New rights granted to Indian carriers by the Civil Aviation Ministry
The Civil Aviation Ministry approved traffic rights for the summer and winter season of 2013 in one go, allowing new rights to Indian carriers to fly to various new destinations across the globe.
The new cities include Rome, Madrid, Barcelona, Sydney, Melbourne, Nairobi, Al Najaf (Iraq), Moscow, Zurich, Macau, Tashkent and Ho Chi Minh City.
Objective: To expand international air travel out of India.
Air India and Air India’s no-frill subsidiary Air India Express have got their number of flights enhanced.