"This is the first time the airline will be celebrating the 'Air India Day'. A function will be held to celebrate the day and also to award meritorious employees of the airline," an official spokesperson said in the national capital.
    
Air India was amalgamated with erstwhile Indian Airlines into one airline as ‘Air India’ on August 27, 2007.

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National carrier Air India celebrating its merger with Indian Airlines today
Air India is giving away tickets at as low as Rs 100 for a limited period of time
Private carrier SpiceJet had earlier announced festive season tickets at Rs 1,888
Sale of tickets would be made only through the airline's website for five days from August 27 to 31
Passengers can use these tickets to travel during the period of August 27 to September 30 only

On the occasion, the flag carrier would launch 'Air India Offer' - a scheme offering tickets for Rs 100 apart from all applicable taxes.
    
The sale of these tickets would be made only through the airline's website for five days from August 27 to 31 for travel during the period August 27 to September 30 only, he added.

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