from the Air Traffic Control. The report highlighted that there is no standard operating...
  • Swine Flu: Officials track passengers, crew of AI flight June 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The H1N1 virus is spreading in India and has now reached the Capital. The latest patient is the the mother of a 35-year-old passenger on an AI flight who had earlier tested positive. The passenger arrived in Delhi on the New-York Delhi Air India flight on Tuesday. Hyderabad...
  • Canadian cops re-investigate Kanishka bombing case November 12, 2008

    Chandigarh: A police team from Canada has arrived in Chandigarh to re-investigate the 1985 bombing of the Air India plane Kanishka. Five investigators from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating a few leads with connection to the plane crash. Canadian officials also visited Burail Jail on Tuesday and...
  • Lone convict in 1985 Air India bombings gets bail July 10, 2008

    Vancouver, British Columbia: The British Columbia Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered the only man convicted in the 1985 bombing of an Air India flight released on bail, freeing him at least temporarily after more than two decades in prison. Convicted bomb-maker Inderjit Singh Reyat served his entire sentence for convictions...
  • '85 Air India bombing report puts Govt in dock December 12, 2007

    Toronto: The interim report of the public inquiry into the 1985 Air India terror bombing has for the first time put on record the trauma of the victims' families, castigating the government for ‘short-changing’ them on compensation and finding fault with the official response to the tragedy. The Air India Kanishka...
  • A-I denies role in Wadia release January 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Officials of Air India's Dubai office have dismissed reports that it intervened with airport security officials in Dubai to get textile magnate Nusli Wadiathe released. GoAir and Bombay Dyeing Chairman Nusli Wadia was detained at the Dubai Airport on January 13 for carrying an undeclared pistol which had escaped...
  • AI bomber to undergo trial for perjury October 12, 2006

    Toronto: Inderjit Singh Reyat, undergoing jail term for his role in the 1985 Air India plane bombing, is scheduled to go to trial next year for perjury in connection with his testimony in the unsuccessful prosecution case. The May 7 date for his trial, who serving a five-year sentence, was...
  • A-I bombing probe begins in Canada September 26, 2006

    Toronto: The long-awaited Air India inquiry opened on Monday with emotional testimony from families of some of the 329 people killed in a plane bombing 21 years ago - Canada's worst case of mass murder. Mark Freiman, chief counsel of the probe, said testimony from relatives and rescue personnel involved...
  • A-I flight diverted after terror scare September 13, 2006

    Dubai: Aviation authorities in the United Arab Emirates had diverted a Dubai-bound Air-ndia flight to a military air base on "security and safety" concerns, the Emirates' official news agency WAM (Wakalat Anba'a al-Emarat) reported on Wednesday. WAM said the flight had been due to land at Dubai airport, one of...