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Air India To Offer Tickets At Rajdhani Train Fare

New Delhi: Aiming to attract more fliers and achieve higher seat occupancy in its flights on trunk routes, Air India has decided to lower its last minute ticket fares to the level of 2-tier AC of Rajdhani trains. As part of the pricing strategy, Air India will drop fares on four key routes Delhi-Mumbai, Delhi-Chennai, Delhi-Kolkata and Delhi-Bengaluru–four hours before ... Read More »

SBI to the rescue Bank likely to buy cash-strapped Air India flats in South Mumbai

Mumbai/New Delhi: India’s largest lender State Bank of India has received all necessary approvals to buy residential properties of cash-starved national carrier, Air India, in south Mumbai for Rs 90 crore. “The bank has got all the required approvals and it has conveyed its willingness to buy the properties from Air India. SBI is now waiting for the airline to complete ... Read More »

Air India Express to lease 8 more planes

Air India Express, the low cost arm of the national carrier, will lease eight new aircraft by 2016-17, increasing its fleet to 25 while it adds more destinations. “We have already signed three leases and five leases are in the process. We are taking brand new planes from leasing companies,” CEO K. Shyam Sundar said here last night at a ... Read More »

U.S. slaps 80,000 dollar fine on Air India

The U.S. Transportation Department has slapped a USD 80,000 fine on Air India for failing to post customer service and tarmac delay contingency plans on its website and adequately inform passengers about its optional fees. This is the first penalty assessed for a violation of the Department’s new airline consumer rules that took effect last August. “Our new airline consumer ... Read More »

600 Air India pilots go on strike

Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) About 600 Air India pilots, who had been with the erstwhile Indian Airlines, have struck work to demand pay parity and better working conditions, an official said Wednesday. Six flights from Mumbai were cancelled, ruining the travel plans of scores of passengers. The strike was called Tuesday midnight. Till Wednesday morning, Air India had managed to ... Read More »

Mangalore crash: 13-year-old’s search for family

At the mortuary in Mangalore, the families of victims mourned the death of their loved ones but one boy is mourning the death of his entire family. Air India flight IX 812 was carrying Rauhan’s father, mother, younger sister, and little brother. But what is making it much worse is that he is unable to even trace the bodies of ... Read More »