Air India

  • CJ fights against insensitivity towards differently-abled by airlines March 29, 2014

    Suffering from Limb Girdle Dystrophy, Anjali Aggarwal turned Citizen Journalist to highlight the insensitive behaviour displayed by airline companies towards the differently-abled. ...
  • Ready to privatise Air India if necessary, says Ajit Singh October 5, 2013

    Civil Aviation minister Ajit Singh while speaking to CNBC-TV18 said that he is ready to privatise Air India if necessary and added that the government will not infuse additional funds into Air India again. ...
  • Air India redeploys Dreamliners, pushes for modified planes May 18, 2013

    According to reports, the Boeing team is working on a new and improved design of Dreamliners. Air India has pressed the first of its modified Dreamliners into service as it redeploys the planes. Air India had grounded all six Dreamliners on January 17 after All Nipon Airlines of Japan reported...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey October 19, 2012

    The IAC has reportedly formed an ombudsman to probe into allegations against members Anjali Damania, Prashant Bhushan and Mayank Gandhi. The crisis-ridden Kingfisher Airlines on Friday extended its lockout till October 23. Meanwhile, a case was registered against six unidentified persons on Friday in connection with the hijack alarm incident involving an...
  • News 360: IAC members under scanner over suspicious land deals October 19, 2012

    The IAC has reportedly formed an ombudsman to probe into allegations against members Anjali Damania, Prashant Bhushan and Mayank Gandhi. ...
  • Have got no letter from pilots: Ajit Singh on AI salary issue October 8, 2012

    The Centre on Monday refuted speculation about an Air India strike. Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said that he had not received any letter from Air India pilots over the delay in salary payments. Reports are rife that a section of Air India pilots have sought Ajit Singh's intervention in resolving their...
  • FDI in aviation: Former Air India chief questions govt motive September 17, 2012

    Reacting to the the Government's decision to introduce FDI in aviation, Air India's former executive director Jitendra Bhargava has said it needs to first address the concerns of the industry rather than worrying about profit. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 9, 2012

    Congress rubbishes 'Time' report on Manmohan Singh. False alarm led Air India plane to land in Pakistan. ...
  • Pak, Indian authorities cooperate: AI passengers July 9, 2012

    The passengers, after reaching India following an emergency landing in Pakistan, said the authorities of both the countries and Air India officials were very helpful. ...
  • A sigh of relief among Air India passengers July 4, 2012

    The 58-day long strike of the Air India pilots finally came to an end on Tuesday evening. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 11, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Ajit Singh June 11, 2012

    Air India prepares to sack all 300 striking pilots. Ajit Singh tells CNN IBN that he's run out of patience. ...
  • News 360: Maha to adopt 4 girls after Beed's abortion horror June 11, 2012

    The Maharashtra Women and Child Welfare Ministry will adopt the four daughters of a woman labourer from Beed district who died during an illegal abortion last month. ...
  • Didn't recommend sacking of Air India pilots: Ajit Singh June 11, 2012

    CNN-IBN's Karma Paljor spoke to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh about the ongoing crisis in Air India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai June 6, 2012

    Catch the Day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: Ajit Singh talks tough to striking Air India pilots June 6, 2012

    As the Air India pilots remain defiant, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh warns them saying the airline is planning to fire more pilots as well as hire new pilots. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 15, 2012

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • News 360: A Raja walks out of jail after 15 months May 15, 2012

    After spending over a year in jail, former Telecom Minister A Raja, an accused in the 2G scam case, is finally out on bail. ...
  • 'Willing to talk to govt to diffuse Air India crisis' May 15, 2012

    The pilots' association says they are willing to talk but if the government continues to act obstinate the crisis may escalate. ...
  • Rejoin work, will hold talks: Ajit Singh to Air India pilots May 14, 2012

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh repeated that he won't talk to the Air India pilots till they resume work. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus's take on Hillary's visit and Air India stir May 13, 2012

    Cyrus Broacha talks about Mamata Banerjee's meeting with the US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 10, 2012

    After AI sacked 9 more pilots and cancelled 21 flights, Kingfisher was forced to cancel 17 flights. IAF will finally get a basic trainer. ...
  • News 360: Air India moves SC, sacks 9 more pilots May 10, 2012

    Air India on Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking contempt-of-court action against the striking pilots. ...
  • The Last Word: Are AI pilots greedy or are their demands justified? May 10, 2012

    Around 200 Air India pilots owing allegiance to Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) had reported sick on Tuesday resulting in cancellation of at least 13 international flights. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai May 9, 2012

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered injuries after the helicopter he was travelling in crashed. ...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: Ajit Singh May 9, 2012

    Soon after the Delhi HC declared that the Air India Pilots' strike is illegal, the management acted and sacked 10 more pilots. ...
  • News 360: Munda's chopper crashes in Ranchi May 9, 2012

    Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda suffered injuries after the helicopter he was travelling in crashed. ...
  • Face off: Can the ailing national carrier afford frequent strikes? May 8, 2012

    Air India on Tuesday sacked 10 agitating pilots, de-recognised their union and sealed its offices as around 160 of them failed to join duty. ...
  • News 360: Hillary Clinton ends the US flip-flops on Hafiz Saeed May 8, 2012

    Hillary Clinton says Hafiz Saeed is one of the principle architects of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. ...
  • AI survival is key for pilots themselves: Ajit Singh May 8, 2012

    Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has called the Air India pilots' strike 'inappropriate' and 'illegal' as around 100 pilots called in sick. ...