Introduction First airline service started by Late mr JRD Tata. First commercial flight was made in 1911. 9th largest market is Indian aviation industry. 12 domestic and 60 international airlines operating in India. Private owners account for 75% domestic market.
Regulatory Framework. MInistry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India. Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Airport Authority Of India.
Ministry of Civil Aviation, Govt. of India. Mr. Praful Patel, Civil Aviation Minister. Responsible for formation of national policies and programes. Devising and implementing schemes. Oversees airtraffic control and carriage of passengers and cargo.
DGCA. Dr. Z.N.S is the director of DGCA. Primarily dealing with safety issues. Regulates air traffic control. Responsible of enforcement of air regulations.
Airport Authority of India. Mr. V.P. Agarwal is the chairman. Responsible for infrastructure and ground facilities Manages a total number of 125 airports.
Civil Aviation Policy. Increase FDI ceiling. Liberalizing bilaterals, moving towards open sky policy. Promotion of regional airlines. Lower prices to make aviation affordable. Remove monopolies in respect to ATF.
Mission. To maintain competitive enviornment. Ensure safety and security according to international industries. Promote safe, cost-efficient & orderly growth eviornment. Contribute to social and economic development.
Strategic Objectives. Interests of users are of top priority. To provide safe, reliable airtransport at affordable prices. Regulatory framework catering to changing need and demands. Encourage private participation.
Key Players. Kingfisher airlines. Jet airways. Air india. Indigo Airlines.
Part of UB group owned by Mr. Vijay Mallya. One and only 5-star airlines in India. Offers First- Class services on domestic itineraries too. Has received 30 customer satisfaction awards. Covers 64 cities with 484 departures.
Currently headed By Mr. Naresh Goyal. India's biggest private domestic player. Has 62 aircrafts. Covers 50 destinations with 340 departures. Pacts with foreign airlines viz. lufthansa , gulf air.
First aviation service to be started before independence. Collaborated with Indian airlines on 1 march 2007. South-asia's largest provider. Headed by Mr. A.K.D. Jadhav.
Providing low-cost airline service. Was facilitated as "Best low cost airline" by APAI. Covers 19 cities with 129 daily departures. Has a fleet of airbus A320.
Growth. Second- biggest market in South-East Asia. Grew at the CAGR of 18% & being valued at US$ 5.6 billion. Surge of about 30% in number of passengers Increase in over 25% domestic airtraffic Increase of over 15% international traffic.
Foreign Investment. 49% reservation for foreign companies. 100% for Non- Resident Indians. Increase of US$92 million during previous year. Various foreign players such as lufthansa, air emirates etc. entering.
Future Plans. Investment of US$ 9 billion for modernising airports. US$ 110 million investment. $80 million for Airport infrastructure. $30 million for purchase of aircraft.