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Air India is the flag carrier of India. The airline can trace its origins back to Tata Airlines, founded in 1932. Following privatization, the airline has moved back into the ownership of Tata Sons. (Featured image: Tom Boon - Simple Flying)

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Airline Type:
Full Service Carrier
Year Founded:
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latest Air India Articles

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Air India's New Loyalty Program To Launch In Early 2024: What To Expect

The carrier is looking to launch plenty of new redemption options.

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Air India To Deploy More Cabin Crew On Some Narrowbody Routes

The airline has more than 70 narrowbody Airbus A320 family aircraft in its fleet.

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Regulator Finds Lapses In Air India's Internal Safety Audits Following Inspection

The flag carrier might have just landed in significant trouble with the DGCA.

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Air India Brings Back Boeing 777 Service To London

The airline will deploy its Boeing 777-300ER between Delhi and London Heathrow from September.

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9 Destinations: Air India’s European Flight Operations Explored

The carrier's flights have risen by 5% and are now at their joint highest level.

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Some Air India Pilots Could Soon Fly Vistara Dreamliners

The move indicates growing synergies between the two airlines ahead of their merger.

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Air India And Air India Express Staying Clear Of Each Other’s Routes

The two airlines have identified their target markets and plan to stick to them.

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First Look: Air India Reveals Totally New Cabins For Its Boeing 777 Fleet

Alongside its new brand and livery, Air India also revealed the upcoming new cabins of its Boeing 777 fleet.

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Air India Unveils Its Stunning New Brand And Livery: What You Need To Know

The airline's long-awaited rebrand is finally here, and it is a huge change.

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Air India And IndiGo Aircraft Turn Back Due To Engine Issues

Both incidents took place on August 4th.

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1st Air India Airbus A350-900 Performs Maiden Flight

The flight took place across the southern skies of France, with the aircraft sporting a complete white paint job.

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What's The Latest With Air India's Airbus A350s?

Two A350-900s destined for Air India have been spotted at Airbus facilities in Toulouse.

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Air India CEO And India Antitrust Chief Meet About Pending Vistara Merger

India’s Competition Commission is concerned that the resulting airline will stifle competition and prove problematic.

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Air India Flying Returns: The Simple Flying Guide

Everything you need to know about the program!

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Air India Flying Returns: The Hidden Perks

The program is likely to be refreshed in the coming months.

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Air India Announces Delhi-Dhaka Flight

The airline will fly the route four times a week starting in September.

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Air India Boeing 787 Bursts Tire While Departing Delhi

The plane returned to the airport, and another aircraft was deployed to continue the flight.

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LAX And Boston Among New US Destinations Being Considered For Air India

The airline is keen on expanding its presence in the US.

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Air India Aiming For 300% Cargo Capacity Growth In The Next 5 Years

The airline is excited about the increase in cargo capacity that its future aircraft will bring.

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Inside Air India’s Big Plans For Its Widebody Aircraft

The airline is aiming to increase its widebody fleet strength by 30% in the coming months.