The Sovereign Wealth Fund of Saudi Arabia, Public Investment Fund, has announced they will launch a new “national airline” shortly known as Riyadh Air. Here are the details available so far.
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Air India gets regulatory nod to allow pilots to operate multiple Boeing aircraft types
Air India has received permission from the DGCA to enable its pool of widebody pilots to be trained on more than one aircraft types. This is provisional and will be enabled for a very small subset of pilots for the time being. Read on.
Boeing cleared to resume 787 deliveries
Boeing is all set to resume deliveries of the 787 aircraft after a (comparatively) short gap in deliveries since late January 2023. Here are the details.
Boeing to set up a Passenger to Cargo Conversion line in India in partnership with GMR
Boeing is going to convert passenger aircraft into freighters in India very soon. The move should give insights into India’s aerospace capabilities in the days ahead.
Alaska Airlines Buy Miles with up to 50% Bonus Miles
Alaska Airlines has a new Buy Miles Promotion through March 15, 2023. You can get Alaska Miles with up to a 50% bonus to redeem on oneworld member airlines, Singapore Airlines, Cathay Pacific, British Airways and many other airlines at reasonable prices.
Etihad Guest moves to redemption charts as of March 9, 2023
Etihad Guest has rolled out new award charts, which will simplify the process and common-size redemptions across the airline and its partners. Here are the details.
Deal: Purchase Virgin Points and get up to 70% Bonus (Buy at less than 1 Re a point)
Virgin Atlantic Flying Club is offering an opportunity to purchase points with up to a 70% bonus on purchased points. Here is how to get the bonus for your next Upper-Class flight on Virgin Atlantic.
Last Day: Purchase Hilton Honors Points at ₹ 0.41 / $ 0.005 with 100% Bonus
Through March 7, 2023, you can buy Hilton Honors Points at half the usual price. This means you can get some great value out of these points if you choose to stock up now.
IndiGo working on next aircraft order; might consider widebody aircraft as well
IndiGo, India’s largest airline, is now preparing for its next aircraft order, which could be well over the Air India order of 470 aircraft. Here is what we know so far.
Akasa inducts 18 aircraft; planning international launch by end of 2023
Akasa is planning a new aircraft order in the coming months and getting set to launch its international operations. Here are some details of the upcoming plans of Akasa
Virgin Atlantic joins SkyTeam Alliance
Virgin Atlantic officially joined the SkyTeam alliance on March 2, 2023. Here is what it means for the alliance, Virgin Atlantic and the members of the airline’s loyalty programme.