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VT-AND, Boeing 787-8

Air India Continues Rescue Operation for Indians in Ukraine | Operation Ganga

The whole world is worried about the ongoing tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Citizens from various countries are stuck in the war struck regions of Ukraine which are being invaded by Russia. While the tensions keep mounting, several Indian nationals, including students have been stuck in Ukraine for over the last few days. After Ukraine airspace was completely closed yesterday, Air India‘s flight from Delhi to Kiev had to return back. The aircraft was over the Iranian airspace when it was diverted back […]

VT-ANS, Boeing 787-8

Tata Group Onboards Air India | The Maharaja Returns Home

January 27, 2022, Tata Group announced that it has completed the transaction of purchasing India’s flag carrier, Air India, from the Government of India. The Tata Group now takes the command of the management of Air India after a whooping 69 years, going back to where it all began. On October 8, 2021, the Tata Group had won the bid of Air India privatisation after submitting a 18000 crore bid.  The total permanent and contractual employee strength of Air India […]

VT-SLM, Boeing 737-800

CSMIA commences COVID-19 vaccines transportation

Update: January 22, 2021 First batch of COVID-19 vaccines shipped to Morocco and Brazil The Indian Government approved the commercial export of COVID-19 vaccines from India from January 22. The first set of consignments were shipped from CSMIA to Brazil and Morocco. The first set of vaccines departed on Emirates flight EK501 to Dubai. The vaccines were further shipped from Dubai to Brazil on flight EK 9255 to São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport. The vaccines will later be shipped to Galeão International […]

ZS-SND, Airbus A340-600

A lookback at 2020

Year 2020! Something that gives everyone a sour taste in their mouth when taking a look back today. The onset of (COVID-19) what just started as a normal virus to a pandemic has caused tables to turn and the economy to crumble badly. Aviation industry was one among the worst hit businesses. From passenger numbers crumbling to new lows, airlines shutting shop and aircrafts (such as the Boeing 747-400s, Airbus A350s etc) being phased out of the fleet, the aviation […]

Air India Tails

“We are ready to have you onboard!” – A look behind the scenes!

The COVID-19 global pandemic has grounded almost 60-70% of aircraft fleet across the world for many airlines. This challenge the aviation industry has been facing has taken a toll on air travel across the globe. With countries, including India, implementing complete lockdown in phases and restricting passenger air travel, this is the time when the actual workload has increased for airlines. Aircraft Fleet Grounding for Maintenance Globally, airlines have grounded their diverse fleet of aircraft. They have been working hard […]

VT-ALT, Boeing 777-300ER

The Airline That Won A Million Hearts for Operating COVID-19 Relief Flights

Latest Update to this article – April 25, 2020 1500 hrs Click here to navigate directly to read the latest updates to this article. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— It’s been a while since COVID-19 has caused a havoc to the global economy and the Aviation industry, in particular. While this crisis continues and has put the travel plans of millions of passengers at stake, one airline has been very actively involved in operating numerous rescue flights to rest of the world. The airline […]

Passenger screening at CSMIA - Coronavirus

UPDATE: This airport has screened 150,000+ passengers for COVID-19

The ongoing Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has created havoc across the world. Global markets have been hugely impacted by the spreading virus. The virus, which originated in People’e Republic of China, has spread across 100 countries. The death toll has reached 3900+ till date and total cases have surpassed 110,000 across the globe. While the entire world is talking and taking precautions, a lot of active measures have been taken in the Aviation industry too. Passengers flying in from […]

Air India Aircraft

Air India’s New Routes from Mumbai

India’s National carrier Air India is all set to fly to new destinations starting February 2020. The airline has announced it’s operations to Doha and Stansted as new destinations. The airline will also add an additional service on the existing Mumbai to London Heathrow route. Last year, Air India had commenced operations to cities like Nairobi, Kuwait and Colombo from Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai and Stansted from Amritsar. We at Victor Tango Aviation were thrilled to be invited and be […]

VT-ESP, Boeing 747-400

Coronavirus: Air India Boeing 747 Rescue Flight to Wuhan

Latest Update: April 7, 2020 09:15 IST Air India has won Million Hearts for Operating COVID-19 Relief Flights. Read More in our detailed article – India’s national carrier, Air India, operated a special relief flight today (January 31) to get back stranded Indians from Wuhan, China after the country has been affected with the infectious Corona Virus. Over 40 students and approximately 350 Indians will be airlifted from Wuhan to India after the deadly outbreak of Corona Virus in China. Earlier […]

VT-AIU, ATR72-600

Alliance Air Takes-off to International Skies connecting Chennai and Jaffna

Jaffna is a city on the northern tip of Sri Lanka and about 400km drive from Colombo. Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India which operates the regional operations across India with ATR turbo-prop aircraft successfully conducted a test flight to Jaffna from Chennai. As per the initial plan, the airline will operate to Jaffna from Chennai, Tiruchirapalli and Kochi. The regular operations to Jaffna International Airport from Chennai is expected to start from November 1 with flights operating 3 […]