ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Civil Aviation: In the Face of Change

In the Face of Change The rapid liberalisation in civil aviation that is being undertaken and the consequent entry of many new players is transforming the industry in fundamental ways and opening up air travel to large numbers of people for whom it was previously unaffordable. In December 2004, the cabinet cleared a proposal allowing private domestic airlines to fly to all international destinations, except those in the Gulf region, where only public carriers earlier were allowed to fly. The ministry of civil aviation in the meanwhile has continued to aggressively expand air links with countries where traffic is expected to grow: greater frequency of flights to the UK, France and China; an

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