Alliance Air (India)

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Alliance Air
Alliance Air logo 2017.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
9I[1] LLR[1] ALLIED[2]
Founded 1996
Commenced operations 21 June 1996; 21 years ago (1996-06-21)
Hubs Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam
Frequent-flyer program Flying returns
Alliance Star Alliance (affiliate)
Fleet size 13 (September 2017)
Destinations 34 (September 2017)
Company slogan Connecting India
Parent company Air India Limited
Headquarters Delhi
Key people Ashwani Lohani, CMD
Website airindia.in

Alliance Air is a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India which was founded in 1996. The airline mainly operates regional routes in India as part of government's Regional Connectivity Scheme.

History[edit]

Alliance Air was founded in 1996 and was a part of the now defunct Indian airlines. In 2007, when Indian Airlines was merged with Air India, it became the regional arm of Air India operating under a new identity as Air India Regional.[citation needed] In March 2017, the airline was again renamed Alliance Air.[3]

Destinations[edit]

Alliance Air operates to 34 destinations in India as of September 2017.[4] It mainly operates regional services in India through its hubs in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam.[5]

Fleet[edit]

An Air India Regional ATR 42 taxiing at the Delhi hub

Alliance Air operates the following aircraft as of September 2017:[4]

Alliance Air fleet
Aircraft In service Passengers Notes
ATR 42-300 2 48
ATR 72-600 11 70 Plans to introduce eight additional aircraft by mid-2018
Total 13

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Alliance Air (India)". ch-aviation. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  2. ^ "JO 7340.2G Contractions" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 5 January 2017. p. 3-1-17. Retrieved 18 February 2017. 
  3. ^ "Air India Regional". Air India. Retrieved 29 December 2014. 
  4. ^ a b "India's Alliance Air adds UDAN flights, ATR72s". ch-aviation. 5 September 2017. Retrieved 18 September 2017. 
  5. ^ "Alliance Air". Air India. Retrieved 18 September 2017. 

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