Cargo significant focus for Air India; to be a major part of revenue mix
Campbell Wilson, CEO of Air India noted that cargo is going to be a significant part of Air India’s revenue mix and it is also a significant focus for them in building up the capability and systems to take full advantage of the cargo opportunity.
“The newly ordered aircraft, particularly the wide-body aircraft, comes with a lot of belly cargo space,” he said.
He was addressing the media virtually as Air India completed 12 months of transformation since privatisation.
Vihaan.AI is a five-year transformation programme split into three phases covering many work streams to tackle the business and challenge comprehensively.
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In the press conference, Air India CEO said that both India and Air India have enormous potential to become a significant international players in aviation.
He informed that the list price of the newly ordered 470 Boeing and Airbus aircraft is $70 billion.
He also spoke about the Air India integration with Vistara, Air India Express and AIX Connect.
Air India has recruited more than 1,200 professionals to their ground staff to fill in a gap left by 15 years of non-hiring.
The carrier under Tata Group has restored 20 aircraft to service over the year and is leasing in additional aircraft to accelerate transformation.
“In the past few months, we have commenced or announced 16 new routes. We have doubled our capacity and revenue,” Wilson said.
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