Unaccompanied Minor Fees Comparisons on Major US Airlines

April 02, 2015

Airlines have their policies for carrying children and, in particular, the unaccompanied minors. Here is a comparison of policies of the major US carriers. Age of Children Airline and its policy Less than 5 years old No airline permits them to fly alone 5-11 years UMNR service needed for Southwest ...[ Read more... ]


The Most Significant Carrier Rule of IATA

February 21, 2015

For the carriers which partner with each other on the basis of codeshare or interline agreements, the baggage allowance rules depend on which of the carriers involved in the Most Significant Carrier (MSC). For the identification of MSC, IATA has divided the world into Areas and Subareas. This division is ...[ Read more... ]


US Customs Pre Clearance Facility

February 08, 2015

It is one facility which the US-bound travelers from around the world would love to have at almost every airport of the world. The reason is quite simple. With this facility in place at the airports world over, the people traveling to US would not have to wait in long ...[ Read more... ]


FAA Okays E-Cigarettes for Cabin Not for Checked in Baggage

January 31, 2015

A recent ruling by the FAA makes it mandatory for the airlines to amend the rules of checked in baggage to deny the presence of e-cigarettes in the checked baggage. The ruling comes as an aftermath of the investigations into two incidents of fire which were reported a few years ...[ Read more... ]


Safest Airlines of the World

January 08, 2015

In the backdrop of three aviation tragedies, airlineratings.com has brought out a list of the safest airlines of the world. Here is the list:   Top 10 Safest Airlines Top 10 Safest LCCs Qantas Aer Lingus Air NewZealand Alaska Airlines British Airways Icelandair Cathay Pacific Airways JetBlue Emirates JetStar Etihad ...[ Read more... ]


Prepare Well When You Fly With Pets

November 24, 2014

Recent disappearance of a pet from a Delta flight has made it to the news on the world wide web and the concerns of the pet owners have been taken so vociferously on internet that the subject of pet safety while flying has become a talking point. While it is ...[ Read more... ]


Jet Airways adds more flights on 3 international routes, Air India on Birmingham Route

November 17, 2014

Jet Airways, one of the full service carriers of India operating on the domestic and international routes, has added more flights on its already served destinations of Bangkok, Colombo and Doha. Bangkok, Doha  and Colombo will be connected with Mumbai (3rd, 2nd and 2nd flight respectively). India’s national carrier, Air ...[ Read more... ]


Price stimulation leads to better air traffic figures in September in India

November 09, 2014

[caption id="attachment_137" align="alignleft" width="240"] DGCA Logo[/caption] Low air fares do attract critics who wonder why such fares are announced by airlines when these are reeling under the pressure of big losses. But, there is not just a bad angle to lowest tickets wars. The price wars which the Indian aviation ...[ Read more... ]


Increase in flights from Dubai to Dar es Salaam- From 7 to 19 per week

November 03, 2014

Flights to Tanzanian capital from Dubai are increasing and at good pace, highlighting the importance being attached to Dar es Salaam tourism and business potential. Close on the heels of Flydubai launching daily flights to this east African city, Emirates has announced a major expansion on this route. Emirates will ...[ Read more... ]


Wright Amendment Expires, Airlines Heave a Sigh A Relief

Wright Amendment was enacted more than 30 years ago with the ostensible reason of preventing competition between two airport of Dallas, Texas. At that time, the Dallas Love Field was the airport which already existed and the new one that came up was Fort Worth International Airport at Dallas. At ...[ Read more... ]




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