- Air India CEO Campbell Wilson hopes to return the privatised airline to the upper echelons of global aviation.
- The airline is embarking on the biggest turnaround effort in airline history.
- Air India has placed an order for 470 planes from Airbus and Boeing, one of the largest ever such purchases.
- The airline plans to triple passenger numbers and challenge Gulf airport hubs including Dubai and Qatar for layover traffic.
- Tata Sons, the industrial group that acquired the national carrier, is seeking regulatory permission to merge Vistara, its airline joint venture with Singapore Airlines, into Air India.
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Air India boss hails biggest turnround effort in airline’s history
Air India embarks on the biggest turnaround effort in airline history and aims to challenge Gulf airport hubs. New owner Tata Sons has ordered 470 planes to transform the brand.