No-destination flights are among the novel services to come out of the aviation industry in the middle of the pandemic. The airline industry is one of the worst affected due to the coronavirus outbreak. Many have resorted to layoffs, leave without pay and salary cuts to reduce costs. … [Read more...] about Singapore Airlines plans ‘no-destination’ flights to satisfy flyers’ itch: Report
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"Our credit shell balance is reduced to almost 25-30 percent of what it was when this was initiated and we will continue to reduce it further in accordance with whatever Ministry of Civil Aviation and authorities decide," a spokesperson for IndiGo told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about Air tickets refund: Airlines are returning booking amount of flights cancelled during lockdown. But there’s a catch
According to the Rule 13 of the Aircraft Rules 1937, "No person shall take, or cause or permit to be taken, at a Government aerodrome or from an aircraft in flight, any photograph except in accordance with and subject to the terms and conditions of permission in writing granted by the Director-General, a Joint Director General, a Deputy Director-General or the Director of Regulations and Information of the Civil Aviation Department." … [Read more...] about Kangana Ranaut flight incident: Two-week suspension of scheduled route if no-photography rules violated, warns DGCA
On the other hand, don’t make permanent decisions based on the current environment. We are all in a period of uncertainty and must do our best to accommodate one another. We should assume those accommodations will last at least a year. But Bill would likely counsel us that decisions around commuting and our work environments and locations are best not made in times of crisis. We may well discover that some teams and functions can succeed remotely, but others cannot. Let’s do that evaluation ex post and not ex ante. … [Read more...] about What would Bill Campbell do?
Looking deeper into ourselves The third expansion of success is in looking deeper at what success really means for us as humans, and how companies can foster our humanity rather than diminish it. Psychologists, particularly Sonja Lyubormisky, have shown that happiness is a precursor to career success, rather than happiness coming from career success. But there’s a risk people take this finding to reaffirm the old definition of “success”: that financial or status achievement is the end goal, and happiness just a stepping stone. In the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson defined America’s grand pursuit to be life, liberty, and happiness, not wealth or status. How many leadership teams have even discussed whether their operating definition of success lines up with the ultimate pursuit for their people, community, or nation? … [Read more...] about Our definition of ‘success’ is holding business back—it’s time for a new one