The frequent flyers in India will have one more moment to themselves getting on a plane. They don’t have to wait for their bags to be stamped with a security clearance after it is done, with effect from April 1, 2017. This would soon be implemented at other airports as well!
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With the changes in the aviation world hitting us hard and fast over the past two days, it seems a lot of Indians and other Asian travelers won’t be able to fly to the USA with their gadgets in sight. Perhaps it’s time for them to consider Air India and Jet Airways as an option.
I made it to the first Andaz hotel in India, in Delhi last week for a quick stay. Here is how the concept works out in India, and the Andaz Delhi’s rooms look like, inside a View Category room! Watch out for details of the introductory offer!
I checked into the 60-day old Andaz Delhi hotel today, only to be surprised by the low bar they set for themselves in terms of delivering service and a consistent experience to guests! Here is a report into how NOT to open the first of a new brand in India!
The mainstream media thinks Air India offloaded two movie actors earlier this week. I can’t believe they were not in on this, and did not do this happily. So, here is how I interpret how the entire circle of events worked out and a movie releasing today benefited in the process!
Delhi’s airport, which is the hub airport for Air India, is planning to build a new runway and a new terminal to accomodate expanding operations. Here are the details of their plans!
Vistara, the full-service domestic Indian carrier, has inaugurated their premium lounge at Delhi Airport. This is one more step covered in their checklist to cover all aspects of the Vistara Experience. Check in to know more.
Air India is putting out 3 times a week Delhi-San Francisco non-stop flights from December 2015. Here are the details of the plane, the configurations and other important stuff.
A first-hand review of the American Express Platinum Lounge at Delhi Airport’s Terminal 3. Accessible if you hold an American Express card issued around the world. Platinum/Centurion card holders get complimentary access.
Air Asia India is getting started with a new northern India hub in Delhi and offering exciting prices from Delhi to Bangalore, Goa and Gauhati to celebrate the launch of the new routes. Check out the post for more details
Delhi Airport is one of the better airports around India, but one of the most expensive ones as well. The airport charges about INR 232 – 550 to domestic passengers, while they charge between INR 518 to INR 1270 for an international passenger. These are called the UDF (User Development Fee). Compare this with Mumbai, where you pay about INR 300 for a domestic departure. It seems that the Airport regulator in India, AERA, has now asked the Delhi Airport operator GMR Group to reduce the charges at Delhi Airport by about 78%. In the past few years, Delhi was allowed to charge astronomical rates because they had done a lot of capital expenditure in bringing up the airport, which…