The Indian Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has rejected a plea by the Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) to cancel the Air Operator's Permit (AOP) of AirAsia India (I5, Chennai), finding it had not violated foreign ownership and control criteria, according to DGCA documents seen by ch-aviation.
GoAir (G8, Mumbai Int'l) has inked a firm order contract with Airbus Industrie (AIB, Toulouse Blagnac) for seventy-two (72) A320neo. The purchase was first announced as a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) during the 2016 Farnborough International Airshow.
The European manufacturer said in a statement that with this agreement, reached on December 30, 2016, GoAir’s A320neo firm order book had now doubled to 144.
GoAir took delivery of its first A320neo in June 2016 and now operates a fleet ...
The Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) has filed a petition with India's High Court over the government's introduction of a Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) levy. By applying a levy to trunk routes, Narendra Modi's government hopes to subsidise regional operators and stimulate domestic air travel. FIA's members – Jet Airways, GoAir, IndiGo Airlines, JetLite, and SpiceJet – have objected strongly to the move.