Air-India is one of the biggest and best airline flight carrier services in the nation. Air-India airline was founded & established by father of TATA groups by J.R.D Tata as Tata Airlines in 1932. Initial airmail services, cargo services tho start aina TATA airlines 1938 lo passenger services ni start chesindi. Bur post independence taruvatha Tata Airlines ni Government of India take over chesindi and renamed it as Air-India.
Ippudu almost 68 years taruvatha Air-India losses ni bare cheyaleka auction ki pedite malli Air-India ni own chesukunnaru Tata Sons then and now it is TATA Group. Assala Air-India ani pilavabadtunna Tata AirLines ela start aindi enduku Indian Government take over chesindi..ippudu enduku malli auction pette stage ki occhindi anedi telusukundham padandi.
1. TATA’s Dream To Fly Indians Started in 1932:
Jehangir Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata AKA J.R.D. Tata was a business tycoon and founder of Tata Group all dreamed of flying Indians on flights. Appatike textiles, food, cosmetics products business tho richest businessman ga unna JRD Tata…India ki Idnians ki antu oka flight undali ani kalalu kannadu. Ala 1930 ki mundhe Airlines ni establish cheyadaniki groundwork chesaru JRD Tata.
2. Tata Air Services To Tata Airlines All Started on October 15th in 1932:
Tata Air Services ga start ayyi aa taruvatha Tata Airlines ga name change chesaru. India’s first licensed pilot aina JRD Tata first airmail service flight ni October 15th roju 1932 lo tane swayanga nadipi Tata Airlines ni successful ga start chesaru.
3. Tata’s Flew First domestic flight in 1938 & First International flight in 1948:
1938 lo Bombay to Trivandrum ki first full-fledged domestic services passenger flight ni start chesaru Ta Airlines. It took 10 years to start International flight services for Tata Airlines, as the first flight named Malabar Princess (registered VT-CQP) took off from Bombay bound for London Heathrow marking the airline’s first international flight.
4. Maharaja As Mascot in 1940:
Ika 1940’s lo Maharaja Mascot ni official airlines mascot and brand ga declare chesaru Tata Airlines.
Ika aa taruvatha successful ga domestics and International services run chesthu occharu Tata Airlines. But all of sudden after 1952 Tata Airlines ni public limited cheyalani anukundhi appudu unna Nehru Government.
5. Tata Airlines was acquired by Indian Government and Nationalised as Air India in 1953:
1947 post Independence taruvatha Government Of India, self government ni form cheyadam new rules, new administration start avvadam jarigindi. And most of the private organisations ni GOI take over chesindi. And then they bought 49% majority stakes in Tata Airlines.
Ika 1953 lo the Government of India, Air Corporations Act & GO ni pass chesthu Tata Airlines lo majority stake ni purcase chesindi. And they declared that its founder J. R. D. Tata would continue as Chairman till 1977. Tata Airlines ni Air India ga marchesaru…domestic services were transferred to Indian Airlines as a part of a restructuring.
6. Golden Era For Air India From late 90’s to 2010:
In 1998, The company started using two Boeing 747-300Ms in a mixed passenger-cargo configuration. And they flew a Boeing 747-400, named Konark, the first non-stop flight between New York City and Delhi in 1993. And 2000 lo www.airindia.com website ni launch chesaru and aa taruvatha 2005 lo Air India Express name tho low cost airlines ni start chesthe adi kuda superhit aindi middleclass families flight dream ni konchem easier chesindi.
7. Downfall of Air India has all started in 2012 after competition from Jet Airways, IndiGo and SpiceJet.
Ika 2012 lo Indian Airlines lo Spicejet, Jet Airways and IndiGo vallu Air India kante takkuva prices ki tickets sale cheyadam…manci service ivvadam start chesayi. Ala aa comepetition ni face chese pani lo Air India chala huge losses ni chusthu occhindi.
8. Privatisation of Air India started in 2017
On 28 June 2017, the Government of India approved the privatisation of Air India. A committee has been set up to start the process.In 2018, the Government issued an Expression of Interest (EOI) to sell 76% stake of Air India, along with low-cost airline Air India Express.
Appatike 33,392 Crores lo loss lo unna Air India stakes konadaniki eh private firm mundhuku raledhu. Then Govt. decided to sell 100% shares of both Air India and its budget carrier Air India Express as well as 50% shares of AISATS and to attract more bidders this time.
9. Tata’s Own Air India after 68 years:
After a long wait Tata Sons (Tata Group( now acquired Air India (TATA Airlines) after 68 years. Now everyone is looking for how TATA’s will handle the losses and what they are going to do to make Air India proud again.