Tulsi Nowlakha Mirchandaney
Blue Dart Aviation
Tulsi Nowlakha Mirchandaney is the Managing Director and Accountable Manager of Blue Dart Aviation, India’s only scheduled domestic cargo airline and South Asia’s largest, with a fleet of six B757 freighters. Blue Dart Aviation is the only cargo airline that has successfully sustained its operations in India in a challenging aviation environment for the past 20 years. Her responsibility spans oversight of the airline’s operations, inhouse aircraft maintenance and ground handling activities, with a workforce of over 1200 people.
She has been actively associated with the airline and express industry in India for over forty years, and has been involved with Blue Dart since the inception of the airline in various capacities, including major commercial contracts, critical projects and the launch of charter operations. She has been instrumental in steering and bringing about policy changes to support the cargo airline industry in the country. Tulsi has an MBA degree in International Aviation from Concordia University, Montreal, and has been felicitated by the Ministry of Civil Aviation for her contribution to Civil Aviation in the country.