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    IndiGo’s New Year gift for Indian shooters

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    IndiGo Airlines has given a New Year’s gift to Indian shooters with it’s decision to exempt weapon-handling charges for sportspersons travelling for competitions. The exemption has been announced for both domestic and international sectors.

    Till now the shooters were charged Rs. 5,000 one-way by the airlines to carry their guns and ammunition.

    However, to avail the benefit the players will have to establish their credentials as a sportsperson.

    The airlines in the statement has stated that the sportspersons would be exempted from paying the charge levied for firearms, air guns and or ammunition provided they carry a government recognised identification document.

    The sportspersons are also required to carry a bonafide document for carriage of arms and ammunition.

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