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Govt wants airlines to keep airfares moderate after Go first exit

Official says no govt plan to regulate airfares; aviation minister says DGCA awaiting Go First's plan on resumption of flights

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Deepak Patel New Delhi

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The Aviation Ministry has suggested airlines keep airfares at a moderate level as it has observed that ticket prices on certain routes are rapidly rising after Go First's exit, a senior official has stated.

Go First stopped operating flights from May 3 onwards. The top five routes of the airline, which was operating about 200 flights per day in April, were Delhi-Srinagar, Delhi-Leh, Mumbai-Goa, Delhi-Mumbai and Delhi-Pune. On such routes, the ministry has observed that the spot airfares have rapidly risen after Go First's exit.

The official observed that the airlines have been advised to increase flights but they are

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First Published: May 19 2023 | 8:46 PM IST

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