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Foreign cargo carriers can operate in Bengaluru

Foreign cargo carriers can operate in Bengaluru
It added that the operations of foreign ad hoc and pure non-scheduled freighter charter service flights shall be restricted to six airports, namely Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, and Mumbai. ​

Mus 2014 p / p / p / Foreign cargo carriers can operate in Bengaluru Foreign cargo carriers can operate in Bengaluru Six airports in country, including Bengaluru, in the list The Open Sky Policy for foreign cargo carriers has been amended by the government, to restrict operations of foreign ad hoc and pure non-scheduled freighter charter service flights to six airports, including Bengaluru.According to an Aeronautical Information Circular issued on September 18, the Open Sky Policy for foreign cargo carriers has been reviewed and some changes have been made with a view to ensure fair and equal opportunity in the air cargo capacity offered by Indian registered airlines and airlines registered elsewhere.The Open Sky Policy which was in effect till the recent amendment was promulgated by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation in 1992.According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation in 1990, the Government adopted open-sky policy and allowed air taxi-operators to operate flights from any airport, both on a charter and a non-charter basis and to decide their own flight schedules, cargo and passenger fares.

However, now this three-decade policy has been amended and foreign carriers may submit an application or proposal to the Director General of Civil Aviation for getting clearances for such flights as per procedure specified for the purpose.All cargo flights under humanitarian and emergency needs.

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