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Tata To Merge AirAsia India, Air India Express Operations: ET

Tata group, which is in the process of taking over Air India, is looking to reduce operational costs


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Tata owns an 84% stake in AirAsia India and the move to create a single airline entity can be completed in a short span of the time, the report said. Photo: AFP

 

Indian conglomerate Tata Sons is working on merging low-fare airline AirAsia India with Air India’s no-frills carrier Air India Express, The Economic Times reported quoting top officials aware of the developments.

Tata group, which is in the process of taking over Air India, is looking to reduce operational costs.

Tata owns an 84% stake in AirAsia India and the move to create a single airline entity can be completed in a short span of the time, the report said, citing the unidentified officials.

Read the full report: The Economic Times.

 

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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