Daily Archives: May 22, 2008

United Airlines, Jet Airways Announce Codeshare and Frequent Flyer Partnership

Customers from United Airlines and Jet Airways will benefit through an agreement signed by both carriers. The companies plan to offer codeshare service, significantly expanding the number of flights available to customers of both carriers to travel between the U.S. and India. United’s Mileage Plus® and Jet Airways’ JetPrivilege members would also have the opportunity to accrue and redeem frequent …

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An Indian Airport Hurries to Make the First Flight

May 22, 2008Bangalore JournalAn Indian Airport Hurries to Make the First FlightBy SOMINI SENGUPTA BANGALORE, India — For years, frequent fliers in this technology hub complained bitterly about having to suffer the indignities of a tattered and tiny airport scrunched in the middle of a busy city neighborhood. Now, with a new one opening on Saturday, people are clamoring once …

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Airlines must refund ticket in 7 days: Govt

22 May 2008, Saurabh Sinha, TNN NEW DELHI: Domestic airlines will no longer be able to hold passengers who cancel their tickets to ransom by delaying refunds indefinitely or by asking them to fly again instead within a given time. Acting on complaints, the government is set to issue new refund rules: airlines will have to issue refunds within a …

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Thomas Cook India launches travel portal

Will target internet savvy leisure and corporate travellersBy Anita Jain | Mumbai Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. launched www.thomascook.in, a complete travel portal offering end-to-end travel solutions for both B2B and B2C customers, in Mumbai today. The portal will offer hotel inventories from UK based hotels4u.com, which was acquired by Thomas Cook in February this year. The website aims at targeting …

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BIAL launches new website

The BIAL consortium has launched a new website providing information on the new Bengaluru International Airport (BIA), at http://www.bengaluruairport.com. The website has a lot of information and is worth checking out. Please do keep in mind, that it is a work in progress.

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