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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.

 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

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.

 

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.

'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.

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.
 

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mangalore International airport registers record passenger traffic

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

Sun`s lost its head, pilots and high flyers beware

Air passengers, beware. Your health and that of the crew is at stake.

Ten worst types of air passengers revealed

People who recline their chairs as far as they will go and people with uncontrollable kids tied for the top place in a survey of most hated passengers when flying.

Knives inside planes would make passengers unsafe: US airlines

Permitting knives, however small, in hand luggage will make passengers unsafe, two top US airlines have told a federal agency.

India to handle 336 mn air passengers in 10 years: Ajit Singh

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Sunday said the country would handle 336 million air passengers in the next 10 years and 85 million of them would be foreign passengers.

Dense fog hits operations at IGI Airport

Dense fog badly hit operations at the Indira Gandhi International airport here on Monday affecting the schedule of over 50 domestic and international flights.