Air India receives DGCA notice after passenger dies

NEW DELHI: Air India finds itself under the spotlight as the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a show-cause notice following the unfortunate demise of an 80-year-old passenger onboard one of its flights. B L Patel tragically passed away from a heart attack after allegedly not being provided with wheelchair assistance upon disembarkation from […]

Fines imposed on IndiGo & Mumbai airport operator for runway dining

NEW DELHI: The Civil Aviation Ministry has imposed substantial fines on IndiGo and Mumbai airport operator (MIAL) in response to a widely circulated video depicting passengers dining on the airport runway following the delayed Goa-Delhi flight on January 14. The ministry, exhibiting a stringent stance, fined Mumbai airport Rs 90 lakh and IndiGo a hefty […]

DGCA implements oversight measures in 2023 to fortify aviation safety standards

These measures play a critical role in mitigating potential safety risks and maintaining the highest standards of safety across the industry.

Year-ender 2023: Look back at India’s top 10 achievements this year

NEW DELHI: Each year, the catalogue of notable accomplishments by Indians seems to expand, and this time around, it appeared as if there was a news story about an Indian breaking a record almost every week. Earlier in the year, the world was captivated by Chandrayaan-3’s successful moon landing, capturing the attention of audiences worldwide. […]

Air India Express crew allege workplace harassment, management assures action

NEW DELHI: Senior cabin crew members of the Tata-owned Air India Express (AIX) have raised serious concerns against the management for violating the company’s code of conduct guidelines while accusing them of mental harassment and abrupt contract downsizing. The cabin crew union has sent a letter to the Civil Aviation minister Jyotiraditya Scindia which has […]

Canada’s capitulation of Khalistani elements

In a world where aviation safety remains a major concern, threats against airlines and airports cannot be taken lightly. The recent threat issued by Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a pro-Khalistan separatist, against Air India flights is deeply affecting. While the safety and security of passengers must always be the top priority, it is essential to take […]

Air India’s revised route comes to rescue: AI 173 Makes Emergency Landing in Magadan

NEW DELHI: An Air India flight, AI173, en route from Delhi to San Francisco, was forced to make an emergency landing in the remote Russian town of Magadan due to a technical issue with one of its engines. The flight was carrying 216 passengers and 16 crew members, including an unspecified number of American nationals. […]

Not Ok, Tata: DGCA fines Air India for failing to take prompt action against erring pilot

Breaking rules, Tata-owned Air India pilot welcomed woman friend into the cockpit; DGCA suspends licence

Air India-Airbus deal: PM Modi, President Macron welcome landmark deal

Tata Sons’ owned Air India signed a deal to buy 250 aircraft from Airbus

PM Modi, President Biden hail Air India-Boeing agreement 

Both the leaders speak about Tata Sons’ Air India purchasing 200 Boeing aircraft during their telephonic conversation