India has taken another step to protect the country from the further spread of the CoronaVirus. Effective March 18, 2020, India will not allow anyone who touches European soil to enter India (essentially Indians returning home). If you use the Middle East to fly to India, be prepared to be quarantined.
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The new Air India route network cancels many flights to the Middle East and some flights inside the country through April 2020. These are deep cuts to the network without having the capacity redeployed for now.
Delta, one of the largest carriers across the globe, and one of the most well-run ones as well have taken the decision to ground up to 300 planes and cut 40% of their capacity in the coming days to weather the crises caused by the CoronaVirus crisis.
IndiGo has cancelled all their flights to Doha as the State of Qatar has stopped the entry of Indians into the country and is only allowing passengers passing through Doha to use their airport.
CoronaVirus is causing airlines to upgrade their standards to ensure they don’t become the cause of the spread of the virus while maintaining essential services. Unfortunately, Indian carriers’ response to the situation has been found lacking.
Indian carriers have started to issue travel waivers due to the CoronaVirus situation. However, as we discover, most of these are smoke and mirrors and not honest at all.
Lufthansa, as one of the biggest aviation groups globally, is planning to take unprecedented steps to counter the CoronaVirus has on its financials. The airline plans to cancel up to 50% of their flights and ground their entire A380 fleet in the coming days.
Vistara received their first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner a few days ago. We share with you exclusive pictures of the aircraft interiors and show you all the angles of all the cabins you should be seeing. Check it out.
Exclusive behind the scenes footage, and detailed view inside the Boeing 787-9 of Vistara. Experience the Vistara 787-9 with us as if you were there!
The Vistara 787s will be reality in less than a week from now and you will read about them from everyone and anyone. But before the show gets on the road, we make a compilation of everything you should expect on the Vistara 787 Passenger Experience, Cabins and more.
Air France and Virgin Atlantic have both announced new flights on new segments, entrenching these members of the Delta/KLM/Air France/Virgin Atlantic consortium even further into India after the demise of Jet Airways.