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Laveesh Bhandari: It's time for civil aviation reform to take off

The changes suggested in the proposed civil aviation policy encourage competition and offer more choice to consumers

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Civil Aviation Policy

Laveesh Bhandari 



Laveesh Bhandari

Incumbents in the airline industry are said to be up in arms against the proposed changes. While incumbents typically oppose any liberalisation or reform that encourages competition, they rarely threaten court action. While that is a moot possibility, a government on the back-foot due to a sustained growth slowdown, may be pushed into an ill-considered backtracking on its proposal.

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First Published: Sun, February 28 2016. 21:46 IST

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