Air India: The BEST Buses of the Sky


Air India: The BEST Buses of the Sky

Illustration: Shruti Yatam


nce again, a three-lettered acronym has got the country talking, and for once, it isn’t GST. The Union Cabinet has approved new reforms for foreign direct investment or FDI, and while everybody is speculating how long until they can be crushed in a stampede at their local Walmart, spare a thought for good old Air India. The reforms allow for up to 49 per cent FDI in the national carrier, adding fuel to a privatisation fire that has been burning for months now. As the Maharaja stares down the barrel, perhaps he can draw comfort from his kindred spirit.

Who might that be?