Daily Archives: September 17, 2009

SpiceJet launches Privilege Pass programme in alliance with budget and upscale hotels

New Delhi based value carrier, SpiceJet announced the launch of the SpiceJet Privilege Pass Programme in partnership with Trident Hotels, Ista Hotels, Keys Hotels, Pride Hotels, Maidens Hotels, Rain Tree Hotels, JHM Interstate and The Park. Modelled after Singapore Airline’s Boarding Pass privileges programme, passengers can avail special benefits from the partner hotels on presentation of their SpiceJet boarding pass. …

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Encroachments cramp one of Asia’s best runways at Delhi airport

Thanks to rampant encroachment, over one-third of one of Asia’s longest and best runways, 11-29 at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport cannot be used. At any airport, two measurements are crucial for pilots for every runway. Landing Distance Available (LDA) and Take Off Run Available i.e. how much of the runway length is actually usable for flight operations. The …

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