Wednesday, 5 October, 2022
TopicEtihad Airways

Topic: Etihad Airways

Covid gives Vistara a chance to grab Emirates, Etihad traffic from India

Vistara expects demand for long-haul direct international flights from India to rise towards the end of the year after travel restrictions lift.

Vistara to add more big planes to take on Emirates, Etihad in India

Vistara is considering ordering more 787 Dreamliner jets from Boeing to add flights to destinations as far away as the US to take on Emirates & Etihad.

Etihad-Air Arabia discount carrier to fill void created by Jet Airways on Abu Dhabi route

Etihad-Air Arabia discount carrier will take over most of the 100 slot pairs for Abu Dhabi market held by Etihad after ally Jet Airways failed this year.

Etihad among bidders for Jet Airways as deadline ends

A consortium of 26 lenders which now owns 51% in the airline had invited expressions of interest between April 8 and 12.

No sacrifice too big for me to safeguard Jet Airways’ interest: Naresh Goyal

Goyal, who has been the chairman of Jet Airways since 1992, has stepped down along with his wife Anita from the airlines' board.

Naresh Goyal, the former ticketing agent who became Indian aviation mogul, crash lands

The resignation of Naresh Goyal as chairman of Jet Airways removes an obstacle for creditors, who are seeking to overhaul & salvage the airline.

Jet Airways to seek investor Etihad’s approval to swap debt for shares

Jet Airways has been in talks with Etihad Airways for weeks to work out a revival plan but no common ground has been reached yet.

India’s struggling Jet Airways flags bailout options

Lenders are said to seek 35 billion rupee infusion from owners

Etihad reaches deal for rescue of Jet Airways, reports say

Jet founder Naresh Goyal would cut holding and leave board.

Jet Airways misses payment to lenders, rating cut to default

Mumbai-based Jet Airways hasn’t seen a profit in nine of the past 11 fiscal years.

On Camera

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File photo of Chinese military band on Palace Square | Wikimedia Commons

No traditional deterrence—PLA has its own agenda at Ladakh. Deter, compel, make India accept

The Chinese term for deterrence differs from the English term in International Relations literature. China combines deterrence and compellence strategies.

Indian refiners scout for oil deals ahead of EU ban on Russian crude imports

European Union ban on Russian crude imports from 5 Dec will drive European refiners to buy more Middle East oil, putting them in competition with Asian buyers.

Defence

IAF chief Air Chief Marshal V. R. Chaudhari with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh | Twitter/ @IAF_MCC

Need organisation structure best suited to Indian conditions, IAF on theatre commands

The IAF chief said the model of integration that India adopts must be future-ready, must reduce levels of decision-making, and capitalise on the strength of all three services.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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