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Qatar Airways’ new reschedule policy is crazy generous

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Qatar Airways new travel booking policy sets a new benchmark in terms of flexibility being offered to customers for international travel. Not just is it making you an offer to book travel now, you can also change destinations later if your trip does not take off as intended.

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Flying from Mumbai to New York on Air India in times of the CoronaVirus lockdown

Here is a real-life experience flying back from India to the USA during the CoronaVirus caused lockdown which has stopped all flights inside India and from India to other countries. Air India has been doing a good job during these times. Check this out!

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Air India’s Vande Bharat Phase 2 start May 19: Over 100 Flights to 31 countries including Canada, Central Asia, Australia, Thailand planned

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The second phase of the Vande Bharat mission is scheduled to start on May 19 and go on till June 2,2020. In this phase, over 80 flights are planned from 24 countries across the globe at the moment, including in Europe, Central Asia and South East Asia.

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Avianca files for bankruptcy protection; LifeMiles are safe as of now

Avianca, the Latin American Star Alliance member airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. This means the airline will operate but will restructure its balance sheet. However, this does not seem to have any impact on the airline’s loyalty programme, LifeMiles, at the moment.

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Why repatriation flights are not being organised from every city in India which has an airport

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People are annoyed that they are not able to make it to the charter flights being organised to repatriate Indian citizens. Here, I try and explain why repatriation flights are being operated only from a few airports as of now.

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