Avi­a­tion pol­icy date to be an­nounced

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A new pol­icy that is ex­pected to fo­cus on the up­lift­ment of the much ig­nored cargo sec­tor is likely to be un­veiled by the gov­ern­ment be­fore May 15, 2015. “We strive to put in place the new avi­a­tion pol­icy be­fore May 15,” says,

Ma­hesh Sharma, Min­is­ter of State for Civil Avi­a­tion.

Last Novem­ber, the Cen­tre had un­veiled the draft of the Civil Avi­a­tion pol­icy and cir­cu­lated it among all stake­hold­ers. The draft pol­icy pro­poses to en­hance re­gional air con­nec­tiv­ity, de­velop six ma­jor metro air­ports as in­ter­na­tional hubs, cre­ate more air­ports through PPP mode, air cargo con­nec­tiv­ity and ra­tio­nalise jet fuel cost.

Ma­hesh Sharma

Min­is­ter of State for Civil Avi­a­tion

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