Air India announces 100 more aircrafts for better connectivity

Air India announces 100 more aircrafts for better connectivity

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2016-05-25 20:24 New Delhi: Air India has announced the institution of 100 more aircrafts over the next four years aimed at encouraging better connectivity and easing transportation for the passengers.Air India chairman and Managing Director, Ashwani Lohani, today tabled a meeting with the representatives of various state governments to discuss the liability and feasibility of different routes."The solo aim of this meeting was to understand the needs and demands of the sates. We aim to connect tier-2 and tier-3 cities in various states to provide a proficient flying experience to our passengers. We have laid out a plan along with the state governments to prepare a fair spread-out across the country," he said."Market is growing rapidly and our share in market which used to be quite high is going down steadily. This is the time we react. If market grows, we should also grow proportionately. Since more and more people are travelling these days, fanning out more options will not only help the regular flyers but also attract new ones," he added.The airlines is also working to tie up with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), which will facilitate any regular passenger to fly with Air India using the same ticket if failed to get a confirmed seat.(ANI)