With the changes in the aviation world hitting us hard and fast over the past two days, it seems a lot of Indians and other Asian travelers won’t be able to fly to the USA with their gadgets in sight. Perhaps it’s time for them to consider Air India and Jet Airways as an option.
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Etihad is going to withdraw their A380 service from India from July 1, 2017. That would make it perhaps one of the quickest turnaround from “India is an important market” to “India, you don’t make us enough money!”
Security Checks at Indian Airports are getting easier. No longer are you required to stamp baggage tags on entering the Secure Holding Area. 7 Airports covered initially. It’s a start!
A couple of major airports in India are closing down their runways for maintenance at the same time and will be offline for a long period, at least 4 months. This will impact travel plans. Here are all the details.
Mumbai Airport’s Primary Runway will be shut down for 8 hours a day for 3 months coming February 2017. Here is how this impacts your plans.
When it comes to flying to Australia from India, Etihad is a wonderful option if you are willing to back-track a bit and fly via Abu Dhabi. Shipra and myself arrived at Abu Dhabi last night, and we are on our way to Australia shortly. Find out what is in store!
If you are passing through the 6 metro airports in India, you will notice the queues move faster here on. This is because there will be a simplified security process going forward at these airports. How does that sound??
One of the byproducts of not having enough high value currency in circulation is that people no longer have money to pay parking charges at the airport. Hence, parking across all Indian airports is free for the whole week going forward.
Lufthansa has upgraded their Mumbai – Frankfurt service adding a 747-8i to the route now replacing the older 744 on this route. This also means Mumbai will now be served with a First Class again. This should be good news for travelers!
Mumbai Airport will witness a runway closure for 4-5 hours many days in the coming weeks. So if you are scheduled to arrive or depart from Mumbai Airport, do check your tickets again, because things might have changed!