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EU threatens to get tough on aviation emissions

EU threatens to get tough on aviation emissions

17 May 2013 Airline News

Officials at the European Commission have ten Chinese and Indian airlines are facing the prospect of exclusion from airports in the European Union for refusing to comply with rules aimed at regulating greenhouse emissions. The airlines include Air China and Air India, with both carriers among those accused of not providing emissions data.

Air India introduces stopover packages in Delhi

Air India introduces stopover packages in Delhi

3 December 2012 Press Release Airline News

Air India has established Delhi as its Hub and schedules have been progressively built to facilitate transfer connections at Terminal-3 (T3), particularly from Domestic to International flights and vice versa. About 3,000 Air India passengers already transit daily through T3.

Boeing delivers first North Charleston-built Dreamliner

Boeing delivers first North Charleston-built Dreamliner

6 October 2012 Airline News

Boeing has marked a historic milestone, with delivery of the first 787 Dreamliner built at its North Charleston facility to Air India. The delivery continues the momentum of the 787 Dreamliner’s entry into revenue service by customers globally and marks the beginning of a new era of commercial airplane production in South Carolina.

Air India partners with Accelya Kale

Air India partners with Accelya Kale

India’s flag carrier Air India has selected Accelya Kale’s EverestAirTM decision support solution, and has outsourced its passenger and cargo revenue accounting to Accelya Kale. Accelya Kale also enables Air India to prevent their revenue leakages in miscellaneous billing through FinesseMBSTM, the SIS compliant miscellaneous (non-transport) billing solution from Accelya Kale.

Government approves Air India bail out

Government approves Air India bail out

15 April 2012 Airline News

The government has approved a bailout for Air India totalling 300 billion rupees ($5.8 billion) which will be injected into loss-making carrier over the next nine years. The government also approved the carrier’s plans to add 27 Boeing 787s and three 777s.

Star Alliances delays Air India membership application

Star Alliances delays Air India membership application

3 August 2011 Airline News

The member airlines of the Star Alliance network and Air India have jointly concluded that the integration of Air India into the global airline alliance will be suspended. This is due to the fact that Air India has not met the minimum joining conditions that were contractually agreed in December 2007.

Air India all set to join Star Alliance

Air India all set to join Star Alliance

20 May 2011 Press Release Airline News

Following its successful migration to a single code on 27 February 2011, Air India is all set to join Star Alliance. The company has already complied with the Minimum Joining Requirements (MJR), which were mandatory for joining the Alliance.