Former Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani appointed Air India CMD for second time

Lohani, who was Railway Board chairman from August 2017 to December 2018, had his appointment approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

Published: 13th February 2019 05:54 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th February 2019 05:54 PM   |  A+A-

Ashwani Lohani

Ashwani Lohani. (Photo| PTI)


NEW DELHI: Ashwani Lohani has been appointed chairman and managing director (CMD) of Air India, according to an order issued by the government on Wednesday. This will be Lohani's second tenure as Air India chief.

His appointment was approved by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet on Wednesday, sources said. Lohani was appointed Railway Board chairman in August 2017 and retired in December 2018.

Lohani, who holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, was also ITDC chairman as well as the director of the Rail Museum in the capital.

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  • G Shankar

    It should be welcome back to AIR INDIA and all the best wishes to make this iconic brand a symbol of India's resurgence and pride once again
    6 months ago reply
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