Go First Extended Flight Cancellation Till May 31
In an official statement, airline Go First announced that its flight operations will remain cancelled till May 30. The tweet shared also mentioned that passengers would get a full refund. "We regret to inform you that due to operational reasons, Go First flights scheduled till May 30, 2023, have been cancelled," said the airline. This is the second time that Go First extended the cancellation of operations.
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Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Air India Provides Massive Independence Day Offers For International Flights
For the first time, Indian Airlines, Air India is offering massive "Independence Day" offers on international flights. As per sources, for bookings between August 8 to August 22, prices for flights between Gulf and Middle East countries to Indian cities are as low as INR 7,171 approx. The tickets booked during the aforementioned duration will be applicable for travel till October 15, with 35 kgs of luggage allowed for passengers.
Tags: Independence Day, Ticket Sale, Aviation, Air India, UAE-India
Bombay HC Orders To Demolish 49 High-Rise Buildings Near Bombay Airport
The High Court of Bombay has directed the Mumbai Suburban District Collector to ensure the demolishing of 48 high-rise buildings, due to violation of height norms. The order was pronounced while hearing a PIL filed by Advocate Yashwant Shenoy over the dangers of increasing high-rise buildings near the Mumbai International Airport. Advocate Shenoy also claimed that he has worked extensively on aviation safety issues.
Tags: Aviation, Yashwant Shenoy, Mumbai, High-Rise Buildings, Bombay HC
SpiceJet To Begin Flight Services Between Bhavnagar-Pune Soon
Airlines company SpiceJet is all set to start flights connecting Bhavnagar in Gujarat with Pune and Mumbai from May 5 onwards. The company released a statement regarding the same on April 26, which read, "The Bhavnagar-Pune flight will operate under the Central government's UDAN scheme". It will start its Q400 aircraft for its route between Ahmedabad-Pune, easing travel for passengers, that too at affordable prices.
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Courtesy: Press Trust of India
6 Rafale Jets With Enhanced Facility To Arrive At India's Ambala Airbase Soon
About six Rafale jets will arrive in India in December 2021 - January 2022. The fighter jets from France's Istres Le Tube airbase will land in Ambala air base in the next 2 months. The fighter jets are inducted in Indian Air Force, to enhance the security against other counties. Notably, India has inducted 30 Rafale jets, and this is the last batch flying from France to India.
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Courtesy: The Hindustan Times
Govt Orders To Set Up Camps At Airports To Jab Aviation Personnel
The Centre on May 6 issued guidelines for the rapid vaccination of aviation personnel. The order sought to create vaccination camps at airports to jab aviation staff prioritizing Air Traffic Controllers (ATC), cockpit, cabin crew and passenger-facing staff. Reportedly, the decision came after the aviation ministry requested the state governments to consider the airport and flight staff under the priority list for vaccination program.
Tags: Aviation, Ministry of Aviation, Covid-19, Covid-19 Vaccination, Airport
Courtesy: The Hindu