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Max
10-02-2012, 12:35 PM
Please post all discussion relating to the Travel Planning and Trip Reports here. :)

Max
10-02-2012, 12:35 PM
ExpoAir

Ratmalana - Palaly

http://www.expoavi.com/images/special_offers.png

http://www.expoavi.com/

Viktor
03-03-2012, 11:37 AM
hi i am flying göteborg-colombo in june.how much an airline ticket really cost?

Max
03-03-2012, 01:40 PM
hi i am flying göteborg-colombo in june.how much an airline ticket really cost?

SriLankan Holiday packages

http://www.srilankan-holidays.com/design/dyoh.asp

sto1
04-03-2012, 08:55 AM
hi i am flying göteborg-colombo in june.how much an airline ticket really cost?

Can I give u a quote on SriLankan air , Via London ?? Trust you can travel via London ?? Need apx. travel dates , both ways

Samwalker
10-03-2012, 11:06 AM
Finding cheap air tickets are really not as difficult as one may feel. In fact it is quite a simple process provided one knows all the right steps. Booking early, low-cost carriers and connecting flights are just three of them.

Samwalker
13-03-2012, 01:51 PM
Sri Lanka is the most remarkable tourist destinations. It is one of the leading tourist destinations in Asia.

lloyd12
14-03-2012, 08:22 AM
China Visa (http://www.globalvisas.cn)

Samwalker
14-03-2012, 04:32 PM
I am planning to visit Sri Lanka, Sri Lanka, has emerged as a major highlight on the tourism map.

skyline
18-05-2012, 07:08 PM
Sri Lanka announces new scheme for dual citizenship. Under the new scheme called 'Overseas Sri Lankans', facilities would be extended to persons who have terminated their Sri Lanka citizenship to enter Sri Lanka and to stay in the country,

Read more : http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2012-05-17/news/3155566749242_1_dual-citizenship-new-scheme-lakshman-yapa-abeywardena

umedhah
18-05-2012, 08:03 PM
Sri Lanka announces new scheme for dual citizenship. Under the new scheme called 'Overseas Sri Lankans', facilities would be extended to persons who have terminated their Sri Lanka citizenship to enter Sri Lanka and to stay in the country,

Read more : http://articles.economictimes.indiatimes.com/2012-05-17/news/3155566749242_1_dual-citizenship-new-scheme-lakshman-yapa-abeywardena


Says Page Not Found :(

carlos
05-07-2012, 08:49 PM
Cuba

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SSCMK
07-07-2012, 01:40 AM
All pics credits : Madurainow.com

Our Elephant Hillock:

http://a2.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/426921_444306255601785_792729147_n.jpg

Our Meenakshi Tower:

http://oi48.tinypic.com/2r3j9d4.jpg

This was shortlisted in Top 30 new 7 world wonders voting :)

Sculptures of huge values:

http://oi49.tinypic.com/20r94eg.jpg

Madurai Tirumalai Nayak Palace: (TajMahal of South India, Its sound and light show - one of the best in India)

http://oi50.tinypic.com/333a7oh.jpg

There are lots more, I will be sharing it in Phases ;)

SSCMK
08-07-2012, 07:16 AM
Kodaikanal (Princess of hillstations) : (115 km from Madurai, photos copyrights to the respective owners)

http://www.travelplanet.in/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/kodaikanal.jpg

Lake with boat house there :

http://www.honeymoon2asia.com/Data/Destination/19_5_2011_4_34_6_kodaikanal_Lake_1.jpg

Some details on it :


Kodaikanal, is also referred as the “princess of hills stations”. It is situated at Tamil Nadu in the hills of the taluk division of the Dindigul district. Kodaikanal, the name is in Tamil language, which means ‘the gift of forest’. ‘Kurinji’ a planting flower which is a specialty of Kodaikanal is in full bloom around December once in 12 years, and it bathes the valley in a beautiful sea of blue.

It was last in full bloom in 2006; its next bloom is expected in 2018. Kodaikanal has an average temperature, and get some rain every month but January and February are generally dry. The season to visit Kodaikanal is from mid Aprils to mid June. But if you love your health then January-February-March is best, as the level of humidity is at its lowest.


Attractions of Kodaikanal

Berijam Lake: This is a lake where you actually find the combo of peace, nature and purity. The area is a plastic free zone (an area where no one is allowed to carry or use plastic bags or polothins) and if you want to visit this lake then you need to get permission. Entry is restricted into the Berijam Lake area; between 9.30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Permissions need to be obtained on the morning of the intended day of visit from the forest office. Fire tower, silent valley, medicine forest, lake view are other attractions around the lake.

