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YATRA OF GURDWARA SRI HEMKUNT SAHIB: THE CHERISHED DREAM OF ALL THE SIKHS

Every year lacs and lacs of Sikh pilgrims pay their obeisance at Gurdwara Sri Hemkunt Sahib which is situated in the Himalayas in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand State of India at a height of about 15,210 feet above the sea level. 

Delhi airport wins Golden Peacock National Quality Award, out of 382 enteries

Delhi International Airport Limited (DIAL) has bagged the prestigious Golden Peacock National Quality Award for the year 2015. "The award highlights the best in class quality process that we have been building up at DIAL over the years, which have brought significant results and many awards and accolades," DIAL Chief Executive Prabhakara Rao said. 

Taj, Khajuraho among 25 tourist destinations to be made free Wi-Fi zones

The government is keen on tackling low Internet penetration in the to enable users to surf the web, check email and bank online. The   Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited  (BSNL) will install public Wi-Fi hotspots at public places specially tourists places for which about 25 such hotspots would be set up around tourist locations, by June 2015.


Germanwings co-pilot deliberately destroyed the plane in French Alps: Prosecutor’s findings

The chief Marseille prosecutor handling the investigation into the crash of a Germanwings jetliner said on Thursday that evidence from the cockpit voice recorder indicated that the co-pilot had deliberately locked the captain out of the cockpit and steered the plane into fatal descent. "At this moment, in light of investigation, the interpretation we can give at this time is that the co-pilot through voluntary abstention refused to open the door of the cockpit to the commander, and activated the button that commands the loss of altitude," the prosecutor, Brice Robin, said.

Germanwings plane crashes in France, 148 feared dead

An Airbus A320 plane crashed on Tuesday in the southern French Alps, police and aviation officials said, according to an AFP report. Sources said the plane belonged to Germanwings, an affiliate of German airline Lufthansa, travelling between Barcelona and Dusseldorf. The single-aisle A320 typically seats 150 to 180 people.

Visa on arrival: Numbers of countries raised to 150, available only from nine airports

New Delhi: India will provide visa on arrival (VoA) to visitors from 150 countries -- a sharp rise from the 43 countries now, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced Saturday.

Chandigarh Airport to lift Global passengers in four months

As the countdown has begun for flights from the upcoming Chandigarh international airport, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) was scouting for international airlines to connect the City Beautiful with the rest of the world. According to officials, 90% work was completed and the swanky airport was expected to become operational in four months.

SpiceJet offers low-fare one lakh seats between March 1 April 20

 Mumbai: Budget carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday put one lakh seats up for grabs on both its domestic and international routes as it rolled out another discount sale offer with tickets priced as low as Rs 1,699 for travel within the country.

SpiceJet offers low rates for immediate travel with one-way booking

SpiceJet has announced the launch of a new low fare offer for immediate travel with one-way booking fares starting Rs. 1,899 all-inclusive.

This is a rare offer for immediate travel and the travel period is from February 7 to February 28, 2015,” SpiceJet said.

Airlines cut fares to woo passengers for lean season, SpiceJet first off block

Airlines have dropped fares by up to 50% in an attempt to fill up seats in the lean travel season that will last up to mid-April..SpiceJet was first off the block on Wednesday when it offered five lakh seats at fares starting from Rs 1,499. To avail this, flyers will have to book tickets till Friday for travel between February 15 and June 30.

Brazil Air travel hit by pilots & aviation workers protests

Thousands of Brazilians suffered flight delays and cancellations on Thursday after pilots and aviation workers temporarily walked off the job at several major airports to press pay claims.

Lean season cut in airfares by IndiGo and Jet after Air India slashes its prices

 There's good news for flyers. Domestic airfares — which have been defying gravity since mid-November when the troubled SpiceJet cut over 100 daily flights — have finally started dropping.??The fare slash is because of a move to fill up planes during the lean travel season — between January and the start of the summer break in May.??

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