IndiGo has about 40 per cent market share, more than double that of Air India’s 14.8 per cent. In a tit for tat move, IndiGo put up an advertisement targeting Air India at the Mumbai airport. The national carrier has sought its removal from the terminal. On Saturday, Air India put up an advertisement on a wall panel right behind IndiGo’s check-in counters at Mumbai airport with a message: “Next time fly with Air India and feel the difference.” IndiGo has about 40 per ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
Vistara doubles market share, Jet sees steep fall - Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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IndiGo, one of India rsquo s largest carrier is introducing 47 new flights on its existing route network during October 2016 Source The Sangai ExpressE Pao!, 2 weeks ago
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, 1 month ago
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, 1 month 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, 2 months 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, 2 months ago
Major global airlines, including Gulf carriers, are keen to invest in this space. Major airlines from the Gulf countries have shown an interest to invest in India’s regional aviation market. This coincides with the government announcing a new policy to kickstart regional airlines in the country through sops and subsidies. Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha told Business Standard that many foreign airlines, including major carriers from West Asia, have held negotiations with ...Rediff.com, 1 day ago
7,000 unemployed pilots in India but airlines continue to bet on expats Arav Joshi (26) completed his flying course from a New Zealand-based training academy in 2012. That did not translate into a job. He then did a type-rating course from a Pune-based facility in 2014. The total expenditure came to around Rs 50 lakh. He is still without a job. A type-rating certification is an important credential for a pilot to fly a commercial jet. But despite such training, Joshi is among the 7,000-odd who ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Aviation regulator DGCA has partially lifted the ban on use of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 in flights, allowing passengers to use the device purchased after September 15 which has “green battery charge indication”. The ban remains on Galaxy Note 7, which has seen battery overheating, manufactured before September 15 and having a white battery charge indication on the screen. On September 9, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation prohibited the use of Galaxy Note 7 on board flights as ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
Central Industrial Security Force chief OP Singh briefed Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on the heightened security arrangements at airports, ports and other vital installations guarded by the central force. IMAGE: Border Security Force soldiers patrol in the Chenab river near the India-Pakistan International border Dewali post in Akhnoor sector. Photograph: PTI On Thursday, as the day unfolded with the Indian Army announcing it had conducted strikes on terrorist locations, a ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
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