Vande Bharat Mission
Calcutta  /  Published 14.10.20

Plea for ‘permanent’ London flight

The state government will request the Centre to make the direct Calcutta-London flight “permanent”, chief minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday. “The Calcutta-London flight has j...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 20.09.20

Nothing to do with AI slot: Heathrow

Heathrow Airport had “nothing to do” with Air India’s direct evacuation flight from Calcutta to London not getting a slot there, the UK airport authorities have said in email to The ...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 19.09.20

AI: London via Mumbai

Air India, which had promised a direct Calcutta-London evacuation flight, has decided to operate it as a hopping flight with a stopover in Mumbai till the Heathrow airport authorities allot a slot for...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 03.09.20

From Calcutta, Air India direct to London

Air India on Wednesday announced evacuation flights directly between Calcutta and London from September 16. The flights will operate twice a week till October 24, the airline said. “The flights...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 27.08.20

Direct booking for Vande Bharat

Passengers taking international flights from India need not apply to the civil aviation ministry and can directly book their tickets with the airlines, said an official statement on Wednesday. A stan...
By PTI in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 09.08.20

Surface sheen: celebrating National Handloom Day

Sir — It would not be completely off the mark to say that the victims of the Air India Express flight crash lost their lives to a man-made disaster. The flight was on a Vande Bharat mission and ...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 08.08.20

Black box sent for probe amid Covid scare

The crucial black box of the ill-fated Air India Express flight that could throw light on how it overshot the runway here and crashed was recovered on Saturday with the toll in the accident rising to ...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta, Kozhikode

India  /  Published 07.08.20

Air India plane skids, overshoots runway

The Indian consulate in Dubai has activated four helpline numbers to provide information to the family members of the passengers on the flight. Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan has deputed stat...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in

India  /  Published 28.06.20

Vande Bharat Mission phase 4: AI to operate 170 flights

Air India will be conducting 170 flights to and from 17 countries between July 3 and 15 under the fourth phase of the Vande Bharat Mission, according to an official document.The government started the...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.05.20

30,000 Indians to return under phase 2

Civil aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Wednesday said that 30,000 Indians will return from 31 countries on 149 flights between May 16 and 22, during the second phase of the Vande Bharat Mission...
By PTI in


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