Air India seeks Rs 1,100 crore loan to modify planes for VVIPs

The two Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft are to be delivered in January 2018 and the cost for “modification in its (planes) interior configuration” is estimated to be USD 180 million. At current exchange rates, the amount will translate to over Rs 1,160 crore.

Air India seeks Rs 1,100 crore loan to modify planes for VVIPs

New Delhi: Disinvestment-bound Air India is seeking loan worth over Rs 1,100 crore for modification of two Boeing aircraft scheduled to be acquired next month for ferrying VVIPs, according to an official document. The two Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft are to be delivered in January 2018 and the cost for “modification in its (planes) interior […]

Chennai floods: Worried Rahul urges Congress workers to extend help

Chennai floods: Worried Rahul urges Congress workers to extend help

Expressing grave concern for those stranded in the Chennai floods, Congressvice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday urged his party workers to extend all possible assistance. “News of heavy rains in Chennai and other parts of TN extremely worrying. My thoughts are with the people of TN as they battle incessant rains,” he tweeted.   “I hope […]

Boeing 787 Dreamliner to undergo review: US agency

US Department of Transportation will review Boeing’s sophisticated 787 Dreamliner, after series of faulty reports concerning its design, manufacture and assembly. Reportedly, the US Department of Transportation said it plans to announce more details of the review at a press conference on Friday. The review of the jet will involve design, manufacture and assembly, including […]