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SpiceJet bucks industry trends to take off with new UK routes

2020-12-07T14:18:53+00:00October 11th, 2020|Interviews - India Global Business|

Ajay Singh is the Chairman and Managing Director of SpiceJet, India’s leading low-cost carrier which recently announced new long-haul routes to connect Delhi and Mumbai with London from December 4. In this interview, he explains how the airline is bucking global aviation trends and what lies in store for the Covid-hit industry.

India, ADB sign $500 million loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS corridor

2020-09-10T13:10:39+00:00September 10th, 2020|India Inc Views - India Global Business, News in Brief|

The loan is the first tranche of a total one billion dollar facility, to build a modern, high-speed 82-km Delhi-Meerut regional rapid transit system (RRTS) corridor that will improve regional connectivity and mobility in the national capital region.

Bus to London: An epic journey from Delhi drives towards a 2021 start

2020-08-26T12:14:21+00:00August 26th, 2020|iGLOBAL, News & Views|

As many as 18 countries, 20,000 km and 70 days – that is the estimate for just a one-way trip on one of the world’s longest bus journeys scheduled to kick off from the Indian capital of New Delhi to London in 2021. After the Delhi-London leg, the so-called “Bus to London” will transform into “Bus to India” for an equally epic return journey.

Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai on a global prosperity index

2019-11-29T06:59:45+00:00November 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 29 November 2019, UK Edition – 29 November 2019|

The first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index finds only three Indian cities make the cut among the world’s 113 in terms of trying to create a more holistic environment for its citizens. Highlights: Three Indian Cities featured in a new index of the world’s 113 most economic and social inclusive cities. The Index scores Cities based on key factors – Income per capita or GDP, Personal Safety, Access to Education and Access to ICTs and Affordability [...]

Mayor of London plans India visit to pitch London is Open message

2018-11-21T11:38:11+00:00November 29th, 2017|2018/2017, India Investment Journal November Edition, Other Highlights, Year|

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will be in Delhi, Mumbai and Amritsar at the start of December to stress that companies from Brexit-hit London remain keen to do business with India. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) did not echo in London, which voted decisively against Brexit in June 2016. However, faced with the prospect of the British capital losing some of its shine as a gateway to Europe for Indian companies, the Mayor of London has taken matters [...]