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New Air India flights to connect Golden Triangle-Delhi-Jaipur-Agra

December, which is a tourist's season of Rajasthan, gets a real boon with the latest announcement by Air India for the Golden Triangle. The Golden Triangle, covering the lands of maharajas and nawabs/ mughals in the three cities of Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi makes for the must visit places in tourists itinerary.

The thrice-a-week flight will be operational on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Departure- Jaipur 11am to Agra at noon.

Fare- Jaipur-Agra minimum fare is Rs 2007

Arrival- Agra 1.15 PM- Jaipur- 2.15

The inaugural flight has been scheduled for December 8, Friday, after which regular flights will be operational from December 11 Monday. The flight is being launched under UDAN scheme by Alliance Air. An ATR aircraft will be used for this sector.


Global passengers traffic rises by 7.2% October last year: IATA

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) on Monday said global passengers traffic results for October rose by 7.2% compared to that of October, 2016. "As expected, the recent severe weather in the America's region had only a temporary impact on the healthy travel demand we have seen this year, and we remain on course for another year of above-trend growth," said Alexandre de Juniac, Director General and CEO, IATA.

"Demand for air travel remains strong as we head into the holiday travel season, and signs point to the broad-based economic upturn continuing into 2018, which is good news for demand for air travel," said de Juniac.


Kerala Tourism set to implement Green Carpet Action Plan

As part of implementing responsible tourism initiatives in the state, the Kerala Tourism department organised a workshop in Thiruvananthapuram recently. P Bala Kiran, IAS, Director, Kerala Tourism and MD of Kannur International Airport elaborated on the new Tourism Policy, Responsible Tourism and the Green Carpet Action Plan formulated by the government at the workshop.

The Green Carpet Action Plan, in fact, aims at transforming the tourism sector in Kerala into different travel-friendly destinations. The plan is being implemented by imbibing the points in the new tourism policy.