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Air India Announces Major Fleet Expansion, to Introduce Premium Economy

Air India, the erstwhile Indian state carrier which had been bought by the Tata Group in a $2.4 billion deal earlier this year, announced on Monday that it would look to progressively induct 30 new aircraft from December onwards, over the next 15 months. With the succesful induction of the 25 narrow-body and five wide-body…

Airlines

Asia’s Fastest Growing Airport Is in New Delhi, India

India's aviation growth is impressive, especially given that about 97 percent of the population has never flown, according to SpiceJet. Maybe the Delhi airport can give Beijing and Atlanta a run for their money.

Asia’s Fastest Growing Airport Is in New Delhi, India

Tourism

India Flights Affected as Heavy Rains Bring Financial Capital to a Standstill

The heaviest rainfall Mumbai has seen since 2005 has disrupted flights and trains for the second time in a month. Travel companies need better tech for coping with ever-increasing weather disruptions.

India Flights Affected as Heavy Rains Bring Financial Capital to a Standstill

Airlines

Mumbai Airport Wants to Remove Nearly 100,000 Residents in Slums Near Runway

Mumbai needs to find a way to match the promise of its growth with the on-the-ground reality for many of its residents.

Mumbai Airport Wants to Remove Nearly 100,000 Residents in Slums Near Runway

Hotels

Marriott to Open Mumbai’s First Ritz-Carlton in Shanty Town Area

Marriott and the developer are getting around Mumbai's zoning restrictions on building height by placing the new Ritz-Carlton into a shanty town location that's being revamped with luxury homes.

Marriott to Open Mumbai’s First Ritz-Carlton in Shanty Town Area

Media and PR

What Happens When You’re at the Losing End of TripAdvisor’s Favorite Cities List

The good thing about Mumbai, is that beneath the layer of things visitors don't like is a city worth seeing.

What Happens When You’re at the Losing End of TripAdvisor’s Favorite Cities List

Airlines

Mumbai’s New Terminal Is Dedicated After More Than Three-Year Wait

Meanwhile, in Berlin, officials are wondering how their vaunted efficiency just got lapped by Mumbai.

Mumbai’s New Terminal Is Dedicated After More Than Three-Year Wait

Tourism

Mumbai Airport Receives Much-Needed Facelift with New International Terminal

The new terminal is positioned to attract foreign tourists and boost the prime minister's reputation before spring elections, but looking forward the terminal might not be enough to handle growing air traffic.

Mumbai Airport Receives Much-Needed Facelift with New International Terminal

Airlines

Large-Scale Poverty Is Getting in the Way of Mumbai’s Airport Boom

Mumbai's challenges with development will sound familiar to Brazil and Istanbul. Perhaps all three should consider a model that trades smart urban planning for bulldozers.

Tourism

Mumbai’s Parsi cafe culture is a blend of people and cuisines

In these Parsi cafes in Mumbai, you are sampling the region's history and cultures, and that's what travel and life are all about.

Mumbai’s Parsi cafe culture is a blend of people and cuisines