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An Air India 777-300ER (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Katie Bailey)

Air India Reunites With Tata After 68 Year Separation

After nearly 70 years apart, Tata and Air India are finally due to be united once again after the company won the winning bid for the flag carrier. With a $2.4 billion payout, the Indian government will surrender 100% ownership of the airline and its subsidiary Air India Express to the conglomerate after years of being separate. The airline will operate under a private investment group called Talace Pvt Ltd, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Tata Sons Group.…

Tata Group Likely to Win Bid for Air India

The long and overly drawn-out saga of Air India’s privatization might come to a close soon. The Indian government has been trying since 2017 to privatize the airline but has had trouble finding a buyer of the dumpster fire of an airline. In late 2019, the Indian government moved a…

Air Asia Sells Stake In Indian Subsidiary

Air Asia announced it is selling most of its stake in its Indian subsidiary, Air Asia India. The decision comes due to the airline’s need to focus on recovering in its key markets across Southeast Asia, as reported by Reuters. The budget airline group is selling its stake to Tata…

A Personal Look Back: Air India Was Once A World…

These days, many people in and around the industry see Air India as a poorly run airline that most avoid flying if they can help it. They’re known for poor on-time performance, rundown planes, indifferent staff and more. A quick search online results in dozens of bad reviews for every…