22-Sep-2009 10:43 AM

Air India to transfer five additional aircraft to low cost unit

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.