• Air India

    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…

  • Air India

    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…

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    Air India signs agreement with RITES for future projects

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    Mumbai: National carrier Air India Tuesday signed an agreement with RITES,the state run consultant specializing in transport infrastructure service covering railways, airports, highways, ports and harbours, to work together on future projects. The two companies will cooperate in areas of planning, design and construction management of aircraft maintenance hangars, Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO), buildings,…

  • Career Opportunities

    DGCA revises rules to check ‘bias’ in training

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    Mumbai: The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has revised its rules governing assessment of co-pilots by senior pilots, designated as training captains. The move comes after the aviation regulator discovered that some of the trainer pilots could have shown bias while training juniors. Training captains, who are from the industry, are engaged for assessing…

  • Career Opportunities

    Scamsters lure youth with airport jobs

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    Ahmedabad: Over the last six months authorities of the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel international airport has been flooded with calls of youth claiming to have been given jobs at the terminus. Though the airport director was not available for comment, top Airport Authority of India officials said that gullible youth are being scammed by some people…