It was not possible for a foreign airline to fully own an Indian carrier: India’s civil aviation secretary


India’s civil aviation secretary said on Friday it was unrealistic for an foreign aircraft to completely possess an Indian transporter, yet will look at whether it should be possible through a investment partner.

Rajiv Nayan Choubey additionally said the legislature had not gotten any proposition from Qatar Airways to begin a nearby aircraft.

A week ago, Qatar Airways Chief Executive Akbar Al Baker said he needed to set up a full administration Indian carrier to fly residential courses with around 100 narrowbody planes, now that the nation has opened up the carrier business to foreign investors.

Under current guidelines, foreign aircrafts are as yet limited to holding a greatest stake of 49 percent in Indian bearers, however other foreign financial specialists may possess up to 100 percent.