Plan to give the Civil Aviation Authority the power to force airlines to pay reimbursements in the event of a pandemic has been removed

After promising stronger action against airlines that have failed to reimburse as they should, the government quietly suspended the plan. In April, ministers pledged that the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) would have more leverage to prosecute and penalize carriers who violate the rules on refunds. In its second report from …

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Cyclone Gulab: Naval ships, planes waiting for rescue operations

The Indian Navy said on Sunday it was closely monitoring the movement of Cyclone Gulab and keeping Navy ships and planes on standby for rescue and relief operations. Gulab is likely to cross between Gopalpur in the Ganjam district of Odisha and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh around midnight, India’s meteorological …

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