The youngest woman to appear on the Kotak Private Banking Hurun Leading Wealthy Women 2021 list, Kanika Tekriwal is the CEO of JetSetGo Aviation Services Pvt Ltd. A 33-year-old woman with a net worth of 420 crore is now the founder and owner of a company dubbed “Uber of Indian Skies” – JetSetGo Aviation.

His company is a cloud-based solution that provides private jet aircraft for “hire,” a first-ever market for private jets and helicopter charters. In recent years, his aviation company JetSetGo has become the owner of 10 private jets.

However, it wasn’t all easy for this cancer survivor. In the male-dominated start-up industry, Tekriwal has established a name for the online air charter service that is now hailed by celebrities from all walks of life. The company also provided helicopters and air ambulance services.

In an interview with the Business Intern Tekriwal explained how she was asked to do a coffee run when she walked into a client’s office for a pitch.

“I remember going into the office of a client to whom we went to present a pitch. I had just started my business and was the last person to enter the conference room.

A guy turned to me and said: Miss, can you ask everyone what they want for tea or coffee? and all my confidence fell to the ground immediately because I was very young. It was my very first throw and I felt like crying,” Tekriwal said. Business Intern.

Tekriwal further mentioned in the interview that she was mistaken for cabin crew when in her early days she frequented airports for her business.

Kanika had launched JetSetGo in 2012 as an aviation startup to provide operator and aggregator services for private jets and helicopters. Today, JetSetGo is India’s leading online marketplace for private jet and helicopter rentals.

Kanika Tekriwal, an alumnus of Jawaharlal Nehru School located at Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) campus in Bhopal, married a businessman from Hyderabad this year.

Tekriwal in her interview further stated that she wanted to become a pilot and her time in the UK along with her ambition inspired her to start this business, when she thought about how private flying is more accessible and economical.

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