The new policy envisages a fare cap of Rs 2,500 on hour-long flights
GN Bureau | June 16, 2016
The union cabinet has approved the new National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 that aims to make flying more affordable and increase air connectivity. Hailing the new policy as a “game changer”, civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the country’s aviation sector is poised to become the world’s third largest by 2022.
The NDA government unveiled the draft of the policy in November 2014 and replaced it with another draft in October 2015.
Here are the key highlights of the new policy:
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