Strained relations between Air India’s senior pilots & management: A deep dive into issues
Since Tata Sons took over Air India, the relationship between the airline's pilots and the new management has hit an all-time low. It is no secret that senior pilots have often struggled to find a sense of belonging within the organisations they serve, given the unique nature of their profession.
Air India prevented revenue loss of over Rs 3cr: CEO Wilson
“Airlines are a high-profile target for fraudsters whether it be attempts to use stolen credit cards on our websites, to fraudulently claim frequent flyer miles, or other scams. Erstwhile Air India was somewhat of an easy target in the past but as we have completely modernised our systems this is no longer the case. With our continued investment in state-of-the-art capabilities, we will increasingly be able to turn the tables on criminals,” said Wilson, in his message.
Air India Express to induct 50 new Boeing 737 MAX planes in next 15 months
"Over the next 15 months, a total of 50 new Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will join the LCC fleet, allowing us to grow our network to new destinations and increase flights on existing routes. Our key focus is now the preparedness for deploying this capacity. Already, over 800+ aircrew and other operational personnel have joined us, under various stages of training," he wrote.
Air India's turbulent skies: Growing concerns over reliability, safety of int'l flights
Passengers have reported a disturbing pattern of delays, cancellations, and onboard technical glitches affecting Air India flights' departure.
Air India unveils first look of A350 aircraft
“Here's the first look of the majestic A350 in our new livery at the paint shop in Toulouse. Our A350s start coming home this winter,” the flag carrier said in a post on X.
Air India's San Francisco flight, once diverted to Russia's Magadan, cancelled due to operational issues
"This is to inform you about your flight AI-173 (DEL- SFO) flight has been cancelled due to operational reasons dated on Oct 3," read the message sent from Air India to one of the passengers.
Air India acquired three brand new aircraft this week, says CEO Wilson
In his Friday letter, Wilson said that the aircraft acquired are part of the mammoth 470-aircraft order announced just a few months ago.
Air India acquires first Airbus A350-900 through finance lease
According to airline officials, the transaction makes Air India the first scheduled carrier to have acquired an aircraft from an entity registered in Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City). The A350-900 is also the first widebody aircraft to have been leased through India’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC).
G20 Summit: Air India offers passangers one-time waiver due to travel restrictions
"There will be travel restrictions in Delhi between 7th and 11th September 2023. As a measure of goodwill, passengers holding confirmed ticket to fly to or from Delhi on these dates are being offered a one-time waiver of applicable charges, if they wish to change their date of travel or their flight. Only the fare difference for the rescheduled flight, if any, would be applicable," Air India said on 'X' (formerly Twitter).