Air Seychelles increases travel options to and from Mumbai
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“We are excited to enhance our connectivity to Mumbai through this expanded code-share, which builds on our three-per-week direct service to this metropolitan city,” said Manoj Papa, Air Seychelles’ Chief Executive Officer.
EzeeTake - These new code-share flights would be available for sale from February 1 & will result in the operation of 21 weekly flights between Mumbai & Abu Dhabi. This without doubt would offer travelers more choice, flexibility and convenience.
BEST may lose riders as hiked fares match share auto rates
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“Buses are meant to be the cheapest mode of public transport, with several lower-middle class families taking them regularly. But now, the fares on the first two slabs, Rs 7 and Rs 10, could come across pricey for some,” said passenger rights activist Sunil Mone.
EzeeTake - With BEST bus travel considered to be affordable as compared to rickshaw
and taxi travel, the hike in fares taking the minimum to Rs. 7 is most certainly going to make frequent bus commuters think twice. Bus travel is indeed time consuming based on its frequency and number of halts.
Furthemore, the share a rickshaw system outside stations like Bandra, Santacruz, Jogeshwari, Kandivli, Borivli, Ghatkopar and Mulund is Rs 8, that on certain routes is Rs 7 making it on par with the to be minimum bus fare. A shift in trend is now quite possible!
PMPML plans new buses, new routes to lure young
“I have instructed the staff to utilize new buses within the city. It will attract more commuters. We will figure out loss-making routes and old buses will be used on these,” added Pardeshi, CMD of PMPML.
EzeeTake - PMPML hops the new routes will attract youngsters and dissuade them from using two-wheelers. The acquisition of good condition buses would also allow them to service these new routes!