THE BIG PICTURE

 

Tourism gains more prominence in NITI Aayog’s vision for ‘New India@75’ 

NITI Aayog has come up with a comprehensive document, more a vision statement for India when it will celebrate its 75th year of ...
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Kapil Chopra puts his stamp on The Postcard; makes the much-anticipated announcement

Life has come full circle for Kapil Chopra. The much-awaited announcement has finally come. After quitting the Oberoi Group earlier this year, there ...
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CII Report reaffirms the need for diversifying beyond the long-haul for inbound

CII has recently unveiled a report which suggests a slew of measures to mainstream tourism, further integrating it to the national growth. The ...
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Tourism assumes a greater significance in India’s ‘Act East Policy’

That tourism would act as a crucial plank in India’s ‘Act East Policy’ is a thought that would find little traction beyond the ...
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Sanjay Kumar joins Tata-backed AirAsia as COO

Former IndiGo executive Sanjay Kumar has joined the Tata-promoted Air Asia as the Chief Operating Officer. An old hand in the field of ...
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SriLankan & STIC Group together mark 25 years of the airline’s operations to Delhi

SriLankan recently celebrated its 25 years of operations to Delhi at THE Park New Delhi.  The event was attended by an intimate gathering ...
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Growth in cruise numbers a prelude to the rise of cruise tourism in India: Ratna Chadha

There have some positive developments in the cruise segment. A new association has been formed. The government has been sounding positive and the ...
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How the Jet Airways story unfolds will have a lasting impact on the future of aviation

The media is rife with speculation that Naresh Goyal-promoted Jet Airways is likely to merge with TATA SIA Airlines. The TATA SIA is ...
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Indian carriers to induct 250 aircraft by 2020; Airbus corners over half the market share, reveals CAPA findings

The Indian aviation industry’s stellar rise has been the stuff of dreams. Since the liberalisation drive that began in 2003, the sector has ...
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Commencing April 2019, Travelport and Jet Airways to ink a new long-term supplier agreement

Travelport, the leading travel commerce platform, has recently announced a renewed and long-term partnership with India’s Jet Airways. The airline has signed a ...
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SriLankan Airlines declared the most punctual global airline in September 2018

SriLankan Airlines has achieved the remarkable feat of being named the world’s most punctual airline in the month of September 2018 in the ...
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Civil aviation ministry to press facial recognition in action at airports come 2019

The civil aviation ministry had decided to develop standards for digital processing of passengers at airport to ensure uniform implementation and passenger experience ...
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Air India to deploy Boeing 747-400 on domestic routes for the festive season

What is generally reserved for VVIP movement and long-haul flights, the national carrier will press into action double-decker Boeing 747-400 for domestic routes ...
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SE Asia connect gets a boost as IndiGo announces non-stops to KL from Delhi, Bengaluru

India’s southeast Asia connect has received a major shot in the arm with the low-cost carrier IndiGo announcing non-stop flights connecting the Malaysian ...
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Developing home-grown leasing ecosystem a major long-term challenge: CAPA report

CAPA’s latest report stressed on the importance of developing home-grown leasing ability to cope up with the massive projected growth in the domestic ...
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IGIA globally ranked the best on-time busiest airport but challenge looms

It may only be for a month, but it is a significant feat, nonetheless. Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi has been ...
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