• Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh ruled out any possibility of a bailout package for private airlines by the government.
  • Where will the government help?
  • The minister said that government is only responsible for Air India which is a public sector undertaking.
  • Why has the government ruled out the private players?
  • Due to financial constrainsts of the government. And further on the private players may also take it as an advantage and expose only losses.
  • However the government can not keep on pouring in money to bailout Air India and the management needs to restructure its business management to become more competitive.