Germany records 85% growth in Indian visitors
Tourism from India to Germany is developing well with a recovery of 496 percent in the period from January – August 2023 compared to January – August 2021. Although the overall figures are still 15 per cent below the pre-pandemic level of 2019, an increase of 85 per cent from 2022 is clear evidence of the country’s enduring appeal.India has established itself as one of the most important and potential Asian markets for inbound tourism to Germany.
Oman Air Awarded APEX Five Star Major Airline 2024
Oman Air has been awarded the 2024 Five-Star Major Airline rating by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) for the fourth consecutive year. The APEX Five Star and Four Star Airline Awards, formerly APEX Official Airline Ratings, were created based on neutral, third-party passenger feedback and insights gathered through APEX’s partnership
with TripIt from Concur, the world’s highest-rated travel-organising app.
SriLankan Airlines expands Self Check-in services
SriLankan Airlines advances their passenger services at Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) with the introduction of self-service check-in and selfbag-drop services. The new self-service kiosks aim to minimize waiting times during peak periods, allowing passengers to seamlessly navigate through the check-in process and swiftly proceed to Emigration.
Vistara inaugurates direct Mumbai – Frankfurt flight
Vistara has inaugurated non-stop, 6x weekly flights between Mumbai and Frankfurt. The inaugural flight, operated on Vistara’s Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner, commenced from Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport, Mumbai at 13:00 Hours (IST) on 15 November 2023 and arrived at Frankfurt International Airport at 17:30 Hours (GMT). Vistara has already been flying 6x weekly between Frankfurt and Delhi.
“It is exciting to announce that Çelebi has extended support to the historic inaugural flight of Oman Air at Manohar International Airport in India. This marks a significant milestone as Oman Air becomes the first foreign airline to land at this airport. As a trusted ground handling services provider, we at Çelebi are fully equipped to meet the specific requirements of international carriers and provide exceptional services to our partner airlines across India. This partnership with Oman Air is a testament to our unwavering commitment to delivering top-tier services and contributing to the growth of India’s aviation industry.”
CEO, Çelebi Ground Handling – India