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Air India sale: Centre opposes Subramanian Swamy's plea in Delhi HC seeking to set aside disinvestment process
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Air India sale: Centre opposes Subramanian Swamy's plea in Delhi HC seeking to set aside disinvestment process

The BJP leader Swamy has approached the high court seeking to quash the Air India disinvestment process and set aside the approvals given to it by authorities

JRD Tata's love for aviation and how India flies along with his dreams
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JRD Tata's love for aviation and how India flies along with his dreams

From founding the airline to spreading the wings of the Maharaja to Europe in 1948, Air India remained JRD Tata's first love

Tata Sons wins bid for Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia calls it
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Tata Sons wins bid for Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia calls it "a new dawn" for airline

Along with 100 percent stake in Air India, as well as its low-cost arm, Air India Express, Tata Group will have a 50 percent stake in the carrier's SATS Airport Services Private Limited

Branding, systems integration and route rationalisation: Key factors that will decide Tatas success in running Air India
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Branding, systems integration and route rationalisation: Key factors that will decide Tatas success in running Air India

The flight ahead will be long and turbulent, and it will take another four to five years before one can judge the Tata group

Air India returns home to Tata Group: Chronology of Air India privatisation
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Air India returns home to Tata Group: Chronology of Air India privatisation

Tata Sons makes the winning bid of Rs 18,000 cr for Air India privatisation as the airline returns to its founder after 68 years

'Incorrect': Government after reports on Tata Sons winning Air India bid
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'Incorrect': Government after reports on Tata Sons winning Air India bid

It was earlier reported that a panel of ministers has reportedly accepted Tata Sons' proposal to take over the debt-laden national carrier

Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India unions challenge airline's decision to slash allowances by 10% in Mumbai High Court
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India unions challenge airline's decision to slash allowances by 10% in Mumbai High Court

Air India employee unions have moved the Bombay High Court against the airline's decision to slash allowances, which form a major part of the salary, by ten percent because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Lockdown: Air India pilot unions urge govt to provide financial support to clear wage backlog
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Coronavirus Lockdown: Air India pilot unions urge govt to provide financial support to clear wage backlog

Air India's pilot unions IPG and ICPA has urged Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to "urgently" provide financial support to the national carrier amid private airlines' cry for a bailout package in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak

Air India divestment process looks very uncertain due to COVID-19 crisis, says CRISIL
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Air India divestment process looks very uncertain due to COVID-19 crisis, says CRISIL

The disinvestment process for national carrier Air India looks "very uncertain" in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that has impacted the aviation sector the most globally, according to rating agency CRISIL

Air India sale: Govt extends deadline to bid for cash-strapped national carrier by two months till 30 June
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Air India sale: Govt extends deadline to bid for cash-strapped national carrier by two months till 30 June

The government has extended the deadline to bid for Air India by two months till 30 June, as the COVID-19 fallout has disrupted economic activity globally

Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt may further extend 30 April deadline to bid for Air India stake sale
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt may further extend 30 April deadline to bid for Air India stake sale

The government is likely to extend the 30 April deadline to bid for Air India as the COVID-19 fallout has disrupted economic activities globally, an official has said

Air India sale: DPIIT notifies decision to permit NRIs to own up to 100% stake in cash-strapped national carrier
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Air India sale: DPIIT notifies decision to permit NRIs to own up to 100% stake in cash-strapped national carrier

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) has notified a decision of the union cabinet to allow non-resident Indians (NRIs) to control up to 100 percent stake in disinvestment-bound Air India

Govt needs to infuse Rs 3,000 cr in Air India to ensure continuity of operations as sale process to get delayed: CAPA
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Govt needs to infuse Rs 3,000 cr in Air India to ensure continuity of operations as sale process to get delayed: CAPA

The government's plan to privatise flag carrier Air India will be further delayed and it will have to infuse up to Rs 3,000 crore to ensure continuity of operations till the sale process gets over, the Centre for Pacific Aviation (CAPA) said on Wednesday

Air India sale: Govt extends deadline to bid for cash-strapped national carrier till 30 April
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Air India sale: Govt extends deadline to bid for cash-strapped national carrier till 30 April

The government on Friday extended the deadline for submitting bids for buying 100 percent stake in Air India till 30 April

Air India disinvestment process going on 'extremely well'; govt may extend initial bids deadline: Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri
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Air India disinvestment process going on 'extremely well'; govt may extend initial bids deadline: Aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday indicated that the deadline for submission of preliminary bids for Air India could be extended even as he emphasised that the disinvestment process is going on "extremely well"

Air India privatisation: Govt permits NRIs to own up to 100% stake in ailing national carrier; measure not in violation of SOEC norms
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Air India privatisation: Govt permits NRIs to own up to 100% stake in ailing national carrier; measure not in violation of SOEC norms

Allowing 100 percent investment by NRIs in the crisis-hit Air India would also not be in violation of Substantial Ownership and Effective Control (SOEC) norms.

Air India stake sale: Govt may extend deadline for submitting bids for debt-laden national carrier
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Air India stake sale: Govt may extend deadline for submitting bids for debt-laden national carrier

The government is likely to extend the 17 March deadline for submitting bids to buy 100 percent stake in Air India and the Home Minister led inter-ministerial panel will later this week decide on the new date

Air India stake sale: Adani Group mulls bidding for ailing national carrier; scrutinises bid documents
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Air India stake sale: Adani Group mulls bidding for ailing national carrier; scrutinises bid documents

Billionaire Gautam Adani's energy and infrastructure conglomerate is considering bidding to buy Air India and is pouring into bid documents before finalising a plan, sources said

Air India privatisation: Govt extends time till 6 March for bidders to pose queries on stake sale in national carrier
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Air India privatisation: Govt extends time till 6 March for bidders to pose queries on stake sale in national carrier

The government has extended the time till 6 March for bidders to pose additional queries regarding sale of its 100 percent stake in Air India

Air India Express expects over Rs 5,000 cr operating revenue in current fiscal, says CEO K Shyam Sundar
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Air India Express expects over Rs 5,000 cr operating revenue in current fiscal, says CEO K Shyam Sundar

Air India Express, which is up for sale along with parent Air India, on Thursday said it expects to cross Rs 5,000 crore in operating revenue this fiscal aided by higher aircraft utilisation, better yields and lower fuel expenses