Indigo aircraft's tyre busted during its arrival at Hubli in Karnataka. Indigo spokesperson stated, "All passengers and crew are safe. The aircraft is currently undergoing maintenance checks at Hubli". The Indigo ATR was scheduled to land at 08:00 PM, but after suspecting tyre burst, plane landed at 08:34 PM after informing the local air traffic. The airport director of Hubli, Pramod Kumar Thakur, declared the safe deboard of passengers.
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India is expected to get it's first subscription-based Airline service from Prince Air. Interestingly, the passengers can fly multiple times for a monthly subscription amount of Rs 54,500. As per sources, the Airline will start its operations upon having 10,000 to 20,000 members or roughly in six to eight months. The founder, Sanket Raj Singh said that a special entry gate will be made available for their passengers.
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London showcases the world's first transparent & floating swimming pool called 'Sky Pool'. The interesting part of the pool is that it is built 115-feet above the ground and is 82-feet long. However, the access to pool is restricted to the residents and guests of the Embassy Gardens apartment complex. According to the reports, the pool can hold 50 tonnes of water and features a rooftop spa and bar.
Passenger flights between India and the United Arab Emirates will remain suspended till June 30, stated the Arab nation on May 30. The ban was earlier proposed to remain in force till June 14 but, keeping in view the spread of the COVID-19 virus, it has been extended. However, the travel ban will not be applicable to "UAE nationals, holders of UAE Golden Visas, and members of diplomatic missions".
Amid the COVID-19 restrictions in Tamil Nadu, a Madurai-based couple's wedding has gone viral as they conducted their marriage ceremony onboard a passenger flight. The couple - Rakesh and Dakshina - had booked an entire two-hour Madurai to Bangalore flight that hosted 161 guests. Interestingly, they tied the knot exactly when their airplane flew past over the Meenakshi Amman temple in Madurai.
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Special vaccination camp has been initiated by the Jharkhand’s Ranchi administration to vaccinate Bursa Munda International Airport staff. Recognizing as frontline workers, the camp aims to vaccinate 800 employees. With most beneficiaries between 18-44 age-group, the camp administered COVID jabs to 100 employees on first day. Created for targeted beneficiaries, Jharkhand government also held similar camps in government secretariats in Nepal… read-more
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The culture ministry on May 19 announced that six of the nine proposed Indian places submitted to UNESCO were added to the tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The locations are: Satpura Tiger Reserve, ganga ghats in Varanasi, Megalithic site of Hire Benkal, Maratha Military Architecture (Maharashtra), Bhedaghat-Lametaghat in Narmada Valley- Jabalpur and Temples of Kanchipuram. The Archaeological Survey of India has made the… read-more
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A Dubai-based travel agency has offered a 24-day trip from Delhi to Russia, where the tourists will be given two doses of Sputnik-V jab with certificate under the vaccine-tourism package. The whole trip costing Rs 1.29 lakh will also benefit the travellers with the sight-seeing around Moscow and St Petersburg. The package includes tickets, meals and 3-star hotel accommodation. However, interested travellers will have to pay Rs 10,000 as visa… read-more
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Fearing COVID-19 spread, the Chinese authorities on May 14 announced to cancel all attempts of climbing Mount Everest from its side. The China's General Administration of Sport confirmed it citing fear of importing COVID cases from Nepal and climbers testing positive after being brought down from the base camp. China earlier decided to erect barriers so that climbers from both sides do not come in contact with each other.
In its first repatriation flight, the Australian government repatriated 80 passengers from New Delhi to Darwin, Australia on May 15. Reportedly, the flight was scheduled after a severe backlash against the Australian government for banning travel from India. Mandating two COVID negative reports to board the flight, Australia has provisioned two-week mandatory quarantine upon arrival. The Australian carrier barred 70 people from boarding… read-more