New Delhi: In an attempt to plug revenue loss of Air India, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh has imposed a blanket ban on excess baggage checked in by
ministers and civil servants, which is generally carried free by the airlines.
Singh, in a letter to Air India CMD Rohit Nandan, said that the airline should stop the practise of carrying excess baggage without charges immediately on domestic and international flights, a senior official said.
The Minister has said that no such requests should be entertained as the airline needs to generate more revenue, he added, referring to his letter written on Thursday....more
03:00 PM, Aug 25, 2012
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02:52 PM, May 01, 2012
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