The beleagured national airline has finally come home to the Tatas--where it was birthed, grew and then was taken over by the government. It has now returned home to Tatas.
In a letter addressed to the Air India family, group chairman N Chandrasekaran said: "From the day of the announcement, one word has been on everyone's lips: homecomig. We are proud to welcome Air India back into the Tata family, after all these years.... I am convinced that the golden age of Air India lies ahead. Our journey towards it starts now."
Here is how the Tatas received the maharaja in a series of tweets on the company's Twitter handle about the 'long-awaited' guest:
A brand new chapter unfolds for Air India as part of the Tata Group.
#FlyAI: A brand new chapter unfolds for Air India as part of the Tata Group.— Air India (@airindiain) January 27, 2022
Two iconic names come together to embark on a voyage of excellence.
Looking forward to soaring high propelled by our rich legacy & a shared mission to serve our Nation.
Welcome Aboard. @TataCompanies pic.twitter.com/iCVh5ewI7q
And an official note of its taking over:
The official announcement was made about the new members to the family of the Tata Group:
Corrigendum BY SULEKHA NAIR
In the FPJ report titled Air India Maharaja comes home to Tatas after 69 years; here's how homecoming was celebrated on Twitter, the photograph of the Air India mascot was used inadvertently. There was no intention to plagiarise. The error is deeply regretted and the image has been removed from all digital editions, and Twitter handle of the paper. Free Press Journal regrets for the error and apologises for the same