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Air India disinvestment

Cabinet approves creation of SPV for Air India divestment

An SPV named Air India Asset Holding Ltd was set up on January 22 last year as part of financial restructuring of the debt-laden national carrier.

Mar 01, 2019, 10:31 AM IST

Air India expects to raise Rs 6,100 crore by selling, leasing back 7 wide-body aircraft: Report

On August 7, Parliament had approved the gross additional expenditure of Rs 980 crore for equity infusion into the heavily indebted airline.

Nov 20, 2018, 11:57 AM IST

Govt seeks Parliament's nod for Rs 980 crore equity infusion into Air India

The amount is part of the total gross additional expenditure of Rs 11,697.92 crore, for which approval has been sought from the Parliament.

Jul 31, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Government committed to Air India's strategic disinvestment: Jayant Sinha

A plan is also being worked out by the Air India board and the situation was reviewed after the proposed strategic stake sale of the national carrier failed to attract any bidders last month.

Jun 20, 2018, 15:55 PM IST

Air India to continue giving Khadi amenity kits to international passengers

The amenity kit will include a number of Khadi products, like soaps, moisturisers and lip balms.

Jun 19, 2018, 09:45 AM IST

Air India staff unions hit social media against disinvestment plan

As part of efforts to revive the loss-making Air India, the government has kicked off the stake sale process and has issued a detailed preliminary information memorandum wherein it has proposed to sell 76 percent stake and cede management control to private players.

Apr 16, 2018, 12:08 PM IST

Air India sale a scam in the making, will file complaint if I find culpability: Subramanian Swamy

Swamy has threatened to file a complain if he finds anything wrong with the deal.

Mar 31, 2018, 21:45 PM IST

UPA made the Maharaja a beggar, we are restoring his glory: Minister on Air India sale

He said the airline would be kept independent after the stake sale.

Mar 29, 2018, 21:09 PM IST

EoIs for divestment in Air India, Pawan Hans in next few weeks: Aviation Secy

Last June, the Union Cabinet had approved privatisation of the debt-laden national carrier, which is staying afloat on taxpayers' money.

Mar 09, 2018, 08:16 AM IST

Air India seeking Rs 1,500 crore in working capital loans

Air India has already secured a government-guarantee for the proposed loan, which it is seeking from December through January.

Dec 08, 2017, 17:23 PM IST

Air India's domestic, global operations to be sold together: Sinha

Sinha's comments assume significance against the backdrop of some players expressing their interest only in certain verticals of Air India.

Dec 02, 2017, 12:17 PM IST

Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal gets three-month extension

The airline, which has a debt burden of over Rs 50,000 crore, managed to eke out operational profit for the first time in a decade in 2015-16.

Nov 25, 2017, 17:11 PM IST

Air India ropes in SBI Caps, sets up 5 teams for divestment process

As part of efforts to revive the loss-making airline, the government has decided on strategic disinvestment and the modalities are being worked out.

Nov 21, 2017, 22:24 PM IST

Govt wants Air India disinvestment to be completed 'fast'

As part of efforts to revive the debt-laden Air India, which has been in the red for long, the government is working on the contours of its strategic disinvestment.

Nov 14, 2017, 23:48 PM IST

Air India eyes sale of scrapped engine parts

The carrier plans to salvage select engine parts under a profit sharing arrangement, failing which they would be sold as scrap, as per a tender document.

Oct 23, 2017, 18:12 PM IST

Now, Air India looks for Rs 1,500 crore short term loans

The debt-laden carrier, which is surviving on taxpayers' money, is battling multiple headwinds, including financial woes and stiff competition.

Oct 20, 2017, 14:14 PM IST

Two more firms evince interest in Air India ground handling biz

A group of ministers, headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, held discussions on the stake sale modalities. It is at least the third meeting of the group so far this month.

Sep 28, 2017, 00:11 AM IST

Air India ties up with PNB, IndusInd for Rs 3,250 crore loan

On June 28, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) had given in-principle approval for strategic disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries.

Sep 27, 2017, 17:50 PM IST

Air India looks to vacate unused space at airports, save on rentals

Bansal said he is planning to vacate any extra space at airports that the airline might be holding up due to scrap.

Sep 24, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

Air India plans to rationalise some routes

The disinvestment-bound national carrier is discussing the possible routes that can be rationalised starting from the winter schedule next month.

Sep 17, 2017, 15:19 PM IST