Indian (Formerly Indian Airlines)


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Indian came into being with the enactment of the Air Corporations Act, 1953.It was renamed Indian on December 7, 2005 from its earlier name Indian Airlines.

Indian Airlines started its operations from 1st August, 1953 with a fleet of 99 aircraft and was the outcome of the merger of seven former independent airlines namely Deccan Airways, Airways-India, Bharat Airways, Himalayan Aviation, Kalinga Air Lines, Indian National Airways and Air Services of India.

The year 1964 saw the Indian Airlines moving into the jet era with the introduction of Caravelle aircraft into its fleet followed by Boeing 737-200s in the early 70s.

Along with its wholly owned subsidiary Alliance Air, it flies a fleet of 70 aircraft including Airbus A300s, Airbus A320s, Airbus A319s, Boeing 737s, Dornier Do-228, ATR-4, Airbus A319, A320s & A321s. Alongwith Indian cities, it flies to many foreign destinations which include Kuwait, Singapore, Oman, UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar besides Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Maldives

Indian Airlines' free run over the Indian skies ended with the entry of private carriers after the liberalization of the Indian economy in the early 1990's when many private airlines like Jet Airways, Air Sahara, East-West Airlines and ModiLuft entered the fray. The entry of low-cost airlines like Air Deccan, Kingfisher Airlines and SpiceJet has revolutionized the Indian aviation scenario. Indian has been a pioneer in the aviation scene in India. It was the first airline in India to introduce the wide-bodied A300 aircraft on the domestic network, the fly-by-wire A320, walk in flights and easy fares. It flies to 76 destinations - 58 within India and 18 abroad. It has a total employee strength of around 19300 employees along with Alliance Air and carries over 7.5 million passengers annually, along with Alliance Air.


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  Go Airlines (India) Ltd.
1st Floor, C-1, Wadia International Centre (WIC),
Pandurang Budhkar Marg,
Worli, Mumbai 400025
Nearest Landmark : Deepak Talkies
Board Line: 6741 0000
Fax: +91 22 67410001




Last Updated on 11/21/2012

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