Mr. Aloke Singh, the new Chief Executive Officer of Air India Express has taken charge on November 9, 2020, at the Airline’s Corporate Headquarters in Kochi.
He brings three decades of diverse experience in air transport and travel, with leadership roles in Air India, Alliance Air, and a Gulf-based national carrier.
Before taking on the current assignment at Air India Express, he was associated with an aviation advisory and consulting firm in New Delhi. He also co-founded a travel venture as an entrepreneur.
He holds an MBA from Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi and has attended London School of Economics on a Chevening Fellowship.
In his first communication to Air India Express employees, Mr. Singh stated that he was privileged to be a part of an iconic institution and a great team; though it was a challenging time for the industry and the airline, he felt confident that the organization had the resilience and capacity to overcome the crisis.
He also acknowledged the contribution of former CEO Mr. K. Shyam Sundar, in laying a strong foundation for the Airline’s future growth.
Air India Express, headquartered at Kochi, Kerala has reported its highest ever net profit of Rs. 412.77 Crore in the financial year ending March 2020, as per the audited accounts approved by the Airline’s Board of Directors on 27 October 2020. The Airline has been reporting a net profit for five consecutive years on the back of efficient utilization of assets and strong passenger patronage.