Coakers walk: Constructed by Lt.Coaker in 1872, is a 1-kilometre (3,300 ft) paved pedestrian path running along the edge of steep slopes on the southern side of Kodai. A fascinating rare phenomenon called Brocken spectre can be witnessed, when a person can see his shadow on the clouds with a rainbow halo. It’s marvelous. Try the telescope near the main gate.

Kodai Lake: Marked as Kodaikanal’s main geographic landmark and tourist attraction. This lake is very good for boating in the evening. Rowboats and pedalos can be hired at the Kodaikanal Boat Club with its main entrance near the only five-star hotel in Kodaikanal. Walking around this star shaped lake in night is one of the best walking experience you can have in your life.

Bryant Park: On the east of Kodai Lake and 500 meters from the bus stand. The park was planned and built in 1908 by a forest officer from Madurai, H.D.Bryant, and named after him. There are 1857 Eucalyptus trees and a Bodhi tree which adds a religious significance to the park.

Kurinjiandavar Temple: A temple, 4 km from the Kodai Lake and its presiding god is Lord Muruga. Kurunji flower blooms here once in 12 years. The view of Kodaikanal town and panali hills from the temple is quite good.

Guna Caves: You can visit these caves at your own risk as it is very steep and risky to get in. It is a very good place to capture in camera. But if you are not a professional spelunker then your trip to this place can be your last also.

Dolphin’s Nose: Dolphin Nose is flat rock projecting over a breathtaking chasm 6,600 feet 2,000 m deep. Orange juice vendors along the trail offer a welcome rest stop. . A short paved walkway leads from the road here to Pambar falls, which is also locally addressed as ‘Liril Falls’ after the famous Liril Soap Advertisement filming in 1985.

Thrills & Funs

Cycling: This is a good to do thing. As you get a chance to tell your friend that you cycled around the Kodai Lake at Kodaikanal & also you don’t pollute the pure atmosphere of this place. Bicycles are available on hire at the lake on an hourly basis.

Trekking: There are many Trekking scenic trekking spots at Kodaikanal. An easy trek is the Perumalmalai trek which is the tallest mountain that area. Trekking guides are also available to guide you for free who keeps telling you about all the trekking locations and difficulty level.

Boating: Kodaikanal Boat Club is the place to get your boat. The main entrance to the Club is near the only 5 star hotel in Kodaikanal, the Carlton. It is a nice experience to have, if you like boating.

Horse riding: A horse can be hired right near the front of entrance to the boat club. A horse with trainer and a horse ride around the lake, not at all a bad idea.


Source : http://www.travelplanet.in/destination/kodaikanal/

Some more pics :

Waterfall there :

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/c/cd/Palani_hills_kodai_Waterfall.jpg/450px-Palani_hills_kodai_Waterfall.jpg

Panoramic view :

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7f/Upper_Lake_vire_kodaikanal.jpg

SSCMK
08-07-2012, 07:32 AM
Some more clicks around Kodaikkanal :

http://travel.sulekha.com/india/tamil-nadu/kodaikanal/kodaikanal-lake/photos/kodaikanal-lake-54.jpg

Clouds crawling over the mountain :) What a delight to watch? :

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/__jtoLRmurZM/TOZULcwLGDI/AAAAAAAABQA/OAL1PfIuiDQ/s1600/kodaikanal.jpg

The silver falls roaring :

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-nIYSgaRyTR0/ThGpMj7-WoI/AAAAAAAACLo/EmLSRJTQfD8/s1600/Kodaikanal_14.jpg

Ghat Road :

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xd-Jq4kF1_8/ThGhXG0b18I/AAAAAAAACKA/Oihvjyvbp0s/s1600/Kodaikanal.jpg

Green everywhere :

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-BvU-0cPYeOY/ThGiC7HhFXI/AAAAAAAACKE/rnlnQpXeMZA/s1600/Kodaikanal_01.jpg

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-rTRURzMF1nM/ThGiQ6iWnWI/AAAAAAAACKI/Q-uNTxAyPCw/s1600/Kodaikanal_02.jpg

Lakes:

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-ZldadybAfd4/ThGim9awdgI/AAAAAAAACKM/EiLRs_jpFJI/s1600/Kodaikanal_Lake.jpg

Bryant Park :

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-RZckp0SgRpg/ThGi5Kci6FI/AAAAAAAACKQ/StBLjr4wzBA/s1600/Bryant_Park_Kodaikanal.jpg

Coaker's walk (a good walkpath with nice mountain views throughout):

http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-LeUl9lVSflg/ThGjNTbsk6I/AAAAAAAACKU/0SgCusHZ98E/s1600/Coakers_Walk_Kodaikanal.jpg

What a view that is?

