Emirates aims a bounty from India.

Gulf carrier Emirates is eyeing the great India travel by flying more than 85 million travelers by 2020. India is slated to be the Third largest aviation market by 2020 and Emirates want to earn the major share of traffic from here . According to Vice Chairman of the Company Essa Sulaiman Ahmad ” In the next five years, we are looking for 67 per cent growth in the number of passengers flying to and from India. We are looking for a greater chunk in the segment we operate in. We are looking for more investments in building our products to achieve the goal (of ferrying 85 million passengers).” He was speaking at a conference for Emirates contribution to Indian Economy and beyond.

Emirates has become one of the aviation giant in recent times with its gateway from Dubai. It connects to 140 destination globally from the Emirate capital and is slated to be a Aviation power house soon.

“Since the start of our operations in 1985, we have grown steadily and kept the momentum. For the next phase of growth we have kept similar plans to reach more and more people. We are happy that the government called us for participation. We have assigned specific teams for that and they will give necessary comments to the government in due time.”


India to Welcome Back Maggi

Nestle India relaunched one of its most popular brand in the Country , “Maggi”.Maggi was banned 5 months ack due to suspected presence of excessive lead content.The Roll out of this popular food will be relaunched online with the help of popular marketplace Snapdeal .

“Most states do not have a ban on sale of Maggi noodles. For states where specific directions are required, we are engaging with them,” Nestle India said in a BSE filing. The Relaunch was announced by the company’s CMD Suresh Narayan – “Delighted to hand over Maggi Noodles to consumers to whom it belongs”.

Before the ban , the company manufatured the popular food at three locations : Nanjangud (Karnataka), Moga (Punjab) and Bicholim (Goa).But after the BAN fiasco , it will be interesting to see whether the manufacturing will be continued in these plants or will be shifted somewhere else .