The incident took place on the flight from Kolkata after the passengers were allegedly asked to deplane after a delay of four-and-a-half hours as the plane had some technical snag.
The 15,329 kilometre flight from Singapore to Newark, New Jersey will eclipse the Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Auckland as the world's longest.
If a domestic airline cancels a flight or delays it for more than four hours, the passenger will be eligible for a full refund.
Work to upgrade a system that guides landing of flights has caused delays in flights since May 17.
Over 70 flights were diverted from the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport and more than a dozen were delayed after a dust storm hit Delhi in the evening.
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Airlines take indirect routings to avoid North Korea due to the threat posed from unannounced missile launches that are worrisome in the wake of the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 over Ukraine.
The new airport will come up at an estimated cost of Rs 14,000 crore and will be spread across 2,400 hectare.
Not so great earnings expectations and on the margin crude oil at USD 75-76 is leading FIIs to take a more dim view of the Indian market, says Udayan Mukherjee.
The new airline is expected to have an Indian chairman and will have Indians as majority of Board members.
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The court was hearing a PIL alleging that private airlines are violating and circumventing mandatory provisions for air safety and air worthiness issued by the DGCA.
Till now, only two Indian carriers - Air India and Jet Airways - were part of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), which has 280 airlines as its members, representing as much as 83 per cent of the total air traffic across 120 countries.
Travel portal TripAdvisor releases the list of best airlines in the world every year. This year's list was prepared using an algorithm that takes into account the quantity and quality of airline reviews and ratings over a 12-month period.
February was also the 42nd month of double-digit year-on-year growth on a trot, with a record more than 90 percent occupancy on aircraft operated by the domestic airlines, airlines global body, IATA (International Air Transport Association) said today.
The announcement made many in India sit up. If the Thailand project were to gain traction, it could well stymie some of India’s plans
Dubai-based airlines Emirates and flydubai have also been asked to scale down operations.
Capt Kachru was flying an Indian Airlines plane, carrying 26 passengers and a crew of four, from Srinagar to Jammu when two Kashmiris hijacked it and forced him to fly to Lahore.
Increasing travel demand by the country's growing middle class helped offset sharply higher fuel costs
Union minister Jayant Sinha said the top bidder would be given 76 per cent share.
El Al has taken legal action against the Israeli government, its Civil Aviation Administration, Transportation Minister Israel Katz, and Air India.
The move has come on the direction of PMO after it received complaints from passengers about air carriers charging whopping amount of fares on these routes.
Air India will conduct an auction in April for properties and land parcels that were unsold in the February round.
The company is still on sticking to its plan, Airbus India MD Srinivasan Dwarakanath said