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Dog Fight over the New Civil Aviation Policy Intensifies.

This is the middle of hectic lobbying. (See Lobbying) The fight is on. It is Between FIA – A federation of four of the country’s biggest private airlines, IndiGo, Jet Airways, SpiceJet and GoAir which together control over 90 per cent of the industry. Chairman Rahul Bhatia of IndiGo. AND Non FIA – Vistara and […]

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Global Charm of Indian Aviation: courtesy Indian Middle Class.

Indian budget carrier Indigo, India’s biggest and most profitable airline, has ordered 250 new A320neo jets, claimed to be more fuel efficient aircraft from the European Aircraft manufacturer, Airbus in August 2015. The deal is a colossal boost for Airbus, which says that the IndiGo order is its largest ever by number of planes. The […]

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Budget Session Starts: Budget Airline Spicejet Offers Rs 599 Fares

SpiceJet offers 2016:  While the New Civil Aviation policy moots Rs 2500 fare for an hour of flight, and as the Budget session in Parliament begins, the budget airline has launched its ‘Pre-Summer Sale’ with highly attractive fares across its domestic network keeping its base ticket price as low as Rs 599.  The 3 day […]

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Airlines lobby for 5/20 rule: Dog fight over 5/20 rule intensifies

A day after India’s top industrialist Ratan Tata accused FIA airlines of lobbying to retain the rule allowing overseas flights by Indian carriers, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma  said that the government would take a call on such issues at the right time. He welcomed the suggestions made by Tata. “We […]

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