Captain Rohit Bhasin has taken over as Executive Director of the Eastern Region of Air India. A distinguished pilot with a rich experience of corporate administration, Captain Bhasin had joined Air India in 1986 as a promising Pilot. He succeeds A Rane who has been serving as the ED ER for the last two years.
Captain Bhasin has been one of the youngest pilots to train in and operate the Boeing 747 and regularly commands the VVIP flights. He was one of the first Commanders of the ultra long-haul Boeing 777 aircraft and amongst the first to commandeer the Boeing 787 Dreamliners. Capt Bhasin has operated almost all wide-bodied aircraft, the national carrier has been flying over the last three decades and has held responsible positions as GM (Operations) in the Western Region, Eastern Region and in Headquarters before his current responsibility as Executive Director Eastern Region.
Capt Bhasin hails from a family of pilots, with his father Captain Jaidev Bhasin having worked as one of the longest serving pilots in the erstwhile Indian Airlines. His wife Capt Nivedita Bhasin is also one of the most senior and accomplished pilots with Air India. Keeping up the family tradition, Captain Bhasins' children are also professional Pilots.