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Air India Express to launch Vande Bharat Mission flights to Malaysia and Singapore

Air India Express, the low cost arm of Indian flag carrier Air India, announced it will be launching flights from India to Singapore and...

Travel

Indian expat Dr SPS Oberoi sole passenger on Air India Dubai-Amritsar flight

SP Singh Oberoi, a UAE-based Indian businessman and philanthropist, was the sole passenger on Air India flight (AI929) from Dubai in the UAE...

UAE

India extends international flight ban till end of June

Indian Central Government today extended the ban on international commercial flights till June 30, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation...

Global

Air India to operate new flights to Singapore, Moscow and Brisbane from March 26 onwards

Indian state carrier Air India announced new flights to international destinations including Singapore, Brisbane and Moscow.

Global

Indian government extends restrictions on UK flights till February 14

The Indian government has extended the restriction on flights between India and United Kingdom up to midnight of February 14, 2021.

Covid-19

India restricts international flights till 31 December 31: DGCA

Following the recent surge in COVID-19 cases across the world, a new order passed by the Government of India has banned scheduled...

Covid-19

Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 to begin on August 1, with flights to Singapore, UK, UAE and US

Over 7.88 lakh Indians stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic have returned under the Vande Bharat Mission as of July 22.

Covid-19

India responds to US, UAE calls to restrict Air India charter flights

The US Department of Transportation has barred Air India from operating chartered flights between India and the United States from July 22...

Covid-19

In Pics: Returning on the repatriation flight from Newark to New Delhi

After a three-week trip turned into a 65-day sojourn in the United States for my family due to the COVID-19 travel ban, we finally managed...

Covid-19

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history

India releases SOP for ‘Vande Bharat Mission’ - the biggest repatriation mission in country's history , bringing back approximately...

Covid-19

Indian missions lend helping hand to ensure compatriots reach home safely amidst COVID-19 outbreak

Indian missions are helping fellow citizens world over, who are affected by travel restrictions due to COVID-19.

Covid-19

India evacuates thousands of its nationals from COVID-19 epicentres

The Ministry of External Affairs has arranged for flights to bring back stranded Indian nationals from coronavirus affected countries

Covid-19

NRIs can acquire 100% stake in Air India under new government norms

Indian Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Prakash Javadekar announced on Wednesday that Non-resident Indians (NRIs)...

Corporate

India enhances travel restrictions for countries, including Singapore, following new COVID-19 cases

India announced additional travel restrictions affecting Iran, Italy, South Korea and Singapore after new cases of COVID-19 were reported in...

Global

India 17th on list of coronavirus import-risk countries

India ranks 17th among countries most at risk of importing coronavirus cases, the virus that originated in China's Wuhan area in December...

Global

Wuhan virus: Indian airports to screen passengers from Singapore, Thailand

Following a directive from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation announced that they will start...

Global

Novel coronavirus: India suspends e-visas from China, issues travel advisory as second group of evacuees return

The Indian government on Sunday issued a new travel advisory asking people to refrain from travelling to China and temporarily suspended...

Global

324 Indians evacuated from novel coronavirus-hit Wuhan

Screening process to begin at the Indira Gandhi International airport, followed by a detailed screening at the quarantine facility set up...

Global

Air India plane to land in Wuhan today for evacuation of approximately 400 Indians

New Delhi has requested Beijing for permission to operate two flights to bring back Indians from the Hubei province capital.

Global

China grants permission for India to evacuate citizens from Wuhan

India has gained Beijing’s permission to airlift its citizens from the virus-hit city of Wuhan. A Boeing 747 VT-ESO will leave Mumbai at...

Global

Indian government offers 100% stake in Air India for sale; sets March 17 deadline for bids

The Indian government on Monday set March 17 as the new deadline for submitting expressions of interest in acquiring a 100 per cent stake in...

Corporate

Aviation milestone as Air India gets set to fly over the North Pole

National carrier Air India is all set to operate its AI 173 New Delhi-San Francisco route over the North Pole to reduce flight times and...

Travel

Greater connectivity between India and the UAE with these new flights

In a bid to increase international air connectivity between India and the United Arab Emirates, both Air India and IndiGo have announced the...

Travel