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UDAN or Ude Desh ka Aam Nagrik was an innovative aviation scheme announced in 2016, and officially launched last year. The main purpose of Udan was to connect rural hinterland with main cities using air-travel as a means and to utilise…
Airlines have considered the option to introduce in-flight connectivity following a TRAI order to permit in-flight voice and data connectivity. The move would help airlines to add value to their services for travellers on domestic and…
We have seen a rise in food delivery startups for trains. While there are incumbent players like Travelkhana, there is a surge of new entrants like RailRestro, ZoopIndia along with IRCTC’s own food delivery entity, Food on Track. Passengers…
A CBI techie who earlier worked with IRCTC created a software which could book hundreds of tatkal tickets in seconds. He used CBI’s resources to cheat the tatkal system and employed bitcoins to accept illegal payments.
After Civil Aviation Minister expressed his disappointment on the flat Rs 3000 air tickets cancellation charges, they have been reduced & will be variable.
Since there are no clear guidelines on GST on toll & parking fees, cab aggregators are apparently taking advantage of it by charging GST on toll & parking.
Uber ride pass offers 2 options with different fares. These offers are meant to encourage people to ride more in Uber & may not be available for heavy users
Uber has acknowledged the problems faced by ride-hailing services & is rolling out new features for its users in India to tackle these problems head-on.
Delhi’s smog and pollution has made the city a gas chamber, and there was no option left, but to again implement the dreaded oddeven days to curb pollution.
Indian Railways has decided to use technology & AI, along with last 13 years of data to predict whether a waitlisted ticket can be confirmed or not.
In a major surprise, Singapore passport has been found to be the most powerful one in the world with visa-free entry to 159 countries. India features at #75
With a revamped website & new app, IRCTC is seeking to make booking tickets a smooth & pain-free, which is in contrast to people's earlier experiences.
With Rajdhani fare & airfare being almost same, Indian Railways feels, with this arrangement, Air India & Railways can both use their resources optimally.
Within 24 hours of Meru filing complaint against Ola & Uber, Maharashtra Govt. has directly accused them of launching predatory pricing for gaining monopoly
Tatkal is often the last resort for last-moment traveling There have been several changes in tatkal cancellation policy which every passenger should know.
IRCTC has announced that under cashless push, there will be no service fee on eTickets till March 2018, which is already an extended period of grace!
The reason is convenience fee and MDR, which is charged from the customer. IRCTC wants a portion of that, and banks are refusing to give that.
The party seems to be over. Now that Ola and Uber are concentrating on making profits, the driver's incentives have decreased drastically.
Hyperloop is shaping up to be a vaible and sustainable mode of transport for the foreseeable future. It is fast, clean and could really ease traffic woes.
Fastags are the unique IDs for your vehicles which contain all the vehicle's information on RFID tags which makes it easier to locate vehicles at any time.