All stories by Tommy Wilkes
India to step up efforts to extend air travel boom to smaller citiesRediff.com1 Jul 2016
Scores of new airports have been built around the country but many are yet to open because airlines do not see sufficient demand as ticket prices are too high for the majority Indians
India likely to consider Air India stake saleRediff.com23 Mar 2016
Indebted Air India, which last made an annual profit in 2007, has seen its market share shrink in recent years.
Government rushes to roll out more trains as cities swellRediff.com8 Mar 2016
Even if some of those projects remain on paper, the potential for manufacturers and engineering firms is too big to ignore
How the Railways plan to revive freight businessRediff.com25 Feb 2016
Suresh Prabhu said the freight business was 'struggling'.
Micromax plans to make all phones locallyRediff.com17 Dec 2015
Micromax will invest Rs 300 crore on constructing new factories
Coca-Cola India may have to shut factories if sin tax is passedRediff.com11 Dec 2015
India is trying to push a national goods and services tax (GST) through parliament that would replace a myriad of state sales taxes and shake-up government revenue.
GE, Alstom land $5.6 billion deals to supply Indian RailwaysRediff.com10 Nov 2015
GE, Alstom land $5.6 billion deals to supply Indian Railways
Ghost airports haunt Modi's infrastructure dreamsRediff.com19 Aug 2015
India's main hubs are bursting at the seams.
SpiceJet in talks with Boeing, Airbus for $11 bln deal, stock upRediff.com29 Jul 2015
SpiceJet is in talks with aircraft makers for a jet deal.
SpiceJet surprised all with Rs 71 cr net in Q1, cost cutting helpedRediff.com28 Jul 2015
Under new Chairman Ajay Singh, the airline has cut routes - its capacity is down a third since last year - and costs.
Is SpiceJet selling stake to Qatar Airways?Rediff.com24 Jul 2015
The airline was forced to ground its fleet in December after running out of cash.
World Bank to lend $650 million for Indian rail projectRediff.com1 Jul 2015
India's Railways has struggled to expand to keep up with demand
AirAsia India puts growth on hold while govt dallies over reformsRediff.com26 Jun 2015
The carrier planned to bring in a plane a month from March to build a fleet of at least 10 jets by the end of the year.
SpiceJet returns to first profit in 7 quartersRediff.com28 May 2015
The airline plans to acquire seven more Boeing aircraft to add its current 19 by the end of this year
Vistara keen to expand fleet, add international routesRediff.com31 Mar 2015
India's newest airline-Vistara is bullish on growth prospects.
SpiceJet running short of planes for scheduled flightsRediff.com27 Mar 2015
SpiceJet was forced to ground its fleet and cancel hundreds of its flights in December.
Former SpiceJet owner leading rescue plan: ReportsRediff.com19 Dec 2014
Ajay Singh will team up with two blue-chip investors to bail out the airline
'No cash to bailout beleaguered SpiceJet'Rediff.com17 Dec 2014
Promoters of SpiceJet do not have funds to bail out the airlines of dire consequences.
SpiceJet cuts fleet size, to stay smallerRediff.com5 Dec 2014
SpiceJet has cut the size of its fleet to 22-24 Boeing planes from 35 and will keep it this way for few months.
Jet Airways swings to quarterly profit on one-off gainRediff.com7 Nov 2014
The company solf the frequent flyer business.