Air India going bankrupt?

Old Jul 2, 19, 2:46 pm
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Air India going bankrupt?

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com...w/70033687.cms

Is this a legit concern? I am booked on an AI flight in Dec. I booked AI because it looked like 9W wouldn't be operating by the time of travel, now I have to worry that AI will go bust also?
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Old Jul 3, 19, 12:52 am
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AI is owned by the government. Don't worry they're not shutting down. All of us here will be paying a little more in taxes, surcharges, duties and whatnots to make sure you can fly!
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Old Jul 3, 19, 10:39 am
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In the conventional sense, AI has been bankrupt for a long time. But it is a government business and taxpayers will keep it afloat forever.
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Old Jul 4, 19, 8:58 pm
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ai is going to be draining the taxpayer long after we are gone from this earth....you have nothing to worry about....
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Old Jul 6, 19, 7:31 pm
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Indian politicians and bureaucrats are still wedded to special handling by AI, and I canít see them letting AI have a quick and fast death without replacement VIP privileges to be had or otherwise making a big fuss about why AI canít go the way of 9W.
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It absolutely shouldn’t be allowed to die. VIP privileges or not. And the government if required has to step in from time to time to save AI over 9W and others. I see nothing wrong in that.

It’s the bureaucrats running an airline that’s the bigger issue. Governments can’t & shouldn’t run airlines because they know only one way of doing things in a bloated, super-duper inefficient, unplanned & un-strategic manner and the airlines‘ business is a extremely unforgiving.
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