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-43F2x0Wn48w/ThGj-Dic68I/AAAAAAAACKc/EIwWlMaSE2A/s1600/Green_Valley_View_Kodaikanal.jpg

Pine forests in Kodaikanal:

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-tB38FR4uw5I/ThGkUYqCsCI/AAAAAAAACKg/kBVcL-E7ASc/s1600/Pine_Forests_Kodaikanal.jpg

Pillar rock:

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-xQHoQ03hI-M/ThGk-WdLTPI/AAAAAAAACKk/6072d6T42OY/s1600/Pillar_Rocks_Kodaikanal.jpg

Dolphin's nose :

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-IiCp0nNx_cA/ThGlaNETYaI/AAAAAAAACKs/Ruz-4oIxGes/s1600/Dolphins_Nose_Kodaikanal.jpg

Kurinji temple :

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-U0XY8XsQyf0/ThGls3AY8rI/AAAAAAAACKw/A_uhEVworYo/s1600/Kurinji_Andavar_Murugan_temple_Kodaikanal.jpg

For details on the above places, read this blog : http://kodaikanaltourismindia.blogspot.in/

More to follow :)

SSCMK
08-07-2012, 09:57 AM
Azhagar malai: (20 km from Madurai)

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SSCMK
08-07-2012, 11:02 AM
Contd...

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SSCMK
08-07-2012, 11:07 AM
^^ Photos credits : Rajan Sadagopan/Picasa.

You may find them and some more here : https://picasaweb.google.com/114363444378232947852/AzhagarKovil

SSCMK
08-07-2012, 12:08 PM
Now I am taking you to Courtallam : (Three and half hours by train from Madurai, you need to take train from Madurai to Tenkasi or Shencotta and take town bus from there (5 km) ). Picture copyrights to respective owners.

One could do nice trekking here and going above the hills and bathe in the source of the falls i.e a river by name "Paalaaru" (meaning River of Milk).

Main falls :

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/f/f5/Courtallam.jpg/800px-Courtallam.jpg

Night view of main falls :

http://kutralam.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/IMG_0364.jpg

Another picture :

http://www.hindu.com/2008/07/02/images/2008070256721001.jpg

Five falls (five branches of water among which three are meant for men and two for women) :

http://www.viswatravels.com/images/courtallam1.jpg

Five falls in full flow :

http://kutralam.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/IMG_0453.jpg

Old Courtallam falls :

http://kutralam.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/IMG_0480.jpg

After 30 mins of trekking from Sitraruvi, you may reach Shenbaga devi falls :

Pic of it in full flow :

http://kutralam.in/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/0691.jpg

You may read more on Courtallam here : http://kutralam.in/?cat=3

Here's a post on what to do in Courtallam : http://kutralam.in/?p=75

A wiki on Courtallam : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Courtallam

See many more pics of Courtallam here : http://tripsguru.com/Waterfalls/Courtallam.html

More to follow from Madurai side :)

SSCMK
09-07-2012, 03:52 AM
Madurai Meenakshi Amman Gopuram in Red skies time :

http://a1.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-snc7/422364_350589041640174_100000672433703_1059942_189 7820631_n.jpg

Picture credits : Konni and Matt

SSCMK
09-07-2012, 04:27 AM
Kudladampatti Falls (a) Thadaganachiyar Falls.

Location : Kudladampatti near Vadipatti at app. 32 Kms from Madurai city.

Situated in Sirumalai hills, with 5-8 months Season,following RAIN at Sirumalai region

Credits for photos to respective owners.

http://a6.sphotos.ak.fbcdn.net/hphotos-ak-ash4/300720_233151373413476_100001558455970_627853_5463 94557_n.jpg

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SSCMK
10-07-2012, 06:09 AM
Now, the Mother of Madurai people, Meenakshi Amman Temple :

People are advised to see the comments of users below each video in youtube to get an idea how it is.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9u3N0Y9ZfQ

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qs8-KbYQL2c

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3n5zItHyUo

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4dDlzcRHq8

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mZXSK8DWyNw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-ZSa4r9AEo

:)

SSCMK
11-07-2012, 03:42 AM
Location: on the Western Ghats Hills and around 5000 Ft above sea level

Climate: Very heavy monsoons from June to September. Annual rainfall 270cm.

When to go: Meghamalai is a pleasantly cool and refreshing place to visit at most times of year except monsoon season. During mansoon heavy rains and drizzles and leaches will lock you in the room Winters are cooooooooooold! And during monsoon days the downpour is steady.

