India’s idiosyncratic air traffic policies wing clippers for aviation growth

October 14th, 2015|Categories: Newspaper, The Economic Times|Tags: |

Just eight years after the Wright Brothers’ Kitty Hawk ‘hop’ flights in December 1903, the first aircraft flew over Indian airspace, followed quickly by mail services and passenger air services. Air India flew its first international flight to London in 1948, with nine airlines operating by the 1950s. The 1953 Air Corporation Act subsumed these