Ailing Air India bags two WTA awards

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Mumbai, Oct 1: Despite the increasing problems, including debts and huge daily operational losses, the national carrier Air India has won two awards at the World Travel Awards.

The ailing Maharaja has been selected as Asia's leading airline in the Economy class and the country's leading airline at WTA awards function in Bangkok over the weekend.

Airlines from over 30 countries participated in the competition.

"The awards reaffirm the trust reposed by passengers in the national carrier's proactive approach, persistent performance and undeterred commitment to customer satisfaction," the airline said in a statement.

Air India is sitting on a mountain of Rs 63,000 crore debt and has even been unable to pay salaries to over 32,000 employees for months now.

It connects 66 domestic destinations and 33 international markets every day, across US, Europe, Canada, Far-East, Southeast Asia and the Gulf.

PTI

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