When Air India got kicked out of the Star Alliance even before it joined, I had a feeling that someone would be fired to fix the blame. And lo and behold, it did not take long for the Government of India to take a decision that it was the Chairman and Managing Director of the airline, Arvind Jadhav, a career bureaucrat who was not able to turn around the airline. So, this morning, it got into the news that he was removed from his post. Air India was a profitable operation until 2005 when it got merged with Indian Airlines. Earlier, AI used to take care of the international market, while IC was the domestic carrier. The rationale for merger…
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9W309 Jet Airways is one of my regular flights between Mumbai and Delhi, having flown it many times. Here is a quick review of the service on board this flight.
A quick trip to the Carnations Lounge (1C) at Mumbai Airport Terminal 1, which is the only lounge at this airport terminal, accessible via various credit cards and offered to elite members.
The start of a regular commuting trip between Mumbai and Delhi. On this trip report, we share my experience on a Quick Business Trip to Delhi.
I’ve used this adage for the longest time, and yet I did not know that like many things Chinese that exist, this is a Chinese proverb. So thank you China for giving me one more thing apart from the iPhone that really makes my life really interesting. As a financial engineer, I work with clients and colleagues across the world and this still does necessitate travel and face to face meetings in the age of conference calls and video conferences. This was my initiation into the world of airplanes and hotels quite a few years back. This was also my initiation to Mumbai, which is the commerce capital of India an upcoming financial supercentre much like London, New York and…