For stay, you guys need to contact tea estate bungalows (Wild life spotting will be thrilling).

Now for the pictures (Credits to the owners and not me)

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/1/14/Meghamalai_Falls%2C_Theni_District.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/e/e8/Meghamalai_Mountains.jpg/800px-Meghamalai_Mountains.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e0/Meghamalai.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/7/7e/Cloudy_Mountain_near_Kadayanallur.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/9/96/Manalaru_Dam%2C_Meghamalai.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/c7/Elephants_Coming_Out_of_Forest.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/c/ce/Elephants_at_river.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/4/44/Bison_at_Meghamalai.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/3/35/Meghamalai_Forest.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/7/7a/Clouds_Near_Meghamalai.jpg

Cumbum Valley view :

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/3/3f/Meghamalai_mountain_range_%28panorama%29.jpg/800px-Meghamalai_mountain_range_%28panorama%29.jpg

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/5/5a/Upper_Manalar_Estate%2C_Meghamalai.jpg

http://www.flixya.com/files-photo/a/l/w/alwaysuno-2241056.jpg

http://img29.imageshack.us/img29/9219/3420947574fc3aaba46bb.jpg

There are many tea bungalows to stay :

For example,

http://teabungalows.com/contactus.htm

You guys must be able to get more using google search.

More details :

* http://meghamalai.blogspot.in/2008/05/meghamalai-trip.html

* http://www.nivalink.com/tamilnadu/meghamalai.html

Many exotic pictures here :

http://flickrhivemind.net/Tags/meghamalai/Interesting

4R-ADA
28-10-2012, 10:50 AM
8 foods you should never eat before flying

http://sg.news.yahoo.com/8-foods-you-should-never-eat-before-flying.html

haonguyen
30-10-2012, 08:22 AM
To Hanoi,
-Sapa
-Halong
-Danag
-Hoian
-Saigon-Mekong delta (http://www.customvietnamtravel.com/vietnam-tours.html)
-Cambodia
-Laos

See you again.

Do you want this tour in Indochina? you can contact me. Thanks

aseniya
09-11-2012, 06:54 PM
it says "digestion is even harder for your body at 35,000 feet"! but the max cabin pressure will be around 8000 to 10000 nuh! is it still effective under these conditions?


8 foods you should never eat before flying

http://sg.news.yahoo.com/8-foods-you-should-never-eat-before-flying.html

dream787
10-11-2012, 10:35 PM
it says "digestion is even harder for your body at 35,000 feet"! but the max cabin pressure will be around 8000 to 10000 nuh! is it still effective under these conditions?

ya aircraft are pressurized to maintain cabin altitude below 10 000fts, this will keep us alive by pushing the O2 into lungs without giving so much of hard time. :)

i have no clear idea about the biological effects of the foods but there is thing happening beyond FLT LVL 300 where there is no electro magnetic capacitance formed by earth anionic and cationic of the stratosphere. i think this article got something to do with that effect because that capacitor effect has positive impact on human body organs.

haonguyen
22-11-2012, 02:18 AM
Welcome tour to Vietnam with Custom Vietnam Travel

SSCMK
15-01-2013, 03:37 PM
Tamil people have dedicated a day after Pongal for the Cattle to celebrate since they help them in farming, etc.

As a part of it, Bull Taming Festival happens in Madurai area and it is well known to the world since many of the youth tend to show what they have got by taming the Bull.

Some pics of the same are posted below.

All credits to Guna Amuthan who had recorded the event from being on the spot.

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SSCMK
15-01-2013, 03:38 PM
Contd...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-c-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/226735_402448239842114_1418442783_n.jpg

https://fbcdn-sphotos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-ash3/484025_402448339842104_629964782_n.jpg

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SSCMK
15-01-2013, 05:03 PM
^^ Visit for more pics that are on the way :

http://www.allaboutmadurai.com/viewtopic.php?f=5&t=199

Sakith
08-02-2013, 05:22 PM
Yes, I know its on the window, but my question is on this row a whole window or maybe a half one or nothing and you can't look out.

its not an emerency exit and not over the wing so u have a usual size window

Rainer
11-02-2013, 06:08 AM
ok, thanks a lot for your help.

What is the reason for UL to move the return flight more than 1 hour earlier?
UL553 CMB > FRA 0:25 am (formerly 1:50am)

Max
23-02-2013, 02:35 AM
http://www.koreanair.com/etc/img/promotion/2013/01/colombo_con_01.jpg

https://www.koreanair.com/

Max
14-03-2013, 04:31 AM
http://www.tigerairways.com/img/common/TA_Logo.png

Sri Lanka - Australia lowest fares?????

