Sylvia Dyer’s life began nearly 90 years ago in a forgotten, untamed land. She spent her childhood on a plantation along the Bihar-Nepal border in pre-Independence India, lived through the 1965 war as the wife of a decorated army officer and saw an era grow and fade in front of her eyes. Archana Masih/Rediff.com meets her and finds that family stories – ones that have been lived, narrated, felt, told and retold -- make for the most compelling of histories. Sylvia Dyer as a young ... Rediff.com, 10 hours ago
1 images for "indigo rsquo"
Govt’s decision to allow in-flight Wi-Fi doesn’t take off with budget airlines, full-service carriers enthused Full-service carriers were encouraged by the government’s decision to allow in-flight internet access, while low-cost carriers remained non-committal, citing pricing concerns. While SpiceJet quoted expenses involved in upgrading the aircraft for Wi-Fi service, a senior IndiGo executive was sceptical about the viability of on-board Wi-Fi hotspots in domestic flights, ...Rediff.com, 18 hours ago
Higher capacity addition without commensurate increase in load factors, fares impact performance Even as passenger volumes continue to show an upward trajectory, pressure on pricing due to higher competition dented the operating performance in the June 2016 quarter of InterGlobe Aviation, which runs low-cost airline IndiGo. While passenger volumes were up 20 per cent year-on-year in Q1 to 9.8 million, average fares fell 11 per cent to Rs 4,032. Consequently, revenues increased 8.7 per cent to ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
The airline pitches its product and service, keeps silent about price in a new campaign as it looks to win over young business travelers, says Aneesh Phadnis. IMAGE: SpiceJet has managed to pull itself out of a crisis situation. Photographs, courtesy: SpiceJet A year after it flew back in from the brink and scripted what is being seen as a remarkable turnaround, SpiceJet has embarked on a brand building exercise. In a series of short films released digitally the low cost ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Hrithik’s intensity around Mohenjo Daro’s rambling spectacle is touching even if the promos pack in more swagger than substance and reveal Gowariker’s preference for opulence over realism, feels Sukanya Verma. This is not a review. It’s merely my reaction to the campy Mohenjo Daro trailer. Ashutosh Gowariker’s latest (and in all probability lengthy) offering is an ambitiously-scaled adventure into the ancient civilization led by Hrithik ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Blue became the color associated with boys sometime in the early twentieth century But ever since Beyoncé and Jay-Z named their daughter Blue Ivy in 2012, names in the hue of blue are becoming more popular for girls, too. Ruby and Scarlett top the list ...Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
New rules will unnecessarily make the airlines responsible for reasons beyond their control Airlines have said the government’s moves to bring down cancellation fees and speed up refunds will affect their financial performance. According to new rules effective August 1, airlines have been asked to refund all taxes and fees in case of a cancellation or no show. Also, airlines cannot levy cancellation charges more than the basic fare and fuel surcharge. “We appreciate the ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Changes in market share of other airlines have been minor Vistara has doubled its market share to 2.8 per cent in June over the corresponding month last year. Jet Airways saw the sharpest fall among all airlines during this period. Domestic air traffic rose 20.81 per cent in June on the back of low fares and peak season demand. Carriers flew 7.9 million passengers against 6.6 million passengers in June 2015. According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation data, domestic airlines flew ...Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Govt wants to auction foreign flying rights as much of bilateral capacity is being unused The much-awaited National Civil Aviation Policy got delayed multiple times as incumbent carriers furiously opposed a proposal by the civil aviation ministry to auction bilateral rights. The reason the government wanted to auction foreign flying rights was because it was concerned about the unutilised bilateral capacity by Indian carriers. Data show domestic Indian airlines such as Air India, Jet Airways, ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago GoAir readies foreign flight with IPO on mind Rediff.com, 1 month ago
The showcase was held at the Taj Palace here on Wednesday, where the suave looking Pakistani star was welcomed to the ramp by loud cheers and whistles from the crowd as he walked in a black Kurta and deep maroon palazzo-pyjama and opened the grand ...Jagran Post, 1 month ago
on your WebpageAdd Widget >Get your members hooked!