Etihad buys Air India. Is that a headline you ever imagined? That is not true yet but apparently, Etihad wants to buy 76% of Air India, so they are in the market for a bid! Who would have guessed they still ain’t over their M&A strategy.
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The Jet Airways upgrade price just went variable. Jet Airways has launched a new bidding product, which allows for everyone eligible to bid for an upgrade, and you get to a confirmation one day before you fly. Will you bid for an upgrade on Jet Airways?
Etihad cuts flights across continents as they restructure their operations. This week, they have announced cutting flights to Australia, Europe and Asia, all in one go, as they restructure their operations.
Small And Medium Enterprises don’t usually have the scale to negotiate corporate contracts with Airlines. But given the big numbers we are talking, many Indian airlines have programs working towards attracting the SME segment. Here is a lowdown of all the SME programs in India.
Emirates perhaps has one of the finest travel experience anywhere in the world. Enough for the American airlines to try and stall their growth in the US of A. But it still did not come far enough for this lawyer, who felt compelled to sue him for a reasonably large sum of $130,000.
Air India privatisation may take a hit with the first big bidder in IndiGo bowing out of the race as quickly as they got in the race. Laser sharp focus on their goals makes IndiGo what it is, and I appreciate the fact that they did not want to take this elephant on and lose sight of the ball!
Jet Airways has made a new order to Boeing for 75 Boeing 737Max aircraft, doubling down on their earlier orders in light of the growing economy and the need to fly more planes across the country and outside. New routes such as Bangalore – Hong Kong and Mumbai – Nairobi are being planned with the new fleet!
In another round of reorganisation at Etihad Airways Partners, Air Seychelles is cutting out all long-haul operations and will lay off 174 people as they do so. Another sad turn of events for the aviation industry!
Air India IFE plans going forward will include iPads for passengers, who will be able to use them onboard the flight. The airline just released a bid document asking to have these onboard. So let’s find out what their new IFE plans are.
SpiceJet, a no-frills carrier based in India, has allegedly had an instance where their female cabin crew employees were strip-searched at Chennai Airport after operating a flight. This inappropriate behaviour was reported to be originating from the airline security and was considered routine by the airline.
Vistara has started the recruitment of male cabin crew a while ago, and put their first male crew on flights earlier this week. Here is a look at the uniform for these bright young lads who are now going to be responsible for your safety in the sky.