All stories by Arindam Majumdar
Tatas to offer ESOPs to Air India staffRediff.com29 Apr 2022
In a bid to incentivise its staff and improve their performance, Air India may soon offer them employee stock options (ESOPs). The erstwhile national carrier, which was acquired by the salt-to-steel conglomerate Tata Group last year, will be the second company in the Group to have an ESOP policy. Tata Motors is the other Group company with an ESOP policy, which was implemented in 2018.
Industry may move court over Haryana job reservation lawRediff.com12 Nov 2021
Companies in the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector may legally challenge the Haryana government's new law which mandates 75 per cent reservation of jobs in the private sector for locals. "We had earlier gone to the high court against this law, but the court said that it would hear the matter after the law was notified," said Manoj Tyagi, general secretary, IMT Industrial Association. Industries and associations feel that the law will not benefit the state and will hit MSMEs that are just coming out of the crippling effects of the lockdowns owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
IndiGo starts hiring, gives offer letters to 32 pilots for ATR-72 fleetRediff.com18 Feb 2021
IndiGo has confirmed the delivery of the next set of 25 ATR-72 jets and will be inducting around 10 planes by the end of this calendar year, making it the largest regional fleet operator in the country.
Govt likely to fetch around Rs 15,000 crore from Air India saleRediff.com11 Feb 2021
To attract bidders, the government had decided to hive of around Rs 35,000 crore of the company's debt into a separate subsidiary, leaving around Rs 23,286 crore to be absorbed by the new bidder.
For AirAsia's Tony Fernandes, Indian sky is out of boundsRediff.com25 Jul 2020
With cash shortage and plans going awry, the AirAsia owner is looking to cash out of the venture he built with Ratan Tata in 2013.
IndiGo told to replace unmodified P&W engines in Neo aircraftRediff.com26 Nov 2019
People in the know said the move would impact around 110 engines, virtually putting a spanner on the expansion plans of IndiGo - counted among the fastest growing airlines in the world.
Bajaj brings Chetak back as all-electric 2-wheelerRediff.com17 Oct 2019
In doing so, Bajaj has become the first internal combustion engine two-wheeler company to launch an all-electric two-wheeler in India.
Global PE funds bullish about 6 Indian airports up for saleRediff.com29 Jan 2019
With Indian infrastructure companies burdened with debt, global PE funds and developers sense an opportunity to buy the airports cheap
Will selecting a single GDS platform benefit Air India?Rediff.com1 Nov 2018
The move will help to reduce Air India's distribution cost by 60 per cent
Indian carriers struggle to find talent inside cockpitRediff.com3 Oct 2016
7,000 unemployed pilots in India but airlines continue to bet on expats
Fliers to have online complaint platformRediff.com13 Aug 2016
Indian fliers regularly face issues like lost baggage, refund on cancellation and harassment by staff at airports
Airlines oppose lower cancellation fees, quicker refunds to passengersRediff.com31 Jul 2016
New rules will unnecessarily make the airlines responsible for reasons beyond their control