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Big decision by Modi government! Graded relaxation in visa, travel restrictions - All you need to know
Thu, Oct 22, 2020
Ministry of Home Affairs has issued an important notification on graded relaxation in visa and travel restrictions.
SARKAR Launched innovative Company as Travel Karoo, Coming up in 9 metro cities
Tue, Aug 04, 2020
To take care of the travel agents as well as the travellers, an innovative company has been launched recently and it is called – TravelKaroo. Mr. S.N.M.D. Sarkar, TravelKaroo’s CEO, calls his company “the big boost of energy that the travel sector currently needs.”
Hardeep Singh Puri PC: SOP issue for air travel, Air fares on flights to be capped
Thu, May 21, 2020
Aviation minister Hardeep singh puri holds a press conference to issue new guidelines for flights and air travel. Here is everything you need to know before travel
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.