It was not so long ago that India's skies were tightly controlled by a government that viewed air travel as an elitist business. Now they are opening up fast. Apart from the consumer, probably the biggest beneficiary of liberalization is Jet Airways. The Mumbai-based airline has chipped its way through a system in which everything from the choice of routes to the fares charged had to be cleared by the government. Following the acquisition of rival Air Sahara in January, Jet is in a dominant ...

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