At a weekly press conference about the CoVid-19 impact on aviation, IATA predicts that there will be a USD 314 billion dollar drop of revenue from passenger traffic in 2020, compared to 2019. This is a much higher number as compared to their original prediction made three weeks ago.
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Doha’s expansive Hamad International Airport will get an upgrade, which will not just double the capacity of the airport to about 60 million passengers, but also will get Qatar Airways Business Class Lounge doubled in size.
Marriott International is moving towards replacing single-use amenity bottles in hotel rooms with larger bottles, and expects to complete transition to the new format by the end of 2020.
Qantas is upping their preparation for the Project Sunrise flights that will take off in a few years. For this, they are repurposing the delivery flights of their aircraft and flying it in from New York/ London to Sydney directly to research how a human would react on 20 hours on an aircraft.
The new lounges at Istanbul airport have started to take shape. Turkish Airlines has already opened three new lounges, and a couple of more of these would be opened in the coming days.
The first refurbished section of the non-Schengen Crown lounge at Amsterdam Airport is now open to the public. The entire lounge will open in. Summer of 2019 and coincide with KLM’s 100th anniversary.
British Airways and Vistara have entered into a codeshare agreement which will offer BA flyers seamless connectivity to 13 destinations in India. Not just that, you should now be able to earn Avios on your Vistara flights across India.
Tired of paying exorbitant taxi fares when moving around in Goa? Here is an app which should help you get a cab without costing you an arm or a leg. Download GoaMiles before your next trip to Goa.
Singapore Airlines is launching the Boeing 787-10 aircraft services to Delhi with effect from October 2018. This makes it one of the very few cities where the new 787-10 can be experienced in Asia.
British Airways is celebrating the Royal Wedding with an ‘I Do’ Crew exclusively staffed with Meghan and Harry’s, lots of champagne, free lounge access and cake for everyone! Sounds like a lot of fun for everyone flying on May 19!
Lufthansa has signed on an Indian Tea brand, Chaayos, to serve up a nice cup of tea on your next Lufthansa flight. Valid on all Lufthansa flights to and from to India across all classes!