BMW’s two-wheeler division plans to increase its sales by 80,000 units from the current 116,000 units by 2020. That’s a near-70 per cent increase in a mere three years. Impossible? Motorrad certainly doesn’t think so. If you take into account that a company like KTM also is targeting a number of 250,000 units in the same year, 2020, it doesn’t seem like a lot. However, the numbers game is a difficult one to play for a company who is usually the bestseller in the ‘more than 500 cc’ segment. (more…)
Giving wings to flyers’ Diwali holiday plans, Air India on Thursday announced its buy one ticket and take one companion free offer. The offer titled ‘Khushiyon ki Udaan’ can be used for tickets booked between 20-30 October. The travel date is 30th October only, the airline said in a tweet.
The offer is valid only on domestic routes. Taxes and other charges will have to be paid for the free ticket. The accompanied passenger must travel together with paid ticket passenger. Tickets can be booked through Air India City and Airport Booking Offices. (more…)
On Sept. 11, 2001, hijackers affiliated with the terrorist group al-Qaida flew two hijacked Boeing 767 airliners into the World Trade Center complex in New York, destroying both towers and killing 2,996 people. A further attack was made on the Pentagon, the headquarters of the U.S. Department of Defense in Virginia, and an attack that was intended for the U.S. capital, Washington D.C., was thwarted by passengers and ended with the jet crashing into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania. On the anniversary of this terrorist attack, we look at the history of the World Trade Center, the events of the day and the aftermath. (more…)
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