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.
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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!
The title for the World’s Longest Flight is set to return to Singapore Airlines, with a little help from Airbus. This year, Singapore Airlines will get to restart non-stop flights between Singapore and New York, followed by Singapore to Los Angeles as well!
Vistara has now placed a new aircraft order to the tune of 50 narrowbody aircraft (13 buy, 37 lease) and 6 widebody aircraft to expand operations. They’ve ordered aircraft both from Boeing and Airbus for their expansion plans.
The Boeing Embraer Partnership has finally taken off. The MoU announces a 80:20 Joint Venture between the two aircraft manufacturers, transaction to be completed over the next 18-20 months
Live From A Lounge gets you the pictures and the details of the first Jet Airways 737 MAX aircraft that has arrived in India and will be pressed into service tomorrow. There are significant improvements for the customers once they travel on this new aircraft!
Last week, the India Australia Open Skies agreement was signed. Under the new agreement, India and Australia carriers will be able to launch an unlimited number of flights to 6 airports in each of the other countries.
Jet Airways is moving to a piece concept for bags next month onwards. Economy passengers will usually be allowed to bring along only one piece of luggage along, and second bag onwards, it would be chargeable.
Presenting the new Air India Maharajah Direct (not!). The airline is switching up cutlery, meals, seat upholstery, crew uniforms and other aspects of the Air India premium cabins with effect from July 1, 2018.
If you were busy getting used to a free seat assignment on Jet Airways 12-hours out, now change your timeline. For domestic flights, the window moves to 10-hours now.