Mihir Mishra

Articles By Mihir Mishra

SAI-ministry recommend 573 names for Incheon Asian Games, down from IOA’s original list of 935

Expecting fierce backlash from the axed sports federations, Sonowal will be consulting PM Narendra Modi.

Competition to heat up with Ford set to launch new Fiesta

The new version of Ford Fiesta sedan will available from Rs 7.69 lakh to Rs 9.29 lakh.

Air India asks union office bearers to report for duty

Full-time release is a provision for office bearers, who do not have to report to duty and focus on union functioning.

Send details of your kin in aviation firms, Raju orders officials

Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju has shot off a letter to all offices and departments under his ministry.

Air India flags concerns over increased seats to minister

Air India has also raised concerns over the two new airlines — AirAsia India and Tata-SIA — that will be launched soon.

ATF import: Aviation ministry for transport through oil firms

To push for proposal where oil companies share infrastructure at a cost

Danger Ahead: Airbags may have made a difference in Gopinath Munde’s case

Most mid-segment cars in India are priced higher than corresponding models in markets such as the US or Europe, but fall short of safety standards.

Restarting talks with FAA top priority

A senior DGCA official explained that they need to complete the procedure of hiring 58 FOIs before they could write a letter to the FAA asking them to initiate an audit.

DGCA halts AirAsia India’s plan to charge fee on check-in baggage

Carrier was to charge R199 for baggage weighing up to 15 kg.

Civil aviation ministry to propose abolition of 5/20 rule for domestic airlines to PM

The proposal is likely to be discussed in the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled for this week.

Align bid process with project needs

NHAI’s performance in terms of project awards has been dismal in the past two years and several projects awarded earlier remain stuck.

Amid slowdown, new models salvage car sales

The Honda Amaze, which was launched in April 2013, chipped in with the largest numbers in terms of gross sales at 77,711 units.

AI independent directors monitor performance

The independent directors had in February asked the airline to close routes that are not able to meet the jet fuel costs and variable cost.

Analysts, rivals doubt AirAsia India strategy, term it ‘unrealistic’

AirAsia India has claimed that it would bring about a new operational standard with its launch.

Analysts, rivals doubt AirAsia India strategy

AirAsia India, which received an air-operator’s permit from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday, has claimed to achieve an aircraft utilisation of 16 hours and an aircraft turnaround time of 20 minutes.

For SpiceJet, Bombardier Q400 upkeep costs same as Boeing 737

The airline is learnt to be paying a maintenance cost of over 50 per cent more than the cost of any aircraft of its size.

Jet Airways likely to terminate services of contract employees

Naresh Goyal-promoted airline is learnt to have discontinued flights to Vijaywada and Tirupati and has closed down offices in these two destinations.

Competition, losses in aviation sector turning FIIs away from Jet Airways, SpiceJet

While investors have been pumping funds into Indian markets, aviation stocks appear to be exceptions.

Competition, losses in aviation sector turning FIIs away

Foreign Institutional Investors (FIIs), who have pumped in Rs 57,728 crore (Rs 22,196 crore into the equity and the rest into the country’s debt market) during the quarter ended March 2014, they have pulled funds out of the country’s two listed airlines.

GMR pilots skip medical tests before flying Rahul Gandhi, to be grounded

DGCA has also issued a notice to the owner of the nine-seater Falcon 2000 plane, GMR Aviation.