In my latest blog post, I delve into why the Modi government was unable to save Air India from its financial woes. Despite their best efforts, the government faced a host of challenges, such as the airline's massive debt, poor service reputation, and increasing competition from low-cost carriers. This, coupled with the ongoing pandemic, worsened the situation for the already struggling carrier. Furthermore, attempts at privatization faced numerous roadblocks, hindering any prospects of a financial turnaround. This post offers a detailed insight into the complexities and difficulties that the government faced in this uphill battle.