Xiaomi in talks to back bike taxi app Rapido
Rapido was founded by Aravind Sanka, Rishikesh S R and Pavan Guntupalli in 2015 and also counts Hero MotoCorp MD Pawan Munjal among its investors.
CAT III-trained captain flying as passenger asked to operate IndiGo flight as visibility drops at IGI Airport
The captain, originally rostere...
Better margins for 4th quarter in a row: Can these 7 stocks fly high?
The stocks have not been performing on bourses, though analysts see ups...
Ola, Uber fees may be capped at 10% of total fare
This is the first time govt wants to regulate commission collected by such cos, which currently stands at 20%.
Inside the high-stakes race to build the world’s first flying taxi
Lilium, which has raised more than $100 million from investors, illustrates the high-wire act of the companies trying to live up to the hype. At least 20 companies are in the market, which Morgan Stanley estimates will top $850 billion by 2040.
Purchase without bill may be big GST leakage source
B2C sales have been the key source of leakage of GST as consumers are often cajoled into paying in cash without taking a bill. The issue was discussed in detail at the first national GST conference, which was attended by senior officers from across the country, with officials suggesting that a check on this channel of leakage could bolster revenue by 15-20%.
More Indians flying overseas to shop for cheaper luxury goods
UK, France and NY top attractions as big brands offer huge discounts, logistical support. La Vallée Village in France, which is home to brands such as Armani, Jimmy Choo, Givenchy and Versace, has been organising trade events in India and saw visits by Indians increase 40% last year.
Air India to start flying on Mumbai-Nairobi route from November 27
The four-times-a-week non-stop fight will be operated on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays with a 256 seat Boeing 787 in two-class configuration, business and economy, the airline said in a release. Air India will be the only domestic carrier to operate to Kenya from India
UP Police detain 5 Russian tourists for flying drone over Taj Mahal
Uttar Pradesh Police detained five Russian tourists in Agra on November 20 for flying a drone near Mehtab Bagh in the vicinity of Taj Mahal....
Coming up in Bengaluru: Biometrics for Indians flying in from abroad
Since immigration has a unified database, the passport will get “digitally stamped” and contain the same information as the physical stamp. The proposal has been sent to the to the home ministry’s Bureau of Immigration.
Passengers flying to Delhi from four cities to get pollution masks: AirAsia India
The initiative is being taken in view of high pollution levels in Delhi, the airline said, adding that PM 2.5 particles can "reach deep into the lungs". PM 2.5 are tiny particulate matter less than 2.5 microns in diameter. "The campaign will commence on November 19, 2019, and end on November 29, 2019," AirAsia India said in a statement.
Boeing says 737 MAX may start flying in January
In a statement, the group said it still hopes to receive certification next month from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), allowing it to resume MAX deliveries to airline customers before the end of the year.
Toxic air makes flying out of capital dearer
Air pollution in Delhi has taken air travel back to the times when only the rich could afford to fly, domestic airfares departing from the capital have soared to an unprecedented high. The cheapest one-way fare from Delhi to Jaipur was Rs 14,000.
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