Tag Archives: airports

My Suitcase is a Dinosaur

“Your suitcase is a dinosaur,” Usha said as she helped me haul it into the back of her van. It looks like it. My sturdy grey Samsonite is maybe 20 years old. It’s heavy and has only two wheels, so … Continue reading

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Flying Coach in India, Part 2

Okay, maybe I was being too positive about flying in India in my last report. Not that the rest of my experience was bad, it just wasn’t as pleasant as the first leg. From Bengaluru (Bangalore) to Kolkata (Calcutta), and … Continue reading

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Flying Coach in India

Here I am in India, flying from Delhi to Bangalore to Calcutta. I’m doing the research to update my India Business Checklists book, published in 2009 by John Wiley. I have the rights back, and plan an updated limited edition … Continue reading

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Mumbai’s Airport…

… isn’t as modern as Delhi’s, or Bangalore’s or Hyderabad’s. (Yet.) But some like it anyway… I haven’t been through Mumbai in a while. My recent trips have taken me to Delhi and Bangalore, both of which have brand new … Continue reading

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Delhi Airport: The Good, the Bad and the Mucked Up

A couple of years ago when I wrote my book, I mentioned that Indian airports were small and old, not exactly an international experience. Well, Delhi’s got a shiny new airport, and that’s where I landed recently, and also departed … Continue reading

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Air India and Unions

“Since you’ve been blogging on AI, was wondering if you’d seen this latest…” said my friend Sri in a Facebook message. It was a link to a dispute between the cabin crew and a pilot on whether to serve alcoholic … Continue reading

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