IndiGo working with peers to address high indirect taxes issue: Dutta
Financial Express Mumbai|December 20, 2021
THE COUNTRY'S LARGEST airline, IndiGo, is working with other industry players and the civil aviation ministry to address the “long-standing problem" of high indirect tax rate, which currently stands at 21%, according to its chief Ronojoy Dutta.

In his Christmas and New Year greetings to the employees, the IndiGo CEO also flagged that profitability is under considerable pressure owing to low airfares regime at a time when the carrier is focusing on “repairing" its balance sheet.

His views also come at a time when the civil aviation sector is slowly on the recovery path after being battered by the pandemic. The domestic aviation industry has been pitching for lower direct and indirect taxes at various levels.

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