Sep. 29—NEW DELHI — Air India Express has taken delivery of the first two Boeing 737-MAX, at the Boeing facility in Washington, US. As part of the government's strategic divestment programme, the Tatas acquired full ownership of both Air India and its subsidiary Air India Express in January 2022. In November 2022, the Tata group announced the merger of AirAsia India and Air India Express. In July, AirAsia India got an approval from the civil aviation regulator to operate its flights under the Air India Express brand. Mint reported on 25 July that AirAsia India has sought approvals from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation to expedite the integration of the two airlines, including the rebranding from AirAsia India to Air India Express.
Source: Mint October 02, 2023 21:07 UTC