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DGCA holds meeting with airlines; to continue monitoring airfare movement on daily basis

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Aviation regulator will continue to monitor airfare movements on a daily basis and also engage with for appropriate action, a senior said Tuesday amid concerns over rising ticket prices.

With crisis-hit drastically curtailing its operations, there has been an adverse impact on the number of flights being operated on various routes.

As concerns persist on higher air ticket prices, the of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Tuesday held a meeting with representatives of airlines, the said.

Airlines were advised to continue to monitor at their level and provide information to the to keep fares low as far as possible, he noted.

"also intimated that they have removed the few Higher Buckets from sale and offering tickets to passengers in lower fare buckets.

"DGCA will continue to monitor fare movement on daily basis and engage with for appropriate action," the added.

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First Published: Tue, April 16 2019. 17:00 IST