Civil aviation sources said the meeting was chaired by chief secretary Swadheen Kshatriya. The state had a couple of years back formed a special purpose vehicle (SPV) to oversee the spread of aviation development in Maharashtra.
"AI said it is has no issue starting flights for centres which are commercially viable. However, the airline insisted that if the revenue falls below a certain limit, then government will have to chip in with some subsidies," said the source having direct knowledge of the development.
18/04/15 Shahkar Abidi/Daily News & Analysis