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Our Air India coverage provides a thorough aggregation of news concerning the airline's strategic overhaul, fleet expansion, and service enhancements. As Air India aims to redefine its position in the global aviation market, our news feed captures the key developments and decisions shaping the future of India's flag carrier.

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2024-06-09T04:32:10.407884-07:00

Air India Leverages Tata Group Engineering for Enhanced Maintenance

Tata Group-owned Air India is enhancing aircraft maintenance by utilizing engineering skills from group airlines, following multiple operational issues with legacy planes, according to a senior official.

2024-06-06T13:06:50.007982-07:00

NCLT Approves Air India-Vistara Merger

The merger of Air India and Vistara has received approval from the National Company Law Tribunal, positioning Air India as the largest international carrier in India. The merger is expected to be completed within nine months.

2024-06-05T08:09:06.108976-07:00

Air India CEO Attributes Delays to AIESL Maintenance Issues

Air India's CEO cited technical glitches caused by maintenance provider AIESL as the reason for recent flight delays and cancellations, prompting a show-cause notice from DGCA.

Air India is the flag carrier airline of India, headquartered in New Delhi, owned by Talace Private Limited and operating a fleet of Airbus and Boeing aircraft. It serves 102 domestic and international destinations, and is the largest international carrier out of India with an 18.6% market share and 60 international destinations across four continents. It was founded in 1932 as Tata Airlines and became Air India in 1946, becoming the first Asian airline to induct a jet aircraft into its fleet in 1960.

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2024-06-06T13:06:50.007982-07:002024-06-06T13:06:50.007982-07:00

NCLT Approves Air India-Vistara Merger

The merger of Air India and Vistara has received approval from the National Company Law Tribunal, positioning Air India as the largest international carrier in India. The merger is expected to be completed within nine months.

2024-06-01T05:54:32.108180-07:002024-06-01T05:54:32.108180-07:00

DRI Probes Air India Express Crew for Gold Smuggling

Following the arrest of two Air India Express flight attendants for smuggling nearly a kilogram of gold, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence has intensified its investigation, suspecting more crew involvement.

2024-04-25T04:54:43.822896-07:002024-04-25T04:54:43.822896-07:00

IndiGo Expands Fleet with Major Airbus A350 Order

IndiGo has confirmed a significant expansion with an order of 30 Airbus A350-900 aircraft, powered by Rolls Royce's Trent XWB engines, alongside options for 70 more, marking a strategic shift toward long-haul flight capabilities.