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Volcanic eruptions in Indonesia hit air travel

Volcanic eruptions in Indonesia in recent days have forced the closure of two airports and disrupted some flights to the holiday island of Bali, officials said Wednesday. 

Soon, flyers will have to shell out more for tickets: Know why

Soon, flyers will have to shell out more for tickets: Know why

Flyers will soon have to shell out slightly more for tickets to fund the government's ambitious regional connectivity scheme under which airfares will be capped at Rs 2,500 for one-hour flights on unserved and under-served routes.

Air travel set to get costlier- Know why

Air travel set to get costlier- Know why

In the five increases, ATF rates have gone up by 25 percent, or Rs 9,985.87,  per kilolitre since March.

Starting today, pay less for excess checked-in baggage

Starting today, pay less for excess checked-in baggage

From July 1 onwards, fliers will be required to shell out lesser money for excess checked-in baggage up to a certain limit as the revised fee structure comes into effect.

This is what Anand Mahindra has to say about Civil Aviation Policy!

This is what Anand Mahindra has to say about Civil Aviation Policy!

Much to the delight of air passengers, the government on Wednesday cleared the new Civil Aviation Policy wherein it also capped airfares at Rs 2,500 for an hour-long flight.

Centre proposes passenger friendly measures to improve air travel

Watch this special segment and get to know more about new aviation policy.

New aviation policy to lower down Airfare

Watch this special segment and get to know about, New aviation policy to lower down Airfare.
To know more watch this full video here.

Know! List of things that will become costly from today

Know! List of things that will become costly from today

After the imposition of new Krishi Kalyan Cess (KKC), a lot of services will become costly. Know them.

Humiliation bothers obese air travellers the most!

Humiliation bothers obese air travellers the most!

Feelings of shame and humiliation bother obese air passengers more than tight seat belts and tiny seats, says a study.

Watch: World's fastest helicopter that may revolutionise air travel!

Watch: World's fastest helicopter that may revolutionise air travel!

The hybrid aircraft is an advanced version of the Airbus' Eurocopter X3, which is currently under development.

Air travellers to get refund on development fee for tickets booked beyond April 30

Air travellers to get refund on development fee for tickets booked beyond April 30

DGCA has asked airlines to refund development fee charged from passengers flying out of the IGIA on the tickets booked for journey beyond April 30.

Taking flight from and to Mumbai might cost you more

Taking flight from and to Mumbai might cost you more

Air travellers from and to Mumbai are in for some unpleasant news.

Gearing up for air journey? Here are a few travel hacks

Gearing up for air journey? Here are a few travel hacks

Follow these simple tips to make your air travel experiences better.

Good news! Now non-entitled employees can claim LTC on air travel

Good news! Now non-entitled employees can claim LTC on air travel

All non-entitled central government employees have been allowed to travel by air while availing Leave Travel Concession (LTC) with a condition that reimbursement in such cases shall be restricted to the fare of their entitled class of train or actual expense.

Budget 2016: Air travel to become expensive

Budget 2016: Air travel to become expensive

Fliers will have to shell out more with the government proposing a hike of 6 percent in excise duty on jet fuel but it would not be applicable to the proposed Scheduled Commuter Airlines (SCAs) under the regional connectivity scheme.

Missed your flight? Pay only Rs 299 and get another flight within 24 hours

Missed your flight? Pay only Rs 299 and get another flight within 24 hours

SpiceJet has announced 'Fly For Sure' scheme, guaranteeing passengers another flight within 24 hours in case they miss a flight or face flight disruptions.

Information flows in brain like well-defined travel routes

 Just as most of the world's air travel passes through a few major hubs, the majority of information in the brain flows through similarly well-travelled routes, a team led by an Indian-origin researcher from Indiana University has found.

Five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016

Five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016

Here are five ways to avail cheap airfare in 2016.

New Year bonanza for air travellers! 2% levy on domestic, international fares deferred

New Year bonanza for air travellers! 2% levy on domestic, international fares deferred

Government's plan to impose two percent levy on most domestic and international air tickets from January 1 has been deferred.

Air travel to cost more as govt moots 2% levy on tickets

Air travel is set to become a little more expensive with the government proposing 2 percent levy on all domestic and international tickets to raise funds for boosting regional air connectivity.