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?
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The UK Electronics Ban is beginning to go away as well. On Royal Jordanian and Turkish, you can now carry your electronics in the cabin on your London or other UK bound airports as well. Here is the lowdown.
With effect from July 1, those little pieces of paper that needed to be filled before leaving the country are going away. Here is to quicker start of your travels.
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!
The #ElectronicsBan is expected to enter the next phase, with flights originating from Europe being pondered upon to be added to the list of flights which may not carry any electronic devices inside the cabin. Here are the latest details.
New security operations kick in at 6 airports across India, where they are trialling the going away of the hand baggage stamping regime. Let us see how this works out as they have to do it for all 59 airports across India!
Jet Airways has issued an advisory for passengers who are travelling to the USA using their connections with Etihad Airways in Abu Dhabi.
Air India, and most of the other carriers in India, have banned a certain member of parliament who manhandled and hit an Air India staffer yesterday. This is good news to get those on a powertrip contained and back in their place.