Jet Airways shutdown: Value of JPMiles 'secure and intact', says Jet Privilege
An hour after Jet Airways announced that it will temporarily suspend operations from Wednesday night, Jet Privilege issued a statement saying that the value of their members' JPMiles are "secure and remain intact".Jet Privilege, a joint venture between Jet Airways and Etihad Airways, is a specialized loyalty and rewards management company.
50 lakh people lost jobs since demonetisation, says Azim Premji University report
Around 50 lakh people lost their jobs since the Narendra Modi government launched demonetisation in November 2016, an Azim Premji University report has revealed. The latest report on jobs has come at a time when employment is one of the biggest issues in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.The report says unemployment, in general, has risen steadily after 2011.
DGCA issues show-cause notice to IndiGo over P&W engines woes; orders safety audit
Cracking the whip on budget carrier IndiGo over the issue of faulty Pratt & Whitney engines, aviation regulator DGCA has served show-cause notices to its chief operating officer and engineering head, sources close to the development said Wednesday.The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) is also carrying out a special safety audit of the carrier as it has found issues in "operations and engineering of the country's largest airline," an official source said.
TIME's 100 most influential: Mukesh Ambani, 2 women litigators make it to the list
Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani and public-interest litigators Arundhati Katju and Menaka Guruswamy, who spearheaded a historic legal battle for LGBTQ rights in India, are among the Indians who have been named by TIME magazine in its prestigious list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Jet Airways' temporary shutdown a setback for Indian aviation: Air India chief Ashwani Lohani
The temporary closure of Jet Airways is a setback for Indian aviation and a sad day for all those in the business of flying, Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani said Wednesday. With lenders not extending emergency funds, cash-starved Jet Airways, which has been flying for over 25 years, Wednesday announced temporary suspension of operations.