26 Nov '11, 9am

Money - Ailing airline bosses meet India PM to seek govt aid: NEW DELHI (AFP) - Bosses of some of India's large...

NEW DELHI (AFP) - Bosses of some of India's largest private airlines met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday to seek government assistance for the beleaguered industry, news agency Press Trust of India said. Those who attended the meeting included Naresh Goyal, chairman of India's largest private airline Jet Airways, IndiGo promoter Rahul Bhatia, Spice Jet's chief executive Neil Mill and Go Air owner Jeh Wadia, PTI said. No announcement was made following the meeting which came in the wake of some airlines demanding change in the aviation policy to allow foreign airlines to pick up stakes in Indian carriers and provide a much-needed cash infusion. The news agency did not say whether billionaire liquor tycoon Vijay Mallya, who is battling to keep money-losing Kingfisher Airlines aloft in the fiercely competitive aviation market, attended the meeting.

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