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April 2012-Nov 2015: Flight delay, cancellation cause Air India loss of Rs 215.24 crore

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NEW DELHI: National carrier Air India has suffered loss or incurred expenses to the tune of Rs 215.24 crore between April 2012 and November 15 this year because of delay or cancellation of flights, Lok Sabha was informed today.

Loss or expenses incurred by Air India on account of delayed and cancelled flights for 2012-13 stood at Rs 43.97 crore while the same for 2013-14 were 63.64 crore, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said in response to a question.

In 2014-15, loss or expenses incurred by the national carrier on this account stood at Rs 77.44 crore, and till November this year the same was Rs 30.19 crore, the minister said.

He said that all possible steps have been taken to ensure on-time performance of Air India flights.

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