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Brightsun Travel launches digital advent calendar competition

Brightsun Travel has launched this year's digital advent calendar contest to celebrate travel partnerships. The travel-themed competition offers a chance to win a different prize every day from the 1 December to Christmas Eve. There are fun quizzes or videos so participants can brush up on their airline knowledge and…

Malala Yousafzai arrives in Pakistan days after 10th anniversary of…

Days after the 10th anniversary of Taliban shooting in Malala Yousafzai's head, the Nobel Prize laureate arrived in her home country Pakistan on Tuesday, according to local media. The Express Tribune reported that Malala and her parents reached Karachi through Qatar Airways' flight 604 and were taken to her residence…

Nepal cricketer Sandeep Lamichhane lands in Kathmandu to face rape…

Nepal's former cricket captain Sandeep Lamichhane landed in Kathmandu on Thursday morning to face rape charges in his home country. Soon after Lamichhane landed today, he was taken into custody by the authorities. "As per my sincere commitment to submit myself to the authority of Nepal, I am landing at…

Preet Kaur Gill and 11 other MPs bat for more…

Birmingham Airport authorities have urged the region’s parliamentarians to prevail upon Air India to operate more direct flights between the West Midlands city and India’s Amritsar.The airport chiefs said fleet shortages and spare part issues have hindered the efforts of two airlines’ to link the international destinations better.They, however, said…

Here’s why #BoycottQatarAirways trended on Twitter over India’s Prophet controversy

AMID the growing backlash that India faced from the Gulf countries over the controversial remarks that a leader of its ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) allegedly made on Prophet Muhammad, #BoycottQatarAirways started trending on Twitter on Monday (6) with many people targeting the Gulf country's carrier. There were also people…

Qantas to start Sydney-Bangalore flights, to have codeshare with IndiGo

AUSTRALIAN carrier Qantas on Friday (8) announced it will start flights on the Sydney-Bangalore route from September 14 and is finalising a codeshare partnership with Indian carrier IndiGo.In a codeshare partnership, each carrier on its distribution system can sell seats on other's flights. Currently, IndiGo has codeshare partnerships with Turkish…

I tell my family I’m fine, but I’m not: Indian…

INDIAN students in Ukraine have spoken of their despair as they hope to make their way out of the country following the military attack by Russia. It is estimated that some 16,000 Indians are currently stuck in Ukraine; New Delhi is making arrangements to evacuate them from the border regions…

Pakistan to restart commercial flights to Kabul

PAKISTAN International Airlines (PIA) will resume flights from Islamabad to Kabul next week, a spokesman said Saturday (11), making it the first foreign commercial service since the Taliban seized power last month. Kabul airport was severely damaged during a chaotic evacuation of over 120,000 people that ended with the withdrawal…

Doha beats Dubai in middle-east travel hub race: Did 2017…

DOHA has taken a lead over Dubai in a battle to become the pre-eminent travel hub in the middle east, travel analytics firm ForwardKeys has found in latest research. Crunching the world’s freshest and most comprehensive flight-booking data, ForwardKeys has said that the Qatar city has gone ahead of its…

Antigua prime minister says India sent private jet to Dominica…

INDIA has sent a private jet to Dominica along with documents related to the deportation of fugitive Indian businessman Mehul Choksi, Antigua and Barbuda prime minister Gaston Browne told a radio show in his country. A Qatar Airways private jet landed at the Douglas-Charles airport in Dominica, according to a…

India Covid Relief: What Is Delaying Foreign Aid To Reach…

By Pooja Shrivastava As Covid-19 numbers in India reached unimaginable highs in the last week of April, countries and organizations around the world scrambled to provide aid. Planeloads of ventilators, medicine and oxygen equipment landed in the capital of the country last week but the relief appears to yet to…

Sri Lanka to welcome back tourists, but with strict Covid-19…

Sri Lanka will reopen its borders to foreign tourists this week after a 10-month hiatus, officials said on Monday (18), with travellers subject to tough Covid-19 protocols. The announcement came despite a surge in Covid-19 cases and deaths, as authorities sought to revive a once-lucrative tourism sector devastated by the…

