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Print Edition: Feb 19, 2012

Captain G.R. Gopinath
Captain G.R. Gopinath
Many foreign carriers will also look at investing in new greenfield airlines with local partners. It may not solve Kingfisher's problems though.
Captain G.R. Gopinath, Founder-Chairman and MD, Deccan 360, in The Financial Express

Ajit Singh
Ajit Singh
We asked SEBI if an exemption could be made (for the airline industry) for open offer requirements under the takeover rules. They refused. So, we decided to allow 49 per cent.
Ajit Singh, Civil Aviation Minister, on his proposal to allow 49 per cent FDI by foreign carriers, speaking to TV channels

Ajay Singh
Ajay Singh
It will bring in money as well as linkages and expertise. On all counts you get good quality capital, you get people who want to expand their business.
Ajay Singh, Founder-Director, SpiceJet, in The Economic Times

Vijay Mallya
Vijay Mallya
I have been working with bankers and investors to recapitalise the company. I'm also working with the government on the policy changes that are vitally important for the industry.
Vijay Mallya, Chairman, Kingfisher Airlines, in a letter to his employees, quoted in Mint

…(Foreign airlines') main motive will be profit. They will have full administrative control and may remove employees.
Sharad Yadav, JD(U) chief & NDA convenor, in The Economic Times

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