Air India Express

  • After Kingfisher, AI, DGCA raps other carriers 07-01-2012 06:09 PM

    New Delhi: Aviation regulator DGCA, which came down heavily on Kingfisher and Air India Express for ignoring safety requirements, has also found serious lapses on part of other carriers on major counts. Airlines like IndiGo, SpiceJet, Jet Airways, GoAir, Alliance Air and JetLite have been rapped for issues like non-reporting...
  • Pilots' stir: 7 flights of AI Express cancelled 01-11-2011 07:07 PM

    New Delhi: Seven flights of Air India Express were cancelled with about 12 pilots of Air India's budget carrier reporting sick as negotiations between a section of pilots and the management over career progression continued through the day on Tuesday. However, not a single flight of the parent airline was...
  • AI Express looking to hire ex-IAF pilots 07-08-2011 05:23 PM

    Mumbai: Air India Express, the no-frills international arm of debt-laden Air India, has said it would soon ink an agreement with the Air Force to train the pilots, besides netting the early IAF retirees into the airline as it struggles to get quality senior pilots. "As we continue to face...
  • Report blames pilot error for Mangalore air crash 16-11-2010 08:16 PM

    New Delhi: The final report on the crash of the Air India Express plane at Mangalore airport, in which 158 people were killed, has been submitted to the Civil Aviation Ministry. Civil aviation sources have told CNN-IBN that the crash was caused by pilot error. Sources say the report claims...
  • Mangalore crash: Victims' income to decide payout 17-09-2010 03:05 PM

    New Delhi: Four months after country’s worst aviation disaster in a decade that killed 158 people onboard, the families of the victims of Air India Express 812 find themselves in the midst of a battle for compensation. Crash victims allege Air India and the Reliance-led insurance consortium are putting pressure...