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.
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.
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 and air bubble flights are allowed.
American Express has gone global with their offer for Calm Premium, offering the meditation and stress management app free of cost to their members across the world for a year. Here is a list of which countries and which cards qualify, including the US, India, UK and others.
Tata Sons are buying out most of AirAsia’s stake in AirAsia India. This will mean the low-cost airline will be completely operated by Tata going into 2021.
Hilton Honors will offer 2,000 bonus points per stay, and 5,000 bonus points per five nights stayed for the first trimester of 2021. Here are all the details of Hilton Honors’ first global promotion of 2021.
HDFC Bank has launched a new time-limited promotion which offers discounts to the holders of HDFC Bank Credit Cards. Just 36 hours more to go on this promotion, so act fast.
In a new move, Maharashtra Government has announced that passengers landing in Maharashtra from the Middle East and Europe will have to compulsorily undergo an institutional quarantine of 14 days. For those from other countries, a home quarantine has been made applicable.
American Express has rolled out some changes in their travel card portfolio, which are listed here for your reference. The JP Amex is going away for good, and the Platinum Travel Credit Card is going to change the way it deals with milestone benefits.
Accor, the French hospitality major, has halved the requirement to earn/requalify for status in 2021. This is besides the fact that all H2 2020 stays will also be accounted for in the 2021 membership year as well.
The Indian Government has issued new Standard Operating Procedures, specifically targetted to those who have flown in via the UK, or arrived in India from the UK since November 25, 2020, onwards. Here are the details.