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AIRASIA TO LAUNCH FLIGHTS FROM INDORE

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AIRASIA TO LAUNCH FLIGHTS FROM INDORE

The popular tagline of Airasia " Now Every body can Fly" holds good from Indore effective 17th March when Airasia will begin its maiden flight from Indore to Goa and Bengaluru

With an optimistic turn arounf time of 25 minutes Airasia intends to commence  Bengaluru -Indore -Goa-Indore-Bengaluru flight and hopes to lure the travellers with its deliciously low fares.It is imortant to note that the additional baggage and meal would have to be factored besides the ticket cost 

This is the second direct flight to Goa and though the timing of Indore to Goa  is not all that tourist friendly

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Dec

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2016

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HONG KONG IMMIGRATION UPDATE : PRE ARRIVAL REGISTRATION COMPULSORY

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DISNEYLAND HONGKONG DISNEYLAND HONGKONG

Hongkong immigration has made pre arrival registration of Indian nationals mandatory for all travel starting 23rd January 2017.

The registrant should visit the designated GovHK website for pre-arrival registration. The registrant must truthfully enter the correct information. The information the registrant provides in the pre-arrival registration needs to be exactly the same as it appears in his/her Indian passport. After inputting the required information, the computer system will process the registration automatically. The registration result will be made known to the registrant instantly.

The successful registrant must print the “Notification Slip for Pre-arrival Registration for Indian Nationals” (the notification slip)

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Aug

10

2016

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Are Acche Din in Aviation Being Compromised by Inadequate Infrastructure ??

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Are Acche Din in Aviation Being Compromised by Inadequate Infrastructure ??

 

Indian aviation has  embarked on a massive growth cycle with a 20.34% YOY growth fuelled by the falling oil prices and the induction of capacity .

With the civil aviation policy in place one would presume that Indian aviation is now heading towards “Acche Din “.

 

But sadly the infrastructure required to realize these dreams is nowhere in sight. The airports in Delhi and Mumbai are almost saturated and there is no planning for addressing the traffic jams in the air .There is a urgent need for an alternative airport at Mumbai , Delhi and Pune to name

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Jul

20

2016

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Sky is the limit ??

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Akbar Al Baker ,  Chief Executive Officer  Qatar Airways not known for mincing words  , lambasted Delta  Air Lines for supposedly trying to ruin  Qatar Airline’s maiden flight into Atlanta  , the world’s busiest airport

 Qatar's Airbus A380 super-jumbo jet landed in Atlanta recently marking Qatar’s foray in yet another US destination .

 Atlanta , which is also a hub of Delta airlines   , wasn't ready to welcome the A380 or so it seems. There was no gate assigned  to the  plane when it  touched base at the Hartsfield  airport causing immense discomfort to the  passengers who had to resort

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Jun

14

2016

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A Consumer Friendly Policy in the offing

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A Consumer Friendly Policy in the offing

 

 

Following rising complaints by travelers against Indian carriers, the Civil Aviation Ministry has decided to intervene and bring forth  a few traveler-friendly changes.

Ministry particularly took cognizance of the fact that over 4,000 flights had been cancelled, and another 64,000 flights were delayed in the last year causing a great deal of inconvenience to the passengers

Many of the changes proposed by the Ministry, which will be applicable to both domestic and international flights by Indian carriers, appear to in the consumer interest. Here are some of the salient features that would directly affect your next travel experience.

1.Charges for

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May

14

2016

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The Turn Around Specialist

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With Airindia CMD Mr Ashwini Lohani With Airindia CMD Mr Ashwini Lohani

The national carrier Airindia has been plagued by a lot of internal issues post the merger of Indian Airlines and Airindia in 2007 .Despite many interventions from the management , the HR issues have haunted the airline time and again.The disgruntled  staff further resulted in the deterioration of services.With no one to take ownership of the erstwhile Maharaja which once was the pride of the nation , Airindia further lost out due to fierce competition with private players which had a new fleet and no legacy to carry forward

A ray of new hope emerged when  the turn around specialist Mr

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Nov

27

2015

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Simhastha Kumbh Ujjain April 22nd – May 21st 2016

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Simhastha Kumbh Ujjain April 22nd – May 21st 2016

The Simhastha Kumbh is an unrivalled celebration in India. The most popular legend regarding the origin of Kumbh Mela is the Samudra Manthan or 'churning of the ocean'
It finds a mention in the Hindu mythological tale of churning of the cosmic ocean by the gods and the demons, with Vasuki, the serpent as the rope. It is believed that the ocean bed first yielded fourteen gems, then Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, and finally the coveted vessel of Nectar. In the wild scramble for immortality, with the demons chasing the Gods across the skies, a few drops of the

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Oct

29

2015

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How short is too short ??

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In a bizzare incident which happened on the morning of  28th October , a woman passenger was not allowed to board an IndiGo flight from Mumbai to New Delhi  as staff members of the private airline found her “inappropriately dressed”. According to co-passengers, the woman, who was wearing a short dress, missed her flight, though she was accommodated on a later flight after she reportedly changed into trousers.

While IndiGo confirmed the incident, it said the woman was stopped in accordance with a “specific dress code” that applies to its employees and their family members when they travel using the “staff

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Oct

29

2015

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The Airline Sale is back !

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Diwali Special  : Airfares starts from Rs.749 base fare for domestic sector

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SpiceJet's Diwali Bonanza !

SpiceJet airfares starting at Rs.749/- base fare for domestic sector (excluding taxes) and Rs.3999/- all in for international sector.

  • Booking Period: From 27 October 2015 to 29 October 2015 (all dates inclusive).
  • Travel Period: 01 February 2016 to 29 October 2016 (all dates inclusive).

Jet Airways 3 days Sale!

Jetways airways starting at Rs.849/- base fare for domestic sector (excluding taxes).

  • Booking Period: From 28 October 2015 to 30 October 2015 (all dates inclusive).
  • Travel Period: 19 January 2016 to 15 April 2016 (all
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Oct

27

2015

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Fly direct to Silicon Valley from 2nd December 2015

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National carrier Air India announced that it will connect Capital Delhi to Silicon Valley hub, San Francisco, with a non-stop B777-200LR flight from December 02, 2015. This will be the first non-stop flight to operate on the sector. San Francisco will become Air India’s fourth destination in the United States. Air India operates daily non-stop flights to New York (JFK), Newark (EWR) and Chicago (ORD).

The flight will be a boon to the Indian diaspora on the US West coast. It will make travel easy and convenient for students and parents of NRIs. Business travellers looking for short stays and

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