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10 Things You Must Know About Air India's New CEO & MD Ilker Ayci

"Working closely with my colleagues at Air India and the leadership of the Tata Group, we will utilize the strong heritage of Air India to make it one of the best airlines in the world with a uniquely superior flying experience that reflects Indian warmth and hospitality,” Ilker Ayci.

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Former Turkish Airlines' Chairman, Ilker Ayci has been selected as Tata Air India's new CEO and MD, the Tata Group reported today.

Tata Sons Chairman N. Chandrasekaran said that Ilker would lead Air India into the new era. So here are some important facts about Ilker Ayci.

10 Must-Know Facts About Ayci

*Turkish Nationality - Ilker Ayci was born in 1971 in Istanbul, Turkey.

*Bilkent University Alumni - He graduated from the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at Bilkent University.

*Kurtsan Ilaclar Employee - Ayci started his career in 1994 when he was alloted a few positions in Kurtsan Ilaclar A.S., Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Universal Dis Ticaret A.S.

*Researcher At  U.K. University - In 1995, he served as a researcher in the Department of Political Sciences at Leeds University in the U.K.

*Marmara University Post-Graduate - Ilker pursued his Master's degree in International Relations from Marmara University in Turkey in 1997.

*GM In Basak Sigorta & Gunes Sigorta - He filled in as a general manager in Basak Sigorta A.S. between 2005-2006, and then, at that point, in Gunes Sigorta A.S. somewhere in the between 2006-2011.

*TFF Board - He has additionally been on the leading body of the Turkish Football Federation and Turkish Airlines Sports Club, aside from being a Member of The Canadian Turkish Business Council and a Member of the US-Turkey Business Council.

*Chairman Of RTISPA - In January 2011 he was delegated as the Chairman of The Republic of Turkey Investment Support and Promotion Agency, which is the authority association for elevating Turkey's investment opportunities to the worldwide business community and for giving help to investors previously, during and after their entrance into Turkey.

*WAIPA's Vice President - In 2013, he was designated as the VP of the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies, and later on in January 2014, as the Chairman.

*Turkish Airlines Chairman - Ayci drove Turkey's airlines for a very long time from 2015. Turkish Airlines battled during the primary year of the pandemic as air travel drooped yet recuperated by diminishing staff expenses and exploiting a flourishing cargo business.

The Tata Group took over Air India in January and is concluding a group of first rate experts to resuscitate the airline. The new leading body of AI is probably going to be driven by Tata Group chairman N. Chandrasekaran himself. Ayci will take on his responsibilities on or before April 1.

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