Lufthansa claims to be more Indian than you think across their marketing communications in India. And then, they have in many instances where their Indian customers are treated at the bottom of the ladder when travelling from Europe to India. Just last week, they refused a solo Indian passenger a hotel room because she was travelling alone. In July, they made a couple wait for two days in Frankfurt, because they had a misconnection on Lufthansa. No rooms or compensation again. What gives, Lufthansa?
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Have you walked by the Vistara Lounge in Delhi and wanted to be able to go inside before your flight. Here is your chance to go inside. Try your luck winning these vouchers for your next flight out of Delhi IGIA.
Vistara is finally beginning to drop hints about their almost firmed up international plans. They have moved up their plane delivery schedule for the 20th plane to March 2018 from June 2018. And then, they can fly abroad. Expect a big airplane order soon.
Airlines will need you to present ID at the time of booking tickets, and not just when you arrive at the airport from tomorrow onwards. This is apparently required to check if you are on the no-fly list or not.
Air Canada is making a troika out of their India flights, adding a third flight between Vancouver & Delhi to their flight network connecting Delhi/Mumbai to Toronto. This is great news for all the Indians who live in Canada
Singapore Airlines will be launching a new First Class Suites product, along with new Business Class, Premium Economy & Economy products for the airline’s new A380 which will take to the sky soon. Ten years later, SQ will up the game, again!
Qantas has been making some real big changes to their network. As of next year, they will stop flying their own metal to London via Dubai, but will keep the JV with Emirates. They will also have flights on offer via Singapore to London as of March 2018. And a new flight between Perth and London direct.
Mumbai is in a deluge right now, and thanks to this, airport operations are intermittently going through. Airlines have started to offer cancellation and reschedule waivers. Jet Airways, Air India, Indigo and Vistara have already announced travel waivers so far.
Jet Airways is offering some delicious Biryani to Economy class flyers over the coming week. That means back of the bus like you and me can also get some great food in-flight going forth!
Air India just lost one of their best men. Under Ashwani Lohani, the airline finally started to get its act together a bit, and got a sense of purpose and belonging, again. Until now, when it is going to start all over again… Or will it be the airline is sold before that happens?
Delhi has announced the plans to expand Terminal 1 and 3, and add a new Terminal 4 to the Delhi Airport. There are some fantastic plans out there to expand the capacity of the airport. Here is what we know so far.