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India: DGCA says airlines to pay passengers that gets denied seats because of overbooking

The Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ruled that carriers that deny boarding to a passenger that owns a confirmed ticket because of overbooking are liable to compensate for deficiency of service. The DGCA along with national flag carrier, Air India, made it clear to a Delhi High Court that a passenger holds the right to ask for compensation in case of denial because of overbooking, above and beyond …

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Emirates Group signs MoU with Andhra Pradesh

The Emirates Group has inked a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board to create a framework for collaboration in numerous aviation areas to support the rise of Andhra Pradesh’s aviation sector. The agreement paves the way for the sharing of industry expertise and the identification and investment opportunities that would allow for the development of the state’s aviation infrastructure. “The Emirates Group is committed to future …

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Nepal hopeful of getting approval from India for inbound flight route from the west

Nepal is looking forward to gaining the green light from India to operate an inbound flight route coming from the west, said a senior aviation official of the country. According to Sanjiv Gautam, the Director General of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, flights heading into Nepal from India come from over Patna in the Bihar state. “We have been in dialogue with the Indian authority and hope to get …

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India pledges commitment to ICAO safety goals, says Union Minister

Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, has vowed India’s support to the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) goals of achieving constant improvements in safety, security and environment. Raju was the head of the Indian delegation that attended the first Asia Pacific Ministerial Conference that was held in the Chinese capital of Beijing. The two-day conference began on January 31 and was held to tackle the issue of Universal …

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India’s President says low-cost flight scheme has improved air connectivity

Indian President Ram Nath Kovind remarked that the government’s efforts to establish low-cost flights has bolstered air connectivity and produced many employment opportunities in the country. During his address at the sitting of the two Houses of Parliament, he lauded the government for its UDAN (Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik) or the regional connectivity scheme wherein new airports and helipads have been set up. “While only 76 airports of the …

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India: Government to fix rates first before inviting airport bids

Contractors of new airports can be assured of the landing and parking fees they levy after the government made the call to fix the rates before inviting bids. The decision would pave the way for potential entry of foreign investment as it removes regulatory uncertainty from the equation. This usually deterred investors from vying for airport projects in the country, says aviation industry analysts. Airline executives also lauded the decision, …

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India: Chennai International Airport may encounter trouble in upcoming ICAO security audit

With a security audit by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) at Chennai International Airport less than two months away, officials of the country’s civil aviation regulator are on edge. A recent internal audit conducted by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) uncovered that a lot of the practices that were being followed at the said airport were not in line with international standards set forth by the ICAO. …

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India, ASEAN nations vow to work on better connectivity in region

India and member countries of the ASEAN would be working together to forge deeper aviation ties and improve air connectivity within the region. Leaders from the 10 ASEAN nations are in India to grace the ASEAN-India-Commemorative-Summit and partake in the Republic Day celebrations. The linkup would go a long way towards “convening of air services consultations by the ASEAN-India Working Group on Regional Air Services Arrangements and the establishment of …

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