Aviation ministry of India has granted permission to Indian carriers to boost operations to Middle East and South East Asian destinations, providing more choices to international fliers on a quest for tickets aboard flights.


Civil aviation ministry of India has permitted Indian carriers to enhance the number of flights to Middle East and Southeast Asian destinations. With this approval, more India based carriers will be able to operate international flights, offering seamless connectivity and additional options to both Indians and international travellers who seek tickets to travel to Middle Eastern and Southeast Asian regions.

As per various reports floating in online media, the leading low-cost carrier of India, SpiceJet that has vast expansion plans is going to be the primary beneficiary of the government’s move. The airline already offers tickets on flight services to various key destinations such as Dubai, Riyadh and Sharjah.

In addition, it has recently announced the launch of non-stop daily operations between Madurai in the state of Tamil Nadu and Dubai from November 22nd, 2013. After the permissions, it is believed that the airline is going to expand substantially in other Middle Eastern destinations.

The low-cost operator, IndiGo is another leading airline that has got approval to launch services to Dubai and connect Singapore with various destinations in India such as Kolkata and Chennai. IndiGo flights between India and Dubai will not only benefit the Indians or Emiratis, but also the Britons who seek tickets on connecting services to the subcontinent. Furthermore, it is also going to spell comparatively cheap air tickets for budget fliers.

The ministry has also approved Jet Airways plan to commence a daily flights from Kochi, in the state of Kerala to Dubai offering wide connections, flexibility as well as added options to those who remain on a constant lookout for tickets on the route.

Besides, bilateral entitlements between India and Abu Dhabi by almost four times were also increased in April. The government is also mulling to boost bilateral seat entitlements between India and Qatar.

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