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received the security clearance of the company (Tata-Singapore airline) and its directors from the ministry of home affairs as of 24.03.2014 and is in the process of considering the application for 'initial NOC' to operate scheduled airlines.”
“If Tata-Singapore airline gets the initial 'NOC' they will have to obtain airline Operator's permit from the DGCA before undertaking actual operations as per extant rules and regulations in this regard,” it added.
Tata-SIA has recently got a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the civil aviation ministry to start a full-service airline. According to industry sources, the airline company is currently planning to apply to the DGCA for a flying license. Meanwhile, AirAsia India is currently awaiting for the Air Operating Permit from the DGCA which will take the airline one step towards launching its operations in India.