January 5th, 2022 10:50 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport Covid Guidelines Revised, Rapid RT-PCR Made Compulsory for All International Travellers

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has revised Mumbai airport covid guidelines on January 4 that all overseas travellers arriving at the Mumbai airport will be required to undergo a rapid RT-PCR test. Only international travellers travelling from ‘at-risk nations’ were required to undergo airport RT PCR test. Now Mumbai airport Rapid RT-PCR applies to all international travellers arriving in Mumbai, regardless of whether they came from an at-risk country or... Read More

November 9th, 2021 8:11 PM 0 COMMENTS

American Airlines Sees Rise in International Travel as Country Opens Borders

In the recent development of events, as the covid restrictions ease and the US opens border for non-citizens, American Airlines have welcomed 150 flights in the country on Monday carrying passengers who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19. The president of American Airlines expressed his delight at the rising demand and told that they were going to welcome around 40,000 passengers in the country. American Airlines Expects Expects Surge in Travel... Read More

September 7th, 2021 1:31 PM 0 COMMENTS

Etihad Airways Predict International Travelling to Surge After New Rules Kick In

Etihad Airways is ready for the surge that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) might see in the coming weeks. The airline believes the new rules will add fuel to the fire of international travelling. The UAE recently announced that people who are completely vaccinated won’t require any quarantine when they visit the country. This is positive news for the travellers who wanted to visit the UAE and haven’t done so... Read More

June 30th, 2022 12:44 PM 0 COMMENTS

AirAsia Philippines Aims to Expand International Capacity

With the announcement of the return of its Manila-Singapore service, AirAsia Philippines announces its rapid expansion of international capacity. According to the carrier, the Manila Nino Aquino service will resume on July 1. It also plans to increase frequencies to Seoul, Kota Kinabalu, and Hong Kong. By the fourth quarter of 2022, it hopes to reach % of the pre-pandemic level of international capacity. “Our aggressiveness in expanding our domestic... Read More

June 29th, 2022 3:49 PM 0 COMMENTS

Air India Express to Add Four Boeing 737 Planes by This Year-End to Meet Increased Travel Demand

According to airline sources with direct knowledge of the case, Tata Group-owned international low-cost carrier Air India Express may grow its fleet of 24 Boeing 737 aircraft by four by year's end in order to handle the rising demand for international travel. According to them, aviation is resuming after a number of pandemic-related restrictions were lifted, demand has increased, and dry leasing is a possible way to increase capacity in... Read More

June 28th, 2022 8:28 PM 0 COMMENTS

Mumbai Airport Establishes an Integrated Security Check Point at Terminal 2

Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has set up a "Integrated Security Check Point" in Terminal 2 (T2). All international and domestic travellers would exit through T2, receive a common security clearance at Level 04, and proceed to the appropriate e-gates for the first time at any airport in India at this integrated security checkpoint. Then, every departing traveller goes to the relevant "Security Holding Area" (SHA). The particular... Read More

June 28th, 2022 8:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delhi Airport Begins Testing a Full-Body Scanner on Terminal 2

A full-body scanner that can detect things on travellers without the need for a pat-down check is being tested at the Delhi airport's Terminal 2. The scanners were installed at the airport as part of the study. To replace the current door frame metal detectors, hand-held scanners, and pat-down passenger searches for metallic objects, India's aviation security regulator BCAS ordered the installation of body scanners by March 2020 at 84... Read More

June 26th, 2022 10:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

A SpiceJet Aircraft Aborts Take Off From Patna Airport Due to Technical Glitches

On June 25, a SpiceJet aircraft with a destination of Guwahati had to abort takeoff from Patna's Jay Prakash Narayan international airport because of some technical difficulties. This was after numerous instances of aircraft making emergency landings. Former Bihar MLA Bunty Chaudhary, who was a passenger on the flight, posted a video to social media. "The flight was on the runway and about to take-off when the pilots detected the... Read More

June 22nd, 2022 10:28 PM 0 COMMENTS

Etihad Airways to Launch New Offers for Stopover Passengers in Abu Dhabi

With three unique offers that serve various tastes and price ranges, Etihad Airways invites travellers to have a memorable layover in Abu Dhabi. Passengers can take advantage of a 40% discount at one of Abu Dhabi's luxury four- or five-star hotels participating in this programme, or a one- or two-night complimentary stay in a three- or four-star participating hotel, with the reintroduction of Etihad Stopovers. The third new choice is... Read More

June 21st, 2022 7:22 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa Air Receives First Boeing 737 MAX at Delhi Today

The first of Akasa Air's 72 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport today in the presence of the company's senior staff. The airline received the ceremonial keys to the aircraft on June 15th, 2022 in Seattle, USA. Akasa Air is one step closer to acquiring an Air Operator's Permit (AOP), which is required for the airline to begin commercial flights in the country. "The arrival... Read More

June 18th, 2022 4:31 PM 0 COMMENTS

Hamad International Airport Named “Best Airport in the World” for the Second Year in a Row

The prestigious SKYTRAX World Airport Awards 2022 crowned Hamad International Airport (HIA) the "Best Airport in the World" for the second year in a row at the global event Passenger Terminal Expo in Paris, France. For the seventh year in a row, the airport has been named the "Best Airport in the Middle East." The rankings were determined by passenger satisfaction and votes provided by air travellers across 39 key... Read More

June 16th, 2022 1:21 PM 0 COMMENTS

Sri Lankan Airlines Praises Pilots for Averting a Mid-Air Collision With British Airways Flight

Srilankan Airlines applauded its pilots on Wednesday for safely commandeering a flight from London to Colombo on Monday, following claims that a national carrier plane narrowly avoided colliding with a British Airways flight over Turkey. "Vigilance of the pilots and the state-of-the-art communication and surveillance system onboard the aircraft enabled safe passage for UL 504 on June 13. Further, SriLankan Airlines commends the timely action of the pilots operating UL 504, which... Read More

June 16th, 2022 12:52 PM 0 COMMENTS

Rising Jet Fuel Prices May Oblige Airlines to Hike Ticket Fares by 10-15%

Domestic and international air travel will become more expensive as the price of Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF), often known as jet fuel, keeps rising. ATF accounts for 40% of an airline's operating costs. After a 16.3% increase, the price of ATF reached an all-time high of Rs 1.41 lakh per kilolitre in New Delhi on Thursday. ATF prices have risen by 91% in the first half of 2022. Airlines claim... Read More

June 11th, 2022 7:00 PM 0 COMMENTS

White House Lifts Mandatory Covid Testing in Airlines for Inbound Passengers

Airlines have been pleading for months to lift a pandemic-era ban on international arrivals. The business may rue having its common request granted just ahead of the busiest time of year for travel now that the White House has eliminated mandated Covid testing for inbound travellers. Travelers via air, like those at land ports of entry, will no longer be required to provide negative Covid test results as on June... Read More

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