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Air India

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
AI
AIC
098
Airindia

Air India Airbus A310-304
Air India
Air India Building
Nariman Point
Mumbai 400021
INDIA

Tel.: +91 22 2626 5555
Fax: +91 22 024 897
Email:
Website: www.airindia.in

Type: Scheduled, international, regional, passenger, cargo
Owner: National Aviation Company of India (NACIL) (100%)
Base: Mumbai (BOM)
Hubs: Delhi (DEL)
Start of ops: October 1932 (as Tata Airlines)
Air India operates the following aircraft Executives:
  • 24 x Airbus A319-100
  • 24 x Airbus A320-200 (6 parked)
  • 20 x Airbus A321-200
  • 2 x Airbus A330-200
  • 5 x Boeing 747-400
  • 8 x Boeing 777-200 (1 parked)
  • 12 x Boeing 777-300 (+3 planned)
  • 7 x Boeing 787-8 (+20 planned)
Chairman & MD:
Executive Director ops:
Finance Director:
Rohit Nandan
A S Soman
S Venkat

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Air India National Aviation Company of India
AI+IC
AIC
India Delhi 2007-
Formed 30/3/07 as NACIL/National Aviation Company of India merging Air-India (with a dash in the name) and Indian Airlines; legally approved 22/8/07 (but still using distinct AOC's NACIL-A inherited from Air-India, NACIL-I from Indian Airlines). Renewed application for membership into Star Alliance accepted on 13/12/07 by extant airline partners, effective date postponed several times, lapsed 1/8/11 as conditions were not met.
Air Indian  
AI
India Delhi 2007-2007
Formed to integrate all assets and activities of Air-India, Indian Airlines, Air-India Express, Alliance Air

Date
Aircraft
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Cat.
20-Jan-99
Boeing 747-437 VT-EVA Frankfurt International (FRA) Germany
0
substantial
07-May-90
Boeing 747-237B VT-EBO Delhi-Indira Gandhi International (DEL) India
0
w/o
23-Jun-85
Boeing 747-237B VT-EFO 176 km W off Cork, Ireland Atlantic Ocean
329
w/o
22-Jun-82
Boeing 707-437 VT-DJJ Mumbai (Bombay) India
19
w/o
01-Jan-78
Boeing 747-237B VT-EBD Arabian Sea, off Bandra India
213
w/o
23-Jan-71
Boeing 707-437 VT-DJI Mumbai (Bombay) India
0
w/o
24-Jan-66
Boeing 707-437 VT-DMN Mont Blanc France
117
w/o
19-Jul-59
Lockheed L-1049G Super Constellation VT-DIN Mumbai (Bombay) India
0
w/o
11-Apr-55
Lockheed L-749A Constellation VT-DEP off Great Natuna Islands Pacific Ocean
16
w/o
09-May-53
Douglas C-47A VT-AUD near Delhi India
18
w/o
15-Sep-51
Douglas C-47A VT-CCA Bangalore India
1
w/o
13-Dec-50
Douglas C-47B VT-CFK Katagiri India
21
w/o
03-Nov-50
Lockheed L749 Constellation VT-CQP Mont Blanc France
48
w/o
26-Sep-50
Douglas C-47A VT-DAT Barrackpore India
w/o
07-Apr-49
Vickers Viking 1B VT-CIZ Marre India
0
w/o
06-Feb-48
Vickers Viking 1B VT-CLY Mumbai (Bombay) India
0
w/o
27-Dec-47
Douglas DC-3 VT-AUG Korangi Creek Pakistan
23
w/o
13-Nov-47
Douglas DC-3 VT-ATI Jammu Airport (IXJ)  India
0
w/o