Travel operators rob AI of Rs 20 cr

Ailing Air India, which was recently hit by LTC scam, has reportedly stumbled upon another case of fraud involving crores of rupees in a scheme meant for family members of the employees of the state-run airline. The case has been referred to CBI after a discreet probe launched by the Vigilance department of the public carrier unearthed a scam in its Family Fare Scheme (FFS) in which the cash-strapped airline was defrauded, sources said.

The help of CBI for further probe was sought by the Vigilance department since the case had all India ramifications, the sources added. Under the FFS, concession is given to employees of the airline in which they can take their family to a domestic destination once a year at subsidised cost.

Read the full report here, Times of India


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