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Air tickets: SC asks Centre to clarify on modalities of refund to passengers, agents
A bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy and M R Shah said that it is only concerned with refund and non-refund of money for tickets booked during the lockdown period.
GoAir partners Stemz Healthcare to offer COVID-19 testing to passengers
Customers can book their appointment online through GoAir website bas...
Saudi Arabia has permitted outbound passenger flights to India: AI Express
In a circular issued on Tuesday, Saudi Arabia's General Authority ...
Air passenger traffic grows around 25% sequentially in August: Icra
Overall, passenger traffic grew by 19 per cent till August 31, with carriers flying over 70 lakh passengers during the period, after the resumption of services in a graded manner on domestic routes from May 25 following a two-month hiatus.
Hong Kong bars Air India flights till October 3 after passengers test positive for COVID
Passengers from India can arrive in Hong Kong only if they have a COVID-19 negative certificate from a test done within 72 hours prior to the journey, according to rules issued by the Hong Kong government in July. Moreover, all international passengers are required to undergo a post-flight COVID-19 test at the Hong Kong airport.
Dubai suspends AI Express flights after 2 instances of Covid passengers, later withdraws suspension
The suspension was for a fortnight. However it was withdrawn on Friday evening after the carrier blamed groundhandlers for the oversight, according to a senior executive at AI Express.
Average daily airline passengers grow close to two times in the past three and a half months
According to analysts, this growth is largely because of discretionary or need-based travel. An analyst with a leading brokerage who wished to be unnamed said, “This is a pent-up demand. It includes travellers who were stranded in a particular location due to lockdown restrictions. It also includes travellers who planned visits to their relatives.
28.32 lakh domestic air passengers in August, 76% lower than in August 2019: DGCA
India resumed domestic passenger flights on May 25 after a gap of two months due to the coronavirus pandemic. Indian airlines are allowed to operate a maximum of 60 per cent of their pre-COVID domestic flights.
AirAsia India partners with Avis to offer passengers car rental services
As there are restrictions on mobility, particularly in major Indian cities due to the coronavirus pandemic, flyers are turning to car rental and chauffeur-driven vehicles as a safe, private and flexible alternative to public transport, the airline said.
Dubai suspends AI Express flights till October 2 for bringing COVID-19 positive passengers
When asked about this matter, Air India Express said it is focusing on reducing the hardship of the passengers and it plans to operate its four Dubai flights, scheduled to operate from India on Friday, to Sharjah instead.
DGCA extends suspension of scheduled international passenger flights till October 31
Scheduled international passenger services have been suspended in India since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic. But special international flights have been operating under the Vande Bharat Mission since May and under bilateral "air bubble" arrangements with selected countries since July.
GoAir operates over 200 charter flights from Saudi Arabia; repatriates over 37,000 passengers
GoAir has flown a total 37,016 passengers from three cities of Saudi Arabia -- Dammam, Riyadh and Jeddah -- to 11 Indian airports, operating 203 charter services between June 10 and September 4, an airline spokesperson said.
Airlines can now provide meals to passengers after Centre relaxes norms
“Airlines may serve pre-packed snacks/meals/pre-packed beverages as per the policy of the airline..,” the aviation ministry said, in an order, issued in the evening on Thursday.
Aviation Ministry to international passengers: Book directly with airlines, no need to apply to us
The MoCA said on Twitter on Wednesday that it "has designated all the airlines operating under Vande Bharat Mission & air transport bubble arrangements as designated agencies for this purpose".
Assam announces COVID-19 prevention norms for passengers arriving by air
As per the guidelines, a person arriving in Guwahati by air will have to undergo Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) at a designated testing centre after he/she disembarks. Kamrup Metro district administration will make necessary arrangements for it.