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
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded 1996 (as Alliance Air)
Frequent-flyer program Flying returns
Airport lounge Maharaja lounge
Alliance Star Alliance (affiliate)
Fleet size 15
Destinations 25
Company slogan Your Palace in the Sky!
Parent company Air India Limited
Headquarters Delhi
Key people Ashwini Lohani, CMD
Air India Regional ATR 72 taxiing in at Diu Airport.
Air India Regional CRJ-700 aircraft VT-RJC

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 170 weekly flights to 25 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, Bengaluru, and Hyderabad.


As of August 2016, Air India Regional Fleet Consists of the following Aircraft Families (All aircraft are dry leased).[3]

Air India Regional Fleet
Aircraft In Service Passengers
ATR 72-600 8 70 leased (8 more to be leased from Elix till march 2017)
ATR 42-320 4 48 leased
Bombardier CRJ700 3 70 leased
Total 15


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 27 March 2007. p. 73. 
  2. ^ "Alliance Air destinations.". Alliance Air- Air India. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Fleet Details.". Air India. Retrieved 30 May 2015.