Articles tagged “jet airways”

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Akasa Air CEO on How India’s Newest Startup Carrier Will Stand Out

No matter how big the Indian aviation pie may be, a new carrier, especially one whose crew wears sneakers, entering the market, will definitely shake things up as airlines compete more aggressively to tap first-time fliers.

Akasa Air CEO on How India’s Newest Startup Carrier Will Stand Out

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India’s Jet Airways Back For Another Life, Cleared To Fly

India's civil aviation regulator cleared Jet Airways to resume operations, allowing what was once the country's largest airline to operate commercial flights. Jet Airways ceased flying in April 2019, buckling under the weight of an aggressive expansion strategy and what were called at the time operational missteps and a heavy debt load. The carrier first…

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India’s Jet Airways Ready for Second Act, Investors Say

Could India's Jet Airways be ready for a comeback? The airline had global ambitious before going belly-up in 2019, before the pandemic. But now, a consortium of investors say the carrier is all set to relaunch.

India’s Jet Airways Ready for Second Act, Investors Say

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Indian Billionaire Plans to Launch Low-Cost Carrier in an Already Tough Market

With the pandemic gutting India's low-cost carrier market, which already includes IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoFirst and AirAsia India, Rakesh Jhunjhunwala thinks a fresh start, a capital infusion, and new planes could be a competitive advantage. Hope springs eternal, as they say.

Indian Billionaire Plans to Launch Low-Cost Carrier in an Already Tough Market

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Billionaire Brothers Could Be Saviors for India’s Jet Airways

We'll believe it when we see it. It would be nice, however, to finally have closure on Jet Airways' travails in 2020.

Billionaire Brothers Could Be Saviors for India’s Jet Airways

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India to Follow Europe’s Lead in Making Own Call on 737 Max

Now India, too, wants to make its own checks on the Boeing 737 Max before allowing the plane to fly in the country again, after European regulators this week said they would make their own call.

India to Follow Europe’s Lead in Making Own Call on 737 Max

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The Most Amazing Airline Failures of the Past 15 Years

The airline industry is a tough business. Dozens of carriers have gone belly-up since Skift Airline Weekly began publishing in 2004. We picked 10 of the most interesting bankruptcy and grounding stories in the last 15 years.

The Most Amazing Airline Failures of the Past 15 Years

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Jet Airways Executives Exit Amid Fading Hope for Comeback

With the departure of its top bosses, the Indian carrier is heading down a path of no return. Things just aren't looking good at this point for the grounded airline, a victim of fierce price wars in an all too crowded market.

Jet Airways Executives Exit Amid Fading Hope for Comeback

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Air France-KLM Losses Grow as Competition Intensifies

Competition is tough in Europe at the moment and Air France-KLM's losses don't look good. But it's traditionally a weak quarter for airlines so things should get better during spring and summer.

Air France-KLM Losses Grow as Competition Intensifies

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The Biggest Hurdle For Jet Airways to Finding a Buyer

Whether Jet Airways finds a buyer or not really depends on how much debt lenders are willing to forgive.

The Biggest Hurdle For Jet Airways to Finding a Buyer