KATHMANDU, April 30: Air India aircraft that came to Kathmandu from New Delhi in India has overshoot. The plane overshot shortly before it was about to land at Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) on Saturday.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has termed Friday’s near-disaster incident of Air India aircraft an ‘extreme negligence’ and wrote to the Indian authority concerned to take action against crew members for violation of rules.

Inexcusable negligence

March 27, 2023 07:32 am

The CAAN has written to the Indian authority concerned on Sunday to take action against crew members for violating the basic air traffic rules, while asking the two ATCs on duty at the TIA during that time to remain 'inactive' until further notice for “carelessness that could have led to a collision" between the two aircrafts. These disciplinary actions on the part of CAAN are steps in the right direction. However, this incident raises several questions about the safety protocols and procedures in place at the CAAN.

KATHMANDU, March 26: The Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal (CAAN) has taken action against two employees of the air traffic controller department for “carelessness that could have led to a collision between a Nepal Airlines Corporation plane and an Air India aircraft in the sky on March 24.”

KATHMANDU, Nov 18: Tata Group owned Air India is going to merge four airline brands operated through its  investment into one company. With this, Vistara Air, which is currently flying in Nepal and operated by a joint venture between India and Singapore, will also be merged into Air India.

NEW DELHI, May 23: Personal data of an unspecified number of travelers has been comprised after a company that serves India’s national carrier was hacked, Air India said.

KOZHIKODE,INDIA, Aug 8: At least 17 people were killed and more than 100 injured when an Air India Express passenger plane repatriating Indians stranded by the COVID-19 pandemic overshot the runway in heavy rain near the southern city of Kozhikode on Friday, officials said.