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.
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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!
There is a new GVK Lounge for International travellers out of Mumbai Airport. We had a chance to visit it earlier this week, and here is a review of the new lounge from our own experience. If you fly often out of Mumbai, this is definitely going to impact you.
There have been new additions to the lounge access policies of the Travel Club Lounge in Mumbai Airport Terminal 2. You can now use some of your credit cards to get access, which is new. Check in and find out how to get through to this very nice lounge!
Mumbai Airport’s management has sort of pushed the limits on how lounge food should be. I was pleasantly surprised the first time I was at the GVK Lounge international, and then the domestic one. Now, there is new food and drinks which do make me jump with joy, and maybe you too!