Vistara will launch a co-branded credit card with Axis Bank early next year. That makes it the third airline to launch a co-branded card, if you exclude the not so great SpiceJet co-branded cards.
Hyatt Gold Passport last night announced on Twitter the offer to give an outright status match to top-tier members of competing hotel chain’s loyalty programs. This helps you to Hyatt Diamond status till March 2017, along with 4 suite upgrades which can be confirmed at the time of reservation and some other nice perks.
Here is how to help yourself to the diamond status by making an application to Hyatt Gold Passport.
Club Vistara is offering a 1-year upgrade to Club Vistara Gold for HDFC Infinia card holders, and Silver status to HDFC Regalia card holders. While the hard benefits are limited, there are soft benefits such as random upgrades. Here is how to get the Gold status if you qualify for it.
Marriott Hotels is entering a transaction to acquire competitor Starwood Hotels & Resorts. Transaction expected to complete by Mid-2016. Post transaction, Marriott will have 30 brands, 1.1 million rooms and will be the largest hotel management co. in the world.
Air India and Jet Airways are offering some cheap fares to start up 2016 with. Both have fare sales going on till November 7, 2015 for fares available for travel till April 2016. Some incredible deals out there!
Starting from May 1, 2016, Etihad will be flying their flagship Airbus A380 flights to Mumbai. This will be the 5th destination for the Etihad A380 after London, New York, Sydney and the recently announced Melbourne.
Sanjiv Kapoor, the COO of SpiceJet has quit to join Air Vistara with effect from February 2016. He will take on the role of the CCO and Chief Strategy Officer at Vistara. We wish him all the best.
Emirates cabin crew recently made a safety presentation in a football game in Lisbon, with a twist. Check it out!
Spicejet 2016 flights are on sale right now, with fares as low as INR 749 + taxes for domestic and INR 3,999 a.i. for international flights starting Feb 1, 2016. Non-refundable fares but significantly cheaper if you have firm plans in mind. Book between 27-29 October 2016.
Jet Airways is offering Bonus JPMiles if you fly with them between Delhi-Toronto till March 31, 2016. You can get 2x JPMiles in the Economy cabin and 3x JPMiles in the Business Class cabin of the airline.