Tag: Air India

Travelport becomes sole GDS provider of Air India’s domestic flight content in India

Travelport confirmed that the company is now the sole global distribution system (GDS) provider of Air India’s domestic flight content in India. The contract, which was awarded to Travelport following a competitive bidding process, came into effect in November 2018 and was fully implemented as of January 1, 2020. It means Travelport is now the […]

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Australia announces Virtual Travel Fair with seven leading airlines and over 40 tourism offers

Tourism Australia announced the launch of its ‘Virtual Travel Fair’, a bi-yearly travel sale that gives Indian travellers an opportunity to grab attractive deals on holidays to Australia. What started off as an airline sale, in its sixth and current version has grown into taking leading tourism attractions and experiences across Australia into its fold, […]

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Air India and Korea Tourism Organization join hands to launch the direct flight from Delhi to Seoul

Korea Tourism Organization and Air India joined hands to announce the launch of the new nonstop flight connection from Delhi to Seoul on September 11 at Pride Plaza Hotel, Aerocity, New Delhi. The event witnessed more than 100 trade and media participants. The evening was addressed by Minister of Embassy of Republic of Korea in […]

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Israel Ministry of Tourism conducts a roadshow in Kolkata

Israel Ministry of Tourism (IMOT) conducted a roadshow in Kolkata on August 29 to enhance commercial ties with the Indian travel trade fraternity. The 20 member delegation, comprising of destination management companies (DMCs) from Israel interacted with over 100 key travel and tour operators, MICE providers, up-market leisure operators and media personnel. The event started […]

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Maldives Tourism to go digital in its promotions in India

Akansha Pandey | New Delhi With over 1,000 islands, Maldives is more than just a sun and sea destination. Among Indians, it is extremely popular as a honeymoon, leisure and luxury travel destination. With time, experiential travel and active holidaying is on an exponential rise and niche activities such as diving, snorkelling, wellness, etc. are […]

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Indian aviation sector charts 17.3% growth in 2017

According to Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the domestic airlines carried 117.2 million passengers during January-December, as against 100 million during the same period in 2016, thereby charting a growth of 17.3%. The first two months of 2018 also saw 22% yoy passenger growth. Hence, monthly PLFs for major airlines have been on the […]

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Australia crosses 3 lakh visitor arrivals from India in 2017

  Kathryn Kannampuzha | Mumbai As per the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), 302,200 Indians visited Australia in 2017, an increase of 15.4% over the previous year. Tourism Australia had set a target of 300,000 Indian arrivals by 2020 which has already been achieved three years ahead of the defined target date. India is currently […]

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Air India begins direct flight service between New Delhi and Washington DC

The first direct Air India flight from Delhi to Washington DC recently landed at the Dulles International Airport, connecting both the Capitals. Upon its landing at the airport, the flight, AI 103, was accorded a water cannon salute and traditional gate-side prayer ceremony. Indian Ambassador to the U.S., Navtej Sarna; Air India Chairman and Managing […]

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Air India to start non-stop flight service between Delhi & Stockholm

Air India has announced non-stop flight services between Delhi and Stockholm, starting from August 15, 2017. The services will be operated thrice a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, with each flight taking approximately around eight hours. The flight will depart from Delhi at 1400 hrs (IST) and arrive in Stockholm at 1820 hrs (CET). […]

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Centre looking at options to make Air India profitable: Jayant Sinha

Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha has said that the government is looking at ‘alternatives’ available to make Air India and other public sector units more competitive and profitable. “Our objective is to transform the public sector carrier to a great global airline and we are doing whatever possible in this regard,” the […]

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