Competition Commission of India has ordered airlinesÂ´ to desist from indulging in anti-competitive practices and has imposed penalties on leading airlines. The moot question is whether this is a well-grounded move.
In a decision whose significance will play out over time, the Modi government made it easier for India to accept bilateral aid from foreign countries, hoping it would attract investment in infrastructure and boost the Â´Make in IndiaÂ´ project. India will now accept assistance from countries other than the five on the official list
Even as the European Commission said it might fine Air India and Jet Airways for not sharing emission data, the two Indian airlines remain opposed to the European Union (EU)Â’s emission norms for airlines. EUÂ’s emission trading scheme (ETS) requires airlines to report emission data (for flights within and to/from Europe) and purchase credits in case the emission exceeds capped limits.