Air India Regional

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This article is about an Indian airline formerly called Alliance Air. For the Australian airline, see Alliance Airlines.
Air India Regional
Air India Regional new English logo.png
Founded 1996 (as Alliance Air)
Hubs Indira Gandhi International Airport (Delhi)
Frequent-flyer program Flying returns
Airport lounge Maharaja lounge
Alliance Star Alliance (affiiliate)
Fleet size 5
Destinations 18
Company slogan Your Palace in the Sky!
Parent company Air India Limited
Headquarters Delhi
Key people Rohit Nandan, CMD
Air India Regional CRJ-700 aircraft
Aircraft in original Alliance Air livery

Air India Regional is an Indian airline which was started as a low-cost arm of Indian as Alliance Air. As part of Indian's merger with Air India, it was renamed Air India Regional.[1] It operates 196 weekly flights to 18 domestic destinations as a subsidiary of Air India.[2]


The airline was established on 1 April 1996 and started operations on 21 June 1996. It was wholly owned by Indian. The airline was renamed Air India Regional in the merger between Air India and Indian Airlines.


The airline serves Tier II and Tier III cities via the hubs of Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai & Bangalore.


As of July 2014,[3] Air India Regional Fleet Consists of the following Aircraft Families (All aircraft are dry leased)

Air India Regional Fleet
Aircraft In Service Order Passengers
ATR 42-320 3 0 48 All dry leased
to be replaced with ATR 72
ATR 72-600 1 7 70 All leased
entry in service till December 2015[4][5]
Bombardier CRJ700 2 0 70 All dry leased
Total 6 7

As of February 2014, the average age of Air India Regional Fleet is 15.7 years.


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 27 March 2007. p. 73. 
  2. ^ "Air India Regional Webpage". 
  3. ^ "Air India Regional Fleet". Ch-aviation. 
  4. ^]
  5. ^ Air India Regional to induct state of the art aircraft

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