Aviation

Emirate’s announces special fares for its inaugural flight to Chile’s capital Santiago for bookings until 18th June 2018

Emirates to Santiago

Ahead of its 5 July launch, Emirates is offering special fares to Santiago. Travellers from the UAE can book special fares on all Economy and Business Class travel starting today until 18th June 2018 for travel between travel between 5th July 2018 and 31st January 2019. Economy Class passengers can enjoy fares starting from AED 5,500 and Business Class passengers ...

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Suresh Prabhu reviews progress in ongoing work at 21 airports; calls for Civil Aviation- Vision – 2035

India is to develop its civil aviation in such a manner that it boosts tourism, logistics and create as many jobs as possible. Seen in picture are the Tourism and Civil Aviation ministers dwelling on building connectivity to all tourist attraction in India.

Suresh Prabhu, Minister for Civil Aviation on 28 May 2018 reviewed the growth of airport infrastructure in India and called for preparation of a holistic “Vision – 2035” document. The vision document is expected to address issues such as congestion at airports, runways and airspace; development of unserved and under-served airports; ways and means to boost the air connectivity to small cities ...

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Has time come for regulation to cap peak air fares in India?

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha briefing the media on the proposed Passenger Charter and aspects of Air Sewa.., in New Delhi on May 22, 2018. The Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, R.N. Choubey is also seen.

With Ministry of Civil Aviation notifying draft Passenger Charter Defining Rights for air Passengers for Public Consultation, has time come to work out a regulation to cap peak air fares in India? Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, on 22 May 2018 had informed that the Draft Passenger Charter defining rights for air passengers is being notified for public consultation, ...

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Udan scheme to boost tourism, provide better air connectivity to tourist destinations?

India is to develop its civil aviation in such a manner that it boosts tourism, logistics and create as many jobs as possible. Seen in picture are the Tourism and Civil Aviation ministers dwelling on building connectivity to all tourist attraction in India.

The Narendra Modi Government in 2014 post a short stint with Shripad Yesso Naik as Tourism Minister, who got relieved of the Tourism Charge while on his maiden visit to Reed Exhibitions World Travel Mart in London; got Mahesh Sharma as Tourism (I/C) and Junior Civil Aviation Minister. The combination of civil aviation and Tourism portfolio felt the hearts of the tourism ...

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Growing from 4 aircrafts to 119- Jet Airways reaffirms its commitment to add more joy of flying @ its silver jubilee

For Jet Airways patrons there are always more reasons to celebrate!

Jet Airways, India’s premier full service international airline celebrates the momentous milestone of 25 glorious years of service on the 5th of May 2018. Credited with transforming the face of Indian aviation, Jet Airways first flight 9W321 took off on the 5th of May 1993 from Mumbai to Ahmedabad, marking its humble journey of ‘Connecting India to the World.’ From a ...

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Sindhudurg Airport will be a boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra; likely to be ready to serve domestic travellers and International charter flights by June 2018

An airport in Sindhudurg was necessary in order to provide better connectivity to the Konkan region of Maharashtra, parts of Goa, North Karnataka and Western Maharashtra

Maharashtra will get a new airport at ParuleChipi in Sindhudurg district in 2018. Work on the project is expected to be completed in June this year, before the onset of monsoon and the Ganesh Festival, which will begin in September this year. The airport is being constructed by IRB Sindhudurg Airport on a design-build-finance-operate-transfer (DBFOT) basis for the Maharashtra Industrial Development ...

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Goa to be Developed as Tourism Cum Cargo Hub: Suresh Prabhu

Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu addressing media persons at Dabolim Airport, Goa on 16 April 2018

Central government in the collaboration with state government and private partners is working on to promote Goa as a tourism destination as well as a cargo hub, stated Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu. He was addressing media persons at Dabolim Airport, Goa after the inspection of ongoing renovation work. Union Minister of State for AYUSH (I/C) Shripad Naik, ...

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India to ready 56 new airports: Suresh Prabhu @ Global Logistics Summit

The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, delivering the inaugural address at the Global Logistics Summit, in New Delhi

Efficient logistics is critical for countries like India to harness trade and facilitate greater & faster integration with both the domestic as well as world economy. Keeping this in mind, 56 new airports will become functional in the next few years, Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu said at the two days Global Logistics Summit ...

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Air Arabia receives ATN’s Corporate Editor Choice Award

Air Arabia receives ATN’s Corporate Editor Choice Award

Air Arabia, the Middle East and North Africa’s first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC), has received the ‘Corporate Editor Choice Award’ at the 2018 Air Transport Awards organised by Air Transport News held this year in Dubai, UAE. The accolade is a demonstration of Air Arabia’s continued commitment to passenger satisfaction and development within the industry. Air Arabia picked up ...

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Bilateral flow of tourists and air connectivity crucial to success of Year of India-ASEAN Tourism 2018-19: Goyal

Modi's vision behind celebrating 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism

India at its 69th Republic Day celebrations with ten ASEAN heads as the chief guests reflected the desire of its billion plus people to enhance bilateral trade and people to people connect. The call of Prime Minister Modi to celebrate 2018-19 as India-ASEAN year of tourism on sidelines of the event to commemorate the silver jubilee of the India-ASEAN relationship ...

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Kuwait’s Jazeera Airways Embarks on New Journey to Ahmedabad thrice a week basis with A320

Jazeera Airways expansion into India with flights into Ahmedabad and Kochi, brings more choice to Indian travellers, connecting them to Kuwait and, across the Middle East – to Egypt, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Qatar.

Jazeera Airways, Kuwait’s leading low cost airline, operating regionally and internationally, recently inaugurated flights into Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, Ahmedabad and held a press conference in Ahmedabad on 18th January, in front of travel agents and media partners to announce its direct flights. Ahmedabad is the second of three new routes currently planned in to India, following the launch of flights ...

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SriLankan Airlines with OneWorld Partner Qantas adds more reasons to celebrate New Year @ Melbourne or Colombo

Leveraging the OneWorld Alliance strength with partner Qantas- Srilankan airlines has pleasant reasons and benefits for flyers wanting to explore Melbourne or Colombo and more starting 18th December 2017 onwards.

SriLankan Airlines, which last month launched daily non-stop services to Melbourne, is providing its valued passengers with a wide range of options to connect and fly to major cities in Australia and New Zealand, by expanding its codeshare agreement with its long-time partner and fellow oneworld alliance member Qantas. SriLankan will codeshare on Qantas’ services from Melbourne to Adelaide, Brisbane ...

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