India’s budget airline IndiGo and a leading French hospitality group Accor have renewed their partnership to offer 6E Rewards, enhanced benefits and discounts to IndiGo passengers. The continued partnership will enable the 6E (airline code for IndiGo) Rewards members to receive a 15% discount when they book with Accor properties. They can also earn up to 6% 6E rewards as a featured partner on any spending made across Accor properties... Read More
British Airways, the flag carrier of the United Kingdom, has announced that it won’t be flying to Hong Kong on a temporary basis. According to a report from inews, a crew member of the airline was found COVID-19 positive. Add to that the threat of the new COVID variant, Omicron. Upon arrival at the Hong Kong International Airport, a staff member of the airline was found to be COVID-19 positive.... Read More
As scientists around the world have their concerns raised over the fast-spreading new Omicron Covid-19 variant, the airlines and countries around the globe are prompted to bring new travel restrictions on the African continent. In light of this, Doha-based Qatar Airways has tweeted on Saturday that it won’t allow passengers to board flights from countries of South Africa and Zimbabwe any longer. The additional information related to this subject matter... Read More
The Ministry of Civil Aviation has announced that India will allow commercial international flights to fly as per their schedules from December 15 to the countries where the COVID-19 virus is under control. The announcement is a relief to the passengers who are planning for their Christmas travels abroad. 14 countries are barred On the other hand, India has also barred to and from flights from 14 countries on account... Read More
Soon after the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation of India announced the opening of quarantine-free travel under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme, India’s full-service carrier Vistara published its schedule for Singapore-Mumbai flights. Vistara will resume operations under the VTL scheme from November 29. Vistara will operate its Airbus A320neo/A321neo five times a week between the two destinations. The all-inclusive, round-trip fare between... Read More
The Civil Aviation Ministry of India and Singapore have reached an agreement that will allow the two countries to resume the operation of the commercial flights. In light of this news, Indigo, India’s leading domestic airline has announced the resumption of commercial flights to Singapore from November 29, 2021, under the Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL). The Current Scenario of International Travel As reported earlier, Singapore's vaccinated travel lane (VTL) with... Read More
The commercial flights between Singapore and India will resume from November 29, according to the recent arrangement between the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and the Ministry of Civil Aviation of India. The announcement that came after a meeting between External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and Singapore Transport Minister S. Iswaran will facilitate quarantine-free travel under Vaccinated Travel Lane (VTL) scheme. As such, India will start six designated daily... Read More
Singapore Airlines (SIA) will roll out new cabin products on its Boeing 737-8 aircraft in the coming weeks. The airline has invested around $230 million in developing, designing, and installing the new industry-leading cabin products. SIA’s 737-8 aircraft will progressively enter into service on short to medium-haul flights across the airline’s network in the coming weeks. SIA adds Lie-flat design, more space and privacy features added to Business Class seats... Read More
SpiceJet, a low-cost Indian airline, is eyeing to bring in 50 Boeing 737 Max into operations by CY 2023. According to an ET report, Ajay Sing, Chairman, SpiceJet, said the airline would use 15 to 20 of the Boeing 737 Max to replace the older aircraft in the fleet. The next four additions will be made soon where the first addition of the aircraft will be made on December 10,... Read More
According to the sources, the board members of Air India have been asked to resign from their designation last week and as the events unfold, it is expected that resignation will take place at their last meeting scheduled next month. Tata Group is all set to take over the airline in the month of January next year as reported earlier and the resignation will take place prior to that. The... Read More
In a statement released today, Emirates Airline has announced that it has already restored 90% of its network after what conspired was the unprecedented turn of events and the whole industry got affected by the devastating impacts of Covid-19. The airline also added that it is all set to return to 70% of its pre-pandemic capacity before the end of 2021. Emirates has been on a revival path for some... Read More
The aircraft model Boeing 737 Max jetliner, notorious for two fatal air crashes in 2018 and 2019, is back to passenger service as the safest airline, according to Ajay Singh, the Chairman and Managing Director of SpiceJet Airline. The domestic airline provider launched the services with the Boeing 737 Max jetliner two days ago after diligent scrutiny and safety measures. “So far, with all the flights that we have flown,... Read More
In the recent development of events, Australia has decided to open its borders from December 2021 for certain categories of fully vaccinated travellers such as students, working holidaymakers and provisional family visa holders. Beginning in December, Australian carrier Qantas will be operating flights between the national capital of India and Sydney and Melbourne. Australia has approved both the vaccines – made in India Covaxin and Covishield. The Current Scenario Australian... Read More
Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Qatar Airways has delivered an iconic fly-by above all the eight stadiums that will be used for the tournament with the winner’s trophy and a FIFA legend on board. The airline used its Boeing 777 aircraft for the fly-by and Cafu, one of the most-capped players in Brazil’s history, a FIFA World Cup winner in 1994 and 2002 and a Qatar Legacy Ambassador... Read More
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