Civil Aviation Minister advises airlines to provide free carriage services to families of deceased in Odisha Rail accident
Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia has advised airlines to provide free carriage (cargo) services to the families of the deceased of the Rail accident in Odisha.
In an hour-long meeting with the Airlines Advisory Group in New Delhi, Mr. Scindia discussed the issue of airfares. He shared his concerns regarding recent reports of abnormal surge pricing on certain Air Routes.
Mr Scindia said, during any calamity, airlines need to keep a tight check on the pricing of Air Tickets in view of the humanitarian situation and control any surge in ticket prices.
The Minister emphasised that airlines must self-monitor airfares on certain select routes that have seen a considerable surge in the pricing of late, particularly those that were earlier being serviced by Go First.