Singapore Airlines (SIA) has flown the first commercial Airbus A380 flight into India following the relaxation of restrictions imposed in 2008 by the Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation. The first time an A380 flew into India was in May 2007, when it landed at New Delhi on a demonstration flight. Since then, protectionist moves by India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation have blocked commercial landings. The ban was reportedly imposed as a result of pressure from the national carrier, Air ...

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