Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation announced yesterday that airlines will have until March 31 to pay their present outstanding fuel bills to the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and, in addition, will be able to procure their fuel on credit until that date (ATWOnline, Oct. 20). In exchange, "the airlines were asked to refrain from any retrenchment of staff." The ministry confirmed that Air India will not lay off any employees. Separately, a bill establishing the Airport Economic ...

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