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#paxex: Handbaggage stamping at 7 airports going away from April 1

The frequent flyers in India will have one more moment to themselves getting on a plane. They don’t have to wait for their bags to be stamped with a security clearance after it is done, with effect from April 1, 2017. This would soon be implemented at other airports as well!

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When will Air India fix its planes?

It is a little bit sad to see the state of affairs at Air India being as messy as I saw earlier this week when I flew them. Everything is broken on their planes, and the general apathy of the people in their offices towards passengers is unbeatable! They just don’t want to seem to fix the customer experience.

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Review: Inside the new Vistara Lounge: Delhi Terminal 3

Vistara recently opened to public their lounge at the Delhi Airport. This must have been one of the quickest executions of a lounge, given that the airline is in operation only for a year and a half. We went inside the lounge and came back with a review so that you could figure out if you wanted to go here or not. Mostly, you would want to.

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Flight Review: 9W361 Mumbai – Delhi, Jet Airways Premiere (A332)

Jet Airways operates a daily flight on the Mumbai – Delhi and Delhi – Mumbai segment with their Airbus 330-200 planes, which they also fly abroad. This could be an opportunity to try out their widebody product while flying domestically.

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Lounge Review: American Express Lounge Delhi Terminal 3

A first-hand review of the American Express Platinum Lounge at Delhi Airport’s Terminal 3. Accessible if you hold an American Express card issued around the world. Platinum/Centurion card holders get complimentary access.

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Delhi Airport may become cheaper again for fliers

Delhi Airport is one of the better airports around India, but one of the most expensive ones as well. The airport charges about INR 232 – 550 to domestic passengers, while they charge between INR 518 to INR 1270 for an international passenger. These are called the UDF (User Development Fee). Compare this with Mumbai, where you pay about INR 300 for a domestic departure. It seems that the Airport regulator in India, AERA, has now asked the Delhi Airport operator GMR Group to reduce the charges at Delhi Airport by about 78%. In the past few years, Delhi was allowed to charge astronomical rates because they had done a lot of capital expenditure in bringing up the airport, which…

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