Tata Group’s second airline venture with Singapore Airlines is now closer to take-off, with the joint venture receiving the mandatory security clearance for its board members from the home ministry, a senior civil aviation ministry official said.
New Delhi-based Tata Group and Singapore Airlines is now expected to soon get a no-objection certificate (NOC) from the civil aviation ministry before it reaches the final stage prior to take-off — getting an air operator’s permit from the aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). “We are examining the home ministry clearance which we have recently received for Tata-SIA. It is being processed, after which the NOC will be issued,” the aviation ministry official said.
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