Lufthansa is taking time off for the holidays, by reducing flights from most Indian stations to Germany in the period of December 25 to January 1. Air France is scaling down operations for the holidays as well.
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PrivatAir had filed for insolvency yesterday. With this new development, Lufthansa has temporarily closed bookings for Pune to Frankfurt route which PrivatAir was supposed to operate from February 4, 2019.
Blade is the largest helicopter service provider for civilians in the USA. They recently announced the start of their Indian venture to be headed by former AirAsia India CEO Amar Abrol. Blade will begin operations in March 2019.
The Bikini Airline promised to land in Delhi in July 2018 and is still not there. What happened? Why the Wait for Vietjet continues?
Jet Airways will close down another 7 domestic stations, come February 2019, including many of their newly launched routes from March 2018. This means Jet Airways is down to 37 domestic destinations and 19 international destinations. They have drastically reduced their presence in North-East.
Singapore Airlines will be taking over Scoot A320 service on Bengaluru to Singapore route and will operate a regional A350 on this route. This will be the first regional A350 service to India.
United Airlines is the last of the big three legacy Amercian carriers to introduce Premium Economy. Premium Economy is now bookable for flights from March 30, 2019.
Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker in a recent interview pointed out that a codeshare agreement with IndiGo and GoAir is in the making. It will be the first time Indian LCCs will be signing a codeshare agreement.
From now on, unless you are a high ranking member of the JetPrivilege fraternity, or a Business Class or Flex ticket flyer, you won’t get a meal on Jet Airways. This new cut is coming in the new year.
United Airlines upgraded the Mumbai to Newark route to a Boeing 777-300ER in this schedule. New Delhi to Newark route also puts a compelling case for an upgrade.
Air France launched Joon last year targetting Millennials. Looks like, the new CEO is abandoning the project as there is brand confusion and it hasn’t worked well with passengers.