Daily Archives: January 5, 2018

Airline consumer satisfaction report tabled in RS

The parliamentary standing committee on transport, tourism and culture yesterday tabled a report in the Rajya Sabha on the issues related to improving airline customer satisfaction. The committee deliberated on the issue of exorbitant airfares charged during the festive seasons, holiday seasons, natural disasters and political/social unrest. It also noted there were many incidents of

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering secures Rs 14 bn offshore contract from ONGC

L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering has secured a Rs 14.83 billion offshore contract from ONGC. “L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Larsen and Toubro, has signed an offshore contract for the ‘Bassein Development 3 Well Platform and Pipeline Project’ with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) valued at approximately Rs 14.83 billion,” Larsen and Toubro stated

Meghalaya CM inaugurates 40 mw Umtru hydro-electric project

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma inaugurated the 40 mw Umtru hydro-electric project at Dehal in RiBhoi district. Inaugurating the Rs 629 crore project yesterday, he said the state has various potential areas for power generation and called on the local indigenous people to participate in the process of state building. “Power sector is the most

Parliamentary panel slams Indigo for rude behaviour, says crew should be polite

In a strongly worded report a Parliamentary Standing Committee has condemned the recent incident when a passenger was manhandled by Indigo staff, adding that airlines need to become passenger friendly and its staff should learn to say “please” and “Thank you”. “The Committee noted that recently there were many incidents of manhandling, discourteous and rude

Set maximum limit for airfares: Parliament panel to govt

The Standing Committee of Parliament attached to the Ministry of Transport and Tourism has taken cognizance of arbitrary airfare hikes by airlines during festival seasons and recommended to the government to set the maximum limit for the airfares. The committee on Thursday presented its report in Parliament and expressed resentment over the arbitrage of airline