Air India Express flight IX1344, a repatriation flight bringing home migrant Indians in the UAE, crash-landed at Calicut airport last night. 17 confirmed casualties at the moment in the accident.
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The first time I’ve stepped out of home after the pandemic started, and it reminds me of why will travel get back on its feet. It is because we need it more than they need us.
If you were thinking of flying into India or heading outside the country over the next few weeks, let’s forget it. India has formally announced that all flights outside the country will not be operative until at least September 1, 2020.
Boeing today declared that they will be downsizing the number of planes they build every month in anticipation of the CoronaVirus induced slowdown for aviation. This also means they have now confirmed that they will shut the Boeing 747 production soon.
If you were thinking of flying into India or heading outside the country over the next few weeks, let’s forget it. India has announced that for now, only travel under the Vande Bharat Mission is allowed.
IATA, the global air travel body which has most airlines as members, stated in a call with journalists that they foresee the recovery of aviation by a year, given how it has been not able to jumpstart due to the coronavirus after so many months.
Finally, a couple of people are interested in buying out Jet Airways. Will these bids take off?
9 Years of LFAL. A celebration in the more sombre times for the travel industry as a whole. Some thoughts about travel, some thoughts about our evolution. Here is to the beginning of a golden decade!
Hilton Honors continues to lead the pack in terms of hospitality industry majors who are taking care of their members during the pandemic. Your 2020 stay nights will be carried forward to the next year and count for qualification then.
Marriott is running a new promotional sale on Marriott Bonvoy points, where they are offering a bonus of 60% on buying points, their best ever bonus on buying points. Here are the details of this limited-period offer.
Are flights to the UAE open you asked? From July 12 to 26, there will be an extensive number of flights being operated by Emirates, Etihad, Air Arabia, FlyDubai, Air India Express, IndiGo and SpiceJet to take Indians back to the UAE and vice-versa.