Passenger

Blow to privacy as airlines told to share international passengers’ info

Under the new regulation, aircraft operators will have to transfer the PNR details to the Customs department in a specified format.

published on : 10th August 2022

Airlines to share international passengers' info with customs department prior to departure

While the regulation did not state the reason for seeking such information, analysts said this was to prevent bank loan defaulters from fleeing the country to avoid prosecution.

published on : 9th August 2022

Retail auto sales comes down in July 

Even as passenger vehicle (PV) sales in July 2022 breached the pre-covid level, tepid demand for two-wheelers (2W) continued to drag total auto sales.

published on : 5th August 2022

EXPLAINER: Why Pelosi went to Taiwan, and why China's angry

Pelosi has made a mission over decades of showing support for embattled democracy movements.

published on : 3rd August 2022

East Coast Railway to resume all express, passenger trains

Except Bhubaneswar-Dhanbad-Bhubaneswar Garib Rath Express, all the originating trains from ECoR jurisdiction have resumed service.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Top five carmakers report 17 per cent growth in July PV sales as chip crisis eases

The combined domestic PV sales of top carmakers grew 17% in July 2022 to 290,930 units against 248,021 units sold in July 2021.

published on : 2nd August 2022

No compromise on passenger safety, says Jyotiraditya Scindia on repeated snags in aircraft

An aircraft is a complex machine and has thousands of components and it may continue to be used for air operation subject to compliance with airworthiness requirements, he said.

published on : 29th July 2022

Maruti net up, Tata Motors loss widens

JLR posted revenue of 4.4 billion pound in the first quarter, down 7.6% from the fourth quarter of FY22, impacted by supply challenges including semiconductor shortages.

published on : 28th July 2022

Nearly 10 lakh passenger vehicles recalled in the past three years

The number of two-wheelers recalled in 2021-22 was exceptionally high in comparison to the previous years’ data.

published on : 26th July 2022

1.05 crore domestic air passengers in June; 12.5 per cent lower than May: DGCA

The DGCA data mentioned that in June this year, AirAsia India had the best on-time performance of 89.8 per cent at four metro airports - Bengaluru, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Airlines can't charge extra fee for issuing boarding pass at check-in counters: Aviation Ministry

The advisory is issued at a time when air tickets have seen a drastic rise amid a record rise in jet fuel prices.

published on : 21st July 2022

Passenger safety paramount on planes

A recent Parliamentary Standing Committee report flagged several issues of aviation safety and gave multiple recommendations, chief among them being stepping up spot checks.

published on : 11th July 2022

Indian Railways to install AI-enabled Video Surveillance System at 756 railway stations in the country

The official source said that the remaining stations will be covered in phase 2 of implementation in order to ensure foolproof electronic surveillance for the safety and security of passengers.

published on : 7th July 2022

Retail auto sales slip 9 per cent in June vis-a-vis pre-Covid levels

PV sales in June 2022 stood at 2,60,683 units as against 2,05,250 units sold in June 2019, up 27%, while two-wheeler sales last month stood at 11,19,096 units.

published on : 6th July 2022

Demand for SUVs continues to outpace other segments

Affordable price played big role in mainstreaming SUVs, which a decade back were associated with big, bulkier vehicles with off-roading capabilities

published on : 3rd July 2022

Kochi airport scores 4.99/5 in passenger satisfaction survey

The ACI is an organisation of airport authorities aimed at unifying industry practices for standards globally.

published on : 30th June 2022

Ramayana train, hydropower project give boost to ties with Nepal

PM Modi had expressed his desire to see the completion of the pilgrim circuit when he visited Nepal in May 2018.

published on : 26th June 2022

Chennai bus conductor denies seat to disabled man, cites size of wheelchair

Alex, the passenger whose left leg was amputated seven years ago, said that he frequently encountered such problems after he started using public buses three years ago.

published on : 18th June 2022

Bigger Defender

Land Rover goes back to its roots with the original vision for a family of Defender vehicles by bringing in the Defender 130.

published on : 16th June 2022

683 unreserved passengers deboarded from train in Chennai, fined Rs 3.4 lakhs

When KSR Bengaluru-Danapur Sanghamitra Express reached Perambur in the evening, ticket examiners accompanied by RPF personnel inspected the coaches, and deboarded unreserved travellers.

published on : 16th June 2022
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