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Government say in view of the huge losses incurred by national carrier Air India, a committee had been appointed to look into the present policy of giving free and concessional air tickets in domestic sector to certain categories.

While round-trip Mumbai-Muscat-Mumbai flights will only commence from October 10, the carrier has already launched four flights a week between Muscat and Mumbai.
Online travel portal cleartrip.com has launched an equated monthly installment (EMI) payment option for all international and domestic flights as well as hotels.
The Government says the cash-strapped Air India owed around Rs 2,333 crore to three state-run oil marketing firms at the end of June.
Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi says national carrier Air India will operate flights on new routes as and when an opportunity arrives.
Air India unions now want the government to review and undo all the decisions that they claim caused the current mess at the airline.
The delivery of the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner to Air India is understood to have been further pushed by two months to December this year.