Last week, Delhi Airport was instructed to reduce their sky high charges going upto over 1000 INR to a paltry INR 12 to INR 50 per passenger using the airport. This should ideally reduce your ticket prices, but will it? Find out.
Category Archives for Aviation.
Vistara to get new CEO in October 2017
Vistara, India’s youngest full-service carrier, will have a change of guard at the top with a new CEO joining from Singapore Airlines in October 2017.
Kuwait Airways & Royal Jordanian are out of the electronics ban
Kuwait and Jordan have their national airlines and airports off the electronics ban. This is great news! Now you can fly with your electronics in your handbag on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian to the USA.
Air India stops serving non-vegetarian meals on domestic flights
In a new move, Air India has discontinued serving non-vegetarian meals on all domestic flights. That leaves us with one less meal option on their flights, and the cabin crew with one less option to explain to us!
Jet Airways updated terms notify paid check-in
Jet Airways has confirmed that check-in options for non-elite members travelling in Economy will be paid for here forth, and free check-in window is reduced to 12 hours before departure rather than the 24 hours before. Here is an update
India’s Indigo wants to launch low-cost international long haul; exploring cherry-picking Air India
Indigo is exploring the potential to launch low-cost long-haul flights, stepping up from their regional model of flying. And they’ve made a big bet in this regard. They want to buy the juicy chunks of Air India, the international operation and the profitable low-cost subsidiary called Air India Express.
Qatar Airways gets knocked off the US Electronics Ban too
Qatar Airways has just announced that they are compliant with the new regulations from the US TSA and hence the Electronics Ban on their flights to the USA is over. They join the league of Turkish, Etihad & Emirates beating the ban.
The Electronics Ban is over for Emirates & Turkish Airlines
Emirates and Turkish Airlines are the two new carriers which will allow you to bring your laptops along on the trip now. They are exempt from the Electronics Ban as of today.
#ElectronicsBan repealed for Etihad Airways with immediate effect
Etihad has become the first airline to wriggle its way out of the Electronics Ban on US bound flights. This means you can carry your cameras, laptops and everything in between to the USA in the cabin, as you fly those 14 hour long flights to the USA.
Breaking: Jet Airways exploring 24% stake sale to Delta?
There is news that Jet Airways is considering selling a part of their airline to Delta and make a deal with the devil. Read more about what we know right now, and how this could play out?
Jet Airways’ new web check-in is inconvenient
Jet Airways’ new check-in policy of charging for seat assignments has some unintended consequences as well, such as seats randomly being assigned and auto check ins being processed. This takes us away from an automated world back to a manual world if we don’t want to be squeezed by the airline.