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Cleartrip sale offers cashback on Domestic Flight Bookings, Hotels; Check details on cleartrip.com
Tue, Aug 13, 2019
If you liked these offers and are keen to avail of the, customers should either download the Cleartrip mobile app or they should visit the website.
Travel bodies oppose Air India move to shift to single GDS platform
Sat, Nov 24, 2018
Opposing Air India move to shift exclusively to a single global distribution service (GDS) platform, travel industry bodies TAAI and TAFI have urged the AI management not to discontinue the inventory from other existing GDS providers.
Love to travel? Beware! Do not make this big money mistake
Thu, Sep 20, 2018
The availability of cheaper flights, affordable travel packages and reward programmes has lured millennials into a debt trap.
Flying to UK? Just don't land at this airport, it just got voted the 'worst'
Tue, Aug 28, 2018
Are you planning a trip to the United Kingdom? If yes, then this news is just for you. When flying from one place to other, what matters most is the hospitality and facility you receive at the airport. Many times fliers have to wait for long hours at the airport due to flight delays.
Travel: India set to move from trains, planes to cruises; check out hot new trend
Fri, Aug 10, 2018
The government is working to refurbish the Mumbai Port on lines of an international cruise terminal, complete with restaurants, retail space and leisure and a capacity to handle 7,00,000 passengers. There are also plans to modernise the ports of Goa, Mangalore, Kochi and Chennai as international cruise hubs.
Trai recommends allowing mobile services during air travel
Fri, Jan 19, 2018
Telecom regulator Trai today recommended allowing mobile telephony and Internet services for passengers during air travel in the country through both satellite and terrestrial network.
IndiGo, Jet Airways put in bids for operating UDAN flights
Wed, Dec 13, 2017
IndiGo, Jet Airways and SpiceJet have submitted bids under the regional connectivity scheme's second round of bidding wherein the government has received 141 initial proposals, a senior official said today.
Air passenger traffic reaches all-time high in May
Wed, Aug 02, 2017
Air passenger traffic in India increased on the back of international and domestic air travel in the month of May.
GST benefits: Companies need to provide info to airlines for biz class tickets
Sun, Jul 02, 2017
People travelling for business purposes on business class air tickets are now required to submit details about their companies to avail tax benefits under the GST regime.
Increase in price of 11 routes may boost profits of SpiceJet, IndiGo in Q1
Mon, Jun 26, 2017
IndiGo and SpiceJet have been estimated to have increased fares on 11 routes which will prove profitable for the airlines in the first quarter which will come to a close in another 4 days.
IndiGo begins Monsoon Special sale starting at Rs 899 across 39 destinations
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
IndiGo has announced its special offers on ‘Monsoon special’ sale with flight tickets starting at Rs 899.
Cathay Pacific sacks 600 staff in major shakeup
Mon, May 22, 2017
Hong Kong's flagship airline Cathay Pacific said today it would cut 600 staff as part of a major overhaul to slash costs and repair its bottom line.
India's domestic airline passenger growth decelerates for the first time in 16 months
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Passenger growth in India’s domestic airline sector decelerated to 15.7% year-on-year -- lowest in 16 months. “Domestic passenger traffic growth, after reporting above 20% YoY growth since October 2015, decelerated to 15.7% YoY growth in February 2017,” ICRA said.
Cash ban didn’t stop air travel in November-December period
Mon, Feb 20, 2017
The ban on specified bank notes (SBN) in the last two months of 2016 did not dent air travel as passengers carried by domestic airlines recorded higher growth rate in the months preceding demonetisation and even in January of 25.13%.
Budget FY18: Will GST wipe out air travel’s economy class?
Mon, Jan 30, 2017
As the goods and service tax (GST) regime prepares to take off this year, the government has proposed a higher tax on airlines, which could prove to have a lot of turbulence in India’s journey.
Indian companies spent Rs 1.93 lakh crore on business travel in 2015
Wed, Jan 18, 2017
Highlights - Top 100 Indian companies spent Rs 20,000 crore on business travel in FY15 - India to be one of the fastest growing countries in business travel spends in the world. - Indian business travel market to touch Rs 3 lakh crore by 2019
Air India to reserve 6 seats for women on domestic flights
Fri, Jan 13, 2017
In a first-of-its-kind move in the aviation industry, national carrier Air India will reserve six seats for women on its flights operating on domestic routes from next week.
Festive Offer: GoAir's Christmas fares start at Rs 999
Thu, Dec 22, 2016
GoAir added, "It has been consistent in providing flexibility of choice to their customers along with convenient and affordable flying experience, during the festive season.”
Govt to revive 50 underutilised airports in 4 years for affordable flying scheme
Fri, Oct 21, 2016
At the regional connectivity scheme launch of ‘Udan,’ Ministry of Civil Aviation on Friday said that they would revive unused, underserve and unserved airports to make flying affordable to the masses of India.
GST Impact: Luxury cars, FMCG, electronics items to get cheaper; services dearer
Sun, Aug 07, 2016
Luxury cars, FMCG products, consumer durables, electronics items and readymade garments will become cheaper once GST is rolled out next year, but mobile phones, banking and insurance services, telephone bills as well as air travel will be dearer due to higher tax.