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Air India launches San Francisco – Bangalore non-stop flight AI176 with all-women pilot team operating first flight

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.

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Saudi Arabia opens border with Qatar; Qatar Airways starts to use Saudi airspace

Qatar Airways A350-1000 A7-ANA

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.

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Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer to extend PPS Club and Elite statuses for one more year + earn SQ Elite miles on Scoot

SQ A380

Singapore Airlines KrisFlyer programme has decided to extend the elite status for all their elite members by one more year, besides their revenue based PPS Club members. Milestone rewards have also been introduced for elite members of Singapore Airlnes.

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Flights between India and UK to resume on January 6, 2021 in limited capacity

Flights between India and the UK are going to resume on January 6, 2021, in a limited fashion. Here are all the details we have of the airports and the flights, apart from the testing protocols in place for the foreseeable future.

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Emirates Premium Economy added to the A380; Business & First Class refreshed

Emirates has finally inducted Premium Economy on their newest A380 aircraft. While it is no game-changer as many expected it to be, it is a great middle road between Economy and Business Class. Other cabins and cabin colours have also been refreshed. Here are all the details.

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India Bans UK Flights till January 7, 2020 in light of new Coronavirus strain (also transfer pax from UK to India)

India has banned flights from the UK into the country till December 31, 2020, a move that will come into effect from December 22, 2020, 23:59 IST in light of the new mutation of the Coronavirus that has come to light to have been discovered in the UK. Transfer passengers are also banned for now.

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