India has approved a long-pending policy reform allowing foreign airlines to buy stakes of up to 49% in the country’s local carriers. Though Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) was previously allowed in the aviation sector, foreign airlines were prohibited from investing in Indian carriers, says Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh. “Until now, foreign airlines were allowed to participate in the equity of companies operating cargo airlines, helicopter and seaplane services, but not in the ...


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