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.
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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!
A 26 year old Australian national is currently in the prison for overstaying in the US by 90 minutes, While he may need to wait uptil 6 months before his case is heard by a judge, the sad thing is that if Mr Reid is criminally charged, he would face deportation and be barred from re-entering the US.
If you are travelling to India on an e-Visa anytime soon, then here is a piece of good news for you. You can also pick up a free pre-loaded SIM card on arrival and get access to free data.
Last week hackers disrupted the entire software of this Austrian Hotel and guess what; they demanded the ransom to be paid in Bitcoins!
It may soon be true that you can use wifi while flying in Indian airspace, which means local airlines in India may be able to install wifi offerings on their planes as well. Should be exciting!
Like you all know, Nepal was struck with a massive calamity yesterday in the form of an earthquake. In such a situation, the airport had to be shut down for a while, and flight cancellations are being made due to the fact that the airport is required for coordinating relief efforts. Many an Indian airlines have stepped up efforts to help those stuck in Nepal, apart from carrying relief materials for free. Jet Airways is offering a full refund on confirmed tickets issued for travel from and to Kathmandu between April 25, 2015 to May 1, 2015. Alongside, if you wish to reschedule your plans, there will be no rescheduling charges if your travel is within these dates. Air India…
Some quick updates from the world of travel around me: Neil Mills is leaving Spicejet, and that makes him the second airline CEO to go away from an Indian airline in 3 months after Nikos Kardassis moved out from Jet Airways. Media seems to be linking this to the potential funding they will receive, perhaps from Kuwait Airways. Have you ever had to cancel someone else’s First Class reservations to get your own client on the plane? These travel agents used to cancel/modify reservations for other passengers and get their own passengers on their way. They’ve now been arrested. If you miss your connection, it may now be the airline’s problem. Jet Airways learnt the hard way. Not travel related,…