Jet Airways gets a lifeline, but these 12 Indian carriers didn’t


Vayudoot | 1981-1997 | The regional airline was set up in New Delhi as a joint venture between Indian Airlines and Air India and operated on 30 destinations. However, due to low occupancy and consistent financial problems, Vayudoot ceased operations.

Sahara Airlines | 1993-2007 | The passenger and cargo airline, was set up under Subrata Roy’s Sahara India Pariwar. It was rebranded Air Sahara in 2000. It controlled 12 percent of India’s domestic flight market at its peak. Later, Jet Airways acquired Sahara for $340 million and renamed it JetLite.  Read More

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