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Tata Sons appoints Campbell Wilson as new CEO and MD of Air India

Earlier in February this year, Tata Sons had announced the appointment of former chairman of Turkish Airlines Ilker Ayci as the CEO and MD of Air India. However, he declined to take up the position amid controversies over his views related to India

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: May 12, 2022 16:41 IST
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Tata Sons on Thursday appointed Campbell Wilson, the previous head of low-cost airline Scoot, as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director (MD) of Air India. Wilson headed the low-cost airline Scoot

Tata Sons in a statement said that Air India board has approved the appointment of Wilson, subject to requisite regulatory approvals.

"Mr Wilson, 50, has 26 years of aviation industry expertise across both full service and low-cost Airlines," it said.

Wilson, 50, is the CEO of Scoot, the wholly-owned low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines. He has 26 years of aviation industry expertise across both full service and low-cost airlines, it added. 

Tata Sons and Air India Chairman N Chandrasekaran said, "I am delighted to welcome Campbell to Air India. He is an industry veteran having worked in key global markets cutting across multiple functions. Further, Air India would benefit from his added experience of having built an airline brand in Asia. I look forward to working with him in building a world-class airline."

 Earlier in February this year, Tata Sons had announced the appointment of former chairman of Turkish Airlines Ilker Ayci as the CEO and MD of Air India. However, he declined to take up the position amid controversies over his views related to India.

(pti inputs)

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