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Air India says Alliance Air is no longer its subsidiary | What this means for flyers – India Today

Alliance Air is no longer a subsidiary of Air India, according to an advisory issued by Air India. The announcement comes months after Tata Sons took over Air India as the government had accepted its winning bid of Rs 18,000 crore to acquire 100 per cent of the debt-laden state-run carrier.

Air India has stated that passengers who have tickets of Air India with a 4-digit flight number starting with ‘9’ or 3-digit flight number starting with ‘9I’, must know that these bookings belong to Alliance Air, as per the advisory.

Passengers must take note that Air India will no longer handle bookings as well as queries related to Alliance Air.

ALLIANCE AIR HELPLINE

Alliance Air passengers have been asked to contact +91-44-4255 4255 and +91-44-3511 3511 or email at [email protected] for any requirement related to Alliance Air.

AIR INDIA-TATA

Last year, Talace Pvt Ltd, a unit of the holding company of salt-to-software conglomerate Tatas, made the winning bid of Rs 2,700 crore cash and Rs 15,300 crore in debt takeover.

Tatas beat the Rs 15,100-crore offer by a consortium led by SpiceJet promoter Ajay Singh and the reserve price of Rs 12,906 crore set by the government for the sale of its 100 per cent stake in the loss-making carrier.

Air India is now the third airline brand in the Tatas’ stable – it holds a majority interest in AirAsia India and Vistara, a joint venture with Singapore Airlines Ltd.

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