Was there a simpler solution to Air India – Indian Airlines merger?

A week ago, for the ninth time - the guidelines for sale of Air India were changed. The airline would be recording a loss in the tune of INR 8,000 crore this fiscal year. Time and again, the losses are blamed on the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines - the AI - IC … Continue reading Was there a simpler solution to Air India – Indian Airlines merger?

If AirAsia is to exit India, does it rely on template of AirAsia Japan 1.0?

Making money in India from Aviation has been an internal challenge as the industry goes through frequency bust cycles! Amidst this, there has been much speculation about AirAsia India - in which the TATA group holds 51% stake while the rest is held by Malaysian low cost carrier AirAsia. The airline has been mired in … Continue reading If AirAsia is to exit India, does it rely on template of AirAsia Japan 1.0?

Dine in an Airbus A380 at Singapore Changi!

Singapore‚Äôs Changi Airport has always been on the forefront of innovation. Home carrier Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced Discover your Singapore Airlines campaign which comprises three exciting and new initiatives as termed by the airline. The airline is starting Restaurant@Changi where guests can enjoy the Singapore Airlines service inside the Airbus A380. Most airlines, including Singapore … Continue reading Dine in an Airbus A380 at Singapore Changi!

Hundred days of Vande Bharat Mission – Air India group operates to 29 offline stations

August 14th marked the 100th day of Vande Bharat Mission - the much touted repatriation effort undertaken by the Government of India. While the scheme has been much criticized from some quarters for the way the booking process was handled and lack of tickets, there is no denying the fact that over 10 lakh people … Continue reading Hundred days of Vande Bharat Mission – Air India group operates to 29 offline stations