A U.S. agency that helps foreign companies buy American-made products is facing the biggest test in its 80-year history as House Republicans press to shut the U.S. Export-Import Bank.
Boeing Co., the world’s biggest plane-builder, says the Export-Import Bank that helped it sell $8.3 billion last year in airplanes overseas must live on.
Air India Ltd. said it’s demanding compensation from Boeing Co. for delivering 787 Dreamliner aircraft that don’t meet promised fuel-efficiency targets because the planes are heavier than planned.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once barred from the U.S., now faces the task of easing trade spats with America ranging from protectionism to patent rights.
An Air India Express Boeing Co. plane overshot the runway and burst into flames in southern India, killing 158 people in the nation’s first fatal crash of a passenger aircraft in a decade.
Singapore Airlines Ltd.’s Indian venture will fly overseas if the South Asian nation’s next government allows carriers that are less than five years old to operate internationally.
A court in New Delhi ordered Air India Ltd. to reinstate three flight attendants it had fired for being overweight, saying the state-run carrier had not “applied its mind” in terminating their services.
Air India Ltd. is set to receive its first Boeing Co. 787 this week as a pilots’ dispute over who should fly the aircraft triggers cuts in international services and more than 100 dismissals.
"There was no warning to passengers about any trouble and it appeared a smooth landing. Immediately on touching the ground the aircraft jerked."
- Air India on May 22, 2010