Jet Airways successful bidders today released (hardly any) details about the plans for the resurrection of the airline. They hope to take off by the Summer of 2021 and have a long wishlist of things they want to achieve, including a pan-India network and a return of the slots taken away from 9W back in the day
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Ryanair has become the first customer to return for more of the MAX, placing a firm order of 75 to up their order book to 210 737 MAX aircraft. This should be sounding sweet to Boeing who would like more customers to step up.
Travelling from Delhi to Dehradun? Be ready to get tested on arrival at the airport for CoVid-19.
Vistara has announced the launch of their second international route using their Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The airline will operate Mumbai – London Heathrow flights from January 2021 onwards.
Some new exemptions have been notified for Mumbai Airport with respect to the CoVid-19 test report requirement for travelling from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat.
SpiceJet has asked for permission from US DoT to be recognised as a foreign carrier eligible to fly to the USA.
Air India is planning to launch two new non-stop flights in January 2021. The first flight will be between Hyderabad and Chicago non-stop. The other will be San Francisco and Bengaluru non-stop.
IATA predicts 2020 to be one of the gloomiest periods for aviation since World War 2, and airline profitability to nosedive to USD 118 billion losses in 2020.
Maharashtra Government has notified new guidelines which need passengers from certain states to get a Covid-19 negative certificate before arriving into the state. Here is how this will work going forward.
Qantas is the first airline to have spoken up about the need to have a vaccine in the coming future to get on a Qantas international flight, and they expect other airlines to join them in what could become a global phenomenon. Here is Alan Joyce, Qantas CEO, telling us the obvious.
Qatar Airways recently launched a new lounge for the benefit of the Mariners who use the airline and are passing through to get to work or back from work during these tough times. Here is a look inside, and how to access the Qatar Airways Mariners Lounge. No memberships to oneworld or Privilege Club required.