Air India News Stories

Air India Drunk Pilot Sacked From Exec Position

November 13, 2018

An Air India pilot who failed a pre-flight alcohol breath test on Sunday has been removed as the national airline’s director of operations.


Air India Express 737 Hits Wall On Takeoff

October 12, 2018

An Air India Express flight to Dubai diverted to Mumbai after ground staff alerted the pilots that it had sustained damage on takeoff.


Australia, India Agree Open Skies Deal

June 25, 2018

Australia and India have signed an open capacity agreement between the countries, significantly extending the potential for new air services.


Government Extends Air India Bids Deadline

May 1, 2018

India has delayed the closing date for bids to acquire 76 percent of state-run flag carrier Air India by just over two weeks to May 31.


India Puts National Airline Up For Sale

March 28, 2018

The Indian government has approved the sale of 76 percent of the country’s flag carrier Air India.



Indian Cabinet Approves Air India Sale Plan

June 28, 2017

India’s cabinet has given “in-principle approval” for the sale of part of the government’s shareholding in Air India.


Air India Technician Dies In Engine 'Mishap'

December 16, 2015

A technician working for state-owned Air India died in a "mishap" at an airport in Mumbai on Wednesday evening, according the airline's Twitter account.


New Air India Boss's 'Ultimate Challenge'

October 14, 2015

Air India's new boss is betting an 'open door' policy will help defuse years of soured relations with its more than 20,000 staff, paving the way for potentially painful change at the airline.


India Hires Turnaround Expert To Fix Air India

August 21, 2015

India is betting on a former railway bureaucrat who styles himself as "Mr Turnaround" to fix the financial troubles of debt-burdened national carrier Air India, which last made a profit in 2007.