Air travel

Saudi Arabia - India direct flight services begin under travel bubble agreement, details here

International Flights has begun between India and Saudi Arabia as the two countries agreed to create an air corridor under "Travel Bubble" between them.

Jan 01, 2022, 17:46 PM IST

Go First offering discount on air tickets for vaccinated passengers - check offer here

Go First stated that the discount is only valid for passengers who have been vaccinated twice and have the vaccination certificate.

Dec 21, 2021, 19:03 PM IST

Ban air travel to countries where Omicron is spreading: Chhattisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel urges Centre

Speaking to reporters, CM Baghel said, "Air travel should be banned between India and the countries where the Omicron variant is spreading. Otherwise, the passengers coming from these countries to India will spread the virus in the country." the Chhattisgarh CM said. 

Dec 02, 2021, 07:09 AM IST

Air travel in just Rs 1400! Here’s how to book affordable plane tickets, check route list, fare

Indigo, one of the most affordable airlines in the country, has come with flight tickets at affordable prices. 

Nov 27, 2021, 21:06 PM IST

US reopens land, air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors from today

The United States is flinging its doors wide open to vaccinated international travellers on Monday, welcoming many visitors who`ve been shut out of the country for 20 months, reported CNN.

Nov 08, 2021, 06:20 AM IST

Vistara brings back hot in-flight meals in economy class on domestic routes, Replaces packed food

As per DGCA regulations, air carriers were not allowed to sell hot meals in the flight maintaining COVID-19 guidelines and could only sell pre-packed meals. 

Oct 22, 2021, 10:30 AM IST

COVID-19 guidelines for air travel: Check state-wise rules for domestic travellers before booking tickets

Air India has published a long list of COVID-19 guidelines for air travel. The list points out the protocols followed in most Indian states on the arrival of a domestic traveller via a flight.

Aug 20, 2021, 16:45 PM IST

Domestic air travel becomes costlier, govt raises caps on domestic airfares by 9.83-12.82%

The lower caps were imposed to help the airlines that have been struggling financially due to coronavirus-related travel restrictions. 

Aug 13, 2021, 13:08 PM IST

Air travel becomes expensive as Centre takes THIS major decision; know details

While announcing the resumption of scheduled domestic flights on May 21, 2020, the ministry had placed limits on airfares through seven bands classified on the basis of flight duration. The first such band consists of flights that are of less than 40 minutes duration. 

Feb 11, 2021, 22:37 PM IST

Cancel flight tickets, claim full reimbursement of cancellation charges --Check out this SpiceJet new service

Passengers can claim a full cancellation fee reimbursement for a flight booking made in advance not beyond 90 days. 

Sep 11, 2020, 12:51 PM IST

India announces largest infra project worth USD 500 million, cargo service in Maldives

An air travel bubble between the two countries will become operational from August 18.

Aug 14, 2020, 06:46 AM IST

DNA: Ground report of air services started after two months

In this segment of DNA we will analyse the ground report of air services started after two months and how much the journey has changed?

May 26, 2020, 00:22 AM IST

India’s airline traffic falls 0.5%, first decline in six years: IATA

The IATA announced that global passenger traffic results for April 2019 showing that demand rose by 4.3 per cent compared to April 2018.

May 29, 2019, 15:16 PM IST

Flying out of Delhi airport to be costlier from December 1

Currently, Rs 10 is levied on domestic tickets and Rs 45 on international tickets by the airport operator DIAL as passenger service fee.

Nov 22, 2018, 16:14 PM IST

Your air travel will get more expensive, know why

Rising fuel prices, intense competition and inability to pass on spiralling expenses have been negatively impacting the domestic Airlines.

Oct 08, 2018, 13:30 PM IST

Air travel cheaper than using auto-rickshaws, says Minister Jayant Sinha

The minister claimed that more people are opting for air travel because the country had the cheapest fares in the world.

Feb 03, 2018, 23:32 PM IST

Did you know? Travelling by air causes infectious diseases to spread faster - Read

Researchers explain the boarding techniques that need reviewing and recommend a potential solution.

Aug 08, 2017, 20:23 PM IST

Vistara Freedom to Fly Sale: Get tickets starting at just Rs 799

Bookings under the sale applicable for travel between August 23, 2017 and April 19, 2018.

Aug 08, 2017, 08:50 AM IST

Average airfares fall 18% last year, says Civil Aviation Ministry

Average airfares dropped 18 percent in 2016 and additional capacities can further bring down the fares, Union Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju today said as he disfavoured the idea of capping ticket prices.

May 30, 2017, 22:34 PM IST

Digital system for airport entry may roll out soon! Just use your mobile phone, Aadhaar for air travel

You might soon be using just your mobile phone and Aadhaar for air travel minus all that paper work, with the government looking to roll out a digital system for airport entry and subsequent journey requirements.

Apr 28, 2017, 20:21 PM IST