Tag Archives: Air India

‘Trade will not lose money’

Air India assures that travel agents needn’t worry about losing their money, as the airline fast approaches the disinvestment reality. Meenakshi Malik, Executive Director – Commercial, Air India, claims that business will be in order by the end of the upcoming financial year. Nisha Verma Year 2019 turned out to …

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Local involvement for J&K

Experts from different fields speak about the strengths and weaknesses of developing tourism in the newly-carved Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir, while discussing its future at a panel titled ‘Incredible India – Incredible Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh’ at the Kashmironomics forum. Ashwani Lohani, Former Chairman & Managing Director, Air …

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More routes & capacity

Air Seychelles will not only increase its Mumbai service to daily during the peak summer months, but also add capacity with a new A320neo and may also add Delhi to its network. Hazel Jain “The India market been performing very well,” says Remco Althuis, Chief Executive Officer, Air Seychelles, who …

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2019: Lukewarm response

While the tourism industry expressed hope of a promising 2019, the year couldn’t quite match expectations. Performance and revenues remained mediocre, while a few government policies acted as a silver lining. Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & Managing Director, Air India We began operating nine international routes in FY 2019-20 and many …

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Boeing buoyant on India

The Boeing Company is optimistic about India’s aviation market and hopes to play a major role in its growth story, says Darren Hulst, Senior MD, Market Analysis & Sales Support, Commercial Airplanes, The Boeing Company. Hazel Jain India is the most dynamic market for civil aviation commercially right now for …

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More Tier-II & III with Lufthansa

This European carrier is connecting the aspiring international traveller from Tier-II and Tier-III cities of India to its larger global network through codeshare agreements with Indian airlines such as Air India and Vistara. George Ettiyil, Senior Director, Sales (South Asia), Lufthansa Group Airlines, shares more. Hazel Jain Q. How has …

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AI enjoys exclusivity on Travelport

Indian flag carrier Air India has not only registered 22 per cent growth in operational profit this year, it has even saved ₹300 crore by being exclusive on Travelport. TT Bureau Air India has started its latest international connection: Mumbai-Nairobi. Meenakshi Malik, Executive Director (Commercial), Air India, says that the …

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Unaffected by divestment

While news is ripe that Air India will soon be divested, the announcement has not affected the airline’s performance, claims Ashwani Lohani, Chairman & MD, Air India. Nisha Verma Air India has begun operating on a total of nine international routes in FY 2019-20, informs Ashwani Lohani. “We have started …

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PATA India elects new team

Chaired by Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary — Tourism, the newly-elected team of PATA India Chapter has a busy year ahead. Its upcoming events include the Update & Outlook Meeting and Tourism Powerhouse. Nisha Verma PATA India Chapter recently held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at The Park New Delhi, where it …

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Indonesia beyond Bali

In a bid to provide experiences for different segments of Indian travellers, Indonesia has identified ‘10 New Balis’ and has prioritised four key destinations to attract more tourists. TT Bureau Reiterating that the Indian market is one of the most important markets for Indonesia, Dr. Raden Sigit Witjaksono, Director of …

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