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Shell out little more even to book middle seat in flights, preferred seats attract more charges

Shell out little more even to book middle seat in flights, preferred seats attract more charges

Shell out a little more even if you want a middle seat in flights with airlines charging extra for preferred seats as they look to increase their ancillary revenues amid stiff competition.
With regulations permitting unbundling of various services offered by domestic carriers, choosing a particular seat, especially the window ones and those with more leg space, comes at extra cost.

Now, handcuffs for domestic airlines to restrain unruly flyers

Now, handcuffs for domestic airlines to restrain unruly flyers

Indian carriers will now start carrying plastic handcuffs, called arresters, to restrain unruly passengers.


Typhoon grounds domestic flights in South Korea

Typhoon grounds domestic flights in South Korea

Domestic flights were cancelled in South Korea Sunday as Typhoon Chan-hom brought strong winds and heavy rainfall to southwestern provinces.

SpiceJet offers tickets cheaper than train fares

Flying is now cheaper than chugging along. Low cost carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday launched all-inclusive fares starting from Rs 599 and Rs 3,499 for domestic and international flights, respectively.

AirAsia India joins fare war, puts one-way ticket at Rs 699

The Indian carrier is offering "an all inclusive one way fare" starting from as low as Rs 699 for flights from Bengaluru to Chennai, Kochi, Goa, Jaipur and Chandigarh and vice versa.

SpiceJet Rs 499-offer a hit; bookings cross 1-lakh mark on Day 1

Budget carrier SpiceJet under its discount fares as low as Rs 499 has sold over one lakh tickets on Day 1 of the three-day offer.

IndiGo to add 12 new domestic flights

IndiGo will also introduce first daily service on the Indore-Hyderabad route and a second daily flight between Hyderabad and Vizag.

IndiGo to launch four new flights on its domestic routes

The addition of these new proposed services would take the airline's total number of flights to 502.

SpiceJet announces 25% discount on family travel

Taking a cue from its competitor IndiGo, no-frill carrier SpiceJet on Friday announced up to 25 percent discount on tickets for four or more passengers travelling together on domestic flights.

Dense fog delays several flights at Delhi airport

Flight schedules were thrown off gear in the national capital early on Monday as dense fog engulfed the city.

Air India waives handling charge on shooters` arms

Air India has decided to waive the handling charges on the arms and ammunition carried by shooters travelling for competition in both its domestic and international flights.

Goa airport to be closed partially this weekend

Domestic flights arriving in Goa have been re-scheduled for four days due to temporary closure of the runway at Dabolim airport.

Domestic airlines carried lesser travellers last yr than 2011

Lesser number of passengers travelled by Indian domestic air carriers last year as compared to 2011, according to DGCA data.

Jet Airways aims to raise domestic low-fare capacity

Jet Airways Ltd, India's largest airline by market share, aims to increase domestic low-fare capacity to 80-85 percent of total fleet from present 72 percent, a top official said on Wednesday.