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- In the intro, mention India’s poor per capita consumption of air tickets when compared with other countries.
- In the factors mention high taxes, high fuel prices, regulatory hurdles, inefficient public sector airports, lack of regional connectivity despite UDAN. In the suggestions mention reforms in air cargo, airports, aviation fuel taxes, maintenance, repair and overhaul, modernizing DGCA etc.
- Conclude by mentioning that aviation is integral to equitable economic growth, so India needs to focus on the growth of this sector to achieve the equitable growth.