Govt. promises relief for passengers carrying no luggage during air travel

New Delhi, June 27 (ANI): The government has accepted the request to provide relief to passengers carrying no luggage while travelling by air. However, people carrying more than five kilograms of luggage are going to be charged Rs 300.

“Some three airlines were demanding that people carrying no luggage during travel must be given some relief and that people with luggage should be charged more. We have accepted the first demand of relief to travelers with no luggage,” said Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma.

“Our priority remains to make air travel feasible for all sections of society. As per the proposal anyone carrying more than five kg hang baggage and eight kg other baggage to be charged Rs 300. But we have refused to meet this demand. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is presently studying the proposal,” he added. (ANI)

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