High sales taxes in India on air tickets are negatively affecting the country’s civil aviation industry, warn aviation experts. “While taxes provide a tangible short-term revenue boost to the government coffers, increased taxes in the long term can be outweighed by the cost to the underlying economy,” aviation finance expert Charles Tyler says. Despite campaigns that stated the tax contravenes International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) policies, the Indian Finance Ministry ...


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