Air India must rise from its long slumber if it is to regain a leading position in India’s air transport industry.
The flag just got more prominent at Air India. Minister for Civil Aviation Vayalar Ravi, who took over after a reshuffle of the cabinet in January, says getting the airline back to the lead position it once occupied is his top priority. Air India watchers say he probably would need a time machine to do so. The government-owned carrier has been losing ground to nimble-footed rivals for around three decades. The last three years since government-owned Air India and Indian Airlines were ...
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