Mergers in Aviation Sector in India

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Mergers in Aviation Sector

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Indian Aviation Industry: 3 Market size 4 Aviation - Market Players 5 Aerospace on a High 6 Jet–Sahara deal: 7 Viewpoint of Jet Airways: 7 SWOT ANALYSIS: 8 Viewpoint of Air Sahara: 9 Beneficial to both 10 References: 11

Indian Aviation Industry:
The history of the aviation industry in India can be traced back to the year 1912 when the first air flight between Karachi and Delhi was started by the Indian State Air Services in collaboration with the UK based Imperial Airways. The Government of India nationalized nine airline companies wide the Air Corporations Act, 1953. Accordingly it established the Indian Airlines Corporation (IAC) to cater to
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India is the fastest growing aviation market and expected to be within 4-5 big aviation markets by 2020 and 3rd in terms of domestic market after US and China.
In July 2011, airlines in India handled 5 million domestic passengers, according to data released by the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) on September 12, 2011, marking the 11th consecutive month of double-digit growth. India’s domestic market has witnessed passenger growth for 26 consecutive months now. In July 2011, India’s airlines handled 1.3 million international passengers, an increase of 8.5 per cent y-o-y, according to DGCA.
Passengers carried by domestic airlines during Jan-Aug 2011 were 39.63 million as against 33.41 million during the corresponding period of previous year thereby registering a growth of 18.6 per cent, according to data released by DGCA.
India is expected to cross the 450 million mark of domestic passengers by 2020. During the last two decades from a fleet of only about 100, the scheduled operators now have reached 435 aircrafts connecting the nation and the world.
Private carriers are anticipated to post a combined profit of US$ 350–US$ 400 million for the fiscal years 2011-12, as reported by Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation (CAPA) India, in its 2011-12 - Aviation Industry outlook. Domestic capacity is also projected to grow by 12-14 per cent for the assessment period.
Aviation - Market Players * During July 2011, Vijay
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