Indian airlines

Militant Mushtaq Zargar, released during hijacking of IC-814 in 1999, designated as terrorist

Zargar alias Latram, 52, belongs to Nowhatta in Srinagar and is the founder and chief commander of terror group Al-Umar-Mujahideen and had been affiliated with Jammu-Kashmir Liberation Front.

published on : 14th April 2022

Merger of Air India and Indian Airlines led to downfall of national carrier, says Scindia

"The merger of the two national carriers, along with purchase of new aircraft and the liberalisation of bilateral rights are the reasons for the downfall of Air India," Scindia said in the Lok Sabha

published on : 23rd March 2022

Images from Kabul airport remind me of Kandahar hijacking horror: IC814 pilot

IC814 was heading from Kathmandu to New Delhi on December 24, 1999 -- with 179 passengers and 11 crew members on board -- when it was hijacked and taken to Taliban-controlled Kandahar.

published on : 20th August 2021

Indian airlines' CO2 emissions increased by 63.5 per cent between 2012 and 2019: MoS Civil Aviation

Singh stated the Indian carriers had 18,900 thousand tons of CO2 emissions in 2019, which was 11,560 thousand tons in 2012.

published on : 4th August 2021

Group of Ministers holds first meeting on Air India privatisation

The government moved an inch closer to privatisation of Air India by holding the first high-level meeting over the issue on Friday.

published on : 23rd July 2017

CBI to investigate Air India merger, UPA-era deals

The Central Bureau of Investigation registered three FIRs and a preliminary enquiry to probe alleged irregularities in the merger of Indian Airlines with Air India, the purchase of 111 aircraft and te

published on : 30th May 2017