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DGCA reviewing airfare hike on specific routes; advises airlines to increase flights

New Delhi, Mar 19 (PTI) Indian aviation watchdog DGCA is reviewing the hike in airfare on specific routes across the country and it has advised airlines to increase flights so that the fares remain in check, a senior official said. The DGCA held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the upward spiral in airfares as

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Passengers want reduction in airline cancellation charges

India is the third largest air-travel market in the world and is witnessing a constant double-digit growth, with each passing year.With airlines offering extraordinarily low fares, people’s preference is shifting towards them and they don’t mind booking tickets three to six months in advance. But these low fares come with strict cancellation charges and limited baggage

Air India to be split into four before sale: Aviation Minister Sinha

Air India to be split into four before sale: Aviation Minister Sinha

Air India to be split into four before sale: Aviation Minister Sinha :The government seems to have changed its earlier stance of not selling the entities of India’s national carrier Air India separately as it now wants to split the company into four different verticals for its sale in December this year. In a relief

Flight Tickets to get up to 15 per cent more expensive

Get ready to pay more up to 15% more for flying. Airlines are increasing up to 10-15% hike in airfares due to sharp increase in aviation turbine fuel (ATF) prices since the month of August. Whenever we have to fly somewhere we always looking for cheapest flight tickets. But from now we have to pay

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Chandigarh International Airport to remain closed every Sunday till Oct 28

Chandigarh Airport authority has decided to make a new schedule for the flights in the wake of the renovation of the International Airport (Chandigarh International Airport). According to the new schedule, the first flight from the Chandigarh International Airport will start at 7.35 am and the last flight will be at 3.35 pm.Apart from this,

DGCA calls on airlines to carry 'Hindi' newspapers on board

DGCA calls on airlines to carry ‘Hindi’ newspapers on board

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued an advisory to airlines directing them to carry Hindi newspapers and magazines. The notice has been issued to ensure that reading material in both English and Hindi languages are offered

'Airlines can't impose flying ban on anyone': P J Kurien

‘Airlines can’t impose flying ban on anyone’: P J Kurien

For all the Latest news download Daily Post news app:- Click For Android Click For IOS Airlines have no authority to impose flying ban on anybody, including parliamentarians, and the law of the land should take its course, Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman P J Kurien said today. The remarks came after SP member Naresh Agrawal

Emirates Airlines flight attendant seen pouring champagne back into bottle

A video that is going viral on the internet shows an Emirates flight attendant pouring champagne from a flute into a bottle. The video that has sparked stir was recorded on a business class flight to Dubai by a Russian passenger Yevgeny Kaymov. He posted the video on Instagram tagging the airline saying, “I accidentally

Deccan Airways to operate daily from Shimla too

Deccan Airways operate daily Shimla Jubbarhatti Himachal. Deccan Airlines has agreed in principle to start its flight on the Shimla-Delhi route. Modalities are being worked out with the Airport Authority of India  and the Civil Aviation Ministry so that flights can be started by the end of this month or the first week of August.The

Vistara tickets prices declined starting from Rs 849

Vistara tickets prices declined starting from Rs 849

Vistara tickets prices declined starting from Rs 849. The latest airline brand vistara has slash down its flight prices to an exclusive rate that is starting from Rs 849. The bookings  are started on June 13 and will be close on June 17. The Vistara offer is valid for travel between June 28, 2017 and

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Travel in just 12 Rs. in spice jet

SpiceJet, a cheaper airlines  company in the country, has offered a cheap air travel offer to the passengers. SpiceJet has presented this offer on the occasion of  its 12th anniversary.Under this offer, SpiceJet will sell international and domestic ticket tickets for rental of 12 rupees. Tickets can be booked from May 23 to May 28.A

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IndiGo launches 3-day low fares sale

Low-cost carrier IndiGo today announced a three-day summer special sale across its network with fares starting as low as Rs 899 for 600,000 seats.The offer opens today and will be available till May 10, IndiGo said in a statement. The airline promises “all-inclusive” fares starting at Rs 899 on select destinations like Mumbai-Goa, Ahmedabad-Mumbai, Chennai-Port

Vistara proposes more flights to Punjab

Private carrier Vistara airlines is looking to introduce more flights and work in collaboration with Taj Hotels to promote tourism in Punjab.With five more planes in its fleet, the airline sees a huge potential to connect Punjab with many more cities and countries. At present, it connects Delhi with Amritsar. Vistara CEO Phee Teik Yeoh

Pak Air space restriction: Intl’ airlines can fly below 29 thousand feet

New Delhi: Pakistan has made a restriction in the Air space on the flying of international airlines below the 29 thousand feet on Sunday. As per reports, Pakistan has restricted its whole of the Air space. Before this, they had made a restriction on Karachi’s Air space, below 33 thousand feet. Now the restriction has

DGCA may ask airlines to clamp down on in-flight selfies

New Delhi: Worried about security risks arising out of in-flight selfies, aviation regulator DGCA may soon ask airlines to strictly enforce a ban on taking pictures inside cockpit and at other critical places, including by crew members. While existing rules also put some restrictions on in-flight photography, the regulator will come out with a detailed

Air India express fare inclusive of meals

Chandigarh: Low cost airliner carrier, Air India Express has announced that air fare for Sharjah will be inclusive of meals. The return fare is fixed for Rs 9500 (all taxes inclusive), said Air India Express Chief Executive Officer (CEO) K Shyam Sunder on Thursday. However, Sunder also said that as the booking increases, existing fare will

No hike in return fare of direct flight, states IndiGo airlines

 Chandigarh airlines: Airline gets 54 bookings for Dubai flight slated for Sept 26 Barinder Saluja. Chandigarh IndiGo airlines have clarified that there will be no hike in air fare for direct flight from Chandigarh to Dubai. Till date IndiGo has managed to get 54 bookings for the 180 seater airliner to take off to Dubai on

Hawaiian Airlines flight makes emergency landing in Tokyo

Tokyo: A Hawaiian Airlines plane was forced to return to Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Monday and make an emergency landing after the pilot noticed a hydraulic fluid indicator was reading unusually low. The plane returned to Tokyo’s intentional hub shortly after taking off just late Sunday night, Xinhua news agency reported. None of the 293

AI to launch Ahd-London-Newark flight, expand aircraft fleet

Bhopal: With an aim to connect more globaldestinations, leading state-run airline Air India will launch Ahmedabad-London-Newark flight from August 15 and Delhi-Madrid in December, and also plans to expand its fleet size in next four years, a top official said today. “We will be launching the Ahmedabad-London-Newark flight from August 15 and Delhi-Madrid from December

China Airlines workers on indefinite strike in Taiwan

Taipei: Flight attendants for Taiwan’s China Airlines on Friday started an indefinite strike that has led to the cancellation of 67 flights, a move taken by the union in protest of the relocation of their workplace. Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, who began her tour of US, Panama and Paraguay on a China Airlines plane, said