Airlines expected to outlive COVID-19 pandemic scare with resized business; govt support vital to see through turbulence
Globally, airlines have focused on becoming bigger to ensure their customers don’t have to look elsewhere for their travel needs.
Hasty decision by IndiGo, Air India, GoAir, SpiceJet to ban Kunal Kamra; airlines should specify rules that stand-up comic violated
It is still not determined how IndiGo concluded banning Kamra. Unfortunately, if he decides to challenge this in court, he will still need a Notice from IndiGo determining the regulations under which they prohibited him. And even after that happens, we don't know yet how Air India, SpiceJet and GoAir decide to ban him.
What an Air India buyer will get: Debt, old aircraft, little-used Star Alliance creds and lots of extra employees
Only recently has Air India moved to the sale and leaseback model with their Boeing 787 purchases, and Air India’s newest A320neo aircraft, all 27 of them are on a lease.
IndiGo's order for 300 A320neo family aircraft will secure future supply of aircraft for carrier into next decade, assure sustainable cash flow
The new order will also bulk up IndiGo’s ability to create a sustainable network in the region and expand further
IndiGo promoter spat: Dragging rift to govt and Sebi doors, Gangwal and Bhatia's fight may land in court
Given the turbulence in the sector, one would have thought IndiGo would have taken the next steps to fly over its 50 percent market share
Budget 2019: Nirmala Sitharaman presents a wishlist for aviation industry, but offers little in terms of inputs to make it work
The government has hinted and assured that it will examine further opening up of FDI in aviation, but will not put out a timeline on it.
Jet Airways slips into memory as a loved brand after an inept SBI-led consortium forces carrier to crash-land onto bankruptcy court
The banks have been as clueless about their approach towards Jet Airways as the cash-strapped airline has been since it defaulted on its loans
Jet Airways crisis benefits IndiGo, SpiceJet and Vistara; intensifies three-way battle between airlines
Jet Airways carried 17.06 lakh passengers in January 2019. In March 2019, which was the last full month of operations, they only carried 6.71 lakh passengers
IndiGo crisis: Rift between promoters Rakesh Gangwal and Rahul Bhatia makes airline miss out on opportunities
The IndiGo CEO, Ronojoy Datta, in the meanwhile has neither addressed not declined that problems exist, which might be a tacit admission in disguise.
Jet Airways' top management quits: Where is cash-strapped airline headed to with all old-timers having exited?
The C-Suite might have waited on till 10 May, hoping that a new owner coming in would want to resurrect Jet Airways immediately, which would require their expertise and their long-standing knowledge of the working of the company.
Jet Airways crisis: Etihad Airways bid in cash-strapped airline comes as a sign of relief but hinges on finding another partner
Etihad’s bid for Jet Airways is a sort of a surprise as it has run up $4.8 billion worth of losses over the past three years
Downfall of Jet Airways: Banks had seen writing on the wall with over a billion dollars to be paid back, but yet acted too late
Jet Airways had over a billion dollars to pay back to banks, and that should have been reason enough for the latter to consider taking more interest and a pro-active approach, but they did not.
Jet Airways crisis: Debt-laden airline needs bigger cheque, experienced turnaround team to avert shutdown
Delta/KLM/Air France, the troika that is one of Jet Airways biggest partner for international travel, has already stopped accepting bookings for transporting Jet Airways customers on their planes under the code share pact.
Jet Airways crisis: Taking away international flying rights may prove to be death-knell for the airline
One can find fault in the way the airline was managed, but as a brand Jet Airways is known abroad to be one of the finest Indian carrier and has a reputation which is still keeping the planes full.
After fighting several battles, Naresh Goyal forced to retire from Jet Airways; where is airline headed without him in charge?
Naresh Goyal continues to be the biggest individual stakeholder in the airline, holding over 25 percent of the company even after the bank transaction closes.
Naresh Goyal's personal ambition holds Jet Airways back from resurrection; is slow death awaiting India's once favoured airline?
For Jet Airways, in their Silver Jubilee year, the airline is battling with what is their biggest existential crisis at the moment.
Grounding Boeing 737 MAX 8 isn't the answer, fixing accountability and rooting out issues with aircraft key to allay panic
Boeing has been quiet about the crash, but on Monday the FAA advised that there would be software upgrades to the MCAS on board all Boeing 737 MAX aircraft by the end of April 2019.