Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri mentioned within the Lok Sabha today that the federal government was promoting Air India not with pleasure however in compulsion because it was dropping Rs 26 crore because of restrictions imposed because of Corona virus 'Kovid-19' The latter has elevated. Puri, whereas replying to the two-and-a-half-hour dialogue within the House on the Aircraft (Amendment) Bill, 2020, mentioned that because of Kovid-19, the variety of air passengers on home routes has dropped by 20-30 per cent.
International flights have a better impression. He mentioned 'Air India was dropping Rs 26 crore each day even earlier than flights had been canceled because of Corona virus. <! –
Now this deficit could have elevated additional. Rejecting the opposition members' demand to not promote Air India, the minister mentioned, "We are not selling it as we like." It is an excellent airline. It has a community of eighty home and 50 worldwide locations. It has the very best pilots and engineers. The authorities has already invested 30 thousand crores for its revival. It is incurring a lack of seven-eight thousand crore rupees yearly. Its deficit has elevated to 62 thousand crore rupees. The character of the airline market could be very tough for the airline to function below authorities laws and therefore we’re privatizing it.
He assured that because of privatization, no Air India worker will go away the job. The opposition rejected 19 amendments to the invoice. The invoice was then handed by voice vote.