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Is This Potential Air India Ad For New York Too Offensive?

Sex sells, this has been known since the dawn of modern advertising.   Airlines and travel companies use images of attractive people on beaches or ski slopes in their marketing, display images of attractive cabin crew on billboards and some airlines are racier then others … but few cross the line. The airlines that do cross…

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India To Infuse Air India With Additional US$113-Million

A day after Star Alliance rejected Air India, following a three and a half year courtship, the Indian Government has announced it will inject INR5,000,000,000 (approx US$113,000,000) as equity in the financially failing airline.   This equity cash stake in the government run airline will be paid out in two payments.   This cash infusion follows…

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Air India & SATS Commence Joint Venture … except the board never approved it

On July 1st Air India and Singapore Airport Terminal Services Limited (SATS) commenced their joint venture handling airport ground services for foreign airlines at India’s Thiruvananthapuram International Airport (TRV), adding onto the two company’s existing ground handling joint ventures at Hyderabad International Airport (HYD) and Bengaluru International Airport (BLR).   The joint venture,  Air India…

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India Discloses 56 Airline Pilots Failed Sobriety Tests

India’s Ministry of Civil Aviation has recently released a list of fifty-six airline pilots flying in India that have failed sobriety tests over the past two years.   This release, while disturbing unto itself isn’t the surprising part of the story … … the surprising part of the story is that twenty thee of the pilots…

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