Boeing and Airbus, both competing for the airframe for the world’s longest flight, have turned in their bids for the equipment that can fly between London and Sydney. But there are interesting developments at both airframe makers, which may determine the fate of who will fly the longest flight eventually.
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Vistara, the airline parented by Tata Sons and Singapore Airlines, is revealed to have reported a loss of INR 831 crores for the financial year ending March 2019.
A new tweak has been made to the Hilton Status Match 2021 criteria, which will limit the direct qualification to Diamond, and will also move from stays count to nights count to grant status here on.
Marriott is implementing, what I hope, is the final round of changes towards the Marriott Bonvoy programme. As a part of the changes, there will be changes to award pricing, cash & points and Points Advance. Check it out.
Air India Flying Returns is now offering more bonus miles to those who book tickets on Air India directly with the airline. Also, Air India is offering to renew expired miles for a period of one year from here on.
In a deja-vu of the 2016 Samsung Galaxy Note 7 ban on aircraft, the FAA has introduced a ban on flying some Macbook Pro equipment that has a defective battery inside the aircraft.
A new American Express Hilton Transfer Bonus is getting you a 50% bonus on transferring from Amex Membership Rewards to Hilton Honors through Sept 30, 2019. Here is what to make of this promotion?
The Hong Kong Airport has closed check-in facilities for the second day in a row due to demonstrations in the public area of the airport.
Lufthansa, in a bout of expansion, has decided to add flights between Munich and Bangalore in the coming days, with the first flight taking off in the 2020 Summer Schedule between the two cities.
Hong Kong Airport has shut down operations from 6 PM local time onwards, making it another day when the airport operations will be disrupted and attributed to the pro-democracy protests going on in the city state.
In a free-wheeling chat with Vistara’s CEO Leslie Thng, LiveFromALounge gets the sense of how big is Vistara’s international ambition, and what are they doing to get there as soon as they can.