Global travel


Singapore Airlines launching non-stop services to Brussels in April 2024

The addition of Brussels increases the number of European destinations in the SIA network to 13, reflecting its commitment to enhance its...


Russia working to woo Indian tourists back to Moscow with e-visa and Foreign Tourist Card

Travelling to Moscow has now become easier as tourists from India and 54 other countries can apply for an electronic visa to enter Russia...


Singapore Airlines, Scoot to revamp Bengaluru, Chennai flight routes Reports

Singapore Airlines (SIA) and its subsidiary low-cost carrier Scoot announced a new plan to restructure their Bengaluru, Chennai and...


China announces restart of visa-free travel policy to Singapore from July 26

China is set to resume 15-day visa-free entry for citizens of Singapore and Brunei from July 26, its embassies in the two countries said,...


Monthly traveller traffic at Changi Airport crosses 5 million in June; first time since pandemic lockdown

According to the latest figures released by Changi Airport Group (CAG), 5.12 million passengers passed through Changi Airport in June, the...


India moves up five spots to rank 80th in 'world's most powerful passport' list

The Henley Passport Index ranks India’s passport at the 80th spot. India was at the 85th spot in 2022 in the Henley Passport Index.


Singapore passport topples Japan to take the No. 1 rank on Henley Passport Index 2023

Passport power is measured by the number of countries that grant visa-free (or visa-on-arrival) access to holders of a particular passport,...


Six dead in latest stabbing incident in Chinese kindergarten

According to media reports, six people have been killed and one injured in a stabbing incident at a kindergarten in southern China today.


Round the world in 80 minutes: Ba Na Hills resort in Vietnam brings Europe and Asia together on a very Insta-worthy scale

The century-old Ba Na Hills resort, first created by French colonial settlers in Vietnam, has been reinvented to attract the modern tourist...


Delhi, Mumbai may get more British Airways flights, as the airline aims to benefit from stronger India-UK trade ties

India and the UK are looking to significantly increase bilateral trade; British Airways wants to be a part of the growth story. It has...


Flying solo: Man parties with crew on delayed flight as he was only passenger to show up

An American traveller got to have the plane ride of his life after he was the only passenger on a delayed flight.


Kruger National Park to go up in flames... so that the ecosystem can thrive

The controlled burning is done in mid-winter (in the southern hemisphere) to reduce the potential of wildfires in summer to keep the...


Singapore Airlines makes it 5-in-a-row as ‘World’s Best Airline’

SIA took the top spot in four categories at this year’s Skytrax awards, including ‘Best First Class Airline’, ‘Best First Class...


Dutch YouTuber in Bengaluru finds friendly faces after being manhandled, greets them with ‘Jai Shri Ram’

Feeling cheered up after his unnerving experience earlier, Mota also said, “That’s India, bro!”


US monitoring AI flight forced to land in Russia, says Indian-American State Dept spokesperson Vedant Patel

The United States has said it is closely monitoring the state of the San Francisco-bound Air India flight that made an emergency landing in...


Nepali Sherpa rescues climber from Mt Everest 'death zone'

A Nepali Sherpa saved a Malaysian climber who was incapacitated in Mount Everest's death zone, where temperatures can get to as low as...


SIA to offer free unlimited Wi-Fi in all classes from July 1

Singapore Airlines (SIA) announced it will provide free unlimited in-flight Wi-Fi services to KrisFlyer member passengers flying in all...


Scaling Mt Garbage: A sad sight on Everest as the world marks 70th year of Hillary-Tenzing feat

The revolting pile of trash represents an uncontrolled number of climbers on Mt Everest, climbers who very often do not have the experience...


WATCH: Passenger opens plane's emergency exit door midair

A short video showing a passenger opening the emergency exit door on an Asiana Airlines flight as it was preparing to land has gone viral on...


Girl puts on 5.5kg clothes to escape airport baggage fee; gets slapped with a fine

A teenager named Adriana Ocampo put on most of the clothes in her suitcase before boarding her flight from Melbourne to Adelaide, Australia,...


Singapore becomes world’s largest producer of sustainable aviation fuel, with 1 million tonnes capacity at new Neste plant

Neste of Finland had first invested in Singapore in 2007, establishing a renewable diesel refinery. The new SAF plant sits next to the first...


Emirates airline makes boarding from Dubai fully digital; Emirates Group posts USD3 billion profit

From May 15, all passengers of Emirates airline departing from Dubai International Airport (DXB) will be using a mobile boarding pass...


Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik kicks off air ticket service to Singapore

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik opened air ticketing services to Singapore and Bangkok from the state, which will allow the people of...


People around the world celebrate Earth Day 2023

Celebrating Earth Day on April 22, people around the world have geared up for events and information about the environmental impact we have...


Jackpot! Bengaluru man wins INR 44 crore in Abu Dhabi’s Big Ticket lottery

Arun Kumar Vatakke Koroth, from Bengaluru, thought that someone was playing a prank on him when he got a call saying that he had won the...