Everyone knows J.R.D. Tata as the Air India founder, but it was Nevill Vintcent who gave the Tata Group the idea for a domestic airline
With the recent buzz about Air India privatisation plans, there has also, naturally, been a lot of talk of the airline’s glory days under J.R.D. Tata. But the person who has been completely forgotten in all this is the man who actually thought up the idea of Air India, and whom JRD himself referred to as “undoubtedly the founder of Indian air transport".