FLIGHT COSTS

  • Airlines may be able to charge extra for only 20 pc seats May 30, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian carriers may have to limit the seats for which they can charge extra to about 1520 per cent of the total seats on each flight, with the government planning to soon issue a directive in this regard. The total seats on a twoclass singleaisle Airbus A320 or a...
  • Airlines can charge for preferred seats, checkin bags: Govt April 29, 2013

    New Delhi: In a move that would raise the cost of air travel, the government on Monday said it has allowed airlines to charge passengers for preferred seats on a flight, checkin baggages and meals, among other things. "Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh has decided to permit scheduled airlines to unbundle...