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Meet Campbell Wilson: Air India's new CEO and MD is an aviation industry veteran
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Meet Campbell Wilson: Air India's new CEO and MD is an aviation industry veteran

Wilson, 50, has 26 years of aviation industry expertise across both full service and low-cost airlines

Tata Sons appoints Campbell Wilson as Air India CEO and MD
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Tata Sons appoints Campbell Wilson as Air India CEO and MD

Wilson, 50, is the CEO of Scoot, the wholly-owned low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. He has 26 years of aviation industry expertise across both full service and low-cost airlines

Delhi: Woman suffers panic attack after Air India 'denies her request to board flight'
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Delhi: Woman suffers panic attack after Air India 'denies her request to board flight'

Air India claimed that three passengers had reported after the boarding gates were closed for a flight from Delhi airport even after their airport staff kept calling them to report before closure

Air India plans to acquire 100% stake in AirAsia India, seeks approval from CCI
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Air India plans to acquire 100% stake in AirAsia India, seeks approval from CCI

AirAsia India is majority-owned by Tata Sons Private Ltd with a shareholding of 83.67 per cent and the remaining stake is with AirAsia Investment Ltd, which is part of Malaysia's AirAsia Group

Divorce complete with AI: Alliance Air shifts to own PSS, ticket code
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Divorce complete with AI: Alliance Air shifts to own PSS, ticket code

Regional carrier Alliance Air was not part of the deal when the Central government sold off Air India to the Tata Group on 8 October last year

Chandrasekaran conducts major reshuffle in Air India's top management
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Chandrasekaran conducts major reshuffle in Air India's top management

Nipun Aggarwal has been appointed as chief commercial officer and Suresh Dutt Tripathi as chief human resources officer

First-ever commercial flight of ‘Made in India’ plane today: What’s the aircraft? Where will it fly?
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First-ever commercial flight of ‘Made in India’ plane today: What’s the aircraft? Where will it fly?

The first-ever India-made 17-seater Dornier aircraft will connect five remote towns of Arunachal Pradesh to Assam’s Dibrugarh

Air India cancels twice-a-week Delhi-Moscow flight due to threat perception amid ongoing Russia-Ukraine war
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Air India cancels twice-a-week Delhi-Moscow flight due to threat perception amid ongoing Russia-Ukraine war

Air India, which is now controlled by the Tata Group, has stopped selling tickets on the Delhi-Moscow-Delhi route

N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons, appointed as Air India chief
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N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Sons, appointed as Air India chief

The conglomerate had on 14 February announced that former Turkish Airlines chairman Ilker Ayci will be the CEO&MD of Air India, an offer, which Ayci rejected on 1 March

Operation Ganga: Unprecedented saga of grit, compassion and PM Modi's diplomatic heft
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Operation Ganga: Unprecedented saga of grit, compassion and PM Modi's diplomatic heft

As on 3 March 2022, over 18,000 Indians came back safely from Ukraine since the first advisory on 15 February 2022

Ghosespot | How Opposition slamming Modi government’s handling of crisis doesn’t hold water
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Ghosespot | How Opposition slamming Modi government’s handling of crisis doesn’t hold water

Instead of standing in solidarity with the government’s evacuation plan, the Opposition has mounted a campaign of criticism

Russia-Ukraine crisis: Ukraine International Airlines refute allegations of overcharging on flight tickets
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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Ukraine International Airlines refute allegations of overcharging on flight tickets

This comes after several stranded Indians who were scheduled to arrive in India from Ukraine, alleged that the airlines company was overcharging

Devas case: Air India wins nod to appeal against seizure ruling by Canadian court
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Devas case: Air India wins nod to appeal against seizure ruling by Canadian court

Air India has sought dismissal of the demand by Devas' foreign investors saying it is no longer a State-owned firm after its takeover by the Tata group on 27 January, 2022

Ilker Ayci appointed new Air India CEO and MD; Tata Group gives reigns to ex-Turkish Airlines chief
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Ilker Ayci appointed new Air India CEO and MD; Tata Group gives reigns to ex-Turkish Airlines chief

The Air India board met on Monday afternoon to consider the candidature of Ayci and approved his appointment

Minimal jewellery, no duty-free: Air India rings in changes for staff after Tata Group takeover
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Minimal jewellery, no duty-free: Air India rings in changes for staff after Tata Group takeover

The Tatas have issued new SOPs to the cabin crew with the aim of improving the on-time performance of the former national carrier

N Chandrasekaran reappointed as Tata Sons chairman: Tracing the 30 year journey of 'Marathon Man'
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N Chandrasekaran reappointed as Tata Sons chairman: Tracing the 30 year journey of 'Marathon Man'

Under his watch, the Tata Group re-insured its role in the aviation sector by acquiring erstwhile national carrier Air India

Government’s Air India move shows Narendra Modi is both a staunch welfarist and an outstanding reformer
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Government’s Air India move shows Narendra Modi is both a staunch welfarist and an outstanding reformer

The state has no business to be in business and that has been best amplified by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for good reasons and more

Air India got its name in an interesting way in 1946; view Tata Group's viral tweet revealing the story
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Air India got its name in an interesting way in 1946; view Tata Group's viral tweet revealing the story

The two-tweet thread shares an insight as to how employees had helped at that time to finalize a name for the national carrier of India.

'Together we will make Air India the airline of choice': Ratan Tata welcomes passengers with warm message
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'Together we will make Air India the airline of choice': Ratan Tata welcomes passengers with warm message

The government handed over Air India to the Tata Group last week. The airline was founded by JRD Tata as Tata Airlines in 1932. It was nationalised in 1953

PF rules change for Air India, 7,453 airline employees to receive social security benefits after Tata's takeover
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PF rules change for Air India, 7,453 airline employees to receive social security benefits after Tata's takeover

The approval was granted on 13 January after Air India Ltd applied for voluntarily cover under the EPF & MP Act 1952