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Air Travel
Business  /  Published 02.01.21

Jet fuel turns expensive

Jet fuel or ATF price on Friday was hiked by 3.7 per cent, the third increase in rates in one month on firming up of international oil prices. Aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was raised by Rs 1,817...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 07.11.20

Airfare bands extended till February

The government has extended the airfare band till February 24 and has promised to increase passenger travel cap to about 75 per cent of normal capacity in the coming days to meet the festive season de...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 19.10.19

Solution to excess baggage in the age of costly flights

Sir — A passenger from the Philippines recently wore several layers of clothing to avoid paying excess baggage fee to the airline. Although she admits that this was intensely uncomfortable, it is ea...
By The Telegraph in

World  /  Published 24.04.20

Lab goggles for air travellers

The thought of getting on a plane is far from most people’s minds at the moment, as they shelter in their homes. But some people have no choice but to fly now, whether it is returning from a long tr...
By Vivian Lin and Thomas Fuller/New York Times News Service in San Francisco

Opinion  /  Published 09.04.20

New challenge

Sir — A cloud of gloom hangs over social media platforms such as Instagram and Facebook, as the lockdown has put a stop to the journeys of those bitten by the travel bug. People have now been forced...
By The Telegraph in

North East  /  Published 27.05.20

First air traveller to Assam tests Covid-19 positive

A woman travelling from Ahmedabad to Guwahati by flight on Monday, the day domestic flights resumed after a two-month corona-induced lockdown, tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday. This has taken...
By Mohsin Khaiyam in Guwahati

World  /  Published 18.05.19

Planes flying over Gulf ‘risk being targeted’

Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by “miscalculation or misidentification” from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic Republic and t...
By AP in Dubai

India  /  Published 08.06.19

Air travel to get a tad costlier

Air travel will become a bit costlier as the ministry of civil aviation has decided to increase the aviation security fee (ASF) from Rs 130 to Rs 150 for each Indian passenger from July 1, according t...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 09.09.19

Strike disrupts British Airways flights

Flying out to either Delhi or Mumbai from London in the next few days is going to prove very difficult because “nearly 100 per cent” of British Airways flights have been cancelled because of a two...
By Amit Roy in London


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