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
If you are an avgeek, a rock fan and have deep pockets, then here is an opportunity to own a piece of flying history, mixed with a slice of pop culture. Elvis Presley’s private jet will be up for auction this Saturday, May 27,2017.
We are reading reports that the American Administration is considering at some point of time to impose an ElectronicsBan on US originating flights as well. here is an update on all we know so far!
The Electronics Ban will not be applied to EU carriers as of now after a meeting between the US and EU aviation officials was held in Brussels on this topic. That should be a sigh of relief for many who depend on their electronics to get work done or play on the plane ride!
The Electronics Ban is being implemented on European flights as well. This will be the biggest setback to travel in a long long time, given this is a manmade factor and not economics at work!