Air India parent National Aviation Co. of India is expected to lose approximately INR54 billion ($1.18 billion) in its fiscal year ending March 31, similar to the INR55.48 billion deficit suffered in 2008-09, with losses "likely to continue for [a] few more years," Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel told parliament. The carrier's restructuring plan, a condition of its government bailout, "envisages benefits" of INR19.11 billion in 2009-10, although NACIL has implemented just INR7.53 ...

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