MRTPC orders probe into Jet-Kingfisher alliance

MRTPC orders probe into Jet-Kingfisher alliance
PTI
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First Published: Fri, Oct 17 2008. 05 43 PM IST
Updated: Fri, Oct 17 2008. 05 43 PM IST
New Delhi: The Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission (MRTPC) on Friday ordered an inquiry into the operational alliance formed by two leading private carriers Jet Airways and Kingfisher Airlines.
The MRTPC ordered its investigative arm Director General of Investigation and Registration to probe whether the alliance would result in monopoly and submit a report within 60 days, according to highly placed sources.
The two airlines had announced an alliance for working together in seven areas including joint fuel management, common ground handling and cross-selling of flight inventories.
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First Published: Fri, Oct 17 2008. 05 43 PM IST