Turkish Airline’s Ex-Chairman Aycı Named Air India CEO

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Former Chairperson of Turkish Airlines Ilker Aycı was appointed as Air India’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.

“The board after due deliberations approved the appointment of Ilker Ayci as the CEO & MD of Air India. This appointment is subject to requisite regulatory approvals,” Tata Sons stated in a release.

“We are delighted to welcome Ilker to the Tata Group where he would lead Air India into the new era,” he said.

“The Air India Board met to consider the candidature of Mr. Ayci. Mr. Chandrasekaran was a special invitee to this board meeting.”

He will assume his responsibilities on or before April 1, 2022, Tata Sons said.

Aycı said he is “delighted and honored to accept the privilege of leading an iconic airline and to join the Tata Group.”

“Working closely with my colleagues at Air India and the leadership of the Tata Group, we will utilize the strong heritage of Air India to make it one of the best airlines in the world with a uniquely superior flying experience that reflects Indian warmth and hospitality,” Aycı said.

Source: https://www.dailysabah.com/