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My dear Air India, will you ever become professional??

Air India had a glorious past. But ever since it was nationalised, it has become a symbol of how not to run an airline! All most every civil aviation minister in the recent history of India has promised to revive this airline to its glorious past and like millions of other Indians, I too always tried to believe that this airline will bounce back to its glory one day! 591 more words


And the Indian airline with the best on-time performance is...

IndiGo has emerged as the best Indian airline in terms of reliability and punctuality, according to data released last month by Flightstats.com, based on the top 20 domestic routes per airline between May 15 and July 15. 348 more words

Vistara launches in India with a wide range of challenges

At the launch event of Vistara, the Tata-Singapore Airlines JV that is India’s youngest airline, a question went conspicuously unanswered—how does the airline management plan to make the company work in the face of  hostile operating environment and high fuel costs? 779 more words

Rats On Planes — A Distressingly Common Problem - India Real Time - WSJ

After a rat was discovered aboard an Air India Ltd. plane at the Delhi airport, a spokesman for the country’s state-owned flag carrier said rodent stowaways are a “rare occurrence.” 380 more words

India Alert

Birmingham Airport’s Global Aspirations Boosted.

Air India will begin operating a daily flight out of Birmingham Airport from November. The decision means the company’s Birmingham-Delhi-Amritsar operation will be extended from the current four flights a week to a daily service when its 18th Boeing 787 ‘Dreamliner’ aircraft is brought into service. 382 more words


Air India Loses Money to Dodge Giant Billboards in Mumbai - Businessweek

In the legion of problems that can beset an airline, here’s a novel one: gigantic billboards.

Super-sized advertisements stand in the flight path of Mumbai’s main airport, forcing departures to climb rapidly on takeoff. 161 more words