Air India executive deletes LinkedIn post on option to buy 370 aircraft

Company officials asked not to disclose details: Sources

Deepak Patel New Delhi
Photo: Bloomberg

Photo: Bloomberg

In a curious turn of events, Air India’s Chief Commercial and Transformation Officer (CCTO) Nipun Aggarwal’s social media messages linked to the recent mega aircraft deal have disappeared. In a LinkedIn post on Wednesday night, he had said Air India, in addition to the order of 470 planes, had the option to purchase 370 aircraft from Airbus and Boeing.
Sources told Business Standard that the Tata Group is opposed to the idea of additional  details related to the Air India deal to be disclosed on social media.
Aggarwal, Air India and Tata Sons did not respond to Business Standard’s queries regarding this matter. The airline’s firm order for 470 aircraft is the world’s largest single-tranche aircraft deal ever made in commercial aviation history.

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First Published: Feb 17 2023 | 7:50 PM IST

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