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Reminder: Thailand Transit Visas are Required for South Asian Sub Continent passport holders.
Please make sure your client who are traveling n Thai Airways International flight to/from the South Asian Sub Continent, on Pakistan, Nepalese, Bangladeshi or Sri Lankan passports, with a transit period in Thailand over 12 hour, are required to apply for a transit visa prior to departure from Australia.
Passengers arriving at check-in without the required transit visa will be offloaded. all travel documentation is the responsibility of the passenger.
As per the Hong Kong Immigration Department, with effect from 23rd January 2017, all Indian nationals intending to visit Hong Kong must first apply for and successfully complete pre-arrival registration online. This is a must in order to visit Hong Kong.
Upon successful registration, the Indian national MUST PRINT the computer generated notification slip on an A4 size sheet and present the same at the Cathay Pacific / Cathay Dragon check-in counter. Passenger's details on the printout MUST MATCH those of his / her passport. WITHOUT THIS NOTIFICATION, PASSENGERS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED FOR TRAVEL.
For your convenience, please ensure that the place of birth and place of issue entered while registering exactly matches the spellings and words as mentioned on the passport. You can also watch this video Pre-arrival Registralition for Indian Nationals, Link opens in a new window operated by external parties and may not conform to the same accessibility policies as Cathay Pacific , which clearly demonstrates the steps to successfully complete the pre-arrival registration form.
For further details you can also visit the Hong Kong Government Immigration Department’s website www.immd.gov.hk, Link opens in a new window operated by external parties and may not conform to the same accessibility policies as Cathay Pacific
In order to allow sufficient time for Indian travellers to obtain a pre-arrival registration, the online platform for pre-arrival registration has been opened on 19th December 2016. Indian passports must be valid for at least 6 months.
Exceptions:- The following categories of Indian nationals can visit Hong Kong without pre-arrival registration.
Yes! You heard it right. US airlines have been charging more for passengers who are unable to fit comfortably
into a seat with both armrests down. They are required to purchase another ticket for traveling. In case,they refuse to do so then, they are not allowed to board the plane.
Till now Qantas and Virgin Australia Airlines were not charging for a passenger being oversized to fit into a seat. This is a sensitive issue which no one wants to discuss but passengers who were forced to sit and share their seat with an oversized fellow passenger are complaining about the issue.
The aviation industry is already aware of the issue but there’s very little that can be done in regard to this issue. Australian Civil Aviation Safety Authority is in process of fixing the "maximum weight balance" with standard passenger weights as 81-86 kg for men, and 66-71 kg for women.
Emirates A-380 will fly five times daily between Dubai & New Zealand from 30th October 2016 onwards.
Emirates is the first airline to introduce regular scheduled A380 services from Christchurch. With the removal of en-route stopover at Bangkok, It is surely an upgrade from Boeing’s 777-300ERs. This service allows the passenger to fly between Christchurch and Dubai with just one stop over at Sydney.
Introduction of this new service also means that Sydney based travelers will be having myriad choices of routings and timings now on A380 flights.
Not only this, emirates 380 offers luxurious services such as luxury suites, onboard spa facility to its first class passengers. Passengers in all the other classes can enjoy the culinary delights. Free Wifi is available for all the passengers.