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Tatas, Singapore Airlines seek CCI nod for Vistara-Air India merger

Deal will not change competitive landscape, say parties

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The Tata group is consolidating its aviation business and merging four airlines into two

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai

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The merger of Vistara with Air India will not lead to any change in the competitive landscape or cause any appreciable adverse effect on competition in India, Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines (SIA) have said in their application to the Competition Commission of India (CCI). The application was filed on Monday.

In November, the two sides announced the plan to merge the airlines to drive synergies and drive market share in the fast growing Indian civil aviation market. Tata group and SIA own 51:49 per cent stake in Vistara.

As a part of the merger deal, SIA has decided to

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First Published: Apr 19 2023 | 7:44 PM IST

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