Airlines will need you to present ID at the time of booking tickets, and not just when you arrive at the airport from tomorrow onwards. This is apparently required to check if you are on the no-fly list or not.
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In a not very intelligent power trip, the DGCA has notified that commercial pilots will now have to serve up to one-year notice period to be able to switch jobs or leave their wings. Like, really?
If you thought pirates attacks are a thing of the past think again. Recently a passenger cruise ship en route Dubai had to go dusk-to-dawn blackout for 10 days in fear of pirate attack.
I am red all over my face seething with some sort of pent-up anger. I’ve just discovered that luxury is taxed differently in the western world as compared to India as compared to south-east Asia, and boo-yeah, we are paying a lot more taxes on those hotel stays now as compared to earlier. Nice moneygrab, eh?
Kuwait and Jordan have their national airlines and airports off the electronics ban. This is great news! Now you can fly with your electronics in your handbag on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian to the USA.
Indians can now access the Global Entry program, which allows for pre-approved passengers with valid documents to visit the USA and access the American border without having to go for an interview with the immigration officer every time. Time saved is money earned, right?
India and the USA have formalised the entry of Indian nationals into the Global Entry program. This is great news for frequent travellers to the USA, as they can now proceed into the country swiftly rather than having to wait to get interviewed with a CBP officer.
The new Goods & Services tax will go live in India from July 1,2017. This means a lot more taxes for those luxury hotel stays. Read how the new GST tax structure will impact your travel in India.
We flew into the US with via the Middle East with our laptop under the new electronic ban. Here’s sharing the journey of our laptop all the way from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi to New York.
6 more airports in India will stop the practice of putting out stamps on hand-baggage tags with effect from June 1, 2017. That makes the list 13 airports in total, and another 5 are going into trial now