IndiaOne Air is a regional airline based in Ahmedabad, India. The airline is the first scheduled airline in India to operate a Single-engine aircraft. Proving flight was performed on 22 June 2022 and the AOC was granted to the airline on 24 June 2022.
IndiaOne Air aims to connect tier 2 & 3 cities with metropolitan city and will provide safe, efficient, cost effective and on-time services. Starting from Eastern India, we endeavour to provide both inter-state and intra-state scheduled flights with the vision of connecting unserved and underserved cities; which otherwise are difficult and time consuming to travel to by road and train.
IndiaOne Air will operate fleet of brand new aircraft. For enhanced safety and reliability, we are the only airline in the country (for this aircraft class) to equip aircraft with black-box (CVDR). The aircraft is also equipped with state of the art navigation system (Garmin G1000 NXi) and compliant with GAGAN (GPS-aided GEO augmented navigation) for all weather operations capability. Our aircraft are fitted with seats to match experience and comfort of a private jet. Seat pitch offered on our aircraft is more than business class of most airlines.
IndiaOne Air is determined in promoting local tourism, supporting business and for enhancing connectivity for general public.
Mr. Arun Kumar SinghChief Executive Officer & Accountable Manager
Mr. Arun Kumar Singh is the Chief Executive Officer & Accountable Manager at IndiaOne Air. He brings with him more than two decades of experience in managing all strategic, technical and commercial aspects of airlines involving both large and start-up companies. He is a strong leader who excels in the dynamic and challenging environment whilst remaining pragmatic and is focused on safety as the key objective. He has earned significant experience from various well-known companies such as Jet Airways, Kingfisher Airlines, Vectra UK Limited and has worked in India, UK, Sri Lanka and Cambodia prior to joining IndiaOne Air.
Mr. Prem Kumar GargVP Flight Operations
Wing Commander Prem Kumar Garg (Retd) is the Director VP Flight Operations at IndiaOne Air. He brings with him over 22 years of qualitative experience in Military Aviation, Flying Instructions & Operations, Aircraft Accident Investigation, Military Strategy, and General Administration & Management in the Indian Air Force with multifarious exposure on the mentioned arenas at different parts of the country. He has flown various military fighters and commercial aircrafts such as TECNAM P2006T, SU 30 MKI, MIG-23/27, MiG-21, Kiran MK I/II and HPT-32. A qualified Flight Instructor (IAF) with more than 1000 hours of Instructional Experience on fighters and jet trainer aircrafts. He is holding current ATPL with open rating.
Mr. Partha Sarathi DattaDirector Engineering & Maintenance
Mr. Partha Sarathi Datta is the Director Engineering & Maintenance/Continuing Airworthiness Manager at IndiaOne Air. He is a qualified Aviation Professional with more than 15 years of experience in various capacities including DGCA approved CAM & QM. His skills include initial Engineering/CAMO set up of Non Scheduled as well as Scheduled Commuter Airline. His Key Areas of Expertise are Continuing Airworthiness Management, Aircraft Induction, Operationalization, Maintenance, CAR Compliances, effective implementation of AMP etc. He is IRCA approved Lead Auditor on ISO 9001:2015 standards. He has worked with Sky Airways, Ventura AirConnect, Velvet Air, AFC, Air Odisha and Air Deccan.
Mr. Sabarish SureshkumarDirector Flight Safety
Mr. Sabarish Sureshkumar is the Director Flight Safety. He has been an integral part of IndiaOne Air since its inception in June 2020. With more than 12 years of experience in the Aviation industry Sabarish brings with him broad experience in all aspects of aviation operations, quality, and safety. He started his aviation career in 2009 by acquiring his commercial pilot license from the USA. He has general aviation flying experience in Australia, the USA, the Philippines and India. Previously he was flying with Air Deccan on Beechcraft 1900D as Senior First Officer and was working with operations department.
MR. Sambit Kumar NayakDirector Quality Assurance
Mr. Sambit Kumar Nayak is the Director Quality Assurance at India One Air. He is credited with more than 18 years of expertise in different domain of Aviation industries. His key areas of expertise encompasses Aircraft maintenance, Quality control, Airworthiness Management in different state government and private sector hangars and having immaculate track record throughout his carrier as DGCA approved Dy. Quality Manager, Continuing Airworthiness manager. He has acted as an independent consultant to various start-up companies in their Aircraft Maintenance, Airworthiness Management and AME Institute set-up. He is an accomplished expert in preparing DGCA compliance documentation. He added another feather in his cap by successfully completing Internal Auditors Training Programme on ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 9001:2015 standards.
Ms. Nikita AhluwaliaGM – HR & Commercial
Ms. Nikita Ahluwalia is the GM – HR & Commercial at IndiaOne Air. She has worked with some international and national hotel brands such as Marriott International and Fortune Park Hotels Ltd. She is a Human Resource professional with a zeal to drive and help organizations succeed by leveraging the most suitable talent. A proactive leader in all facets of HR, known for taking initiative and skilled at meeting challenges and deadlines both individually and as a team member on all assignments. She is also skilled in Payroll Management, Policy & procedure making, Budgeting, Employee Engagement, Performance Appraisal, and Statutory Compliances.
Mr. Achaiah Kaliyanda CariappaDirector Flight operations & Director Training
Mr. Achaiah.K.C, is the Director Flight Operations & Training at IndiaOne Air. Inducted as the company’s first Pilot in Command to fly the Cessna Caravan, Model 208B Ex. He started his aviation career in 2006, acquired his ATP License from India in the year 2020. A thorough professional with over 14 years of significant experience with companies such as Pacific Airways, Jet airways, Kingfisher airlines, Ventura Air connect Ltd and Spice Jet Ltd. He brings with him broad experience in areas of flight operations, flight training, commercial and cargo operations.
Mr. ManikandanChief Security Officer & Head of Airport Services
Mr. Manikandan is the CSO & Head of Airport Services at IndiaOne Air. He brings with him more than 12 years of rich experience and Knowledge in Avsec Operation and Airport services. His Aviation experience comes from major International and Domestic Airlines like Kingfisher, Spice jet, Aircosta, Mytri Aviation and Fits Aviation. He is a specialist in building up new Airlines and new stations in Avsec and Airport services Matter. He has a wide knowledge in preparing Avsec Manual; Ground handling Manuals, Quality control Program and Policies. Previous to India one Air, He has successfully Obtained BCAS, DGCA and AAI Approvals for his last two new startup Airlines.