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New civil aviation policy likely to ground 5/20 rule

Ministry to send Cabinet note on draft policy by this week

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

The civil aviation ministry is likely to abolish the ‘5/20 rule’ that restricts companies from flying abroad unless they have flown in India for five years and have a fleet size of 20 aircraft, according to sources. “The 5/20 rule in its present form will not exist for sure,” said a senior official, with the civil aviation ministry, adding: “To ensure that the older airlines do not complain, some form of restrictions will be there.”Read more from our special coverage on "AVIATION"New civil aviation policy may be out in April: Civil Aviation ...

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New civil aviation policy likely to ground 5/20 rule

Ministry to send Cabinet note on draft policy by this week

Ministry to send Cabinet note on draft policy by this week The civil aviation ministry is likely to abolish the ‘5/20 rule’ that restricts companies from flying abroad unless they have flown in India for five years and have a fleet size of 20 aircraft, according to sources. “The 5/20 rule in its present form will not exist for sure,” said a senior official, with the civil aviation ministry, adding: “To ensure that the older airlines do not complain, some form of restrictions will be there.”Read more from our special coverage on "AVIATION"New civil aviation policy may be out in April: Civil Aviation ... image
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New civil aviation policy likely to ground 5/20 rule

Ministry to send Cabinet note on draft policy by this week

The civil aviation ministry is likely to abolish the ‘5/20 rule’ that restricts companies from flying abroad unless they have flown in India for five years and have a fleet size of 20 aircraft, according to sources. “The 5/20 rule in its present form will not exist for sure,” said a senior official, with the civil aviation ministry, adding: “To ensure that the older airlines do not complain, some form of restrictions will be there.”Read more from our special coverage on "AVIATION"New civil aviation policy may be out in April: Civil Aviation ...

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