Air India will finally start operating under a single AOC on February 12, completing the merger of Air India, Indian and Alliance Air. What is the shape of new AI's network ? Which routes will it operate ? We're here to find out.
IATA : AI
ICAO : AIC
Largest hubs : Delhi, Mumbai
The merger completion on the twelveth will see all routes move into AI flight numbers and a refreshed set of flight numbers, among others.
Let's have a look at the route network first.
The new AI;s most interesting feature is its route network - something it never had and which was almost exclusive to Indian and Alliance Air.
Above : The domestic network out of Delhi
Below : The domestic network out of Mumbai
Domestic network out of Kolkata
Rest of the domestic network
The international network
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Mid East network
Excluding Air India Express routes
The information is plenty. Let's have a look at the new system of flight numbers in the part two tomorrow.