Prince Mathews Thomas

Chief Of Corporate Bureau

Moneycontrol

Prince Mathews Thomas heads the corporate bureau of Moneycontrol. He has been covering the business world for 16 years, having worked in The Hindu Business Line, Forbes India, Dow Jones Newswires, The Economic Times, Business Standard and The Week. A Chevening scholar, Prince has also authored The Consolidators, a book on second generation entrepreneurs.

Harpreet A De Singh: The one who broke the glass ceiling in Indian Aviation

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Harpreet A De Singh: The one who broke the glass ceiling in Indian Aviation

The CEO of Alliance Air has been a trailblazer. In her glittering career, all challenges have been accepted and overcome. In doing so, she has left behind a string of firsts, which will be hard to equal

Coming in six weeks: JetSetGo's aircraft leasing arm, possibly India's first

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Coming in six weeks: JetSetGo's aircraft leasing arm, possibly India's first

The new leasing company may start off its business with two aircraft, a small but vital start both for GIFT City and for India, which till now doesn't have a single lessor.

In Piyush Goyal's pursuit, Airbus has an opportunity Vs Boeing

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In Piyush Goyal's pursuit, Airbus has an opportunity Vs Boeing

The Union Minister had said he is 'pursuing' Airbus to make aircraft in India. For the European major that's an opportunity it shouldn't lose

Airports in tier-2, 3 cities continue to outpace bigger peers in passenger traffic

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Airports in tier-2, 3 cities continue to outpace bigger peers in passenger traffic

In January, 14 airports in tier 2 and 3 cities, including in Nasik, Jharsguda, Tirupati and Gorapkhpur saw higher passenger traffic than a year ago.

Does United Airlines' engine failure impact Pratt & Whitney's chance in Indian market?

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Does United Airlines' engine failure impact Pratt & Whitney's chance in Indian market?

The Boeing 777 aircraft that was involved in the incident had a PW4000 engine. In India, IndiGo and GoAir used Pratt & Whitney engines in their A320Neo aircraft, and these had to be replaced after multiple snags

The anatomy of a small airport: Kalaburagi airport is among India’s fastest growing

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The anatomy of a small airport: Kalaburagi airport is among India’s fastest growing

The small airport in Karnataka is among the handful that have surpassed the pre-COVID-19 traffic. Many educational institutes in the town and nearby areas are generating traffic.

Here's why Air India, which also has Boeing 777 aircraft, doesn't need to bother about changing engines

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Here's why Air India, which also has Boeing 777 aircraft, doesn't need to bother about changing engines

World over, airlines have been forced to ground much of their B777 fleet after the incident with United Airlines flight.

Four years of N Chandrasekaran: The marathoner builds his legacy at Tata Sons, one step at a time

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Four years of N Chandrasekaran: The marathoner builds his legacy at Tata Sons, one step at a time

Even as the Chairman of Tata Sons bets on new areas such as electric vehicles, digital and healthcare, legacy challenges continue to shadow the $106 billion conglomerate.

Star Air: The airline that has already surpassed its pre-COVID-19 performance

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Star Air: The airline that has already surpassed its pre-COVID-19 performance

By July 2020 itself, the regional airline was flying more passengers than it did a year ago. What explains the feat that bigger airlines couldn't pull off?

Jet Airways insolvency: Revival plans get a 'reset' as boarding time gets extended

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Jet Airways insolvency: Revival plans get a 'reset' as boarding time gets extended

While the Jalan-Kalrock Capital consortium had planned to resume operations by summer 2021, this may now get pushed by 90 days. The combine is now using the additional time to fine-tune strategy

IPO-bound EaseMyTrip reshuffles pecking order of online travel agencies, claims second spot

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IPO-bound EaseMyTrip reshuffles pecking order of online travel agencies, claims second spot

In its filings with SEBI, the online travel agency claims to have overtaken Yatra to become the second largest OTA in India. MakeMyTrip continues to top the space

Hike in airfare cap: Airline ticket rates have been on an uptick since January

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Hike in airfare cap: Airline ticket rates have been on an uptick since January

Average fare per km has seen a steady increase since January first week, data show.

For Tata Steel, answer to its European woes may now lie outside the continent

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For Tata Steel, answer to its European woes may now lie outside the continent

Tata Steel has met with two failures in its attempts to find a solution to its operations in Europe. Who can be its saviour?

Days after Union Budget; hike, cut in steel prices

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Days after Union Budget; hike, cut in steel prices

Union Budget had reduced import duties on many steel products. But industry observers say the latest hike and cut in prices of some products is not a result of the February 1 measures

JSL looks to expand with a cleaner balance sheet, but has Budget 2021 thrown a googly?

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JSL looks to expand with a cleaner balance sheet, but has Budget 2021 thrown a googly?

Jindal Stainless Ltd, the country's top stainless steel maker, is merging its unit, and now has plans to expand capacity. But has Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's proposal in the Union Budget 2021-22 to waive duties on imports, queered the pitch?

Union Budget 2021: KEC International's stock is up over 7%, here's why

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Union Budget 2021: KEC International's stock is up over 7%, here's why

MD & CEO Vimal Kejriwal talks about how the company, whose shares have outperformed the market since the Budget was announced, benefits from the measures

Union Budget 2021: Why customs duty cut on steel imports may not impact steelmakers

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Union Budget 2021: Why customs duty cut on steel imports may not impact steelmakers

Seshagiri Rao, Jt MD and Group CFO, JSW Steel, lists reasons why imports won't undermine the domestic market

JSW Steel's Seshagiri Rao on ESG, and why it is important for investors

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JSW Steel's Seshagiri Rao on ESG, and why it is important for investors

For the first time, the steelmaker started giving quarterly updates no ESG standards. Jt Managing Director and Group CFO Seshagiri Rao explains.

Indian aviation veers toward non-metros in December, 13 cities see traffic better than pre-COVID levels

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Indian aviation veers toward non-metros in December, 13 cities see traffic better than pre-COVID levels

Thirteen tier 2 and 3 cities register higher traffic in December than pre-COVID-19 levels.

A 'bold decision' that helped JSPL swing back into the black in FY21

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A 'bold decision' that helped JSPL swing back into the black in FY21

In each of the three quarters, the steelmaker has reported profits, against losses in the year ago period. Managing Director VR Sharma talks about that important decision taken last year, that has helped.

For a growth-led Union Budget, government needs to continue spending on infrastructure, says Seshagiri Rao of JSW Steel

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For a growth-led Union Budget, government needs to continue spending on infrastructure, says Seshagiri Rao of JSW Steel

While the Indian economy has recovered much from the initial lockdown days, growth in the coming months will depend on government expenditure, said the JSW Steel Jt MD and Group CFO

A pilot and aviation safety expert talks about volunteering for phase 3 trial of Chinese vaccine Sinopharm

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A pilot and aviation safety expert talks about volunteering for phase 3 trial of Chinese vaccine Sinopharm

Amit Singh volunteered for the trials in Bahrain, which like other Middle East countries, has approved the use of Sinopharm

IndiGo's seven-city move, data from smaller airports show a shift in Indian aviation industry

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IndiGo's seven-city move, data from smaller airports show a shift in Indian aviation industry

While IndiGo recently announced seven new stations, all tier 2 or 3 cities, traffic movement in many of the smaller airports has already surpassed pre-COVID-19 levels. Is regional aviation, finally taking off in India?

Bird flu impact: IndiGo, Vistara go all veg in their menus

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Bird flu impact: IndiGo, Vistara go all veg in their menus

Airlines have taken off chicken and egg preparations from their menus

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