Probing windshield cracks on Air India Dreamliners, says Boeing

Probing windshield cracks on Air India Dreamliners, says Boeing

Aerospace manufacturer Boeing is examining the issue of windshield cracks on its 787 Dreamliners after Air India witnessed three such incidents in the recent past. Earlier this month, a Delhi-Kolkata plane was forced to return to the Indira Gandhi International...
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Don’t privatise Air India, give it five years to revive: Parliamentary panel

Don’t privatise Air India, give it five years to revive: Parliamentary panel

This is not an appropriate time to divest government stake in Air India, which should be given at least five years to revive and its debt written off, a parliamentary panel is likely to tell the government. The panel is...
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Bird Group says keen to buy Air India’s subsidiary

Bird Group says keen to buy Air India’s subsidiary

Aviation services provider Bird Group on Wednesday said it is interested in buying state-owned carrier Air India’s ground-handling subsidiary AIATSL, making it the second company to formally show interest in bidding for a part of the ailing airline. Bird Gro...
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Brace up to pay more as air prices to go up during Independence Day weekend

Brace up to pay more as air prices to go up during Independence Day weekend

Air fares are expected to rise sharply in the week leading to August 15. Fares are expected to remain at elevated levels even after the long weekend as a slowdown in the pace of capacity addition gives airlines enough pricing...
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Ahead of privatisation, loss-making Air India could offer buyouts to employees

Ahead of privatisation, loss-making Air India could offer buyouts to employees

Air India is drawing up a proposal to offer voluntary buyouts to just over a third of its 40,000 employees, a senior company official said, one of the largest such offers in India’s state sector, as the airline slashes costs...
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Govt should have exited debt- laden Air India 15 years back: Jaitley on privatisation

Govt should have exited debt- laden Air India 15 years back: Jaitley on privatisation

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday made a strong case for sale of Air India as he asked how fair it was to use Rs 55,000-60,000 crore of tax payers’ money on the national carrier for having just 14% market...
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