Campbell Wilson is the new CEO & Managing Director of Air India

Tata Sons on Thursday appointed Campbell Wilson as the CEO & Managing Director of Air India

Campbell Wilson is the CEO of Scoot, the wholly-owned low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines

Campbell Wilson has 26 years of aviation industry expertise

Campbell Wilson started as a Management Trainee with SIA in New Zealand in 1996

Campbell Wilson worked for SIA in Canada, Hong Kong and Japan

In 2011 he joined as the founding CEO of Scoot, which he led until 2016

Campbell Wilson then served as the senior Vice-President Sales & Marketing of SIA

In April 2020, Campbell Wilson again took over as the CEO of Scoot

Air India is at the cusp of an exciting journey to become one of the best airlines in the world,” Campbell Wilson said

Air India is the third airline brand in the Tata Group

Tata Group holds a majority interest in AirAsia India and Vistara, a joint venture with Singapore Airlines

In October 2021, Air India was sold to Talace Private Limited -- a subsidiary of the Tata Group’s holding company -- for ? 18,000 crore.

Air India controls over 4,400 domestic and 1,800 international landing and parking slots

Tatas had set up Tata Airlines in 1932, which was later -- in 1946 -- renamed Air India

Government of India had taken control of the airline in 1953

JRD Tata continued to be its chairman till 1977