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‘Air India needs to survive till it is sold’: Airline chief in Facebook post

According to the October data of aviation regulator DGCA, low-cost carrier IndiGo carried around 47 per cent of domestic passenger traffic.

15 Dec 2019 12:41 PM

Air India to go plastic-free from October 2

For instance, the plastic pouches in which banana chips and sandwiches are presently packed will be changed to butter paper pouches.

30 Aug 2019 2:27 AM

Stoppage of fuel supplies due to shortage of funds: Air India Chairman and MD Lohani

‘It is because of overall shortage of funds, doesn't reflect on operational performance and recent efforts of airline,’ Ashwani Lohani said.

25 Aug 2019 3:57 PM

Air India plans to bring all 17 grounded aircraft back into operation: Lohani

Air India plans to use these aircraft on the new routes where it will start flying soon.

23 Jul 2019 11:24 AM

Fearing for their jobs, Air India unions oppose privatisation bid

The forum of 13 unions have decided to oppose the privatisation move, said a union functionary.

08 Jul 2019 8:03 PM


‘Curb sexual offence cases very heavily’: AI CMD after woman pilot files complaint

According to a complaint filed by the female pilot, incident took place on May 5 at Hyderabad where she was being trained by the commander.

17 May 2019 9:44 AM

155 AI flights get delayed as snag hits check-in software

The average number of flights that Air India group, which also includes subsidiaries Alliance Air and Air India Express, flies daily is around 674.

28 Apr 2019 7:02 AM

Air India chairman may meet SBI chief over leasing Jet Airways planes

The SBI-led consortium of lenders are now running the Jet Airways under a debt recast plan.

19 Apr 2019 2:12 PM

Dilli Ka Babu: Lohani’s return to Air India

It is said that employee unions were still a roadblock to the divestment of Air India, slowing down the winding up process.

31 Mar 2019 2:26 AM

'Train 18', India’s first engineless train worth Rs 100 crore, unveiled today

The swanky 16-coach train will cut journey time by 15 per cent compared to the 30-year old Shatabdi.

29 Oct 2018 8:56 PM


Amritsar train tragedy: Railways to launch massive anti-trespassing drive

Chairman Railway Board Ashwani Lohani said the railways has launched such campaigns in the past as well, but intermittently.

20 Oct 2018 8:51 PM

Don't blame Railways for Amritsar tragedy, people need to be alert: Ashwani Lohani

Ashwani Lohani asserted that Railways was not informed about Dussehra celebrations taking place near the main line.

20 Oct 2018 9:41 AM

FinMin must take over pension liability of railway staff, suggests panel

The Railways has said that the impact of pension payment on the railways at the moment is around Rs 50,000 crore annually.

04 Aug 2018 2:26 PM

1955 steam engine to be restored, will soon be back on tracks

The steam engine is currently at Jhansi, en-route to the ‘steam loco shed’ at Rewari.

15 Jul 2018 5:48 AM

Rail officers to get lessons on ethics and integrity

Among those invited as speakers are former cabinet secretary Prabhat Kumar and former education secretary Anil Swarup.

06 Jul 2018 12:43 AM


Rail projects to be taken up when land is available:Piyush Goyal

Goyal said during a video conference with journalists from different parts of the country.

12 Jun 2018 6:17 AM

Passengers to soon get airline-like food as Railways plans major catering revamp

Rly Chairman Ashwani Lohani said that the new menu would be served from July -- first on an experimental basis in premium trains.

12 May 2018 4:28 PM

Rail museum to promote night tourism

The tourists could enjoy simulators, toy trains and 3D virtual coach rides with discounts, ranging from 30-40 per cent on offer, they said.

06 Apr 2018 6:25 AM

Luxury travel on rail saloons a reality now

From now on, the saloons are available for charter for the common people and the details are available on the IRCTC website, it said.

31 Mar 2018 4:44 AM

Heritage value of Darjeeling’s toy train to be restored: Lohani

Built between 1879 and 1881, with zigzags and five loops, the DHR is about 88-km long and is a top draw for tourists.

22 Mar 2018 6:18 AM