CCI probes alleged cartelisation in airfares

Noting that concerns over sudden rise in airfares are "understandable", Competition Commission on Friday said it is again probing alleged carterlisation in air ticket prices even though earlier probes did not find any evidence in this regard.


DGCA asked to analyse airfare movements in past 5 years
DGCA asked to analyse airfare movements in past 5 years

The government has asked aviation watchdog DGCA to conduct a detailed study of airfares charged by domestic airlines in high density routes during the past five years, amid allegations that carriers steeply hike ticket prices during peak travel seasons.

Govt working on proposal to cap lowest, highest air fares

With air fares soaring in the peak holiday season, the Civil Aviation Ministry is working on a proposal to cap the lowest and highest ticket prices for a given period which the airlines would not be allowed to cross.

DGCA asks airlines to relook at sudden rise in fares

DGCA also questioned the airline bosses how there was a phenomenal increase in the airfare when the price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) has gone up just by 16 percent in June this year compared to the same month last year.