Air India: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Vande Bharat Mission Phase 5 to Start from August 1

The fifth phase of the Vande Bharat Mission aimed at evacuating the Indian nationals stranded in various foreign countries on account of restrictions on air travel will commence from August 1. India has already brought ..

Air India Forms Panel to Identify Employees to be sent on Leave

The government-owned airline carrier Air India has formed a committee in order to kick-start the process of identifying the employees who can be sent on leave without pay for a period of maximum 5 years. ..

Cabinet approves amendment to ‘Foreign direct investment policy on civil aviation’

The Union Cabinet recently approved an amendment to the ‘Foreign direct investment policy on civil aviation’, which allowed Non-resident Indians (NRIs) to acquire 100 per cent equity stake in Air India under the automatic route. ..

Air India flight rescues 119 Indian nationals from the quarantined Diamond Princess Cruise ship

After several passengers and crew members were diagnosed with the coronavirus infection, the Diamond Princess cruise ship has been quarantined in the Port of Yokohama, Japan. Recently, a special Air India flight departed to Tokyo ..

Rajiv Bansal appointed as the Chairman and Managing director of Air India

Veteran bureaucrat Rajiv Bansal was recently appointed as the Chairman and Managing director of Air India. He has been appointed as the head of the national carrier for a second time. Rajiv Bansal is a 1988-batch IAS officer of ..