Air travel Sandip Roy: Air India to the rescue? By Sandip Roy • Apr 19, 2017 Courtesy of Sandip Roy/modified from original Listen Listening... / 6:00 Sandip Roy's dispatch - Air India to the rescue? Air India’s reputation is of a sort of futzy dowager, very uncool. Even its mascot a Maharajah in a red coat and turban with a pointy mustache seems very quaint, harking back to an old colonial India. Plane Queer: Gay airline stewards?! Really?! (a history) By Eric Jansen • May 15, 2013 Listen Listening... / 29:56 Out in the Bay with host Eric Jansen and "Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality and AIDS in the history of male flight attendants" author Phil Tiemeyer.