• Air India

    Incident: Air India A319 near Delhi on Dec 1st 2015, hydraulic problem

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    An Air India Airbus A319-100, registration VT-SCK performing flight AI-645 from Mumbai to Jodhpur (India) with 88 passengers and 6 crew, was descending towards Jodhpur (runway 05/23 length 9000 feet/2745 meters) when the crew aborted the descent reporting a hydraulic problem and decided to divert to Delhi, about 250nm northeast of Jodhpur. The aircraft landed…

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    2016 will be year of consolidation for Air India: Lohani

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    New Delhi: Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & MD, Air India Ltd has said that the national carrier will open new routes domestically and overseas by taking advantage of the new Aviation Policy of the government. He was speaking at an event organised to mark the introduction of Air India’s non-stop flight between Delhi and San Francisco…

  • Career Opportunities

    Apply now to be an Air India cabin crew

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    Air India is now recruiting Trainee Cabin Crew (Male/Female) for its requirement in Northern, Western, Eastern and Southern Regions on a fixed term engagement, for an initial period of five years and to maintain a wait list for future requirements. Number of vacancies: Northern Region- Male: 17,  FM: 200 Western Region-   Male: 11,  FM: 58…

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    AAI plans to recruit 400 air traffic controllers soon

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    New Delhi: Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, the busiest in the country, will soon get respite from the perennial shortage of air traffic controllers. In one of its major hiring drives in a long time, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is planning to recruit more than 400 air traffic control officers (ATCOs), who are…

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    Love being in the air? Take a 17-hour flight

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    By the time you read this sipping your morning tea, India’s longest direct flight would be in the air. Air India launched its new service at 2.25 am on December 2, flying passengers from Delhi to San Francisco on its Boeing 777-200 long-range aircraft. One of the longest air journeys in the world, the flight…

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    Maiden Air India flight to San Francisco almost full

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    It’s almost full. The first nonstop flight from India to the Silicon Valley – more precisely, from New Delhi to San Francisco (SFO) in the US – has seen 98% of its 238 seats booked. The Air India flight is scheduled to take off from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi on Wednesday…

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    AI flight makes emergency landing

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    New Delhi: An Air India flight from Mumbai to Jodhpur had to make an emergency landing on Tuesday afternoon at the IGI airport after a hydraulic problem was detected in it while it was air bound. Airport officials said around 12.26pm, the pilot of the Air India flight-AI645, noticed vibration in the engine of the…