In a big bonanza for fliers, budget carrier GoAir on Tuesday announced a “special low fare offer” offering all-inclusive tickets starting at Rs 736
Indian fliers will soon be able to access Wi-Fi onboard flights to make calls and access data. The Department of Telecommunications has moved a proposal in this regard, minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha has said.
At present, Wi-Fi services are banned in the Indian airspace
Budget carrier SpiceJet announced its ‘Spicy Annual Sale’ on Monday offering all inclusive one-way fares for as low as Rs 737 for travel to select destinations on its domestic network.
India’s air passenger traffic grew by 23.20% in October as compared to the same period last year with airlines carrying 86.72 lakh passengers. Passenger traffic grew by 23.18% in the first ten months of 2016 (January-October) as compared to the same period last year with domestic airlines carrying 813.7 lakh passengers.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launch of an Airport Wildlife Trafficking Assessment Tool which will help defeat smugglers of endangered species.
Jet Airways and Kenya Airways, the national carrier of Kenya, have announced the expansion of their existing cooperation by including codeshares on Jet Airways’ domestic flights between Mumbai, New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Hyderabad, in order to enhance connectivity choices for guests while travelling from Kenya into India.
IndiGo, India’s biggest domestic airline by market share, has announced the introduction of a new flight connecting Chennai with Muscat effective December 15.
Emirates has become the world’s first and only airline to operate all Airbus A380 and Boeing 777 aircraft for its passenger flights. The airline recently retired the last Airbus A330 and A340 aircraft in its fleet from active service in line with its vision to offer a superior passenger experience.
Mumbai-based budget carrier GoAir is offering tickets starting for as low as Rs. 611 (base fare plus fuel surcharge) on select domestic routes.
Budget Aviation Holdings Pte Ltd, which owns and manages the Singapore Airlines Group’s budget airlines Scoot and Tigerair, has announced its intention to pursue a single brand and operating license next year.