Singapore Airlines, Tata Sons to form full-service airline in India

A Singapore Airlines carrier at Changi Airport Terminal 2 on Feb 7, 2013. India's Tata Sons conglomerate and Singapore Airlines will form a full-service airline based in New Delhi, the Indian group said on Thursday, Sept 19, 2013. -- ST FILE PHO
A Singapore Airlines carrier at Changi Airport Terminal 2 on Feb 7, 2013. India's Tata Sons conglomerate and Singapore Airlines will form a full-service airline based in New Delhi, the Indian group said on Thursday, Sept 19, 2013. -- ST FILE PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's Tata Sons conglomerate and Singapore Airlines will form a full-service airline based in New Delhi, the Indian group said on Thursday.

Tata Sons will own 51 per cent and Singapore Airlines will own the remainder, Tata said.

Tata is a partner in a separate joint venture with Malaysia's AirAsia that plans to launch a low-cost airline in India.