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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Aegean, a Star Alliance member airline, is offering 5000 miles, usable on their own airline as well as Star Alliance, just for signing up with the programme in the next few days. Here is how to pick up these bonus miles today.
There is a new promotion from Star Alliance member airline TAP Air Portugal, which is offering a straight-up match all the way to Gold Status without a fuss.
Star Alliance Lounge Access Rules have been modified in January 2020 to remove guaranteed lounge access to Star Alliance Gold Tier members flying economy at airports where there are no Star Alliance member lounges and hence contract lounges are used.
The much talked about Star Alliance Diamond Club which was promised last year, it’s not happening. Star Alliance is now charting a different course to create alliance-wide benefits for their existing Gold and Silver members instead.
Air Canada initially served the route till 1991. It restarted Mumbai to Toronto route in Winter 2017. Air Canada currently operates 4x weekly flights with a Boeing 777LR.
Air India Miles can now be used for online redemption on Star Alliance member airlines. A few years in the making, Air India has finally joined the bandwagon of online airline redemptions.
Air India will (re)launch flights between Mumbai and Frankfurt next month, enhancing connectivity between the two financial capitals. This should add more options for Star Alliance members commuting between India and Germany.
Shocking! Bed Bugs bit little kids in Air India Business Class on a 17 hour long New York to Mumbai flight. Air India is still ‘investigating’ the issue.
The United Polaris Newark to Mumbai flight takes off in October 2018, with the airline upgrading the Mumbai non-stop daily service to a Boeing 777-300ER on the back of Delta launching services to Mumbai next year!
Bad News Alert! Air India Seat Selection charges are going live this weekend. This means you could be looking at paying anywhere from INR 150 to INR 500 or more to get a window or aisle seat on an Air India flight going forward! Not an April Fool Prank!