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AF TV – India’s wealthy join the jet set

India’s wealthy, buoyed by a strong economic recovery, are hiring or even buying their own private jets to escape the virus-hit masses.

Private jet operators and charter brokers – who secure aircraft and then rent them out to private customers – say that after a multi-year slump, flying by hired jets is soaring.

The demand for different types of chartered flights has shot up by 75% to 200% since October 2020, after India reopened following a strict, six-month-long Covid lockdown.

Read more: India’s Private Jet Use Soars as Rich Seek Covid Safety

Ankur Tanwar

After graduating as a Computer Science student and having worked as Data Analyst for two years, Ankur made the switch to the film and entertainment industry. With an affinity for understanding and managing software, Ankur found a talent for video editing and has worked for Asia Financial since launch, as a Video Editor and Producer. Ankur is in charge of the AF TV production unit based in Delhi.


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