AI pilots strike rocks Parliament; HC calls stir illegal

09 May 2012

The unofficial strike by Air India pilots agitated both houses of Parliament today, with members demanding an early resolution of the crisis, even as the Delhi High Court restrained Air India pilots going on mass sick leave

More flights cancelled as AI pilots’ stir continues

09 May 2012

As the agitation by a section of pilots entered the second day today, Air India announced the cancellation of four international flights today from Mumbai and Delhi

Air India sacks 10 ‘sick’ pilots; sends docs to others’ homes

08 May 2012

Apart from 10 striking pilots having been sacked,  the Indian Pilots' Guild, which represents Air India's pilots, has been derecognised

Ministry threatens stern action as over 100 Air India pilots fall 'ill'

08 May 2012

This stir could cripple AI's international operations just ahead of the peak summer holiday season that begins this weekend

US transportation department slaps $80,000 fine on Air India

04 May 2012

Boeing to ship all four 787 Dreamliners built this year to Air India

28 Apr 2012

Government okays AI revamp plan; to infuse Rs30,000 cr by 2020

12 Apr 2012

The cabinet committee on economic affairs today approved its turnaround and restructuring plan for Air India, which includes a government bailout of Rs30,000 crore for the airline by 2020 and a restructuring of debt

Cabinet nod for AI turnaround plan likely today

12 Apr 2012

Apart from restructuring its debt, which would ease its interest burden by almost Rs1,000 crore, the ailing national carrier may also be allowed to issue government-guaranteed bonds worth Rs7,400 crore

Banks approve financial restructuring plan for Air India

31 Mar 2012

The debt restructuring plan involves conversion of about Rs10,500 crore of the airline's Rs14,000 crore working capital loans to long-term debt

A way out of the aviation turbulence

30 Mar 2012

If the government had not taken over Air India from the Tatas, maybe the airline would have been one of the best in the world now and New Delhi or Mumbai would have been the world’s fastest growing aviation hub. Maybe, it is still not outrageously naive to hope for two or three healthy and friendly airline companies in our skies, if the government can muster up some resolve. By Shivshanker Verma

Air India pilots threaten strike from 2 April

28 Mar 2012

Air India to go for direct fuel import to save costs

28 Mar 2012

Air India pilots firm on strike if dues not cleared

24 Mar 2012

The management has assured the unions that they would get their salaries on time from next month and that their arrears would also be cleared soon

Air India launches booking through mobile phone

20 Mar 2012

Air India to expand in-flight menu on metro sectors

19 Mar 2012

Air India seeks $1 billion from Boeing for delay in Dreamliner delivery: report

14 Mar 2012

Air India to expand operations in summer

12 Mar 2012

After Kingfisher and AI, Jet pilots on the warpath

09 Mar 2012

Air India pilots threaten stir; Kingfisher denied fuel

07 Mar 2012

Air India to restart talks with Star as government eases norms

07 Mar 2012

Air India plans direct import of jet fuel

25 Feb 2012

Air India likely to get fresh cash infusion from banks

18 Feb 2012

New panel to study Justice Dharmadhikari Committee report on AI-IA merger

15 Feb 2012

Air India loses its exclusive rights in bilateral air agreements

15 Feb 2012

Government approves direct jet fuel imports, AI revamp plan

07 Feb 2012

Airlines in India are expected to have lost around Rs3,000 crore in the first six months of this fiscal alone due to high prices of jet fuel