Free Singapore tour for transit passengers restarts at Changi Airport, Mumbai Airport runways to shut for 6 hours on May 2

Free Singapore tour for transit passengers

Free Singapore tour for transit passengers restarts at Changi Airport after a gap of 2 years, Mumbai Airport Runways To Shut For 6 Hours On May 2 For Maintenance Work, Soon, Ayodhya darshan in helicopters and more in top stories of the day.

Free Singapore tour for transit passengers restarts at Changi Airport after a gap of 2 years

Changi Airport in Singapore has relaunched the free city tour for transit and transfer passengers, which accounted for about 30% of passenger traffic.If reports are to go by, the Changi Airport Group (CAG), Singapore Airlines (SIA) and the Singapore Tourism Board (STB) have re-launched the free tour recently after a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19.

The already existing tours, such as the City Sights Tour, Jewel Tour, and Heritage Tour, have been refreshed to include new points of interest. A brand-new Changi Precinct Tour will be introduced for travellers that will take them to intriguing sights and sounds of the Eastern region surrounding Singapore Changi Airport. Each tour lasts around 2.5 hours, and will be available daily. To facilitate travel of passengers, advance booking is now available on Changi Airport’s website. All those transfer and transit passengers, who have a layover period of at least 5.5 hours but less than 24 hours, will be able to join the Free Singapore tour. The passengers will just need to have a valid entry visa for Singapore to take part in the tours.

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Mumbai Airport Runways To Shut For 6 Hours On May 2 For Maintenance Work

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) authorities on Tuesday announced that both the runways of the airport — RWY 09/27 and 14/32, will remain shut for 6 hours on May 2, 2023, as part of the facility’s monsoon contingency plan.

The temporary closure will be from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm and a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) has been issued in this regard. All operations will resume as usual from May 2, 2023, post 5:00 pm, Mumbai airport authorities said. The yearly practice of runway maintenance work involves specialists in engineering and airside teams inspecting the runway surface for micro-texture and macro-texture wear and tear that may have occurred due to day-to-day operations and help strengthen the airside strip, the official statement stated.

Soon, Ayodhya darshan in helicopters!

You will soon be able to avail helicopter service when in Ayodhya to get an eagle’s eye-view of the place. This service was recently started to promote tourism in Ayodhya. If reports are to go by, a fee of INR 3,000 per person has been fixed.

UP Tourism started the service, under which devotees will get the opportunity to see Ayodhya city and the Saryu river from a helicopter. Reports have it that to promote tourism in Ayodhya, the aerial service was started on the day of Ram Navami.

The helicopter service has started from the Saryu guest house in Ayodhya, and tourists are taken up in the sky to give them an aerial view of Ayodhya city and Saryu in a seven to 7-8 minutes flight. As regarding fee, INR 3,000 per person has been fixed, whereas, this service will be available for 15 days as of now. However, this service will be extended later, depending on the response

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