Air passengers

Domestic air passenger traffic crosses 10-million mark, up 20.52% in October

Domestic air passenger traffic crosses 10-million mark, up 20.52% in October

In terms of on-time performance, IndiGo is at the top with 83.9 percent of its flights arriving and departing as per schedule.

Nov 17, 2017, 17:35 PM IST
No middle seats for solo women travellers on Vistara flights

No middle seats for solo women travellers on Vistara flights

Women flying solo in a Vistara plane are allotted only window or aisle seats and not the middle ones and the airline is also providing them assistance with baggage as well as transport on her arrival at the destination.

Aug 01, 2017, 20:30 PM IST
No hand baggage tagging at 6 more airports from June 1

No hand baggage tagging at 6 more airports from June 1

The practice of tagging and stamping hand baggage of domestic passengers has been done away with in six more airports of the country from June 1.

May 29, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
Air traffic up 23.5% in September; IndiGo top carrier with 40% market share

Air traffic up 23.5% in September; IndiGo top carrier with 40% market share

As per an official data released on Wednesday, the month of September saw a 23.5 percent rise in the number of air passengers to 82.3 lakh as compared to the year-ago period.

Oct 20, 2016, 00:01 AM IST
US regulator tells air passengers not to turn on Galaxy Note 7 phones

US regulator tells air passengers not to turn on Galaxy Note 7 phones

Airline passengers should not turn on or charge their Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Galaxy Note 7 smartphones during flights or stow them in checked baggage due to concerns over the phone`s fire-prone batteries, the US Federal Aviation Administration said.

Sep 09, 2016, 08:42 AM IST
Portal on anvil for flier complaints against airlines, airports

Portal on anvil for flier complaints against airlines, airports

Filing a complaint against an airline or airport operator for deficiency in services is going to be just a click away for fliers, with the Civil Aviation Ministry planning to set up a dedicated portal for the purpose.

Aug 14, 2016, 13:51 PM IST
 Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation Ministry plans to launch website where passengers can file complaints against airlines

Aviation ministry is mulling over a plan to launch a website where air passengers can register their complaints, which will be forwarded to the airlines

Aug 13, 2016, 09:11 AM IST
BIZARRE: On this flight, passengers go nude at 30,000 feet altitude – Watch viral video

BIZARRE: On this flight, passengers go nude at 30,000 feet altitude – Watch viral video

You will be amazed to find that those who book this flight has no inhibition of removing their clothes in front of strangers.

 

Jul 24, 2016, 21:45 PM IST
New civil aviation policy: How it will benefit air travellers

New civil aviation policy: How it will benefit air travellers

Here are the key things that air travellers must know about the new civil aviation policy.

Jun 15, 2016, 16:24 PM IST
'Acche din' for air travellers! Cabinet clears new civil aviation policy, puts cap on airfares

'Acche din' for air travellers! Cabinet clears new civil aviation policy, puts cap on airfares

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday cleared the much-awaited Civil Aviation Policy thereby unveiling a slew of passenger-friendly measures including capping of airfares at Rs 2,500 for an hour-long flight.

Jun 15, 2016, 12:13 PM IST
Bad news for air passengers! Govt rules out capping of airline fares

Bad news for air passengers! Govt rules out capping of airline fares

Civil aviation minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said restricting the air fares will not make good business sense as it could also jeopardise the government's regional connectivity plan as such a move may discourage airlines to fly on non-profitable routes.
 

Jun 09, 2016, 20:05 PM IST

SpiceJet announces special fare scheme starting at Rs 799

Under the new discount scheme, single one-way fare between Delhi and Mumbai or Mumbai and Chennai will work out at Rs 1,899 (excluding taxes).

Aug 20, 2015, 17:05 PM IST
Flying into India? Make sure you know this revised list of details to be declared in customs form

Flying into India? Make sure you know this revised list of details to be declared in customs form

Passengers entering India will now have to declare Indian currency exceeding Rs 25,000 and LCD, LED or Plasma televisions being brought by them in the new customs declaration forms.

Aug 20, 2015, 09:33 AM IST

Bus driver takes air passengers to wrong terminal; suspended

An Air India ferry bus driver at the airport here was on Wednesday suspended for allegedly taking passengers who arrived from Sharjah to the domestic terminal instead of the international terminal, where they have to undergo immigration and customs clearance.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:58 PM IST

Jet Airways signs code-share deal with Air Seychelles

Code-sharing allows an airline to book passengers on its partner carriers and provide seamless transport to multiple destinations where it has no presence.

May 05, 2015, 15:59 PM IST

China detains 25 passengers for opening plane exit doors

Twenty-five angry passengers on board a plane in southwest China were detained after they opened emergency exit doors before take-off and fought with the crew as their flight was delayed for hours by snow, state media reported on Sunday.

Jan 11, 2015, 18:20 PM IST

Thousands of US air passengers hit by suicide-fire incident

Thousands of air passengers in the US on Sunday continued to suffer from the effects of an employee's alleged sabotage of the Illinois air traffic control hub that has resulted in the cancellation of 780 flights during the weekend.

Sep 29, 2014, 01:48 AM IST

Maha govt gears up to detect Ebola-infected air passengers

Maharashtra government has deployed ambulances available with the state emergency medical service at the city`s international airport to shift suspected Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) passengers.

Aug 09, 2014, 18:18 PM IST

AT&T, Honeywell to launch 4G in-flight broadband system

Honeywell said the AT&T system would have greater speed and bandwidth than do existing systems and would begin operating in 2015 in the United States.

Apr 29, 2014, 09:35 AM IST

Mangalore International airport registers record passenger traffic

The Mangalore International Airport has recorded a 21.71 percent growth in passenger traffic during 2013-14.

Apr 25, 2014, 16:17 PM IST