Daily Archives: August 21, 2015

Air France offers 5th edition of Manish Arora fashion contest

The official page of the Air France Manish Arora contest.

For the fifth season, Air France is offering aspiring designers the opportunity to engage with noted designer Manish Arora and learn from him, first-hand. This season which started yesterday will run till September 3, 2015, will also involve the noted Verve Magazine as an official media partner. This year’s theme is ‘Life is Beautiful’. Fashion designers can participate in the …

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The incestuous relationship between Air India and the government

Air India Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner line number 35 test registered N1015 (later became VT-ANH) at the India Aviation show, Hyderabad March 2012. Photo copyright Devesh Agarwal.

Air India is an enigma. It was the first airline in the world with an all jet fleet, ahead of the Americans and Europeans. From being the epitome of luxury, grace and hospitality, the palace in the skies, the airline is, today, a bottomless pit swallowing crores of tax-payer rupees. This despite having one of the most modern wide-body fleets …

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