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May 04, 2013
Buffet to a la carte: How flyers will be charged at every stepWhen airlines have been allowed to charge for a host of services like check in bags and preferred seats? More importantly, will airlines feel incentivized to offer more services because they are now allowed to charge for these?
May 03, 2013
Banks ask Mallya to show the money; invoke personal guaranteesThe banks have served the SARFAESI notice, which will lead to the initiation of process for seizing and selling the property of the airline to recover their dues.
Apr 16, 2013
AirAsia entry: DGCA will have to pen norms on extra chargesThe DGCA may be turning a blind eye to these little peccadilloes by LCCs but very soon, it will have to form a policy over these issues since AirAsia will seek to levy these charges even in India.
Apr 11, 2013
Coming! Cess on domestic air traveller to fund remote connectivityThe passenger charge/cess per departing passenger is indicatively estimated to be in the range of Rs 40-50. But the final cess figure will be determined by the ministry but will need to be revised at least every three years.
Mar 22, 2013
Importing airlines just got easier as govt scraps aircraft buy panelIn the recent past, airlines had started objecting to the government's close control over their aircraft acquisition plans and delays in the AAC's meetings to clear aircraft orders, saying this affected commercial decisions to acquire and fly new planes and, hence, profitability
Mar 12, 2013
Why airfares can't be more transparentAirlines have said displaying the number of seats available at each level will further unhealthy competition in the sector.
Feb 22, 2013
Tata-AirAsia JV: Will Ajit Singh throw spanner in works?Aviation minister Ajit Singh's response to the new airline JV definitely go against the spirit of the FDI policy announced by the government.
Feb 13, 2013
Aviation min proposes Rs 400 cr subsidy for regional routesThe proposal to increase regional connectivity is welcome, but should not be done by arm twisting airlines which are already bearing a high cost burden due to irrational taxes on jet fuel.
Jan 23, 2013
SC restrains airlines from levying transaction fee on passengersPassengers who book air tickets through agents will not have to fork out extra money with the Supreme Court today restraining airlines from levying transaction fee in any form on them.
Jan 01, 2013
Now soft copies of tickets to be accepted at airportsCurrently, it is mandatory for travellers to carry printout of the e-ticket along with their valid identity cards to enter into the airport.