[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
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
According to a source, budget airline Air India Express is looking to lease two Boeing 737 aircraft from full-service carrier Vistara to expand its winter schedule. Air India Express and Vistara are both part of the Tata group, including Air India and AirAsia India. According to a source close to the situation, the two narrow-body planes will be inducted into the Air India Express fleet on a short-term lease in... Read More
Sometimes, people need to travel with their pets for the love or need of it, or with no options left. One can make memories with their pets through the journey if the travel is via car or private mode. But if it is via air, then there will be several questions to which we need answers. Worry not, as this story will answer most of your questions if you need... Read More
Festivities are in full swing, and as consumers look forward to savouring new treats, what better time to introduce passengers to a redefined gourmet experience? To coincide with the start of the festive season, Air India, India’s leading airline and a Star Alliance member, on 1st October unveiled a specially curated menu for its domestic passengers. Air India offers a redefined Gourmet Experience The new Air India inflight menu includes... Read More
Air India, India’s leading airline, announced 20 additional flights every week to Birmingham, London and San Francisco. This bolstering of the International Network is part of the airline’s ongoing endeavour to reclaim its position as a leader on the international aviation map. The additional flights to these three global destinations will be introduced in a phased manner from October to December this year. 5,000 Additional Seats Every Week: With 5... Read More
The pandemic has forced every passenger travelling via air to face never-experienced situations. The airlines have suspended onboard food offerings as part of the preventive measures and directives. Now that travel is opening up, Airlines not only started offering onboard meals but also refreshing the inflight food menu with new selections. Air India Express provides onboard F&B services to passengers through its Express Cafe. Generally, passengers have two options to... Read More
Air India, as part of its transformation journey -Vihaan.AI, is bolstering its network and expanding/upgrading its fleet. The airline recently announced enhanced connectivity on its International Network with the introduction of 20 new flights to Doha From Chennai, Hyderabad and Mumbai. Now, the airline has opened up bookings on a new International route to China. Read to check the schedule. Air India to Fly Direct Between Mumbai and Hong Kong... Read More
The airline companies of the Tata group - Air India, AirAsia India and Vistara, signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Indian Institute of Petroleum on Thursday to collaborate and work together on the research, development and deployment of Sustainable Aviation Fuels (SAFs). Focus on Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) and Related Areas: The focus of the MoU is the exploration of Single Reactor... Read More
Flying Returns is India's first frequent flyer programme and one of the most rewarding programmes. In the Covid induced pandemic, many passengers couldn't travel and utilize airline services in the last two years. This also includes the airline frequent flyer programme benefits, points and the validity of the same. Air India has been extending the validity of the programme and its associated benefits, and now there is a further extension... Read More
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