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Parliament passes bill to allow AERA to bid out new airports at pre-determined tariff structure
India

Parliament passes bill to allow AERA to bid out new airports at pre-determined tariff structure

Responding to the debate, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri said there is a lot of misinformation that the government has embarked upon a privatisation drive of airports to benefit a particular party and rejected the charge as "not correct".

DGCA bars A320 Neo planes to Port Blair: Aviation regulator should pay attention to skyrocketing prices of food, beverages at airports, too
Business

DGCA bars A320 Neo planes to Port Blair: Aviation regulator should pay attention to skyrocketing prices of food, beverages at airports, too

Passengers must have a choice of affordable food, especially when they are required to fly at odd hours or spend time at airports to catch connecting flights.

Mahesh Sharma to meet airlines soon before starting airfare regulation
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Mahesh Sharma to meet airlines soon before starting airfare regulation

India is moving ahead to put in place some sort of airfare regulation in place. Speaking to Firstpost, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said he will call airline representatives for a meeting within the next two weeks to discuss a mechanism to regulate fares. His emphasis is especially on exorbitant last minute fares which have lead hundreds of Members of Parliament and the general public to protests.

AAI could lose Rs 900 cr this fiscal if charges are lowered at Delhi airport
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AAI could lose Rs 900 cr this fiscal if charges are lowered at Delhi airport

The airport regulator AERA wants to reduce aeronautical charges (levies airlines pay for landing, parking etc) at Delhi airport by a steep 78%. If the Government allows AERA to do this, it is working against itself since it remains a stakeholder in the airport project. But If the Government allows the regulator to maintain aeronautical charges, there could be allegations of hurting airlines' bottomlines.

AERA proposes to reduce Delhi airport charges by 78 percent
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AERA proposes to reduce Delhi airport charges by 78 percent

AERA has proposed a 78.4 percent reduction in airport charges at the Delhi Airport from February 1

How Indian airports fleece airlines and why govt is wary of pvt developers
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How Indian airports fleece airlines and why govt is wary of pvt developers

The process followed till now by previous governments in awarding airport projects to private developers has been fraught with anomalies.

Odisha, Arunachal, 2 other states to get first no-frills airports
Economy

Odisha, Arunachal, 2 other states to get first no-frills airports

A draft policy on remote and regional connectivity has also been evolved, which would aim at granting various concessions and incentives to airlines to fly to such areas.

Centre to develop 50 low-cost airports, earmarks Rs 100 cr per project
Economy

Centre to develop 50 low-cost airports, earmarks Rs 100 cr per project

The airports would come up on a public-private partnership model

Aviation Min says Chennai airport to be spruced up in 2 weeks, warns action
Economy

Aviation Min says Chennai airport to be spruced up in 2 weeks, warns action

Raju also focused on tapping the advertisement potential to generate more revenue for the airport and recommended a review of the maintenance and advertisement contracts.

Shocking: CAG report shows how GVK made fliers foot their airport bills
Corporate

Shocking: CAG report shows how GVK made fliers foot their airport bills

CAG has also severely indicted the government for failing to allocate proportionate financial risks to the concessionaire for Mumbai airport

AERA hikes Bangalore airport charges; IATA opposes the move
India

AERA hikes Bangalore airport charges; IATA opposes the move

Airport tariff regulator AERA has fixed Rs 1,368 and Rs 342 per international and domestic passenger as user development fee (UDF) and other charges for Bangalore's Kempegowda airport but the airlines have opposed the "over 100 percent" hike in tariff.

IATA chief blames high airport fees for choking domestic aviation
Business

IATA chief blames high airport fees for choking domestic aviation

High taxes on the jet fuel, which goes up as high as 40 percent in some states, coupled with higher airport charges in the form of user-development and airport development fees jack up air fares. These have had a negative impact on the passenger demand in the country.

Tribunal stays jet parking charges levied by Mumbai airport
Business

Tribunal stays jet parking charges levied by Mumbai airport

The tribunal also has fixed 4 January as the next date for hearing in the case, a release by the Business Aircraft Operator's Association, the umbrella body of private jet operators, said in Mumbai on Friday.

No further hike in airport charges: AERA
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No further hike in airport charges: AERA

The AERA chief denied that the airport charges have gone up by 345 percent as claimed by various aviation companies.

Forget fuel: Delhi will hit airlines with Rs 500-1,000 per ticket
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Forget fuel: Delhi will hit airlines with Rs 500-1,000 per ticket

Even as the airline industry struggles for survival, another existential threat comes in the form of a steep increase in airport charges