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India unveils plan to 'take flying to the masses'

OUT OF REACH: Only 70 million of India's 1.2 billion citizens flew domestically in the year to March, making it one of the world's most under-penetrated markets.

New Delhi

THE Indian government on Friday announced a plan to make air travel affordable for millions more Indians, with schemes to revive ailing airports and connect rural areas that it said would "take flying to the masses".

The long-awaited draft policy aims to bring down