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Mallya defiant over air routes

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With oil hovering around $140 a barrel now is probably not the best time to launch an international airline or start flying new routes.

But then Vijay Mallaya, chairman of United Breweries and Kingfisher, and one of India's most flamboyant bosses, has never been conventional. As well as airlines and brewing, he's invested heavily in the 20/20 cricket league.

Mantej Deol caught up with him and started by asking what made a good entrepreneur.

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