Kuwait and Jordan have their national airlines and airports off the electronics ban. This is great news! Now you can fly with your electronics in your handbag on Kuwait Airways and Royal Jordanian to the USA.
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In a new move, Air India has discontinued serving non-vegetarian meals on all domestic flights. That leaves us with one less meal option on their flights, and the cabin crew with one less option to explain to us!
Jet Airways has confirmed that check-in options for non-elite members travelling in Economy will be paid for here forth, and free check-in window is reduced to 12 hours before departure rather than the 24 hours before. Here is an update
Indigo is exploring the potential to launch low-cost long-haul flights, stepping up from their regional model of flying. And they’ve made a big bet in this regard. They want to buy the juicy chunks of Air India, the international operation and the profitable low-cost subsidiary called Air India Express.
Qatar Airways has just announced that they are compliant with the new regulations from the US TSA and hence the Electronics Ban on their flights to the USA is over. They join the league of Turkish, Etihad & Emirates beating the ban.
Emirates and Turkish Airlines are the two new carriers which will allow you to bring your laptops along on the trip now. They are exempt from the Electronics Ban as of today.
Etihad has become the first airline to wriggle its way out of the Electronics Ban on US bound flights. This means you can carry your cameras, laptops and everything in between to the USA in the cabin, as you fly those 14 hour long flights to the USA.
There is news that Jet Airways is considering selling a part of their airline to Delta and make a deal with the devil. Read more about what we know right now, and how this could play out?
Jet Airways’ new check-in policy of charging for seat assignments has some unintended consequences as well, such as seats randomly being assigned and auto check ins being processed. This takes us away from an automated world back to a manual world if we don’t want to be squeezed by the airline.
It’s #FirstWorld problem time and the choice is between need and temptation. I need sleep on the plane, and I have the option of Business Class and First Class. Help me choose, faaaaaaaaaaaaaaaast!
Qatar Airways has just launched their new business class product, which looks like the first class for some other carriers. Needless to say, they say it is “First in Business”. Here are some very nice pictures and first thoughts of this new product, coming on a Qatar Airways plane near you!