Air India Limited

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Air India Limited
Industry Aviation
Founded 30 March 2007 (2007-03-30)
Headquarters Air India Building, Nariman Point, Mumbai, India
Key people
Rohit Nandan
(Chairman & MD)[1]
Revenue 142.551 billion (US$2.2 billion) (2011)[2]
Owner Government of India
Number of employees
28,085 (2011)
  • Hotel Corporation of India Limited
  • Air India Air Transport Services Limited
  • Air India Engineering Services Limited
  • Air India Charters Limited
  • IAL Airport Services Limited
  • Airline Allied Services Limited[3]

Air India Limited is a company that was formed as National Aviation Company of India Limited by the government of India to oversee the merger of Air India and Indian.[4] The company was renamed as Air India Limited on 26 October 2010.[5] It was incorporated under the Companies Act 1956 on 30 March 2007 and was owned by the Government of India based at the Air India Building in Nariman Point, Mumbai.[6] The Company was created to facilitate the merger of the two main state-owned airlines in India: Air India, with its subsidiary Air India Express and Indian, together with its subsidiary Alliance Air (now called Air India Regional).



National Aviation Company of India Limited
Air India Indian
Air India Express Air India Cargo Air India Charters Limited Air India Air Transport Services Alliance Air


Upon completion of the merger on 26 February 2011 there is now one primary airline, Air India, with two subsidiary carriers providing regional and low-cost, point-to-point services and a third subsidiary for cargo operations:

Air India Limited
Air India Air India Express Air India Regional

AIL carriers connect 93 destinations (60 domestic and 33 international) in 24 countries as of February 2011.


  1. ^ "Rohit Nandan New AI Chief". Business Standard. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  2. ^ Profit & Loss Account for the year ended 31 March 2011
  3. ^ "AIL Annual Report" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  4. ^ "NACIL". Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  5. ^ "Maharaja gets back old name". The Times of India. Retrieved 2012-10-14. 
  6. ^ "Annual Report 2009 (English)" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-10-14.