She Mentor said Ajay Gupta offered her a ministerial position if she helped abolish the South African Airways (SAA) route from Johannesburg to India.
She was giving testimony at the state capture inquiry on Monday.
The commission of inquiry into state capture is investigating allegations of corruption largely centred around the infamous Gupta family and former president Jacob Zuma.
It has been alleged that the Gupta family used its relationship with Zuma to score business deals with state-owned enterprises. Billions were allegedly paid out to the family in suspicious business deals involving government officials. Video:Lubabalo Poswa/African News Agency/ANA