The airline will now be on its own and will see its own PSS (Passenger Service System), website and more. The change will have to be communicated to the market and would mean additional expenditure.
The excitement at the news of the prodigal 'Maharaja' returning homebrings, apart from a feeling of déjà vu, a sense of 'closure'
Under JRD Tata, Air India redefined style, comfort and high-class on-board service. Its airhostesses in their exotic silk saris were a global phenomenon
As the Tatas start to revive the airline post acquisition, Air India faces the dual challenge of intense competition in the domestic market, which also includes possibly two new airlines
Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India unions challenge airline's decision to slash allowances by 10% in Mumbai High Court
Air India employee unions have moved the Bombay High Court against the airline's decision to slash allowances, which form a major part of the salary, by ten percent because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus Lockdown: Air India pilot unions urge govt to provide financial support to clear wage backlog
Air India's pilot unions IPG and ICPA has urged Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to "urgently" provide financial support to the national carrier amid private airlines' cry for a bailout package in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak
The disinvestment process for national carrier Air India looks "very uncertain" in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that has impacted the aviation sector the most globally, according to rating agency CRISIL
Air India privatisation: Govt permits NRIs to own up to 100% stake in ailing national carrier; measure not in violation of SOEC norms
Allowing 100 percent investment by NRIs in the crisis-hit Air India would also not be in violation of Substantial Ownership and Effective Control (SOEC) norms.
Air India will run till privatisation, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri; requests Unions to cooperate
Air India will run till its privatisation, said Puri, and requested all the Unions to cooperate towards the process.
Air India gets Rs 500-cr govt guarantee for fund raising; national carrier has received over Rs 30,520-cr equity infusion since FY12
Air India's net loss in 2018-19 is provisionally estimated to be Rs 8,556.35 crore.
Air India divestment: Govt likely to sell full stake in national carrier; lukewarm response to airline's realty assets sale bid
The government may not hold any residual stake in Air India keeping in view the last year's unsuccessful privatisation bid.
Air India's balance sheet is splashed with red ink; if the govt won't sell the ailing carrier, it has to bear the cross
Air India has logged losses for over a decade, has a debt of over Rs 50,000 crore and faces stiff competition from private airlines. What should the government's focus be?
Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Monday alleged that the government was "totally confused" on the Air India assets sale and asked it to "sort out its mind" before attempting to tackle the problem.
Air India stake sale: Why the failed first attempt at the carrier's disinvestment could cost the Narendra Modi govt dear
The AISAM must be allowed to relax the Air India bid conditions substantially. Else, the carrier will continue to feed on taxpayer funds.
Air India divestment: Govt unsure if it can sell the ailing carrier; civil aviation secretary RN Choubey's take a case of sour grapes?
A non-airline company, with no experience in running an airline, can also place a bid for Air India. This shows all that is wrong with the divestment.
Jet's announcement comes days after IndiGo pulled out of the race to acquire Air India's operations. The Centre now has no clear front-runner in the sale campaign.
However, IndiGo, the first to express an interest in acquiring national carrier Air India, will have to meet some conditions when it puts down a solo bid.
The Civil Aviation Ministry has sought Expression of Interest (EoI) for the stake sale in the loss-making Air India and two of its subsidiaries
The buyer will have to retain the 'Air India' brand for a few years.
Air India set to give salary hikes, promotions to pilots even as the Maharajah looks at ways to clear Rs 53,000-cr debt
Some employees at Air India complain that the hikes and promotions will increase inefficiencies in the entire workforce.