Bengaluru airport has started body scanner trials for security check since July 1, 2019. It will gradually replace all door frame metal detectors with body scanners by April 2020.
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Air India introduced a scheme to offer up to 40% discount on tickets purchased last minute before departure on select sectors every day. It sort of works, or perhaps not. Let’s find out.
Dubai Duty Free has started accepting Indian rupees as its 16th currency from July 1, 2019. You can now purchase anything at Dubai Duty Free with INR without converting it to any other currency.
Air India will start daily non-stop 787-8 flights on Mumbai-Hong Kong and 4x weekly flights on Delhi-Seoul route from September 18, 2019. Air India will discontinue fifth freedom flights to Seoul and Osaka from Hong Kong.
Singapore Airlines will invest SGD 50 Million in upgrading its Changi Airport Lounges, all the way from the Gold Card Lounges to the Private Room in an exercise that will start in August 2019.
British Airways added an extra 4x weekly rotation on Mumbai-London Heathrow route from June 2, 2019, to October 25, 2019. British Airways will now add a third daily flight on the Mumbai – London Heathrow route from March 1, 2020.
IndiGo has changed the way they will charge you for changes and cancellations. In this case, be careful, because you could now be paying more for changes/cancellations up to 96 hours before departure! On the other hand, changes will be free within 24 hours of booking now.
SpiceJet added flights to Jeddah and Dhaka from Mumbai and Delhi as well as Riyadh and Bangkok from Mumbai. SpiceJet has now added Mumbai – Hong Kong flights using ex-Jet Airways bilateral rights.
Air India is further expanding its presence in Dubai by adding flights from Indore and Kolkata, after adding flights from Mumbai and Delhi.
SpiceJet is adding new flights to Dhaka and Riyadh from Mumbai. In addition, SpiceJet is also adding flights to Jeddah and Dhaka from Delhi.
Boeing is using every available space at its Renton factory, delivery centre in Paine field and now also at its Texas Maintenance base to store the 737 MAX. It has now parked 6 737 MAX aircraft in a staff car park at the delivery centre in Paine Field, Seattle.