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Air India entrusts component supply for its Boeing 777 fleet to Lufthansa Technik

Lufthansa Technik takes over the Total Component Support for Air India entire Boeing 777 fleet. The multi-year agreement that the MRO provider and the airline signed this Thursday in Gurugram, India, encompasses services for a total of 27 aircraft. With this first contract, both companies are laying the foundations for long-term cooperation; Starting in July 2024, Air India receives Luft...

dnata awarded contract for Air India’s long-awaited return to Zurich

dnata has won a multi-year contract with Air India at Zurich Airport (ZRH) in Switzerland, as India’s national carrier returns to the city for the first time in 27 years. The partnership will see dnata provide its range of passenger, ramp, and baggage services to the airline which will operate a four-weekly service between Zurich and Delhi on a Boeing 787-8 aircraft. dnata’s dedic...

RECARO Aircraft Seating selected by Air India as premium economy and economy seating partner for widebody aircraft

RECARO Aircraft Seating was selected by Air India as the premium economy and economy seating partner for their widebody aircraft. This partnership will see more than 22,000 RECARO seats installed in both linefit and retrofit programs over the next five to six years. Air India chose the award-winning CL3710 and the brand-new CL3810 for economy class, while the premium PL3530 will outfit t...

CAE agrees on the integration of Flight Operations Solutions software at Air India Group Airlines

CAE signed a multi-year contract to provide its advanced Crew Management and Operations Control solutions to the Air India Group airlines. Under the new contract, the existing Flight Planning agreement with Air India will be expanded to include CAE’ Crew Manager, Crew Access, and Recovery Manager Ops & Recovery Manager Crew, providing proven and comprehensive support for both A...

A new Air India is unveiled, representing bold new India on the world stage

Air India unveiled a modern new brand identity and new aircraft livery that capture the essence of a bold new India, marking a milestone in its Vihaan.AI transformation of the national institution into a national inspiration. The new look reimagines the iconic Indian window shape, historically used by Air India, into a gold window frame that becomes central to the new brand des...

Rolls-Royce biggest ever order of Trent XWB-97 engines with Air India

Rolls-Royce received an order from Air India for 68 Trent XWB-97 engines, plus options for 20 more. This is the biggest ever order for the Trent XWB-97, which exclusively powers the Airbus A350-1000. Air India has also ordered 12 Trent XWB-84 engines, the sole engine option for the Airbus A350-900. This is the first time that an Indian airline has ordered the Trent XWB and the deal will make...

Air India places record order for more than 800 LEAP engines

Air India and CFM International have signed an agreement for the largest ever CFM LEAP engine order. CFM will exclusively power the airline’s newly-announced fleet of 210 Airbus A320/A321neo and 190 Boeing 737 MAX family aircraft. Air India's firm order for 800 LEAP engines includes 420 LEAP-1A, 380 LEAP-1B, plus spares. Air India also signed a CFM services contract. Air India...

Boosting its domestic and international operations - Air India to acquire 250 Airbus aircraft

The Tata Group-owned Air India commits to order 250 Airbus aircraft to boost its domestic and international operations. The commitment includes 140 A320neo and 70 A321neo single-aisle aircraft as well as 34 A350-1000 and six A350-900 wide-body jets that will mark a new era for the country as the all-new, long-range aircraft celebrates its debut in the Indian market. The order aims to bot...