Karishma Vaswani | Asia Business Correspondent
BBC News

Karishma Vaswani, Asia Business Correspondent, BBC News

Karishma Vaswani was most recently the Indonesia editor for the BBC World Service in Jakarta and before that, the BBC's Indonesia correspondent from 2009 to 2014, covering stories including the July 2009 Jakarta bombings and the five-year anniversary of the Aceh tsunami.

Before working in Jakarta, Karishma was the first presenter of India Business Report, BBC World News' business programme dedicated to examining the issues of trade, business and economics in India. She was the first Mumbai-based business correspondent to report for BBC World News and she covered the Mumbai bombings in 2006 and 2008.


Day One @ 17:00

India’s aviation: Towards a sustainable growth

After a strong FY2016, traffic growth has accelerated further in FY2017 and India is set to become the world’s third largest domestic market behind the U.S. and China. As India goes through one of the brightest periods of its economic and aviation growth, the prospects look more positive for sustainable growth than recent history has delivered. However, overcapacity, high input costs, intense competitions and inadequate infrastructure as well as skilled workers are to become major challenges for any airlines looking to thrive in this market.

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