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Sunday, December 08, 2019

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Travellers on a budget, here are shoulder season destinations for you in India and abroad

December 04, 2019 11:07 am

The period between November-end to mid-December is known as shoulder season in many parts of the world where the fares are relatively lower.

Sonakshi Sinha's suitcase damaged in air travel; here's what the rules say

November 06, 2019 1:24 pm

If you find your luggage broken or missing, here's what you must do.

Travelling overseas? Learn everything about jet lag first

October 29, 2019 3:22 pm

Jet lag is not only the stress of travel, but also a biological happening which occurs when an external factor disrupts our internal clock and throws us off rhythm.

Luxury travel: Longer hauls, nicer planes, and other ways travel changed in 2018

December 29, 2018 8:42 pm

There’s a lot about travel that has changed over the past 12 months—even if you were too fixated on your destination to notice. Here, the major highlights.

A disaster in Japan shows what can go wrong at many major airports near sea level

September 07, 2018 5:35 pm

A quarter of the world’s 100 busiest airports are less than 10 meters, or 32 feet, above sea level, according to an analysis.

How to manage infants on long-haul flights

August 28, 2018 12:40 pm

Being caged in the aircraft for too long can be frustrating even for the parent, let alone children. In such cases, how can parents tackle their children?

What causes aircraft related cardiovascular damage?

June 17, 2018 5:26 pm

An enzyme located in the inflammatory cells of the body is responsible for vascular damage caused by aircraft noise. Various studies have shown that long-term exposure to aircraft noise can lead to increased development of cardiovascular diseases.

Colombian airline wants travellers to 'stand up' to lower travel cost

September 01, 2017 5:08 pm

Airlines are coming up with ideas to make air travel cheaper as well as keep up their profitability. One such suggestion is to do away with seats while the passengers travel standing up.

Frequent travellers, 'prominent' Indians to soon get speedy clearances at select airports

June 05, 2016 11:58 am

The Home Ministry said that these Prominent and frequent travellers with unblemished record would have to go straight to a designated immigration counter, complete the minimum formalities and leave within a few minutes, while travelling abroad.

For kids with autism, a 'flight' to ease stress

December 08, 2014 1:10 pm

Air travel rehearsal at Baltimore was done to alleviate stress for children with autism.