Tag Archives: UDAN

The right tech for agents

Sandeep Dwivedi, Chief Operating Officer, InterGlobe Technology Quotient, shares how ITQ and Travelport are keeping abreast of the needs of travel agents across the country and offering just the right technology to help equip them with the best solutions. Nisha Verma InterGlobe Technology Quotient (ITQ) as well as the entire …

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Spice zing to int’l UDAN routes

SpiceJet turned out to be the biggest winner of routes in Ministry of Civil Aviation’s (MoCA’s) ambitious UDAN 3, with around 24 proposals being awarded. Ajay Singh, Chairman and MD, SpiceJet, shares the details and gives insights into the future of Indian aviation. Nisha Verma The UDAN routes would include …

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Tourist routes in focus for UDAN 3

The results of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA’s) Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik (UDAN) scheme’s Round 3 witnessed a major inclusion of tourism routes in coordination with MOT. Nisha Verma Under UDAN 3, MoCA awarded 235 routes to different airlines, out of which 46 are tourism routes, and 189 are …

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Strengthening reach & network

Amongst the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the world, IndiGo has a simple philosophy – to offer fares that are low, flights that are on time, and a courteous, hassle-free travel experience. Manas Dwivedi With an intent to strengthen the breadth and density of its network by adding new flights …

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Solid footing for tourism

According to the FICCI-Yes Bank Knowledge Report on tourism infrastructure, the investment is expected to soar to ₹5,546.3 billion in the next 10 years. Manas Dwivedi The FICCI-Yes Bank Knowledge Report on tourism infrastructure, released at the 4th Tourism Investors Meet 2018 in New Delhi, indicated that investments in travel …

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Air India, what next?

Sharing the achievements of Ministry of Civil Aviation (MOCA) in the last four years, Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Civil Aviation, revealed that the government is reviewing the status of Air India disinvestment despite not receiving any bids till the deadline of May 31, 2018. Nisha Verma Best years for aviation …

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One-stop shop, incredibly!

K J Alphons, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, speaks on the recently-launched Incredible India website and the initiatives undertaken for infrastructural development in the country to boost tourism. Anupriya Bishnoi Q. What are the initiatives taken up by the Ministry for the development of infrastructure in India? As far …

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Global Travel Mart from Sep 16-18

The Ministry of Tourism (MOT) is set to organise Global Travel Mart in association with FAITH from September 16-18 and International Buddhist Conclave from August 26-28. Rashmi Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, sheds more light on these exhibitions. TT Bureau Global Travel Mart The Ministry of Tourism is undertaking several …

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Delhi-Tel Aviv rules the routes

Pankaj Srivastava is all set to retire from his services at Air India towards the end of April. Being a part of the successful launch of the much-coveted flight from Delhi to Tel Aviv, he shares how the project finally came to fruition, the plans ahead for Air India and …

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Navi Mumbai airport in 4-5 yrs

Indian aviation seems to be on an upswing bringing with it severe congestion and frustrating capacity crunch at key airports. Jayant Sinha, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India, enlists what the ministry is doing to combat this while planning for a billion trips. HAZEL JAIN Addressing a …

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