Indian government ministers approved the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines (ATWOnline, Jan. 18). The next stage is final approval at a cabinet meeting next month, and Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel told media he expects approvals to be completed by the end of March. According to sources, the name and head office of the new airline are yet to be decided but what has been approved is a structure around six business units. These are expected to be passenger, cargo, ground handling, ...

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