Etihad Airways’ customer service initiative includes a team of specially trained personnel who are available on ground and inflight to provide customers with advice on health and safety practices and answer queries on COVID travel guidelines and the carrier’s latest hygiene measures.
In 1971, the Boeing 747 opened up major hubs around the world and allowed Air India to flourish as an international carrier. 50 years later, the aircraft have been replaced by more efficient versions such as the Boeing 777 and 787s. Here’s a look at the plane that helped build Air India’s reputation as ‘Maharaja of the Skies’.
Members of Singapore Airlines’ KrisFlyer programme in India can avail of special rewards and discounts at a network of lifestyle brands across the country through the carrier’s newly launched Kris+ app.
In anticipation of travel restrictions in the UK lifting by mid-May, British Airways has partnered with Qured to provide its customers with an antigen COVID-19 testing kit at a discounted price. Passengers can carry these kits abroad and self-administer the test prior to returning to the UK.
Terminal 1 at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) will resume operations after being shuttered for a year. From March 10, carriers such as GoAir and IndiGo will operate domestic flights from T1 instead of T2.
The third international airport in the state, Kushinagar Airport, is expected to provide tourists from Sri Lanka, Japan and other Asian countries with improved connectivity to places of significance along India’s Buddhist circuit.
After a year of lockdowns and travel restrictions across the globe, many are hopeful that the COVID vaccine will encourage governments to reopen their borders. Will the newly inoculated help kickstart international travel once more?
Jet Airways is set to take flight once more by mid-2021, says one of the airline’s new promoters, Murari Lal Jalan of Kalrock-Jalan consortium. Here’s a look at what’s in store for the beleaguered carrier which has been grounded since April 2019.
In light of rising cases of coronavirus variants in India, the government has released a new set of air travel guidelines for international passengers, with a focus on those arriving in India from the UK, Europe and Middle East.
As global aviation battles tough times, Flybig, a new domestic airline in India leverages the promise held out by domestic tourism and the under-explored north-eastern states.
Air India’s repatriation flights have brought home thousands of Indians from faraway shores.
Rigid protocols and standards, biometric systems, immunity passports, biometric boarding technology and the best intentions pave the road to recovery for the devastated aviation sector, in the process redefining the future of travelling.