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In a brand new daybreak for the Indian airways business, the nationwide provider Air India has gone again to its unique founders. The Tata Sons gained the bid to amass the airline at present. The Tatas positioned a profitable bid of INR 18,000 crore (USD 2.4 billion) to re-acquire the provider greater than half a century after it ceded management to the federal government.
The profitable bid features a full 100 per cent stake in Air India and its low-cost arm, Air India Categorical and 50 per cent stake in ground-handling firm Air India SATS Airport Providers Personal Restricted (AISATS).
Civil Aviation Secretary Rajiv Bansal mentioned that the profitable bidder won’t retrench any worker for minimal interval of 1 yr and if retrenched after a yr, they must be provided VRS (voluntary retirement scheme).
The federal government has additionally mandated Tatas to make use of the identify and emblem of Air India for a interval of 5 years.
Earlier this month each Tata Sons and SpiceJet chairman Ajay Singh (in his non-public capability) had positioned bids. As on 31 August 2021, Air India has a complete debt of INR 61,562 crore, out of that INR 15,300 crore shall be taken over by the bidder.
In December 2020, the federal government invited expressions of curiosity for the divestment of Air India.