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Air India to transfer five additional aircraft to low cost unit

22-Sep-2009 10:43 AM

Air India parent, National Aviation Company Ltd (Nacil), reportedly announced plans to transfer five of the carrier’s A320 aircraft to Air India Express by Dec-2009 (Business Standard, 22-Sep-09). Air India Express would operate the aircraft on ten new routes as part of its Winter Schedule 2009/10. The seats on each aircraft would reportedly be increased from 144 to 168 with the conversion to a single Economy class.