Air India might be in for some fresh hell as the airline has been made a scapegoat in the ongoing tug of war between Cairn Energy plc of the UK and the Government of India. The airline has been sued by the energy major and they want to take “joint control” of the airline.
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Maharashtra guidelines for air travel now indicate that one needs to have a negative RT-PCR report on arrival, with the sample being collected not before 48 hours of arrival in the state.
Go Air, the no-frills carrier, is moving forward to rebrand itself as Go First, an Ultra Low-Cost Carrier from May 13, 2021.
Airbus will resume work on installing a new A320/A321 Final Assembly Line in the space earlier occupied by the A380 line. This decision reflects Airbus’ expectation that demand for their narrowbody jets will go up in the days ahead. Airbus already has a backlog of over 5000 jets for this family type.
Delhi Airport will consolidate operations at Terminal 3 of the airport due to the falling traffic due to the pandemic. So on your next flight from May 18, 2021 onwards, head straight to Terminal 3, rather than T2 if you were earlier told to do so.
Vistara is going to launch flights to Tokyo Haneda in June 2021. Initially, one flight a week will be operated under the air bubble agreement with Japan.
Club Vistara has taken a call to give members another 12 months of status tier and points extension while extending their voucher validity by 12 months as well.
In an unfortunate turn of events, an aircraft carrying a patient on board arrived in Mumbai with one of its wheel missing. What followed was heroic, and eventually, all on board survived, and even the aircraft looks like it won’t be a write off after all.
If you are a healthcare worker, you could get free tickets from Vistara if you are travelling on work during the pandemic. Here is how to approach the Vistara National Relief Fund.
Air India pilots took a hard stance against the airline and demanded to be vaccinated, lest they stop work. The airline will now vaccinate everyone in May 2021.
With the pandemic raging, the Indian carriers are being more liberal with their change policies, offering you the opportunity to reschedule your tickets for free, if you cannot travel on your originally designated date. Details inside.