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LFutia
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Air India Flight Returns To Delhi

Sat Jan 24, 2015 4:55 am

Per the TOI, an AI flight to BHX returned to DEL after realising that one of the passengers didnt make the flight and the bag was onboard still. Must be a slow news night but whats even more shocking is that the flight had 139 passengers.. I can see why Air India is loss making.

When are the Indian taxpayers going stand up and realise enough is enough and its time to let the airline fail and get off government assistance?

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RE: Air India Flight Returns To Delhi

Sat Jan 24, 2015 5:47 am

Not sure why this is thread-worthy. Could be in the Indian Av thread. Not surprising though, given AI's general incompetence. Must be a first time flyer, thinking AI (and the rest of the world) operates on IST...
 
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RE: Air India Flight Returns To Delhi

Sat Jan 24, 2015 6:29 am

LFutia - Remember AI 182, Emperor Kanishka? Air India still has not forgotten. If they were past point of no return then it would make no sense to return/divert but ever since 1985, people and their bags fly together on AI, period, end of story!

Also, FYI, (not that I've EVER been a defender of AI despite all of Sean Mendis' attempts to have me believe AI and GOI were a class act) AI has officially turned a profit:

http://profit.ndtv.com/news/corporat...-after-long-spell-of-losses-726178

Fair use excerpt:
"New Delhi: After a long spell of losses, national carrier Air India recorded a net profit of Rs 14.6 crore in December last, driven by a healthy growth in both passenger and cargo revenue."
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