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Tuesday, 21st Aug 2012

AirAsia's Onam Sale! - 20 percent off on AirAsia flights at Manorama Fiesta 2012 presented by AirAsia.

AirAsia, the World's Best Low-Cost airline for the fourth consecutive year, introduces attractive 20% discount exclusively for guests visiting Onam FIESTA at Nehru Stadium in Kochi. Guests can look forward to purchase discounted return flights from Kochi to Kuala Lumpur with ALL INCLUSIVE RETURN fares starts as low as INR 9,999/- at the fair from 24-26 August 2011, for tra... More...

Thursday, 16th Aug 2012

Air Arabia sets new passenger traffic record in July

Registered over 10 per cent growth in passenger volumes in July 2012 - Seat load factor stood at 85 per cent More...

Tuesday, 14th Aug 2012

SpiceJet salutes Olympic winners; to offer life time free air tickets Announces life time free tickets for Indian winners at London Olympics 2012

In its endeavor to encourage sports and to cheer the victory of Indian sportspersons in London Olympics 2012, SpiceJet Ltd has decided to provide free air tickets for life to all Indian medal winners at the London Olympics 2012. More...

Tuesday, 7th Aug 2012

Air Arabia announces second quarter 2012 net profit of AED 66 million, up 31per cent

Second quarter turnover reaches 729 million, up 23 per cent - 1.3 million passengers fly Air Arabia in the second quarter of 2012, up 15 per cent - Impressive seat load factor of 85 per cent More...

Monday, 30th Jul 2012

SpiceJet posts 51% growth in revenues PBT of Rs 62.44 crores signals a strong turnaround Domestic passenger traffic grew by 26% YOY. Market share up from 17.1% in March 2012 to 18.6% in June 2012

In line with recent trends of gaining stature in the Indian skies, SpiceJet recorded yet another successful quarter that saw growth in passenger traffic and a further increase in market share to 18.6% by June 30, 2012. Revenue for the first quarter ended June 30, 2012 increased by 51% to Rs 1407 crore as compared to Rs 931 crore of the quarter ended June 30, 2011. More...

Tuesday, 24th Jul 2012

Air Arabia's new safety video features children

The next time you prepare to take-off on an Air Arabia flight, you will be greeted on the television monitors inside the aircraft cabin by the airline's youngest flight crew members. In a first for the aviation sector in the Arab world, an in-flight safety film developed by Air Arabia features a group of children briefing passengers about the on-board safety instructions. More...

Friday, 20th Jul 2012

Air Arabia flies high with strong passenger numbers

Registered over 15 per cent growth in passenger volumes in Q2 2012 - Seat load factor stood at 85 per cent More...

Thursday, 19th Jul 2012

SpiceJet connects Dehradun to Delhi

SpiceJet, India's preferred low fare airline, today launched two direct flights between Delhi and Dehradun, offering best air connectivity at affordable price. More...

Tuesday, 17th Jul 2012

Virgin Atlantic launches the hunt to discover the best cocktail for taste buds at 37,000 feet

Virgin Atlantic has launched a unique competition for the public to design a new cocktail they think is best suited for 37,000 feet. The best recipe will be served at the exclusive on-board bar - the longest in the sky. The lucky winner will a trip for two to London and have their cocktail created by the airline's mixologists. It will be served to customers flying Upper Cl... More...

Monday, 16th Jul 2012

AISATS Bengaluru - India's First Airport Service Provider To Be Certified By TAPA

Air India SATS Airport Services (AISATS), a joint venture between Air India Limited and SATS Limited has been awarded the TAPA (Transported Asset Protection Association) certification for its Bengaluru Cargo Terminal; making it the first Indian airport services provider to be certified for the highest security requirement i.e. TAPA Freight Security Requirements Class A. More...

Air Arabia named world's second best performing airline

Only Middle East airline to claim spot in Aviation Week's annual Top-Performing Airlines (TPA) Study More...

Friday, 13th Jul 2012

SpiceJet flies to Afghanistan; to connect Delhi and Kabul

SpiceJet is the first private carrier from India to launch services to Kabul Kabul becomes 4th International Destination of SpiceJet after Kathmandu, Colombo & Dubai Bookings now open More...

Thursday, 5th Jul 2012

Fly Quiet, Fly comfortable and Fly Smart with SpiceJet's new fleet of 5 Q 400 next gen aircraft to 5 destinations in North India Bookings now open

SpiceJet, India's preferred low fare airline, announces that New Delhi would be its 3rd base, after Hyderabad and Chennai, for its new Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop fleet to serve affordable air connectivity for more destinations in North India. In its first phase of North India expansion, the airline will connect to the new cities of Amritsar, Dehradun, Chandigarh, In... More...

Wednesday, 4th Jul 2012

Passengers And Airlines To Benefit From Sita's New E-Commerce Platform

In a move to improve passengers' ability to shop, book and manage their journey and enhance airlines' direct relationship with their passengers, air transport IT specialist, SITA, announced a partnership with Datalex (DLE:I), the provider of travel distribution software and solutions. More...

Monday, 25th Jun 2012

Air Arabia introduces low cost pre-booked baggage policy

Airline's revised baggage fees lowest in the market - Cabin baggage allowance raised from 7kg to 10kg More...