Air India, a global airline owned by Tata Group, has taken a significant step in its fleet expansion program by signing purchase agreements with Airbus and Boeing. The deal, announced at the Paris Air Show, includes the acquisition of 470 aircraft with a total value of USD 70 billion based on list prices as part of Air India's fleet expansion program announced in February. Also Read: Air India Signs Agreements to... Read More
International Women's Day is celebrated annually on March 8th to honour the achievements of women. As a tribute to the spirit of the power of women, Air India, along with Air India Express and AirAsia India have scheduled to operate a total of over 90 all-women crew flights. The number 90 is also related to the 90th Anniversary of Bharat Ratna JRD Tata's first Commercial flight. DigitALL: Innovation and technology... Read More
Air India, India's leading airline and a Star Alliance Member, resumed non-stop flights between Delhi and Vienna, the music city of Austria, on February 18, 2023. Air India used to operate on this International route earlier. However, following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Air India suspended flights on the Delhi-Vienna-Delhi route in March 2020. The reinstatement of this flight on the Delhi-Vienna-Delhi route, along with the recent resumption of... Read More
Air India, India's leading airline and Star Alliance member has announced plans to recruit more than 4200 cabin crew trainees and 900 pilots in 2023 to support the airline's expansion plans for both domestic and international operations. The airline recently placed a large order with Boeing and Airbus for 470 aircraft, signalling its commitment to growth and expansion. In addition, Air India has already secured plans to lease 36 aircraft,... Read More
In a largest deal, Air India has inked letters of intent with Airbus and Boeing to purchase single-aisle and widebody aircraft to expand its fleet with an additional 470 aircraft. Air India's recent agreement with Airbus and Boeing is not just a significant milestone for job creation in the US and UK, but it also presents an excellent opportunity for job creation in the Indian market. With over 250,000 employees... Read More
Air India, India's leading airline group and a subsidiary of the Tata Sons conglomerate, announced that it has inked letters of intent with both Airbus and Boeing to purchase single-aisle and widebody aircraft in a move to expand its fleet. Also Read: Air India Unveils Its Transformation Plan Vihaan.AI; To Focus On 5 Key Pillars Air India's Mega Order Under what is considered the biggest order, Air India will acquire a... Read More
According to Tuesday's announcement from Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines (SIA), Vistara would be merged with Air India, with a goal of finishing the process by March 2024, subject to regulatory approvals. After that, SIA will own 25.1% of the combined AI-Vistara-AI Express-AirAsia India Pvt Ltd (AAIPL) business, with Tatas owning the remaining 74.9%. SIA Investment As soon as this integration is finished, SIA will invest $250 million, valuing the... Read More
[caption id="attachment_71011" align="aligncenter" width="1200"] Image Source: orissapost.com[/caption] Air India has developed a new set of grooming guidelines for its cabin staff as it starts a transformation initiative. Around a month ago, it published an entire list, but a more recent paper outlines some substantial revisions to uniform and personal grooming standards. New Rules: Male Cabin Crew Since the Tata family acquired Air India, new directives for standard operating procedures and... Read More
Air India is moving through with its intentions to expand into the US at full speed and is trying to acquire a number of widebody aircraft trained pilots to fly the extremely long-haul trips. The carrier is reportedly looking for pilots abroad as it prepares to take delivery of more Boeing 777s to increase its US flight capacity. Boeing 777 pilots to Expand US Operations As it looks to expand... Read More
With Air India Express's soon-to-be-launched services to Bahrain and Dammam from the state capital Thiruvananthapuram, the southern Indian state of Kerala will benefit from two new connections to the Middle East. In order to increase the number of flights it offers during the winter, the airline has opted to lease two Boeing 737s from Vistara. Over the coming years, the airline is also set to receive significant money from the... Read More
Air India has joined two more aviation industry bodies FIA and AAPA as it embarks on a new journey following its privatisation, ahead of its planned merger with other Tata carriers. Air India is already a member of the Star Alliance and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the airline has announced its membership in two key industry bodies in order to strengthen its voice in the aviation sector. Federation... Read More
Air India is India's flag carrier airline, with headquarters in New Delhi. Talace Private Limited, a Tata Sons Special-Purpose Vehicle, owns it. According to reports, Air India is considering raising $1 billion in a funding round valued at around $5 billion. CBD Aviation, a wholly owned Irish subsidiary of China Developmental Bank Financial Leasing Co Limited, made the announcement on the side-lines of the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Asia Pacific... Read More
Air India on Wednesday announced that it has signed agreements to complete the acquisition of 100 per cent shareholding in AirAsia India (AAI). This is a significant development as TATA group's airlines are on a course of restructuring. After the acquisition, AAI will be a subsidiary of Air India. Consolidation of AirAsia India and Air India Express: The merger of two Low-cost carriers (LCC) is predictable, and the consolidated carrier... Read More
Air India, India's largest airline, has revealed unprecedented interest in its talent augmentation programme, Vihaan.AI, which is a key pillar of its five-year transformation roadmap. The airline, which had not recruited in non-operations areas in over 15 years, is quickly adding talent in all areas of its business, including Commercial functions such as revenue management, sales, distribution, network planning, and marketing; Business Support Services such as HR, finance, IT, and... Read More
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