Air Travellers

  • AirAsia promises low fares in India; expects launch in March-April 23-01-2014 12:38 PM

    Davos: Hopeful of launching flights in India in next two to three months, AirAsia chief Tony Fernandes has said that the airline would introduce 'dramatically' low fares in the country, which would be cheapest in the market and take air travel to masses. Fernandes, who is in Davos for World...
  • Getting up from seat before plane stops annoys most: Survey 02-12-2013 02:51 PM

    New Delhi: The habit of getting up before a plane comes to a halt after landing at an airport, though the seat belt sign is on, annoys a majority of the flyers. Men and women flyers also found it annoying when the passenger sitting in front rudely reclined the seat...
  • China: Plane skids off runway during take off, no casualties 05-08-2013 04:59 AM

    Beijing: A plane with 74 passengers onboard slid off the runway while preparing to take off at an airport in east China's Zhejiang province, but no casualties were reported, airport officials said. The CA4538 flight operated by Air China, skidded off the runway in Yiwu Airport and the tyres of...
  • Majority of air passengers favour 'pay as you weigh' model 04-04-2013 07:14 PM

    Mumbai: The proposal to charge overweight air passengers more may not have gone down well with some, but a majority of respondents in a recent survey voiced support to the idea. Fifty-nine per cent of the respondents favoured the "fat tax", a survey by global travel search portal Skyscanner revealed....
  • Budget 2012: Pay more for the comforts of life 17-03-2012 08:58 AM

    New Delhi: Budget 2012 presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Friday, March 16, makes eating out and phone bills and other comforts of life costlier, pinching the common man. Increase in service tax will increase one's mobile bills by 2 per cent every month. Two and four wheelers will...
  • India on IATA Wall of Shame for high service tax 06-06-2011 01:13 PM

    Singapore: India was on Monday put on the 'Wall of Shame' by the IATA for imposing high service tax on air tickets when aviation sector was growing at a high pace, with the world airlines' body warning the country not to kill the "goose that lays golden eggs". The government...
  • Air travel to become costlier 28-02-2011 01:12 PM

    New Delhi: Domestic air travel will cost more from the next financial year with the government raising service tax on it by Rs 50 and Rs 250 for domestic and international journeys respectively. Presenting the 2011-12 budget in the Lok Sabha, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee also proposed to tax travel...
  • Airlines will have to refund tickets quick 22-05-2008 02:37 PM

    Chennai Super Kings bowlers exposed the vulnerability of the Delhi Daredevils' top-order as the defending champions thrashed the current table toppers by nine wickets in an Indian Premier League match, here on Saturday. With this Chennai moved to fourth on the points table of the IPL. Chasing 115-run target, Chennai...
  • Tech glitch in Mumbai Airport leaves passengers stranded 05-11-2007 03:59 PM

    Hyderabad: Harbhajan Singh extended his fairytale run with bat to help India take a significant lead over New Zealand and provide the platform for the hosts to push for victory in the the second cricket Test here on Sunday. Harbhajan smashed the Kiwi bowlers to smithereens during his swashbuckling unbeaten...
  • Govt confused over air fare hike 07-03-2007 09:00 PM

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  • Why fee air travellers for congestion? 07-03-2007 09:39 AM

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  • Air travel spreads bird flu: Study 12-09-2006 12:04 PM

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  • US wants more data on air travelers 29-08-2006 04:24 PM

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  • Asian air travellers under scanner 26-08-2006 10:47 AM

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