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Embattled Air India seeks ‘urgent’ loan

4 months, 8 days ago
MUMBAI: Air India has announced it is seeking an urgent multi-million-dollar loan to maintain day-to-day operations, highlighting the wretched financial predicament of the country's debt-stricken national carrier. In a statement posted…

In world first, Indian airline crosses Saudi airspace to Israel

6 months, 24 days ago
TEL AVIV: Air India launched on Thursday the first scheduled service to Israel to be allowed to cross Saudi airspace, a sign of a behind-the-scenes improvement in ties between the Arab kingdom and the Jewish state. Flight AI 139 landed…

India approves plan to sell stake in state-owned Air India

1 year, 3 months ago
NEW DELHI: India's cabinet approved Wednesday plans to sell a stake in state-run Air India as the debt-saddled carrier struggles to compete with low-cost rivals in one of the world's fastest-growing airline markets. "A civil aviation…

Canada frees Air India bomber

1 year, 8 months ago
OTTAWA: The only person convicted in the 1985 Air India bombings that killed 331 people is now free, Canada's parole board said on Wednesday. Inderjit Singh Reyat had been ordered to live at a halfway house following his release from…