Case Code : CLBS087
Publication date : 2009
Subject : Business Strategy
Industry : -
Length : 04 Pages
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This caselet discusses the proposed merger of India's national air carriers, Air India and Indian Airlines. It discusses the events that necessitated the merger, the process of the merger, the synergies expected to be gained from the proposed merger and the problems which the new company might face.
However, the process had formally been initiated only in September 2006, when the Indian government assigned the duty of preparing the roadmap for the merger to Accenture Inc., a management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company.
After being endorsed at various levels of the administrative hierarchy, the plan for the merger was finally approved by the Union Cabinet in March 2007.
A new company called the National Aviation Company of India Ltd. (NACIL) was incorporated on March 30, 2007 under Sections 391 and 394 of the Indian Companies Act, 1956 to facilitate the merger...