Making Waves

Air India employees receive commendations for their work and artistic pursuits

Air India is making waves in the e-commerce space! The airline recently received the BW Businessworld Golden Cart award in the category of Favourite Government/Public Sector Services Company. The award was received by Anil Mehta, officer on special duty to the chairman and managing director, Air India.

The Golden Carts, an initiative by BW Businessworld in partnership with Nielsen India, celebrates the achievements of India’s e-commerce sector and honours the country’s favourite e-commerce brands. The winners were selected after more than 2,500 online surveys across 16 cities to evaluate over 85 brands across 14 core e-commerce categories.


Air India employee Dipali Sawant

Creative at work

Air India actively encourages the artistic talent of its employees. Dipali Sawant, a senior security agent with the airline, received a cash award of Rs 2,000 from Ashwani Lohani, chairman and managing director of the airline, for her beautiful rangoli design at the company office in Mumbai. A student of Ruia College, Mumbai, Sawant has a degree in arts and was also an active NCC cadet. She joined the airline in 2007, soon after her graduation, and worked in the flight handling unit before moving to the security office at the Air India building in Mumbai. She has displayed her talent at various company functions with the encouragement from her seniors in the airline. “My art blossomed in Air India,” says the young lady who is also fond of dance, music and rifle shooting, and also holds a degree in law.

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