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Tata Group makes financial bid for Air India sale

The government declined to share any details on expectations from the sale of Air India

15 Sep 2021 7:31 PM

Dilip Cherian | EC & UP: All 3 commissioners from state; Arora yet to find a role

Prepare for more babu surprises to emerge in and around Uttar Pradesh as the polls draw near

16 Jun 2021 9:14 AM

No takers for Air India stake sale, bidding process ends

'Further course of action will be decided appropriately,' Ministry of Civil Aviation said.

31 May 2018 7:18 PM

Probable bidders 'arm twisting' govt on Air India sale: Unions

A forum of 10 Air India unions also reiterated its opposition to the privatisation of the loss-making airline.

11 Apr 2018 7:33 PM

Not participating in process: After IndiGo, Jet Airways rules out Air India bid

Air India ran losses for nearly a decade after a botched merger in 2007 and has debts of around USD 7.67 billion as per govt figures.

10 Apr 2018 2:26 PM


IndiGo pulls out of race to acquire national carrier Air India

IndiGo was one of the first players to show interest in Air India soon after the govt approved for its disinvestment in June 2017.

06 Apr 2018 10:22 AM

Govt plans to sell 76 pc stake in Air India, transfer management control

The Civil Aviation Ministry has sought Expression of Interest for the stake sale in the loss-making carrier and two of its subsidiaries.

28 Mar 2018 6:58 PM

Don’t privatise Air India now, give 5 yrs to revive: Parliament panel draft report

The Committee also expressed apprehension that Air India's strategic disinvestment 'would result in job loss of many people'.

07 Jan 2018 3:11 PM

Don't want Air India to go down like Kingfisher, leave thousands jobless: Govt

‘We want the Air India to serve the nation, to serve the people and fly high,’ civil aviation minister says in Lok Sabha.

28 Dec 2017 4:29 PM

SpiceJet, Jet Airways join the race for Air India disinvestment

A top Jet Airways executive acknowledged that the company was eyeing the debt-reeling national airline.

30 Nov 2017 4:28 PM


7 firms in race to serve as Air India sale advisor

The DIPAM, in September, had invited applications for engaging two advisors and a legal advisor for Air India's disinvestment.

26 Oct 2017 6:14 PM

Air India to be sold off in parts, free from 'overall debt'

Earlier in the year, the Union Cabinet gave 'in-principle' nod to the disinvestment of the national carrier.

17 Oct 2017 5:47 PM

Air India disinvestment: Govt keen on selling airline to domestic buyer

Earlier in the year, the Union Cabinet gave in-principle approval to go ahead with the disinvestment of the loss-making carrier.

16 Oct 2017 9:01 PM

Tata Sons eyeing Air India disinvestnent: N Chandrasekaran

The Tata Group has in the past expressed interest in acquiring stake in the national carrier.

09 Oct 2017 6:00 PM

Air India to vacate hangar space, rationalise some Gulf routes to cut losses

The airline has a debt burden of more than Rs. 50,000 crore and is grappling with tough financial situation.

24 Sep 2017 4:15 PM


Govt to hire transaction advisers for Air India disinvestment

At least two parties -- IndiGo and Bird Group – have formally evinced interest in Air India disinvestment.

31 Aug 2017 9:42 AM

Bird Group expresses interest in acquiring AI subsidiary

The Union Cabinet had earlier given 'in-principle' approval for the disinvestment of the national carrier.

30 Aug 2017 10:01 PM

Air India posts key properties for sale, aims to mop up Rs 500 crore

This asset monetisation plan comes in the light of the Cabinet's in-principle approval for Air India's divestment.

24 Aug 2017 7:25 PM

'Fragile finances', main cause of Niti Aayog's call for AI disinvestment

Niti Aayog had said that further support to an unviable non-priority in a competitive market was not the best thing to do.

25 Jul 2017 8:47 PM

Sunil Mittal backs Tata Group buying Air India

Reports say Tata group is believed to be interested in purchasing stake in national carrier.

23 Jun 2017 9:52 AM