International air travel is set to get costlier as Air India on Thursday increased the fuel surcharge component in fares on several routes. The move comes in the backdrop of a rise in jet fuel costs. On routes from India to south-east Asia and Australia, the fuel surcharge has been revised by $15-$35 (Rs 1,000-RS […]
Air India has grounded 57 cabin crew members, mostly air hostesses, for being overweight. Unless these crew members can get back in shape quickly, they will be assigned ground jobs permanently .
For the first time in nearly five years, national carrier Air India will give a 2 per cent salary hike to its permanent employees.
Washington’s Dulles International Airport will get a non-stop flight to India thanks to new routes being added by Air India.
Budget carrier AirAsia India has come out with a promotional scheme called “2017 Early Bird Sale”, offering tickets from Rs. 407
Having started twelve new flights domestically and four flights internationally in 2016, Air India has set in place ambitious expansion plans for 2017.
The delivery of first two Airbus A320neo planes to Air India has been delayed by a month due to engine issues and the national carrier is now expected to induct these more fuel-efficient aircraft next month.
Poised with the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) of the National Civil Aviation Policy, Air India is set to bid for connecting 23 routes with the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA).
The government has decided that Air India will almost double its fleet by adding over 100 aircraft, but without burdening the exchequer with a mammoth debt burden like last time.
National carrier Air India will soon reserve six seats in the front rows of its aeroplane fleet for women passengers for their safety — without any extra charges.