Tag: Indigo

Shady players, aviation scam and the boom and bust of airlines in India

Lalit Shastri The fate of now closed Kingfisher Airline, Air India’s huge debt burden and the latest grounding of Jet Airways raises several burning questions. The merger of Indian Airlines with Air India and the reckless acquisition of aircraft by these airlines ahead of their merger and many related issues has put the former Union

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Mega science projects: India poised to join league of global scientific leaders

Dr T V Venkateswaran New Delhi: Shedding its hesitant and cautious approach of the past with regard to participating in global mega science projects, India has taken bold steps in recent years to join international scientific quests. The Science Technology and Innovation policy of 2013 envisages positioning India among the top five global scientific powers

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Domestic airlines register 23.17% growth in passenger traffic during 2016; Air India lags behind IndiGo and Jet Airways in market share

Newsroom24x7 Staff New Delhi: Domestic airlines in India registered a growth of 23.17% in passengers carried between January and September this year compared to the corresponding period last year. Passengers carried by domestic airlines during Jan-Sept 2016 were 726.98 lakh as against 590.21 lakh during the corresponding period of 2015. In terms of Passenger Load

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Air India receives maximum passenger related complaints during Jan 2016

Lalit Shastri Indigo with a market share of 27.26 per cent and Jet Airways with a market share of 14.32 per cent, are ahead of Air India, which commanded 12.23 per cent of the market share of scheduled domestic airlines in January 2016 During January 2016, a total of 823 passenger related complaints had been

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Air India caught in the trap of accumulated debt and losses

Lalit Shastri Again the same old story of a sick Indian PSU – the dilemma over the supremacy of process over delivery, the inherent reluctance to change and too many self proclaimed advisers. And the omnipresent fear of the vigilance and audit setups even among those whose primary job is to find innovative solutions and

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