Indians can now access the Global Entry program, which allows for pre-approved passengers with valid documents to visit the USA and access the American border without having to go for an interview with the immigration officer every time. Time saved is money earned, right?
Category Archives for International.
#ElectronicsBan repealed for Etihad Airways with immediate effect
Etihad has become the first airline to wriggle its way out of the Electronics Ban on US bound flights. This means you can carry your cameras, laptops and everything in between to the USA in the cabin, as you fly those 14 hour long flights to the USA.
Starwood 35% discount on points extended to July 14
If you missed purchasing Starpoints in June then there is some good news for you. SPG has extended its 35% discount sale until July 14,2017. Some great deals to be had.
Breaking: Jet Airways exploring 24% stake sale to Delta?
There is news that Jet Airways is considering selling a part of their airline to Delta and make a deal with the devil. Read more about what we know right now, and how this could play out?
Jet Airways’ new web check-in is inconvenient
Jet Airways’ new check-in policy of charging for seat assignments has some unintended consequences as well, such as seats randomly being assigned and auto check ins being processed. This takes us away from an automated world back to a manual world if we don’t want to be squeezed by the airline.
Counting my Airline Status Blessings (on a 50-hour economy class trip) !!!
Airline status is something that frequent fliers take for granted. Unless, it comes to your rescue 13 times in a quick overseas trip that lasted less than 4 days. Here is how I learned to thank my airline status blessings.
Convince me to fly Jet Airways First Class Again!
It’s #FirstWorld problem time and the choice is between need and temptation. I need sleep on the plane, and I have the option of Business Class and First Class. Help me choose, faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaast!
Qatar Airways launches their new QSuite
Qatar Airways has just launched their new business class product, which looks like the first class for some other carriers. Needless to say, they say it is “First in Business”. Here are some very nice pictures and first thoughts of this new product, coming on a Qatar Airways plane near you!
Watch: Jet Airways 77W intercepted by German Air Force Planes
Jet Airways’ Mumbai to London flight was intercepted by German Air Force planes earlier this week. Everything was alright and the plane had a safe landing. Here is a video made from the cockpit of another airplane which records this fascinating sequence. Have a look!
Flight Review: EY 203 Mumbai – Abu Dhabi, Etihad, First Apartment (A380)
Two days ago, I flew Etihad’s short A380 route from Mumbai to Abu Dhabi in First Apartment. Here’s review of my experience and all that Etihad has to offer during this short 2hr 30mins flight.
Off we go…to #KatchTheKoala in Etihad First Apartments
When it comes to flying to Australia from India, Etihad is a wonderful option if you are willing to back-track a bit and fly via Abu Dhabi. Shipra and myself arrived at Abu Dhabi last night, and we are on our way to Australia shortly. Find out what is in store!