Indian Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel yesterday told reporters on the sidelines of a New Delhi business conference that "the worst is over" for struggling Air India, which has seen average monthly losses of INR4 billion ($90 million) begin to come down by INR1 billion a month. According to Agence France Presse, Patel said the carrier "is continuing on a path to recovery." AI declared a INR14.74 billion ($316.8 million) loss in its fiscal third quarter ended Dec. 31, 2009 (ATWOnline, ...

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