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With New Reforms, Flights To Become Cheaper, Lots Of ‘No Frills’ Airports

With New Reforms, Flights To Become Cheaper, Lots Of ‘No Frills’ Airports
June 16
10:26 2016

Highlights and vision of India’s first integrated civil aviation policy that was approved at a cabinet meeting on Wednesday presided over by Prime Minister Narendra Modi:

– Make India 3rd largest civil aviation market by 2022 from 9th

– Push domestic travel to 300 million passengers by 2022 from 80 million now

– Scheduled operations to expand from 77 airports now to 127 by 2019

– Cargo volumes to increase 4 times to 10 million tonnes by 2027

– Cap of Rs 2,500 per ticket on regional routes

– Sticky 5/20 rule for airlines to fly overseas replaced with new norms: 20 aircraft or 20 per cent deployment on domestic routes

– Flexible, liberalized open skies and code share agreement

– Incentives for aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul to make India a hub in South Asia

– Skilling of 3.3 lakh personnel by 2025 with certification

– Focus also on development of green-field airports and heliports

– Focus on ease of doing business through deregulation, procedures and e-governance

– Promoting “Make In India” in civil aviation sector

– Detained scheme soon to fund operators in regional routes

– Bilateral rights and code share agreements to be liberalised

– Open skies policy with countries in South Asia on reciprocal basis

– Encouragement to states to develop airports

– Compensation to Airports Authority for airports within 150 km of existing ones

– Promotion of chopper usage with separate regulations soon

– Promotion of four heli-hubs initially

– Facilitation of helicopter emergency medical services

– Customs duty on parts for maintenance units rationalised

– Ground handling policy to be replaced with new framework to ensure fair competition

– Three ground handling agencies including Air India arms at all major airports

– At non-major airports, operator to decide number of ground handling agencies

– Domestic scheduled airline, chopper services allowed self-handling at airport

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