Indian cricket team will now fly Air India for official travel. According to LiveMint report, Air India Ltd, India’s oldest airline and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), the national governing body for cricket have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) regarding this.
The reports said that as per the MoU, Air India will now be the ‘preferred airline’ for the Indian cricket team for a period of one year, effective 1 September.
Air India will also fly Indian cricketers of both national and other state cricket teams on domestic and international networks across the globe, said the report.
The report also said that under the agreement, Air India will offer ‘special fares’ and ‘free baggage allowance’ to the Indian cricket team travelling with their kits.