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Indian carriers utilising traffic rights on India-Dubai

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Local carriers are fully utilising their allocated traffic rights on India-sector with the currently available slots at airport, the said in today.

However, as of now two private airlines -- and -- have some balanced un-utilised slots at International Airport, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha said in a written reply in the House.

In December 2015, Indian airlines' body Federation of (FIA) had drawn the attention of the about the non-availability of feasible slots at Dubai International Airport (DXB), Sinha said.

"The matter was taken up with the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority in January, 2016. However, Dubai Civil Aviation Authority has not given any assurance for granting viable slots to Indian carriers at DXB," he said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, March 16 2017. 16:57 IST