IndiGo strengthens connectivity to Thailand
IndiGo is thrilled to announce the addition of flights between Mumbai and Phuket and the resumption of operations between Bengaluru and Phuket. The addition of these flights will further enhance connectivity between India and Thailand. Given the immense popularity of Thailand as a preferred destination among Indians, IndiGo is introducing additional flights between Mumbai-Phuket, w.e.f. January 05, 2024, and between Bengaluru-Phuket, w.e.f. February 28, 2024.
Air India unveils new Cabin & Cockpit Crew Uniforms
Air India has unveiled its much anticipated, brand-new collection of uniforms for cabin and cockpit crew, marking the arrival of a new age of inflight couture. Crafted by Indian celebrity couturier, Manish Malhotra, the new uniforms feature an array of colours and timeless designs. The new uniforms will be introduced in a phased manner over the next few months, starting with the entry of service of Air India’s first Airbus A350.
Singapore Tourism Board names Markus Tan as new Regional Director for IMESA
The Singapore Tourism Board announces the appointment of Markus Tan as the Regional Director for India, Middle East, South Asia, and Africa (IMESA), effective January 1, 2024. In his new role, based in Mumbai, Mr. Tan will spearhead STB’s initiatives in promoting Leisure and Business Travel & Meetings, Incentives, Conventions, and Exhibitions (BTMICE) in the IMESA region.
Flight Centre Travel group announces launch of ‘AI Centre of Excellence’
Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG), one of the world’s largest travel management companies, has announced the establishment of an ‘AI Centre of Excellence,’ a new global division that will focus on promoting, adopting, and integrating artificial intelligence technologies into the company’s corporate divisions. The ‘AI Centre of Excellence’ will strategically harness the power of AI to revolutionise FCTG’s flagship business travel divisions Corporate Traveller and FCM.
India’s first-ever gyrocopter safari to be launched soon
Uttarakhand is all set to launch India’s first-ever gyrocopter safari by the year’s end to redefine the concept of adventure tourism in the state. This was unveiled during a tourism session at the Uttarakhand Investors’ Summit. This announcement guarantees a thrilling experience, which will allow visitors to marvel at the majestic Himalayan landscape from an entirely new perspective.
“We are currently in negotiations with a couple of Indian carriers to initiate direct flights connecting Delhi and Athens. Before COVID-19, an estimated 50,000 Indian travellers visited Greece, while a substantial number of Greeks ventured to India for both business and leisure purposes. Establishing a direct flight path makes perfect sense. Post pandemic, our airport has become one of the busiest globally, currently serving approximately 28 million passengers. This year, we’ve witnessed unprecedented growth, placing us among the two fastest-growing airports in Europe based on the latest data.”
Head of Airline Development, Athens International Airport