Aviation For domestic airlines to expand overseas, Indian middle class must spread its wings Updated : January 25, 2019 01:46 PM IST A solid increase in outbound traffic, burgeoning middle class, growing income and millennial population eager to travel – the recipe is set for increase in travel from India. However, the headwinds for growth in Gulf, coupled with increased competition has made airlines look for options beyond the traditional markets. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.