Archive for the ‘Airlines’ Category

Nationality screening at US airports abandoned

United States officials has announced that it would abandon screening of passengers by nationality and would instead move to an intelligence-based and travel pattern-based screen ing process. Since the Christmas Day bombings the Transport Security Administration (TSA) has paid particular attention to...

May 29th, 2010 | Airlines | Read More

American Airlines introduces mobile phone boarding at 27 airports

Travellers to 27 airports around the United States can now use their mobile phones when checking in to an American Airlines flight, as the carrier expands its mobile boarding pass scheme. 19 new airports have implemented the new scheme which sees travellers flash a barcode from their mobile phone or...

May 29th, 2010 | Airlines | Read More

First multi-lingual kiosk at Bangalore airport

Bangalore International Airport Limited has deployed a first of its kind multi-lingual human interactive airport solution and this will start operation in July 2010. Moveo Systems will set up easy-to-use interactive and intuitive touch panel Kiosks at strategic locations across the airport that will...

May 29th, 2010 | Airlines | Read More

Latest setback for the much-delayed mega-airport in Dubai

Al Maktoum International Airport may be delayed by 10 years as a latest setback for the much-delayed mega-airport. The final completion date for the $10 billion airport has been extended by several years past 2020. Al Maktoum International will eventually have five run-ways, reduced from an original...

May 29th, 2010 | Airlines | Read More

Air India Express flight from Dubai catches fire at Mangalore

Help Line  Number: 08242220422 An Air India Express flight with over 160 passengers and about six crew members overshot the runway while attempting to land at Mangalore from Dubai and the plane caught fire as it fell into a forested gorge Saturday morning, police said. Mangalore is about 350 km from...

May 22nd, 2010 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured | Read More

DGCA Chastises ZERO Airlines

Commission denied to Travel Agents is now re-instated. Erring Foreign Airlines bridled-in. Euphoria among Travel Agent Community In an epoch making decision, Director General of Civil Aviation Dr. Nasim Zaidi has ruled that Airlines are bound to pay “Commission” to Travel Agents as per Indian and...

April 19th, 2010 | Airlines, Featured | Read More

Moon Tourism possible in 2020

Moon tourism is not a dream for this generation and the time to take tour operations to moon would not be an impossible task in the coming years. Commercial spaceships could be taking travellers to the moon by 2020 under new proposals set by the Obama administration. The “historic decision” to devote...

April 19th, 2010 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured | Read More

Ambulift for geriatric patients CIAL

Geriatic patients and passengers using stretcher and wheelchair will be provided more comfort and safety at the international airport with the Air India launching a state-of-the-art devise, Ambulift in its Ground Handling Division. The Ambulift will be used to embark and disembark passengers on stretchers...

April 6th, 2010 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured | Read More

Axe on tall Siva and Buddha statues near Airport

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has asked BK Birla Trust, developers of Birla Kanan near IGI Airport, New Delhi to reduce the height of the 80-feet Shiva statue by taking off its pedestal. According to the AAI, the statue is taller than the height specified in the no-objection certificate (NoC)...

April 6th, 2010 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured | Read More

Gulf Air wasting millions on consultants

Blaming doing absolutely nothing while the airlines bleeds Gulf AirTrade unions have now accused the Gulf Air for wasting millions of dinars on consultancy firms and urged the Bahrain government to investigate the role of at least five companies that allegedly ‘did absolutely nothing’ while bleeding...

April 6th, 2010 | Airlines, Aviation, Featured | Read More
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