Colombo - Sydney from LKR 38700

Colombo - Gold Coast from LKR 36800

Colombo - Perth from LKR 33492

http://www.tigerairways.com/lk/en/real_deals.php

Serendib
01-04-2013, 05:57 PM
Thanks Max!

Max
06-04-2013, 06:16 AM
http://www.srilankan.com/Images/colombo-mattala-colombo.jpg

ecureilx
06-06-2013, 05:50 AM
Govt Grant to SMEs ..

Seen in TTG Asia Print Media

http://img443.imageshack.us/img443/1844/ttgk.jpg

wtjc
06-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Hello again,

May I ask when travelling with UL's widebodies (A330 & A340) in Economy class, is it always possible to secure a bulkhead or exit row seat if one arrives at the airport when check-in counters open (3 hours before the flight) and be among the very first to check-in? Or can one call their hotline and pre-book them?

These seats aren't open online through "Manage my booking" and as far as I know UL doesn't charge extra for these seats?

Thank you.

AirCeylon
07-08-2014, 07:49 AM
Hello again,

May I ask when travelling with UL's widebodies (A330 & A340) in Economy class, is it always possible to secure a bulkhead or exit row seat if one arrives at the airport when check-in counters open (3 hours before the flight) and be among the very first to check-in? Or can one call their hotline and pre-book them?

These seats aren't open online through "Manage my booking" and as far as I know UL doesn't charge extra for these seats?

Thank you.

no pre bookings are possible... I think its possible to get exit row seat...

Serendib
15-12-2014, 09:43 AM
Wow good news! Construction of 150 room hotel commences near Colombo Bandaranaike Airport, according to capa.
Who is the owner of the hotel any body know? any pictures of hotel plans etc.. ? ;)

jbalonso777
31-01-2015, 04:01 AM
Hey all!
Wasn't too sure where to post this, I'll ask here :/

A friend of mine has applied for a transit visa and received the reference number.
But here is what it states:
"This ETA allows ONLY you to transiting through Sri Lanka and you will not be permitted to enter Sri Lanka. Please produce your passport together with the return air ticket and proof of sufficient funds to the immigration officer at the port of entry to Sri Lanka."

So... You can't enter Sri Lanka, but you have to show documents to the immigration officer. This is a bit confusing. Could anyone help?

Thanks so much!
Jish :)

banuthev
16-08-2015, 06:48 PM
Bird watching in Stockley Park - Aug 2015

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banuthev
03-07-2016, 10:28 AM
Bird Watching in Baddesley in May 2016.

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Azamh
27-11-2016, 05:51 AM
Hi do we have any forum to discuss about the trip report and trip planning

banuthev
27-11-2016, 09:39 AM
Hi do we have any forum to discuss about the trip report and trip planning

Hello Azamh,

How can we assist with your upcoming trip ?

Azamh
04-12-2016, 05:34 PM
Hi

Anyone tried Ey or Wy business class cmb auh or cmb mct
I see they use 739&320
Any suggestion

Thanks

suganya07
05-12-2016, 08:50 PM
Hi

Anyone tried Ey or Wy business class cmb auh or cmb mct
I see they use 739&320
Any suggestion

Thanks

I have travelled in WY economy class and they are on time airline with friendly staff.

banuthev
08-12-2016, 06:11 PM
Hi

Anyone tried Ey or Wy business class cmb auh or cmb mct
I see they use 739&320
Any suggestion

Thanks

Etihad Business Class A320 ✈ Colombo to Abu Dhabi EY263

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=THYCZMjcCa0

^^ credits to Aussie Flyer

Hi AussieFlyer,

it will be much appreciated if you tell us more about flight trip from Colombo to Abu Dhabi with Etihad.

Azamh
03-01-2017, 09:56 AM
Hi All
greetings

I would like to know if I have a ticket HKG-DXB-CMB
If I don't have any luggage I got the boarding pass upto colombo
Then from dubai if I didn't take the cmb flight without taking cmb flight if I buy a new ticket to cmb will it be a problem?
Will they fine me

Aaqib
03-01-2017, 10:52 AM
Hi All
greetings

I would like to know if I have a ticket HKG-DXB-CMB
If I don't have any luggage I got the boarding pass upto colombo
Then from dubai if I didn't take the cmb flight without taking cmb flight if I buy a new ticket to cmb will it be a problem?
Will they fine me

Hi Azam
You would probably have to pay a "No Show" fee since you missed the flight
However if you are flying with the same carrier on the new ticket you maybe able to liaise with them and there is a possibility to wave off their "No show fee" if you have a valid reason