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2008-09-16 00:00:23

By Anshul Dhamija Bangalore: Considering an overseas vacation but put off by high airfares? Here's your chance. Flying abroad from Bangalore just got cheaper than flying within India. A return ticket to Singapore on international low-cost carrier Tiger Airways, inclusive of taxes, is just about Rs 11,000. Compare this with return fares of Rs 10,848 to New Delhi and Rs 10,770 to Kolkata on domestic budget carriers. Last year this time, the cheapest ticket to Singapore was in the range of...

2008-09-15 06:00:28

Etihad to codeshare with malaysia airlines Etihad Airways is to extend further its expanding global network by providing its customers with greater access to destinations in Asia, following the signing of a new codeshare agreement with Malaysia Airlines. Under the deal, the Abu Dhabi-based airline will place its two- letter 'EY' code on Malaysia Airlines' flights between the country's capital city, Kuala Lumpur, and the popular islands of Kota Kinabalu, Penang, Kuching and Langkawi....

2008-09-11 18:00:24

By Steve Pain Deputy Vital economic links between Birmingham and India were dealt a hammer blow last night after it emerged that Air India is to pull the plug on its hugely popular service linking the region to the "golden city" of Amritsar. Business leaders expressed their frustration at the airline's move, which is designed to protect its valuable slots at Heathrow Airport. They warned it sent out a "bad message" which could damage Birmingham's image on the international trade stage....

2008-09-05 06:00:08

India-based Jet Airways has announced that it will expand its domestic network with the launch of three new daily services from Hyderabad to Visakhapatnam, Goa and Pune, effective September 15, 2008. The airline will operate services on these sectors with its new ATR 72-500 aircraft. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO of Jet Airways, said: "Jet Airways is delighted to add Visakhapatnam to its domestic network. With the launch of its new services from Hyderabad to Pune, Goa and Visakhapatnam, the...

2008-09-03 06:00:17

Jet Airways has announced that it will launch daily direct flights between Thiruvananthapuram, India and Muscat, Oman, effective September 15, 2008. The airline will operate these services with Boeing 737-800 aircraft with a two-class configuration, premiere and economy. The new flight will complement Jet Airways's existing daily service on the Mumbai-Muscat sector, the company said. Wolfgang Prock-Schauer, CEO of Jet Airways said: "In a bid to further enhance its connectivity in this...

2008-08-30 21:00:17

By Arpit Basu KOLKATA: Here's some real good news for those travelling by low- cost carriers (LCCs), Kingfisher Red (Deccan) and JetLite. Henceforth, they will be spared the trouble of checking in more than once while covering multiple sectors along the way.The botheration of collecting the luggage at the transit destination and then checking in again will soon be a thing of the past. Both the LCCs will now be equipped with an advanced check-in system to facilitate passengers. While...

2008-08-30 09:00:46

By Arpit Basu Kolkata: On Monday, Kingfisher officials submitted the letter of intent to commence international flights to Dhaka , Chittagong and Yangon at the Foreigners' Regional Registration Office in the city. While the airline is all set to start services to Dhaka and Chittagong from October 20, they are not yet ready with a specific timeframe for Yangon. "We met FRRO Basab Talukdar and submitted the letter of intent to commence international service from the city. Although...

2008-08-29 12:01:00

Jet Airways has announced that it will re-introduce its third service on the Delhi-Udaipur sector in India, with a new ATR 72-500 aircraft, effective September 1, 2008. The flight will operate six days a week, with the exception of Tuesdays. The new flight will complement the airline's current twice-daily services on the sector, a direct flight and another flight between Delhi and Udaipur, via Jaipur. Sudheer Raghavan, chief commercial officer of Jet Airways, said: "With the festive...

2008-08-27 06:00:35

Jet Airways has announced that it will launch daily direct flights from October 31, 2008, to connect Bengaluru, India, with the North American cities of New York and Toronto, via its European hub in Brussels, Belgium. The airline will operate the new daily direct flights using Airbus 330-200 aircraft. Jet Airways offers connections to Washington-Reagan, Dallas, Boston, Cleveland, Baltimore and Raleigh-Durham in the US, via New York; and to Birmingham, Madrid, Barcelona, Berlin-Tempelhof...

2008-08-26 12:01:11

Qatar Airways has announced that it will operate a daily non-stop flight between Doha, Qatar, and New York, US, beginning on October 26, 2008. The airline plans to deploy its new Boeing 777-300 Extended Range aircraft on the route reducing close to three hours off the current 17-hour flying time between Doha and New York. Qatar Airways currently operates to the New York gateway city of Newark via Geneva, Switzerland. As part of the revised operational schedules, Qatar Airways will switch...


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