If you were thinking of flying into India or heading outside the country over the next few weeks, let’s forget it. India has announced that for now, only travel under the Vande Bharat Mission and air bubble flights are allowed.
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Boeing announced the biggest loss in the history of the organisation, for the year 2020, a year which was plagued with the continued grounding of the 737 MAX, 787 production issues and a continued delay in the launch of the 777X programme.
Star Alliance member All Nippon Airlines has cut down 16 international routes, and Mumbai and Chennai operations are included in the cuts. Here is an update.
Vistara is planning to launch daily flights to Sharjah from Delhi and Mumbai both in January 2021.
Plaza Premium Network in India is no longer accepting Priority Passes on their network. This affects customers using Delhi, Chandigarh and Hyderabad airport.
Qatar Airways is all set to launch flights into Saudi Arabia, just days after the long-standing blockade on the use of Saudi Arabian airspace on Qatari jets came to an end as a part of the Gulf Blockade getting over.
Air India launched the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Bengaluru with the first flight of AI176, operated by an all-women cockpit crew over the polar route to celebrate the occasion. The service will be twice weekly to start.
Sriwijaya Air’s Boeing 737-500 aircraft went missing from the radar a few minutes after take-off from Jakarta’s airport flying towards Pontianak.
In a new move, Delhi Government has announced that passengers landing in Delhi from the UK will have to compulsorily undergo an institutional quarantine of 7 days.
Saudi Arabia opens borders with Qatar again. This will mean, Qatar Airways will once again be able to overfly Saudi airspace to be able to fly without expensive reroutings, which will mean shorter flights and lesser fuel spent. Good for the airline as well as its passengers.
Vistara has announced the launch of their flights between India and Germany, albeit as relief flights which will operate from February 18, 2021, onwards. This would be the second foray for Vistara into the long-haul space.