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International flight rights of Indian airlines: privatized Air India loses preferential status

New Delhi: Privatized Air India will no longer have priority in Getting international Flight rights under Indian bilateral agreements with else countries And all Indian airlines will now be on same rule.
Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has revised the guidelines in This connection drops the intended condition for Former state-owned Maharaja: “Due consideration must be given to employment plans Provided by Air India before customization of rights of way for other eligible applicants.
regulator, on Released April 19, 2022 revised version rules for granting So for course international Flights to Indian airlines who Could you qualify for Do this after meeting the 0/20 requirement – no cap on years of Practical but with a minimum of 20 planes in Fast.
take tata over AI and AI Express three months back. Alliance Air, which will be privatized as a fully turboprop fleet soon.
Due to the poor financial health of majority of Indian carriers, minor use of The flight rights granted to them were a common phenomenon in past a few years.
When the airlines who wanted to add Flights will approach the ministry for nod to do so, first Consent will be taken from Amnesty International if they plan to act on This specified path/paths.
“This was used to delay the whole process and added to me problem of Airlines that do not use flight rights in cost of these who You can do it,” he said people in The know.
The demand for international flight rights soon It will increase as expected under Tata, Air India and AI Express add international roads.
IndiGo was a pioneer international expansion plans From mid-2024.
Akasa’s next billionaire investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala hopes to have a fleet of 20 planes next year And then you will seek international Flight rights. So move Come just Before of Expected rise in demand.
In this case, the only requirement is that the airlines should Running the flight rights they seek and not sitting on them without posting flights.
Traffic rights assigned to an airline for In particular schedule It must be fully utilized by it within the same period schedule interval. You should not do this result in Unused rights ultimately belong to the Ministry of Aviation of The schedule interval for that have been allocated to it, and the Ministry is free to allocate it to other airlines. The airline may be backward also Apply again, if desired, but priority for distribution of Rights will be counted as the lowest among all applicants,” the guidelines say.
In the case of airline application for Methods that bypass services permitted by bilateral parties or air Service Agreements (ASA) between India and the country of destination, preference will be given to connecting flights small the cities directly with foreign destinations. “In case available Traffic rights are not enough to cover requirements reflected in Applications, customization must be first made To meet the incoming requirements in any app for Operations from a non-metro airport…”


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