Clipping Its Wings

Paul, Cuckoo
September 2009
Forbes Asia;9/7/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 13, p24
The article reports on the move of Naresh Goyal, Indian entrepreneur to fight back the impact of global recession and a slowdown in air traffic among airlines. It states that Goyal had decided to install 175 economy seats on Boeing 737-800s while getting away with the business class seats and stopping free meals. Raj Sevakumar of Jet Airline's, states that the plane began filling 75% of their seats and kept expenses down as customers have to pay for their own meals.


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