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Was Air India submerged due to such negligence? CAG report exposed the fine of 43.85 crores

Highlights

  • Air India’s serious negligence has been exposed in the latest CAG report
  • AI had to pay a fine of 43.85 crores to Boeing for not complying with the contract
  • Air India had paid this fine amount in August 2020.

New Delhi, The plight of Air India is not hidden from anyone. The careless layers of this state-run airline sold to the country’s leading industrial house Tata are now emerging. In the latest report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), the serious negligence of Air India has been exposed. The CAG has said in the report that Air India had to pay a fine of Rs 43.85 crore to the aircraft manufacturer Boeing for not complying with the terms of the contract, which could have been avoided.

According to the CAG report tabled in Parliament on Tuesday, Air India had paid this fine amount in August 2020. Air India had to pay this fine for non-compliance with the contract terms during July 2016 to December 2019. The CAG has said that Air India had to pay this penalty due to the delay in returning the equipment removed from the aircraft, which could have been avoided.

what was the agreement

Air India had entered into an agreement with Boeing in December 2015 for servicing 787 aircraft parts. Under this, Air India had to return the removed parts from the aircraft within 10 days of the supply of new parts to Boeing. Failure to do so would result in a fine to Boeing.

…then common people’s money would have been saved

According to the CAG, during July 2016 to December 2019, Air India had not returned the old parts within the stipulated time on about 170 occasions due to which it had to pay this fine to Boeing.

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Salman Sahr

Salman is a journalist at UsamaSpeaks.com and he deals with Latest News, World News, and Business News. Salman is a very professional and authentic news journalist.

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