CBI approaches Civil Aviation ministry, DGCA for information on bilateral flying rights with countries

Published: September 22, 2019 11:32:25 AM

The information sought is in connection with the investigation over alleged irregularities in the signing of bilateral flying rights by the Indian government to West Asian countries in 2008-09.

The bilateral flying rights have their origin in the Chicago Convention 1944. (Representative image by Reuters)
  • Pranav Mukul

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has approached the Ministry of Civil Aviation and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) seeking information about the set guidelines and procedures followed while negotiating for bilateral flying rights with other countries, senior government officials told The Indian Express.

The information sought is in connection with the investigation over alleged irregularities in the signing of bilateral flying rights by the Indian government to West Asian countries in 2008-09.

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