Jet-Etihad deal and the national interest3 min read 24 Apr 2013, 01:08 PM IST
The increase in UAE bilateral flying rights helps Jet but will undermine the national interest once again
That the Indian government was willing to approve an inordinate increase in bilateral flying rights to United Arab Emirates seems to indicate that not much has been learnt from the trenchant criticism by the national auditor of a previous such decision. At that time, the beneficiary of the award of flying rights was Dubai’s Emirates. This time around, Jet Airways and Etihad are the ones with the most to gain.
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