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Which is the first private airline in India to launch scheduled international services?
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1. Which is the first private airline in India to launch scheduled international services?
a) Air Sahara
b) Jet Airways
c) Air Deccan

2. Which is India's first no-frills carrier?
a) Airone Feeder Airline
b) Crescent Air
c) Air Deccan

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The correct answer is Air Deccan.
Air Deccan is India's first low-cost carrier (or the no-frills carrier). Two more low-cost carriers -- Airone Feeder Airline Pvt Ltd and Crescent Air -- are expected to start operations in the country soon. Air Deccan is a unit of Deccan Aviation Private Ltd, the largest private heli-charter company in India. Captain G R Gopinath is the managing director of the company.
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Air Deccan is India's first low-cost carrier (or the no-frills carrier). Two more low-cost carriers -- Airone Feeder Airline Pvt Ltd and Crescent Air -- are expected to start operations in the country soon. Air Deccan is a unit of Deccan Aviation Private Ltd, the largest private heli-charter company in India. Captain G R Gopinath is the managing director of the company.

3. Which is the first airline in India to get the World Travel Market Global Award?
a) Air Sahara
b) East West Airlines
c) Jet Airways

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Wrong! The correct answer is Jet Airways.
Jet Airways operated its first flight on May 5, 1993. Naresh Goyal, who has more than 35 years' experience in the civil aviation industry, is the founder chairman of the airline. Jet Airways currently operates more than 255 flights daily to 42 destinations across India.
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Jet Airways operated its first flight on May 5, 1993. Naresh Goyal, who has more than 35 years' experience in the civil aviation industry, is the founder chairman of the airline. Jet Airways currently operates more than 255 flights daily to 42 destinations across India.

4. Which airline carries the tagline 'Emotionally Yours'?
a) Jet Airways
b) Air Sahara
c) East West Airlines

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Wrong! The correct answer is Air Sahara .
Air Sahara, part of the Sahara India Pariwar, started its operations on December 3, 1993 with a fleet of two Boeing 737-200s. Till 2001, the airline carried the tagline 'Experience a New High.' Later, it sported the new tagline 'Emotionally Yours.' U K Bose is the chief executive officer of the company.
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Air Sahara, part of the Sahara India Pariwar, started its operations on December 3, 1993 with a fleet of two Boeing 737-200s. Till 2001, the airline carried the tagline 'Experience a New High.' Later, it sported the new tagline 'Emotionally Yours.' U K Bose is the chief executive officer of the company.

5. Which is the latest private airline to get the scheduled airline status?
a) Air Deccan
b) Crescent Air
c) Jagson Airlines

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Wrong! The correct answer is Jagson Airlines .
In January 2004, the central government has granted permission to Jagson Airlines Limited to operate as a scheduled airline. Earlier, it was a non-scheduled operator, having three 18-seater Dornier aircraft to its credit. Jagdish P Gupta is the chairman of Jagson Airlines, a unit of Jagson International Limited, which is operating in the field of oil exploration.
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In January 2004, the central government has granted permission to Jagson Airlines Limited to operate as a scheduled airline. Earlier, it was a non-scheduled operator, having three 18-seater Dornier aircraft to its credit. Jagdish P Gupta is the chairman of Jagson Airlines, a unit of Jagson International Limited, which is operating in the field of oil exploration.

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