The 'rumors' about the closure of Air India are unfounded: CMD

NEW DELHI: Indian air boss Ashwani Lohani On Saturday he said that rumors about the closure of the airline destined for divestment are unfounded, weeks after he told the Ministry of Civil Aviation that the airline's financial situation was extremely unsustainable to maintain operations.

"Rumours regarding Indian air shutting down or closing operations are all baseless. Indian air would continue to fly and also expand and there should be no cause for concern whatsoever to travellers, corporates or agents. Indian air the national carrier is still the biggest airline of India," the Indian air chairman and managing director tweeted.

In a letter to the ministry last month, he said: It is also necessary to appreciate that the overall financial situation is extremely unsustainable and that the airline may not be able to sustain physical operations in the absence of intervention and immediate government support we have received. repeatedly requesting in the recent past.