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About Air India Express

Air-India Express is a low-cost airline subsidiary of Air India based in Mumbai, India. It operates services mainly to the Middle East and Southeast Asia. The airline is now part of the National Aviation Company of India Limited, which was formed in order to facilitate the seamless merger of Air India and Indian Airlines.

Founded in April 2005, Air India Express has hubs at Kochi, Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram. Its focus cities are Chennai, Mumbai and Mangalore. It has a fleet of 22 and operates to 27 destinations. It has its headquarters at Mumbai, India. Arvind Jadhav is its CMD.

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Air India Flies High with Ramco Aviation
Ramco Systems , the Global Aviation Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) and Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul (MRO) software provider on cloud, tablets and iPad, announced that Ramco Aviation has gone live with its implementation in Air India. With this, Ramco Aviation Suite will help Air India in maintaining its 125+ fleet of Boeing and Airbus, including the latest Boeing 787 / Dreamliner

Air India Express flight cancellations ruin UAE residents' holiday plans
The ongoing Air India pilot strike has led to the cancellation of a number of Air India Express flights, which have ruined the holiday plans of hundreds of UAE residents.

Mangalore plane crash victims slam Air India for not clearing compensation
The president of the 2010 Mangalore Plane Crash Victims Association (MPCVA), Mohammed Beary, has slammed national carrier Air India for its callous attitude in compensating the affected families.

AI may appeal against Kerala HC Mangalore crash compensation order
Air India will soon take a decision on appealing against the Kerala High Court order that directed Air India (AI) Express to pay Rs7.5 million in compensation to the families of each of the victims of the Mangalore air crash, an airline official has said.

Kerala HC directs Air India to pay Rs 75 lakh compensation to victims
The Kerala High Court on Wednesday directed Air India to pay a compensation of 75 lakh rupees to the family of a victim killed in the air crash at Mangalore Airport in May last year.

Pilots' strike: Air India to operate only 40 flights
With the Air India pilots' strike entering its fifth day on Sunday, the national carrier is operating only 40 flights as against its regular 165.

Air India paying fines through nose for workers landing in UAE with fake visas
Air India is paying thousands of dirhams in penalties while sending back workers who land in the United Arab Emirates on fake, cancelled, or mismatched visas, a top official of the airline has said.

Air India pilots strike disrupts Mid-East flights
Up to 90 per cent of Air India's flights have been affected by a pilots' strike that entered its fifth day on Sunday.

Co-pilot seat adjustment causes AI jet to plunge a terrifying 7,000-ft
Passengers on an Air India Express flight were nearly killed when a co-pilot tried to move his seat and accidentally sent the airliner into a terrifying 7,000-foot plunge.

Serb pilots blame 'pressures' of working in India for Dubai-Mangalore AI plane crash
Denying media reports that a sleepy captain was responsible for an Air India plane crash in May that killed 158 passengers, the Serbian Pilots Association has said that pilot fatigue caused by working conditions in India should be blamed for the mishap.

Malaysian tour agents cry foul over Air India's Chennai route cancellation
Malaysian tour agents are crying foul over Air India's termination of its Kuala Lumpur-Chennai route.

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