Dec 16, 2012Even as a financial newspaper reports that Captain GR Gopinath’s Deccan Charters is facing a severe financial crisis, the father of the former aaam admi airline, Air Deccan, told Headlines Today he is set to launch an airline soon. Gopinath’s five-year non-compete clause with Mallya ends on January 28, 2013.
With Jet talking to Etihad, it will be interesting to see how the dynamics of India’s aviation scene will change.
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Given the aviation minister’s hint that the FDI would be more relevant to present scheduled carriers, Gopi might be once again having to face an antiquated, insular and anti-
proactive regulatory environment. Ofcourse, the present economic crisis won’t help either.”My aim is not to kill Jet Airways (or any other airline) he said at the interview. “The future of India is in small towns…” Hopefully, the government will take cognizance.
Lets get India on the aviation map again- or is it too much of a dream?