January 18th, 2022 5:42 PM 0 COMMENTS

EaseMyTrip to Sell Flybig Tickets Exclusively on Its Platform

The online travel agency EaseMyTrip has partnered with regional airline Flybig to offer the latter’s tickets exclusively on its website. EaseMyTrip will also process all Flybig bookings made through other online travel portals, EaseMyTrip mentioned in a statement released to the media. It is the first time EaseMyTrip is partnering with a Scheduled Commuter Airline (SCA) for flight bookings. The partnership, thus, makes EaseMyTrip a General Sales Agent (GSA) for... Read More

October 27th, 2022 11:48 AM 0 COMMENTS

This Winter, Domestic Airlines Will Operate Fewer Flights

Domestic airlines will fly 21,941 flights per week this winter, 1.55% fewer than last year's 22,287 weekly flights, despite the fact that this is expected to be the most profitable quarter since airlines resumed service following the pandemic lockdown in 2020. This is primarily because airlines have been unable to increase capacity due to a severe clog in the supply chain, particularly with aircraft engine makers such as Pratt and... Read More

July 22nd, 2020 8:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

International Flights Booking Resumes In Travel Portals

International flights have started flying to and from India. Earlier, as a consequence of COVID-19 outbreak on the global scale, the Civil Aviation Ministry of India had decided to suspend all the travel routes. Although international flights started functioning a while back, booking of these flights were done through embassies or Air India website or office only. Now the ministry has permitted the travel portals and agents to book tickets... Read More

July 16th, 2020 3:49 AM 2 COMMENTS

Air India’s Move to Single Global Distribution Service Platform Raises Concerns Among Travel Agents

The travel industry associations Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI) and Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI) have voiced their strong opposition to Air India’s decision to shift exclusively to a single global distribution service (GDS) platform. The bodies have urged the air service provider not to discontinue the inventory from other existing service providers as it will pose a threat to their survival. TAAI and TAFI have voiced their... Read More

June 3rd, 2020 5:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Flyers to Get Full Refund for Cancelling Flights

COVID-19 has been hard on the world economy. One of the most suffering sectors of the economy is the airline industry. Especially in India, before lockdowns were imposed, airlines weren’t making profits anyway. Now, people are scared to fly. So they cancelled their existing bookings. Air India has decided to help all those people out and instead of giving them credit shells like other airlines, it will completely refund the... Read More

November 4th, 2019 6:13 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Main Runway To Remain Shut From Today, Airfare Likely to Rise

The main runway of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) will remain closed from today – November 4, 2019, to March 28, 2020, for repair and maintenance works. The runway will remain shut from 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM every day except on Sundays and festivals. The shutdown will cause disruptions in the flight movements, and the passengers are likely to face delays in their flights. The authorities may... Read More

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