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Air India may soon charge for food on short-haul flights

Air India may soon charge for food served on short flights of up to 60-90 minutes duration. The decision is currently under evaluation and could be implemented by the latter half of this year. However, the final rates on which Air India will charge for food onboard haven’t been decided yet. Additionally, to generate more […]

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Adria Airways, Air India make code-share pact

Adria Airways, a Slovenia based airline, made a code-share pact with Air India, before the big launch of a jointly operated New Delhi-Ljubljana service. Rohit Nandan, Chairman and Managing Director, Air India, and Mark Anzur, CEO, Adria Airways, signed the agreement in New Delhi on November 12. “We will have daily flights from New Delhi […]

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Leading Indian airlines see 13% increase in passenger numbers

Six Indian airlines reported that there is an increase of more than 13% in the number of passengers flown in September this year. A total of 45.55 lakh passengers have flown this September as compared to the 40.18 lakh in the same period last year. According to the statistics by the Directorate General of Civil […]

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Kerala Tourism enters the U.S. market with road shows

Three road shows are being organised in major cities across the United States this month as Kerala Tourism enters the American market in a big way. The road shows were held in New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles this week with New York getting participation from 58 members of the U.S. travel and trade sector. […]

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Air India makes first Dreamliner journey to Australia

Air India’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner made its first commercial flight on September 1, 2013 to Australia with almost full capacity. A press conference was held at the Melbourne airport to welcome the flight and was addressed by Melbourne airport CEO, Chris Woodruff; Tourism Victoria CEO, Leigh Harry; and Air India’s Joint MD, Syed Nasir Ali. […]

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Oman Tourism sets its sights on South India market

Oman Tourism India office is taking part in TTF Hyderabad as part of efforts to boost tourist numbers from southern India, showcasing its history, culture, rugged mountains, bustling souqs, desert landscape and beautiful beaches stretched along the 1,700 km coastline. Marketing representatives present in the booth are interacting with other exhibitors and trade visitors to […]

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Air India confirms direct flights to Sydney, Melbourne

Air India has confirmed plans to fly a direct route to Australia. The national carrier of India will start daily flights from New Delhi to Sydney and Melbourne later this year, using its 256-seat, two-class Boeing 787 Dreamliner. News of the service was lauded by Australian authorities. Deepak Brara, Commercial Director, Air India said the […]

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Air India restarts Dreamliner flights

State-run Air India on May 15th resumed flights of its Dreamliner jets four months after global regulators grounded the Boeing planes following technical glitches in the passenger aircraft. All 50 Dreamliners operating globally were grounded in January after a fire aboard a parked Japan Airlines 787 in January and a smoking battery that forced the emergency landing of an All Nippon Airways 787 the […]

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Air India introduces special fare to Singapore

With an aim to draw more number of tourists from Singapore to the country, India’s national carrier, Air India has recently introduced ‘Summer Holiday Bonanza’ fares on the Singapore-Chennai-Mumbai route. “Air India is offering highly competitive fares to Chennai and Mumbai from Singapore effective till May 15, 2013,” Nirbhik Narang, Country Manager, Air India said. […]

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