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France to impose green tax of up to 18 euros on plane tickets; move to take effect from 2020, says transport minister Elisabeth Borne
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France to impose green tax of up to 18 euros on plane tickets; move to take effect from 2020, says transport minister Elisabeth Borne

The French government is to impose a tax of up to 18 euros ($20) on plane tickets for all flights from airports in France to fund less-polluting transportation projects, a minister said.

IndiGo announces four-day summer sale for travel period between 16 June and 28 September
Business

IndiGo announces four-day summer sale for travel period between 16 June and 28 September

IndiGo on Tuesday announced a four-day special summer sale across its network for the travel period between 16 June and 28 September

NASA's Mars helicopter cleared to take first ever flight on the Red planet in 2020
science

NASA's Mars helicopter cleared to take first ever flight on the Red planet in 2020

The helicopter is meant to test whether air travel is possible on Mars if controlled by people from Earth.

Govt working on domestic production of aircraft, to join hands with major global players: Suresh Prabhu
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Govt working on domestic production of aircraft, to join hands with major global players: Suresh Prabhu

Prabhu warned that if MRO work is not carried out in the country then the government will be loosing out lot of money, besides job opportunities.

Jet Airways cuts base fares by up to 30% for both domestic and international travel across network under limited period offer
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Jet Airways cuts base fares by up to 30% for both domestic and international travel across network under limited period offer

The travel period for the bookings availed under the discounted fares range from 5 December to 30 September, 2019, depending on the destination, Jet Airways said.

IndiGo system faces snag for 90 minutes across all airports, airline says operations running normally now
India

IndiGo system faces snag for 90 minutes across all airports, airline says operations running normally now

IndiGo also put an advisory on Twitter over the issue and asked its passengers to contact it through Twitter, Facebook, its website or its contact number.

IndiGo offers flight tickets starting at Rs 981 to counter monsoon deals from rival GoAir
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IndiGo offers flight tickets starting at Rs 981 to counter monsoon deals from rival GoAir

The IndiGo offer, which opened on 4 August and is valid till 9 August, 2018, is for travel between 12 August and 8 October 2018.

Chinese passenger opens plane's emergency latch for 'fresh air', gets detained, fined $11,000
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Chinese passenger opens plane's emergency latch for 'fresh air', gets detained, fined $11,000

A 25-year-old Chinese man, who felt "stuffy" and opened the emergency exit of a plane to get some fresh air has been detained and fined, a media report said

Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to 1 bn in 15-20 yrs: Union minister Jayant Sinha
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Aviation ministry eyes 5-fold rise in passenger trips to 1 bn in 15-20 yrs: Union minister Jayant Sinha

The Minister of State for Civil Aviation said that the government is working on steps such as developing new greenfield airports and skilling manpower to achieve this target

TRAI proposes in-flight mobile calls, use of internet, video services in Indian air space
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TRAI proposes in-flight mobile calls, use of internet, video services in Indian air space

Telecom regulator Trai on Friday recommended allowing mobile telephony and Internet services for passengers during air travel in the country through both satellite and terrestrial network.

Minister Alphons bears the brunt of angry airline passenger: Why the VIP tag continues to accord privileges
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Minister Alphons bears the brunt of angry airline passenger: Why the VIP tag continues to accord privileges

It is learnt that ATCs at not just Imphal but also Guwahati and Kolkata stopped landings and takeoffs for an unspecified period on Wednesday because of the impending arrival of dignitaries, which lead to consequential delays at Imphal and Kolkata

US rolls out quicker clearance for low-risk Indian travellers at airports under 'Global Entry' program
India

US rolls out quicker clearance for low-risk Indian travellers at airports under 'Global Entry' program

The US has started rolling out for India its Global Entry programme which allows for expedited clearance of pre-approved, low-risk travellers.

Experts on GST rates: Indeed a new beginning but telecom, insurance, hotel booking to pinch consumer
Business

Experts on GST rates: Indeed a new beginning but telecom, insurance, hotel booking to pinch consumer

While some have supported the multiple rate structure for services some others have criticised it

GST rate impact: Economy airfare to become cheaper, biz class costlier
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GST rate impact: Economy airfare to become cheaper, biz class costlier

The announcement is in line with the government's aim to make flying affordable for the masses.

Delhi: 82 trains delayed, 16 cancelled because of drop in visibility caused by fog
India

Delhi: 82 trains delayed, 16 cancelled because of drop in visibility caused by fog

Thousands of people were stranded as 82 trains were delayed and 16 cancelled due to dense fog in parts of north India on Monday, railway officials said.

Google Flights now alerts you when ticket prices are likely to rise
News & Analysis

Google Flights now alerts you when ticket prices are likely to rise

If a particular flight is tracked, then Google will notify you by when and by how much the prices on that flight are expected to go up.

Krishi cess, luxury tax: Starting June, car purchase, air, rail travel to get costlier
Business

Krishi cess, luxury tax: Starting June, car purchase, air, rail travel to get costlier

With imposition of Krishi Kalyan Cess the total incidence of Service Tax will go up to 15 per cent

TSA paid IBM $47,400 for an app that randomly showed left or right arrows
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TSA paid IBM $47,400 for an app that randomly showed left or right arrows

TSA paid IBM $47,400 for a basic random number generating app that directed passengers to check in lanes

Close shave for 127 Jet Airways passengers in Mumbai after landing gear collapses
India

Close shave for 127 Jet Airways passengers in Mumbai after landing gear collapses

As many as 127 passengers onboard a Jet Airways plane from New Delhi had a close shave after its main landing gear collapsed when it landed in Mumbai.