Tulsi Nowlakha Mirchandaney

Managing Director, Blue Dart Aviation

Tulsi Nowlakha Mirchandaney is the managing director and accountable manager for Blue Dart Aviation, South Asia's largest domestic express cargo airline with a fleet of four B757-200 and three B737-200 freighters.

She is accountable for the operations of the airline, including flight operations,maintenance and ground handling activities.

Blue Dart Aviation undertakes scheduled operations to India's seven major metros–Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad—and operates charters across the country and within the region.

Tulsi has an MBA degree in International Aviation from Concordia University,Montreal, and has presented a research paper on aviation education.

She has been actively associated with the airline and express industry in India for over 30 years. She moved to Blue Dart Aviation from Blue Dart Express,where she is credited with creating and marketing the air cargo products for the launch of Blue Dart Aviation, including major accounts and interline agreements with international airlines, initiating charter services and setting up the accounting, sales and operations systems for these services.

Prior to joining Blue Dart Aviation in 2008, she was the Senior Vice President –Marketing and Projects for Blue Dart Express. She has been instrumental in brand development activities in the company, and developed the industry segment module used in-house for marketing research.