The Non-Flag Carriers

The internal airways of India, Pakistan and Nepal are in ferment as infant carriers grapple for a toehold in a market that might just expand beyond all expectation.

The domestic airways of all major South Asian countries have been opened to some degree in the rush of liberalisation, and you would expect that big commercial houses would be into airlines by now. Not so. They are all playing safe, waiting for the smaller players who have jumped in to open up the market so that they can come on strong.

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