Air India under Tata Group to offer this new service
New Delhi : The Tata Group recently took over Air India from the government and now in a first change it will be offering "enhanced meal services" in its four flights.
Air India will not fly under Tata banner, but retain its original name for now.
Earlier during the day, the officials had told news agency PTI the Indian government is likely to hand over Air India to the Tata Group on Thursday, nearly 69 years after it was taken from the conglomerate.
The enhanced meal service will be provided on four flights -- AI864 (Mumbai-Delhi), AI687 (Mumbai-Delhi), AI945 (Mumbai-Abu Dhabi) and AI639 (Mumbai-Bengaluru).
On October 8, 2021, the Indian government had sold Air India to Tata Group via bidding process for Rs 18,000 crores.
The officials told PTI that a new date will be announced later since the flights will fly under Tata banner.
Meanwhile, it has been reported that all formalities to handover the airlines are close to completion.