Singapore Airlines to start fifth weekly flight on Kolkata-Singapore route
In addition to Kolkata, SIA operates to five other points in India - Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Mumbai and New Delhi. Scoot, SIA’s low-cost subsidiary, operates to seven points in India. These are Amritsar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Trivadrum, Tiruchirappalli and Visakhapatnam.
Singapore Air considers adding more Boeing jets in India to fight Emirates
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Delhi: 166 flights affected by cold wave, 21 international flights delayed
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AirAsia flight returns to Kolkata airport after bomb scare
A few minutes after the flight took off from the airport, a woman passenger on board allegedly gave a note to one of the cabin crew, asking it to be delivered to the pilot. The note said there were bombs strapped to her body and she would detonate it any moment, an airport official said.
Gizmobaba boss loves taking power naps, reading magazines and newspapers on a flight
Alok Chawla divides his time in two halves: relaxing and reading.
Letstrack CEO on losing sleep and how he manages to catch a few winks while on flights
Vikram Kumar, Letstrack CEO, shares how he spends time when on long flights for work.
IndiGo to launch flight services to Dubai, Doha from Kolkata
IndiGo will commence operations on the Kolkata-Dubai route from February 16, while the services to Doha from the capital city of West Bengal will begin from March 1, the airline said in a release.
43 flights, over 9000 passengers screened for novel coronavirus, no cases found: Health Secy
A total of 43 flights and 9,156 passengers were screened for novel coronavirus till Tuesday at the seven identified airports including Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata, Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan said on Wednesday.
Airbus Bizlab-accelerated napEazy wants to make sleeping on flights easier
Bringing an end to exhausting, chronic pains and fatigue caused by lack of sleep, two former Airbus employees have created a comfort kit- napEazy which lets you rest both your head and upper body in variety of sleeping positions.
DGCA introduces tests to check pilots for psychoactive substances
Currently, aviation staff have to go through breath-analyser (BA) checks that detects just the alcohol content in the body and not other drugs. The DGCA had last year started conducting BA test on ground staff too and have found as many as 131 violations by ground staff, ET had reported it first on February 8.
110 pilgrims stopped from boarding Iraq flight in Mumbai
Those who had cleared immigration were brought back from the boarding gates as airport officials asked the airline to stop issuing passes post-midnight, apparently after receiving instructions that travel to Iraq was "unsafe" for Indians.
IndiGo to start Bengaluru-Agra flight services from March 5
Effective March 5, IndiGo will connect Agra with Bengaluru with a daily, non-stop service, and it will be exclusively operated under the Udan scheme, IndiGo said.
3 flights diverted due to fog at Delhi airport
Giving an update on flight operations at 7 am, the airport official said there was dense fog but no "flight has been cancelled" yet.
Air India cost saving plans to add over Rs 700 crore per annum, as govt readies plan to divest stake
While one initiative of moving to one ticket booking software for domestic flight bookings would save about Rs 519 crore in 2020, the other initiative of putting a bigger aircraft on Delhi-London route and smaller Dreamliner on Delhi-Washington route would add about Rs 100 crore to airline’s bottom line.
GoAir waives cancellation, rescheduling charges for Oman flights till Jan 14
"As the Sultanate of Oman mourns the demise of its honourable leader Sultan Qaboos bin Said Al Said, there might be some traffic disruption in Muscat, the capital city, for the next three days," GoAir said in a statement. "GoAir is offering full waiver on cancellation and rescheduling charges for flights to and from Oman," the airline said.
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