Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicAirfare

Topic: Airfare

Domestic flights to become costlier from 1 June as govt raises lower limit on fare

The Ministry of Civil Aviation said due to the surge in Covid cases and fall in passenger traffic, the airlines' seat capacity may be lowered from 80 to 50 per cent.

Flights to get costlier as lower limit on domestic airfare raised by 5%, capacity still at 80%

Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri says decision taken keeping in view the 'continuous rise' in prices of aviation turbine fuel.

Airfare wars mean boom for Indian flyers, doom for airlines

While India has experienced 46 consecutive months of double-digit passenger growth, a protracted fare war has driven ticket prices so low that most airlines can hardly cover costs.

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Does breaking up big states boost economy? Data doesn’t back up hype, says Indian study

The study by researchers at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research looked at economic impact of reorganising Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and Bihar in the year 2000.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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