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Gulf asks India to increase flights as GCC, Indian officials meet in Saudi

Emirates, Jazeera and Turkish Airlines want India to allow more flights, but Indian authorities told Reuters they have no plans to do so.

India will not increase the number of flights that can arrive from the Gulf despite calls from regional airlines, Reuters reported on Tuesday. 

The United Arab Emirates wants India to increase the number of seats available between the two countries from 65,000 a week to 115,000. India’s Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia told Reuters an increase is not being considered at present. 

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