Archive for April, 2011

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Biji Eapen President, IAAI Essentials of regulated system – Implementation of Fare Hikes Though fuel price variation is a global phenomenon,fare hikes without adequate notice is unfair andunjustified.Airlines are at liberty to increase or decrease fuelsurcharges, but the process of effecting suchvariations...

April 25th, 2011 | IAAI | Read More

New airport at Jhansi

A new Airport is set to come up inJhansi aiming to promote theJhansi, Khajuraho and Gwaliortourist circuit.The Uttar Pradesh government had only increase tourist inflow, but alsotake some load off Khajurahoairport, which is 185 km away inMadhya Pradesh.The Jhansi district administration coming to Madhya...

April 25th, 2011 | Travel | Read More

Manpower shortage reason for fake pilot licences: Bhushan

The issue of ‘fake’ pilots, which hasput Indian passengers as well asofficials in a state of worry, will soonbe resolved, as the DirectorateGeneral of Civil Aviation (DGCA)has completed the verification ofvarious licences issued to airlineManpower shortage reason forfake pilot licences: Bhushantransport...

April 22nd, 2011 | Aviation, Featured | Read More

A Hydel Circuit that takes your breath away

The road from Chalakudy toValparai passes through some ofthe best scenic dense forests ofKerala interspersed only byreservoirs, dams, weirs andpenstock pipes. Chalakkudy andsurroundings have all the trappingsto attract local tourists.There are the KannampuzhaTemple, Sreekrishna Kshetram,St.Mary’s...

April 22nd, 2011 | Tourism | Read More

Club med succesfully completes the first leg of the multi-city road show

Club Med recently organized a multi-city roadshow inBangalore, Delhi and Kochi to increase awareness aboutthe brand and its premium all-inclusive product among theIndian travel-trade. Club Med also used this opportunity toannounce its various special offers that it has launched inthe Indian market for...

April 22nd, 2011 | Aviation | Read More

Philippine Airlines kickstarts India operations

Philippine Airlines, the nationalcarrier of the Philippines,recently commenced Indiaoperations. The airline will flythree times a week non-stopfrom New Delhi to Manila, andthree times a week via Bangkokto Manila.With this, Philippine Airlines hasbecome the first airline to offerdirect connectivity between...

April 21st, 2011 | Aviation | Read More

AMS and ICN sign MoU on e-freight

At the 6th IATA World CargoSymposium held in Istanbul thismonth, Amsterdam Airport Schipholand Incheon International Airportsigned a Memorandum ofUnderstanding (MoU) on e-freight.The MoU forms the basis forcooperation between these twomajor cargo gateways in promotinge-freight. The two airports committo...

April 21st, 2011 | IAAI | Read More

Transperency disclosure of Domestic Passenger Fares:CAEAC Set up Working Group To Monitor

S. Saldanha, National Treasurer, IAAI The Civil Aviation EconomicAdvisory Council (CAEAC) in theMinistry of Civil Aviation has set upa Working Group on RegulatoryFramework to protect consumerinterest including disclosure oftariffs and conditions of service bydomestic airlines. IAAI has beennominated...

April 21st, 2011 | IAAI | Read More

IIPT meet to discuss Tourism

The 5th IIPT African Conferencewas inaugurated by CatherineNamugala, Minister of Tourism,En v i r o nme n t a n d Na t u r a lResources, Zambia.The Conference will be held atLusaka, Zambia from May 15-20.Discussions will focus on “’Meetingthe Challenges of Climate Changeto Tourism in Africa and...

April 21st, 2011 | Travel | Read More

All women taxi in Shillong

Meghalaya became one of the few states to have all-women cabs toferry women and children.Perry Lyngdoh, one of the woman drivers, said all-woman cabs werestarted keeping in mind the difficulties of women and childrentravelling in local transport.Earlier, there was reports that implementation of the much-talkedproject...

April 20th, 2011 | Aviation | Read More
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