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A sneak peek into the Diners Club space at the Mumbai Carnations Lounge

This past weekend, I happened to hop on to a flight from the A-gates of the Mumbai airport after a couple of months. And I was in the Carnations Lounge, which I have access to thanks to my Jet Airways status, as well as with the Priority Pass. I’ve seen this lounge shrinking over a period of time, first to accommodate the American Express Lounge which opened up for American Express Platinum members. And now, the Diners Club lounge which is open. Unlike the Amex Lounge, the Diners Club lounge is an open area and not a glass enclosure. It seems the food and drinks are going to be the same as for the regular access available to the lounge…

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Check-in: Mumbai Airport (BOM) and Airborne to Chennai (MAA) on 9W 469 in Economy

Introduction & Trip Index Since I was going to be heading to Colombo via Chennai, I arrived at the Mumbai Airport domestic for my check-in on the BOM-MAA leg of my trip on Jet Airways (9W 469). I was going to be seated at the back of the plane, but I found some amusing things happening around here! Jet Airways wanted to prove a point, that they would take care of this entire trip to go event free, because I’ve been poking holes in their service delivery for a short while now. Since this was a long weekend coming up, there was the obvious long queues at the airport on the evening wanting to fly somewhere. On arrival at the…

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Check-in: Mumbai Airport on the way to Delhi on Jet Airways & stopover at Carnations Lounge

Introduction & Trip Index I finally got down to packing for my trip a night before, but I decided to carry some stuff back home which was lying around in my Mumbai home and being good for nothing. As a result, your rollerboard toting traveller had a couple of check-in luggage pieces to take care of. Since this was turning out to be a trip full of exceptions, I decided to go with the flow, and that meant I was not going to the airport directly from office but taking a short detour home to load up the bags. I checked in for the flight online when it opened 48 hours prior, and pocketed 250 miles in the process. Jet…

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