Wednesday, 18 May, 2022

Topic: Aviation

Once a frontrunner, Jet Airways is now crumbling under pressure of the aviation boom

Facing competition from airlines like IndiGo, GoAir, and SpiceJet, the airline is facing the probability of failing to repay its obligations next year.

Here are the industries that made India the world’s fastest-growing economy

India's appetite for fuel has expanded up to 7 per cent, but performances in the banking and power sectors have declined. 

IndiGo stares at lean phase over rising fuel prices, weaker rupee

IndiGo shares fall to 16-month low after profit dropped 97% to Rs 27.8 crore, its worst-ever quarterly profit.

MH370 crashed due to system manipulation, not system failure: Report

The Malaysian Airlines flight disappeared in 2014. A 449-page report says the plane was steered off course deliberately.

CBI probes AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes for alleged corruption

CBI is investigating Fernandes for allegedly paying bribes to influence policies, which included obtaining an international flying license.

Air Asia Group CEO Tony Fernandes booked by CBI for violation of licensing norms

The case relates to alleged violation of norms by directors of the aviation company to get licenses for international operations.

Delhi’s IGI among airports that pushed New York’s JFK out of world’s busiest airport list

The Indian airfield is the fastest-growing on the list, with passenger growth at 14 percent, followed by the 10 percent clip at China’s Guangzhou.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image|

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


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China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.