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Fear of flying: Negotiating the regulations around flights sounds incredibly daunting

May 25, 2020 3:43 pm

The sight of cabin crew kitted out in PPE will be a sight to behold, a vivid and unforgettable reminder of our dystopian new world.

Domestic flights new guidelines: No meals, extra luggage on flights; passengers will get safety kits

May 21, 2020 1:47 pm

Passengers will only be allowed to obtain boarding pass through web check-in. They are also required to download the baggage tag for their check-in luggage, which is restricted to a maximum of one bag and handbag.

Now, pay huge penalty for carrying excess luggage on trains

June 06, 2018 2:17 pm

Acting on the numerous complaints regarding excess luggage being towed into train compartments, the Indian Railways has decided to strictly enforce its three-decades-old baggage allowance rules.

Wildlife strikes at airports rise three times in 7 years; 976 incidents in first 10 months of 2017

January 01, 2018 12:00 am

Records obtained from the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) show that 976 wildlife strikes were reported in the first ten months of 2017, compared with 380 wildlife strikes in the year 2010.

GMR-Megawide lowest bidder for $250-mn airport project in Philippines

December 15, 2017 2:25 pm

According to a statement issued by GMR, the EPC project scope involves design, construction, testing and commissioning of a new terminal with a capacity of eight million passengers per annum.

Budget 2016: Govt plans to revive 160 airports; each to cost Rs 50-100 crore

February 29, 2016 4:59 pm

"We will partner with the state governments to develop some of these airports for regional connectivity. Similarly, 10 of the 25 non-functional air strips with the Airports Authority of India will also be developed," Jaitley said

No-frills airports need limited private participation

December 26, 2015 12:01 am

As per data available with Centre for Asia Pacific Aviation, investments of $40-50 billion are needed to expand/upgrade airport infrastructure across the country to meet the demands for excess capacity arising from estimated traffic projections.

States left out of airports plan to complain today

December 30, 2014 3:43 am

The policy has proposed developing six metropolitan airports as major international hubs.

Upgrade of airports, reviewing curbs on carriers key tasks: Aviation Minister

May 27, 2014 7:40 pm

Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati and his Minister of State Gowdar Mallikarjunappa Siddeswara would have tasks cut out for them when they assume office tomorrow.

So Long, Paper

February 23, 2014 9:08 pm

Is the new Kindle Paperwhite 3G a good travel companion? Two airports, two bumpy flights and two cities later, here’s what we felt.