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Debt-laden Air India likely to be handed over to Tata Group by Thursday

Some processes like lease novation for a few planes are pending as leasing firms, many of which are foreign banks, are working with reduced workforce due to the spread of Omicron

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Arindam Majumder New Delhi
Debt-laden national carrier Air India is expected to be handed over to Tata Group by January 27.

In a message to the employees of the national carrier on Monday, Air India head of finance Vinod Hejmadi gave the date.

The remaining formalities on the deal are likely to be completed in the next few days.

Last year, the salt-to-software conglomerate won the bid for acquiring Air India at Rs 18,000 crore

A senior government official involved with the disinvestment process said the government intended to hand over the company by January 27 and was rushing to finalise mandatory processes like the closure of financial

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First Published: Jan 24 2022 | 8:54 PM IST

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