Airlines Now Mandated To Share Passengers' Details To Customs Dept
According to central government's latest mandate, airlines now have to share the passengers' details with the customs. The decision was taken on August 8, citing "risk analysis". According to the mandate, every airline should now provide Passenger Name Record (PNR) details to National Customs Targeting Centre-Passenger (NCTCP), 24 hours before the journey. Furthermore, a violation under this new rule can attract penalty between Rs 25,000 to… read-more
Tags: Airline, Customs, Central Government, PNR, Flight Risks
Courtesy: Hindustan Times
Domestic Aviation Industry To Allow 72.5% Passengers: MoCA
The Ministry of Civil Aviation announced on August 12 that it has increased the passengers’ capacity from 65% to 72.5% to fly in domestic airlines. The order came after the MoCA Jyotiraditya Scindia held a meeting on August 6 and said ''will remain in place until further order.'' Besides, people have to invest more in tickets as a separate order by the government has increased the airfare bands to 12%.
Tags: Airline, Domestic Flights, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Air Travel
Courtesy: United News of India