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Flyers wait 18 hrs to fly 80 minutes

As many as 38 air passengers who were to take a flight that would have taken 80 minutes were made to wait for 18 hours before they could take off.

The Air India flight carrying the passengers to Goa

Japan Airlines raises $8.5 billion from stock offering


Japan Airlines (JAL), which exited bankruptcy in 2011, said on Monday its stock offering would raise $8.5 billion, in the world's second-biggest share sale this year after Facebook.

The monster sale,

Kingfisher auditors suggest stronger internal audit system


The auditors of debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines have said the air carrier needs to strengthen its internal audit systems and have raised concerns over numerous issues including delayed or no-payment o

Air India takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner


Air India took delivery of its first Boeing 787 commercial widebody airplane on Thursday at Boeing Co's final assembly plant after a months-long dispute between airline and manufacturer over compensat

Air India gets its first Dreamliner


The advanced Boeing 787 Dreamliner of Air India touched down at Delhi's IGI Airport on Saturday, ending an over four-year wait of the struggling national carrier to add this next-generation airplane i

Lufthansa grounds half of flights as 24-hour strike begins


German airline Lufthansa cancelled around half of its scheduled flights on Friday as a 24-hour strike by cabin crew got under way, a company spokesman said.

Frankfurt airport, Lufthansa's main hub an

First Dreamliner for Air India to land on Saturday


Air India's long wait for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner is finally over, with the first of these long-haul planes set to arrive here on Saturday, sources said on Thursday.

The national carrier, whic

KFA lenders want Mallya to make fresh revival plan by Sept


The meeting of Kingfisher Airlines' lenders here on Wednesday remained inconclusive as banks have sought more details from the management on the revival plan by September, when they will meet again.

CAG raps Air India for Rs.15 crore 'wasteful' expenditure


Air India on Tuesday came in for severe criticism from CAG for ‘wasteful expenditure’ of over Rs.15 crore on several counts, including its failure to surrender leased premises at London Heathrow airpo

Air travel becomes costlier


Air travel became costlier on Tuesday with major Indian carriers hiking fuel surcharge on tickets, ranging from Rs 150 to Rs 250 for domestic travel and USD 15 (Rs 825) for a one-way international tic

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