: ਨਰੇਸ਼ ਗੋਯਲ, born july 29, 1950) is an Indian
businessman and founder Chairman of Jet Airways
. He started operating Jet Airways in 1993. Following the 2005 IPO
of Jet Airways, Forbes
magazine declared him the 16<sup>th</sup> richest person in India
with a net worth of $1.9 billion.
He took over Air Sahara
giving his company 32% of the Indian travel market.
He has over 25 years of experience in the civil aviation sector. Under his leadership, Jet Airways has emerged as one of India's most preferred airlines. Following the bad times in the airline industry in the second half of 2008, Naresh Goyal joined hands with his prominent rival Vijay Mallya's Kingfisher Airlines
in October 2008, entering into an agreement that would rationalize the operation of routes, sharing of codes, prices and availability, fuel management and ground handling, thus making Jet Airways-Kingfisher not only the largest market player, but also enabling both the airlines that would otherwise head for a collapse to economize and save. The Competition Commission of India has launched an inquiry if this arrangement is anti-competitive.He has a son name Nivaan Goyal currently studying in London,
He was born in Sangrur
in the house of a jewellery dealer. When he was 11 his family went through an economic crisis and his house was auctioned. He lived with... Read More