Air Asia under Scrutiny by DGCA for Flying Permit
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation, DGCA’s examination pertaining to the start up of AirAsia flying permit has begun. This has been achieved by rejecting the objections from various quarters.
There is a three member committee examining the objections in order to grant the AOP (Air Operators Permit) also known as flying license. It is interesting to note that the committee had no found “no reasons to put on hold the processing of the application of M/s AirAsia (India) Pvt Ltd for issuance of Air Operator Permit (Sked), based on the above”, according to PTI.
After screening various parameters, Prabhat Kumar, Director General of Civil Aviation, said, “in view of the above, it is decided to consider the application of M/s. AirAsia (India) Pvt Ltd, for issuance of Air Operator Permit subject to compliance of various requirements” in accordance with the law and procedures.
Although the allowance of permit has no timeframe, the process of examining AirAsia India’s application has started quite well. Strong need to facilitate has been felt and widely.
The objections were forwarded by the BJP leader Subramanian Swamy and Federation of Indian Airlines (FIA) and IndiGo’s parent company Inter Globe Aviation Ltd.
In fact, with massive growth in economy, aviation sector is moving at a fast pace. This is what makes it one of the most persuasive entities in wake of growing Indian tourism industry. This is in fact a strong indicator that Indian aviation industry is high on heels and is certain to witness massive growth.