A soaring flight plan: Bird Group eyes Air India's ground handling arm

Their business interests often overlap, sometimes forcing them to compete head-on with their better-known distant cousin. So when the low-profile Delhi-based Bhatia brothers — Ankur and Gaurav — who run the aviation-to-hospitality Bird Group, hit the headlines for making a bid to buy out Air India with Spicejet promoter Ajay Singh a few weeks ago, many speculated that it was an ambitious (some said over-ambitious) attempt to get into an area where Rahul Bhatia, promoter of low-cost leader IndiGo Airlines, dominates the skies   The IndiGo promoter does not only accou.....

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