UK set to start repatriation flights from India, Nepal next…

REPATRIATION flights for UK nationals stranded in India will start next week. The acting British High Commissioner in New Delhi, Jan Thompson, said: “Special charter flights from India to the UK organised by the British government will start next week. We are still in the process of finalising details with…

How to reach Mumbai from different parts of India and…

cheap flights to Mumbai, Mumbai flight ticket Mumbai has been declared as one of the top cities in the world. Home to Bollywood, the eclectic city sizzles with life. MyticketstoIndia serves cheap flights to Mumbai tickets. Whether it is the sea front or shopping, there are several reasons why you must…

Have no interest in Air India: Qatar Airways

QATAR Airways has no interest in buying a stake in Air India, its boss said on Thursday (7), as the government plans roadshows in Singapore and London to entice investors for the Indian national carrier's disinvestment. Qatar Airways chief executive officer Akbar Al Baker added that he is interested in…

India’s IndiGo, Qatar Airways to announce major deal

INDIA'S largest airline, IndiGo, and Qatar Airways will make a strategic business announcement on Thursday (7), which media reports said would involve a codeshare agreement. IndiGo shares, which rose as much as five per cent early in the day, pared those gains to trade up one per cent in the…

India’s Wipro rolls out ‘total operations system CREW’ for global…

INDIAN business Wipro Limited has announced the roll-out of total operations system (TOPS) CREW, a fully-integrated IT product suite for global airlines. Developed jointly by Wipro and Qatar Airways in an innovative co-investment model, TOPS is one of the products available in the aviation market, today. It helps in increasing…

Pakistan International Airlines passenger opens emergency door by mistake

A WOMAN passenger aboard a Pakistan International Airlines caused panic on Friday night (7) after she mistakenly opened the emergency exit door of the aircraft thinking it was the toilet. The flight was heading to Islamabad from Manchester, and by erroneously opening the emergency exit, the passenger activated the emergency…

Rescue deal is no panacea for India’s struggling Jet Airways

Jet Airways' investors are cheering this week's government-led rescue deal, but the cash-strapped Indian airline's future looks mired in uncertainty as convincing a new investor to come on board may not be easy. The airline, which was on the brink of bankruptcy, was bailed out on Monday (25) by state-run…

Pakistan to fully re-open commercial airspace next week

FOUR Pakistani airports will begin partial operations today (1) with a full resumption of commercial flights on Monday (4), following their suspension after military tensions with India erupted earlier this week, the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said. A spokeswoman said Karachi, Islamabad, Peshawar and Quetta airports would begin some flights on today with…

India-Pakistan tensions ground thousands of air travellers

THOUSANDS of air travellers worldwide were left stranded today (28) after Pakistan closed its airspace in response to escalating tensions with India. Pakistan's Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said it would keep airspace shut until 11.59pm local time (1859 GMT), disrupting major routes between Europe and South East Asia. Thai Airways…

Thousands stranded in Bangkok as flights affected by India-Pakistan tensions

THOUSANDS of travellers were stranded in Bangkok today (28) when Thai Airways International cancelled more than a dozen flights to and from Europe after Pakistan closed its airspace amid rising tensions with India. Thai Airways flights resumed by this afternoon after the airline secured permission to reroute flights over Chinese…

We have some ‘reasonably decent news’ from India and Pakistan,…

UNITED STATES president Donald Trump said on Thursday (28) there would be some "reasonably decent news" on the ongoing conflict between India and Pakistan, a day after the two nuclear powers both downed enemy jets and Pakistan captured an Indian pilot. The US, China and other world powers have urged…

Spiritual travel

By Rashmita Solanki FOR those among us who want to travel in the utmost comfort to reach their destination in a happy, positive mood ready for our holiday, the only way to travel is by Qatar Airways. I experienced their service first-hand on my recent trip to Coimbatore in south…

Air India expects a surge in demand after UK and…

The state-owned Air India expects a surge in demand on its flights to the US and the UK following a ban imposed by the authorities on carrying laptops and tablets in cabin baggage on flights from some Muslim countries. “All our flights to the US are non-stop. This ban is…