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Aug 21, 2015

Jet pilots land in seventh attempt after declaring fuel emergency, DGCA orders probe

To put this in perspective, a Boeing 737 aircraft should typically have 1,300-1,500 kg 'holding' fuel for 30 minutes at the time of landing. #accident investigation bureau #Aviation #Boeing 737 #Business #CompanyWatch #DGCA #Jet Airways #Ministry of Civil Aviation

Aug 17, 2015

AAI may halt privatisation plan of four airports including Kolkata, Chennai

Senior civil aviation ministry officials have confirmed to CNBC-TV18 that the entire process for giving out these four airports to private developers has been put on hold. #AAI #Celebi Aviation #GMR Airport Holdings #GVK Airport Holdings #Ministry of Civil Aviation #NewsTracker #Siemens Project Ventures #Tata Realty and Infrastructure

Jul 22, 2015

You can pay by cash for an Uber ride in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Kochi too

Uber had been conducting a pilot project for cash payments in Hyderabad since May. It today announced that four more cities can now pay for rides in cash - Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Jaipur, and Kochi. It has recently restarted credit card payments and already has the Paytm wallet option. #Mobiwik #Paytym #TFS #Uber

Jul 18, 2015

Germanwings impact: DGCA may make psychometric tests for pilots mandatory

An official quoted earlier said that some Indian airlines already conduct psycho tests of their cockpit crew and use various techniques to gather information. #air india #DGCA #Germanwings crash #ICAO #IndianAirForce #IndiGo #PolicyWatch #SpiceJet

Jun 24, 2015

OYO may see SoftBank investment, overseas expansion through acquisitions

Oyo is the largest network of branded hotels today in India, a platform to search for budget rooms anywhere in the country which are clean and of reliable quality. #Business #Hospitality sector #Oravel #Oyo Rooms #Oyo Rooms Huda City Centre #Peter Thiel #Ritesh Agarwal #VeryCloseUp

Jun 9, 2015

IndiGo to fly every second domestic passenger in two years: CAPA

IndiGo carried more than half the incremental domestic passengers in FY15 and its market share soared to 36.4 percent by March. #A320neo #air india #Airbus #Aviation #Business #CAPA #CompanyWatch #Etihad Airways #Indian Aviation Outlook #IndiGo #Jet Airways #SpiceJet

Jun 5, 2015

Forget everday low prices, Amazon leads charge with vast store of products

In a nascent market like India where vast potential sits alongside challenges like taxation and regulation issues and ambiguity over foreign direct investment in B2C e-commerce, Amazon is expanding its supplier and sales base rapidly by putting its global experience to good use. #Amazon #Bangalore #Global Selling #Home Furnishing #Manipal #retail